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.

Man gets 18 years in Little Falls mistaken identity stabbing

abc7ny.com — It was sentencing day Friday for a New Jersey man who pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in a case of mistaken identity that ended with a young man fatally stabbed. Brian Topoleski, 18, was stabbed to death in Little Falls three years ago. And now, 20-year-old Jonathan Lafontaine will spend up to 18 years behind bars.

Police make arrest in theft of cancer collection box from Newark bakery

Cancer collection box stolen from bakery in Newark

abc7ny.com — Police are looking for a suspect who stole a charity collection box from a bakery in Newark, and police are hoping surveillance video will lead them to an arrest. The incident happened around 8 p.m. on June 8, when authorities say the suspect stole a box meant for taking donations for a colon cancer patient from the Ferry Street business.

Dangerous clinging jellyfish found in Barnegat Bay, Long Island Sound

abc7ny.com — There's a warning about a potentially dangerous clinging jellyfish that has been found along the Jersey Shore. A fisherman recently caught the tiny jellyfish in the Barnegat Bay just south of Point Pleasant Inlet. The discovery of this tiny jellyfish in the waters of New Jersey has come as quite a big surprise.

Security ramped up for Summer Jam concert after 2015 melee

abc7ny.com — Organizers are increasing security for this weekend's Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands after things got out of control last year. Police and concert-goers were injured during the melee, and no one wants a repeat of that this year.

Join student nurses this Saturday 4th June crying "Bursary or Bust"

opendemocracy.net — Student nurses spend long hours caring for the sick - they shouldn't have to 'pay to work', and the attack on their bursary is a key part of government attacks on the NHS. Image: Student nurses protesting in January. Rights: Ron F/The Weekly Bull/Flickr. Some rights reserved.

Anthony Johnson gets rare glimpse of F-35 II stealth fighter

abc7ny.com — The mystery surrounding several sonic booms heard from New Jersey to Long Island has been solved. And on Friday, Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson got a rare glimpse of the controversial F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. It's the same type of plane that back in January created sonic booms during its secret supersonic test flight off the New Jersey coast.

Roselle councilman chases down thief outside home

abc7ny.com — A councilman from New Jersey is being praised a hero after the pastor-turned-crime fighter chased down and tackled a suspected burglar who ended up having a long criminal record. Roselle Councilman Reginald Atkins took his job to a brave new level, showing concern for his neighbor and his own family in taking down a career criminal.

Piscataway residents fed up with out of control parties among Rutgers students

abc7ny.com — Fed up with out of control parties, residents in one New Jersey neighborhood are fighting back. They say the noise and drinking is spilling out onto the streets of Piscataway. They live one block away from the campus of Rutgers University, and they say the party on Friday night was way over the top.

Piscataway residents fed up with out of control parties at Rutgers

abc7ny.com — Fed up with out of control parties, residents in one New Jersey neighborhood are fighting back. They say the noise and drinking is spilling out onto the streets of Piscataway. They live one block away from the campus of Rutgers University, and they say the party on Friday night was way over the top.
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Jul 27, 2016

Old Fashion Mets-Cards series. One time rivals in 70's & 80's still show fight. Too bad #NYMets blow it. 1st blown save for Mets closer.

Jul 27, 2016

Mother convicted of torturing and starving children gets 45 years for death of one child and abuse of 2 others. https://t.co/wJA7FCgpXc

Jul 10, 2016

@rbones61 do we have anything on the farm anyone is interested in dealing?

Jul 10, 2016

Murphy goes deep. Walker goes bust. Six games back. Boy do I miss Daniel's bat. Feel like season slipping away.

Jul 10, 2016

@peterhaskell880 Then Mets hitting coach Long made him a super hitter and the rest is history. I love when we Mets fan debate.

Jul 10, 2016

@peterhaskell880 only time will tell. If he keeps hitting like he has done so far without drugs, he may one day get a spot in Copperstown

Jul 10, 2016

#NYMets have history of getting rid of greats. Nolan Ryan, Seaver and now Murphy. Mighty Murphy crushes the Mets.

Jul 08, 2016

Heading into bad weather on 80 at exit 37. Watch out. Traffic bumper to bumper. https://t.co/66SxAaL35x


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