Brooklyn apartment scammer finally busted — BROOKLYN (PIX11) - If you've been watching my stories for a while you may recall this character Nathan Smith. I was chasing him since back in 2013. He was pulling an apartment scam in Brooklyn,luring people with ads on Craigslist. They'd make deals to rent nice apartments then get hit for unspoken charges.

After serving 48 years for murder, Bronx man tells Howard he didn’t do it — THE BRONX (PIX11) - We've heard plenty of stories lately about wrongful convictions. But nothing like this one. Frank Dudley of the Bronx did 48 years for murder. A murder he now says he didn't commit. He did time in just about every prison in New York trying to fight his conviction legally.

Howard helps clean up mortgage mess — JAMAICA, Queens (PIX11) - Tommie and Julia Moore of Jamaica, Queens were in a bind. They always pay their bills on time. Tommie is scrupulous about it. But suddenly Julia says their mortgage company was tossing around the word "foreclosure." Their mortgage company, Nationstar, said they'd missed a payment.

Pressing the case against prosecutor — BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. (PIX11) - More than two months ago we revealed wrongdoing by the Bergen County Prosecutor's office. More than one month ago the New Jersey Attorney General Division of Criminal Justice took over the investigation. There's one word that seems to sum up what they've done since: nothing.

Howard helps senior citizen rest easy again — MANHATTAN (PIX11) - 93-year-old Lurena Pierce of Manhattan had a big problem. She uses her new recliner to sit in most of the day and needs it to help her get up. Without the help of the chair, she sits much longer than is good for her. And it can be very uncomfortable.

Two kidney miracles: One granted, one needed — NEW YORK (PIX11) - You remember Torrey Green? He's the Florida middle school art teacher whom we helped get a lifesaving kidney transplant this spring. Well, actually all we did is a story about him. You viewers did the rest. New Jerseyan Sara Tafoli stepped forward and donated one of her kidneys to Torrey.

PIX11 viewers bring joy to little girl with mystery illness — RUTHERFORD, N.J. (PIX11) - We've been telling you about Rutherford, N.J. resident Alex Dwek and his daughter Maya-Rose. Maya is now 8 and doctors still don't know what's wrong with her. She can't walk or talk. And Alex is doing all he can to raise her as a single dad.

Nightmare real estate ordeal finally over — BROOKLYN (PIX11) - There are some people in the world who just seem to make things difficult for others. Aryeh Stolzberg of Brooklyn is one of them. Since back in 2013 I was trying to help a guy who had the misfortune of dealing with Stolzberg in a real estate transaction.

Bergen prosecutor refunds money for bogus memorabilia — Posted 12:42 PM, December 31, 2014, by Howard Thompson, BERGEN COUNTY, New Jersey (PIX11) - Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli has begun issuing refunds for phony memorabilia he sold at two auctions earlier this year. Mary and John Slokovitz received two refund checks totaling more than $2,300 on the day after Christmas.

Howard helps 93-year-old get new door — EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (PIX11) - We all know that the New York City Housing Authority has a huge backlog of problems with its apartments. We get a lot of complaints about mold and leaks and vermin and all kinds of horrible conditions. But step number one is basic security.
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