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Jim Hoffer: investigative reporter at Eyewitness News WABC-TV in NYC covering corruption, crime, whistleblowers, aviation, security. TIPS: jim.p.hoffer@abc.com

The Investigators: More customers victimized at long-term parking lot

7online.com — After our initial investigation aired about problems at two long-term parking lots near JFK Airport, we received numerous phone calls and emails from other customers. And when you read their stories, you'll think twice about who you leave your car with next time you head off on vacation.

A history of grand jury rulings in NYPD-involved deaths

7online.com — The controversial decision in the Eric Garner case shows again that it is rare for a grand jury to indict a police officer. Most recently, the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, also decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the deadly shooting of Michael Brown.

The Investigators: JFK Airport parking lot nightmare

7online.com — A man left his car in a long-term parking near John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, only to return to find it damaged and with thousands of extra miles. It's an Investigators exclusive. And Eyewitness News has also learned that the parking lot business has caught the interest of the NYPD.

Investigators Exclusive: Incursion runway radar malfunctioning at Newark Liberty

7online.com — An Eyewitness News exclusive investigation looked at safety at one of the nation's busiest airports. A radar system at Newark Liberty International Airport is suppose to prevent collisions on the runway, but too often, it doesn't operate properly. The problem is false alerts.

Investigators Exclusive: Incursion radar malfunctioning at Newark Liberty

7online.com — The Eyewitness News Investigators looked into possible safety issues concerning air traffic controllers at Newark Liberty International Airport. A radar that is supposed to help avoid on-the-ground collisions is causing problems. The key radar, which is supposed to alert air traffic controllers to potential runway collisions, has failed to work properly.

The Investigators: One-hour test for diagnosing Ebola still going unused in New York

7online.com — When Dr. Craig Spencer entered Bellevue Hospital three weeks ago, it took half a day to find out if he was indeed infected with the Ebola virus. And at the time, we reported that it didn't have to take that long. There is a one-hour test that The Investigators Jim Hoffer told you wasn't being used.

INVESTIGATION: The danger of speeding bicyclists in Central Park

7online.com — The Eyewitness News Investigators are looking into a growing problem in Central Park: Speeding bicyclists. The problem has led to pedestrian injuries and even some fatalities. The number of accidents between cyclist and pedestrians in the park is way up this year, along with serious injuries and two fatalities.

The Investigators: Potentially explosive trains rolling through New York, New Jersey neighborhoods

7online.com — They are mile-long trains filled with explosive crude oil that the government says are unsafe, yet more and more of them are rolling through neighborhoods in New York and New Jersey. In an exclusive investigation in which the Eyewitness News Investigators tracked the movements of these trains, we've determined that several times a day, they pass right by dozens of schools filled with students.

Exclusive: New test for diagnosing Ebola goes unused

7online.com — When Dr. Craig Spencer entered Bellevue Hospital three weeks ago, it took half a day to find out if he was indeed infected with the Ebola virus. And at the time, we reported that it didn't have to take that long. There is a one-hour test that The Investigators Jim Hoffer told you wasn't being used.

Fatal Far Rockaway fire revealed flaws in dispatch system, city investigation showed

7online.com — The response to a fire that killed two Queens children in April was delayed by a flawed dispatch system, city investigators concluded. A report from the New York Department of Investigation concluded that the New York City Fire Department system is "unduly complicated and unacceptably flawed, and these flaws, combined with human error, delayed medical assistance to two children trapped in the building who ultimately died," said a statement from the DOI released Tuesday.
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Dec 21, 2014

RT @NYCityAlerts: PHOTOS: New mug shots released of Ismaaiyl Brinsley, suspect in NYPD killings @ABC7NY 7ny.tv/1sOCBOa pic.twitter.com/vCuQmvI8gR

Dec 21, 2014

The Owings Mills woman shot by a man believed to have murdered two #NYPD officers identified as Shaneka Nicole Thompson, 29, Owing Mills.

Dec 20, 2014

Two #NYPD officers shot while on duty in Bed Sty neighborhood of #Brooklyn @ 2:45 this afternoon. @ABC7NYNewsDesk

Dec 20, 2014

Police arrest #NJ man dressed as an elf for DWI found asleep behind wheel w/ engine running, lights on. @AP pic.twitter.com/772S8oqh7Q

Dec 19, 2014

RT @voxdotcom: Why isn't Sony showing The Interview on the streaming site it already owns? vox.com/e/7189480?utm_…

Dec 19, 2014

RT @ezraklein: Twitter reacts to Obama calling on eight women and no men during today's presser: bit.ly/1JqNOin

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