Anthony Johnson is a reporter for Eyewitness News on Channel 7 WABC-TV in New York City. Anthony is also a fill in sports anchor on Eyewitness News.

Boy following basketball into street allegedly chased by Newark officers with guns in case of mistaken identity

abc7chicago.com — There is no denying that 10-year-old Legend Preston is big for his age. The shy fifth-grader who loves math was shaken to the core when Newark officers with their guns drawn allegedly chased him down an alley because they thought he was a suspect in an armed robbery.

FIRST ON 7: Family traumatized after New Jersey officers with guns chase young boy in mistaken identity case

abc7news.com — There is no denying that 10-year-old Legend Preston is big for his age. The shy fifth-grader who loves math was shaken to the core when New Jersey officers with their guns drawn allegedly chased him down an alley because they thought he was a suspect in a

Newark officers with guns drawn allegedly chase boy, 10, in mistaken-identity case

abc7.com — There is no denying that 10-year-old Legend Preston is big for his age. The shy fifth-grader, who loves math, was shaken to the core when Newark officers with their guns drawn allegedly chased him down an alley because they thought he was a suspect in an armed robbery.

FIRST ON 7: Family traumatized Newark officers with guns chase young boy in mistaken identity case

abc7ny.com — There is no denying that 10-year-old Legend Preston is big for his age. The shy fifth-grader who loves math was shaken to the core when Newark officers with their guns drawn allegedly chased him in an alley because they thought he was a suspect in an arm

EXCLUSIVE: Family traumatized Newark officers with guns chase young boy in mistaken identity case

abc7ny.com — There is no denying that 10-year-old Legend Preston is big for his age. The shy fifth-grader who loves math was shaken to the core when Newark officers with their guns drawn allegedly chased him don an alley because they thought he was a suspect in an arm

Exclusive sneak peek at the new Goethals Bridge

abc7ny.com — The Goethals Bridge is being replaced, and the new $1.5 billion structure is the first Port Authority Bridge span to be built in 80 years. The cable-stayed design of the new bridge is one of the first in the region, towering over the Arthur Kill, and Eyewitness News got an exclusive sneak peek.

Exclusive sneak peak at the new Goethals Bridge

abc7ny.com — The Goethals Bridge is being replaced, and the new $1.5 billion structure is the first Port Authority Bridge span to be built in 80 years. The cable-stayed design of the new bridge is one of the first in the region, towering over the Arthur Kill, and Eyewitness News got an exclusive sneak peak.

New Jersey Club attack prompted by Donald Trump shirt, police say

abc7ny.com — Police are investigating after a man was assaulted with a steering wheel Club in the parking lot of a New Jersey restaurant, apparently for wearing a Donald Trump T-shirt. Authorities say the 62-year-old victim, identified as Peter Yankowski, was walking along Broad Street in Bloomfield last week when a man in a vehicle questioned him about the shirt featuring the Republican presidential candidate and cursed at him.

Crackdown proposed on distracted driving in New Jersey, even drinking coffee behind wheel

abc7ny.com — Many of us drink a cup of coffee on the way to work or chow down on some food while driving. But in New Jersey that could soon land you a ticket, or stiff fines. A controversial new bill, calling for hefty fines and even a driver's license suspension, is making its way through the legislature.

Protest to call for end to police brutality, firing of NYPD Commissioner William Bratton

abc7ny.com — Thousands of protesters are planning a big rally Monday morning, calling for an end to police brutality and the firing of NYPD Commissioner William Bratton. The group "Millions March NYC" will gather on the steps of City Hall to push for greater police accountability.
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Aug 23, 2016

A creek full of dead fish along the Jersey shore. Low oxygen levels in water may be culprit. https://t.co/XVcDPhYDyw

Aug 22, 2016

@PaulALeland2 @Bottone6 @ABC7NY FYI. This is not the NYPD and all involved are people of color. Cops and kid. Don't make assumptions.

Aug 22, 2016

@PaulALeland2 just to set record straight. This did not happen in NYC. Everyone involved was person of color. Cops and 10 year old.

Aug 22, 2016

A police chase into this alley leaves a 10 year old terrified in a case of mistaken identity. https://t.co/r4Kox9zwwB

Aug 15, 2016

A mighty view from above. EWN climbs 142 feet for a first hand look at the new Goethals bridge at 4:55. @PANYNJ. https://t.co/n3x3PerRXB

Aug 14, 2016

@70eileen I know. Some of the actual times of events and when you see them on tv are way off. Some good stuff is on at midnight.

Aug 14, 2016

@LIKayLGM I agree but Familia is showing some signs of overuse. They need some starters to complete games once in a while.

Aug 09, 2016

@AJohnsonwabc7 Lets call it. Both NY baseball teams are bad. Mets lose to a team that rarely wins and Yanks lose to Boston.


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