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.

Track and Field Olympians spend time with NYC elementary students

Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson reflects on the 15th anniversary of 9/11

abc7ny.com — As fate would have it, 9-11-01 was one of the most picture perfect days weather-wise. For me, it started out glorious because I was the 3 a.m. reporter assigned to cover the primary election and had scored a nice interview with Peter Vallone, who was City Council speaker and was making a bid to become mayor.

Riptides, forecast could put damper on Jersey Shore business for Labor Day weekend

abc7ny.com — On the Jersey Shore, businesses are hoping for a final big week before the unofficial end of summer. The fear is the dangerous riptides and the concerns over the forecast for the Labor Day weekend could keep some customers away. In Point Pleasant on Wednesday, business was modest for midweek.

EXCLUSIVE: Principal in Paterson, New Jersey, speaks out about Fetty Wap video uproar

abc7ny.com — For the first time, Eyewitness News spoke to the high school principal in New Jersey who landed in hot water over a Fetty Wap rap video filmed inside his school. The video made by Paterson rap star Fetty Wap touched off a firestorm because it was shot inside Eastside High School and focused on drugs, alcohol and sex.

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.
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Sep 26, 2016

Bridgegate: Infamous e-mail introduced by prosecution. "Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee."

Sep 25, 2016

A double dose of sadness and tragedy. Golf Legend Arnold Palmer has died. Earlier Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in boat crash.

Sep 23, 2016

Oh yea of little faith. Went to @Mets game last night. Left after 8th. Got home and we won. Amazin!!!

Sep 21, 2016

The Braves beat Mets again. Okay its over. Let's move on. We're still in the race cause the Cards lose.

Sep 21, 2016

Mets, Cards, Giants. The final three. Who has the ability to make it into October. #LetsGoMets

Sep 21, 2016

Bridgegate: A lot of political infighting between NY & NJ at Port Authority revealed at trial over lane closures.

Sep 21, 2016

Bridgegate: Defendant Bill Baroni asked lanes be closed again even after the PA Ex. Director reopened the lanes.

Sep 21, 2016

Bridgegate: Ex. Dir of PA on stand. Previously said in memo lane closures were illegal. Waiting to C if he says the same under oath.

Sep 21, 2016

Bridgegate: Mayor of Fort Lee says he flip flopped on political retribution because he wanted it to go away. Worried about more his town.


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