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Steve Ercolino (credit: Personal Photo)

On WFAN: Paul Ercolino, ESB Shooting Victim’s Brother, Rails Against ‘Horrific’ Photos

“They gave Osama bin Laden more respect and dignity than my brother, sprawled over the — with blood coming from him,” Steven Ercolino’s brother told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Monday.

08/27/2012

Jeffrey Johnson's apartment building at 214 East 82nd Street. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Man Who Killed Coworker Outside Of Empire State Building Had Been Asked To Leave His Apartment

The man who shot and killed a former co-worker outside of the Empire State Building was not evicted but was told to vacate his Upper East Side apartment so the landlord could make renovations, a police source told Reuters.

08/26/2012

Brian Dillon (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Construction Worker Who Pointed Out Midtown Shooter To Cops Talks

Police were able to quickly respond to Friday’s shooting near the Empire State Building after a construction worker nearby pointed out gunman Jeffrey Johnson.

08/26/2012

Shooting Near The Empire State Building (credit: Twitter.com/azipaybarah)

Red Cross Offering Mental Health Support To Witnesses Of Midtown Shooting

The Red Cross has offered support to those who witnessed Friday’s Midtown shooting near the Empire State Building. The organization is typically known for offering shelter, food and clothing during disasters. But the non-profit also said they help out with cold drinks and snacks for first responders, and mental health services for bystanders who witness traumatic events.

08/26/2012

Steve Ercolino (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Recalls Feeling Helpless As She Witnessed Her Friend’s Murder

Former coworkers of Jeffrey Johnson, the alleged perpetrator of Friday’s shooting on West 33rd Street, near the Empire State Building, claimed that he had feuded with the victim, Steve Ercolino, in the past.

08/25/2012

Scene Of Shooting Near Empire State Building (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Digging To Find What Caused Gunman Jeffrey Johnson To Suddenly Snap

Investigators are digging deeper into Friday’s midtown shooting, learning more about the gunman and why he suddenly snapped, killing his old boss at an apparel company.

08/25/2012

Empire State Building Shooting Victim Robert Asika (Credit: CBS 2)

Three Of Nine Bystanders Hit By Gunfire Near ESB Remain Hospitalized

Three of the nine bystanders hit by gunfire during Friday’s Empire State Building shooting remained hospitalized on Saturday morning. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly confirmed that all nine bystanders were hit by police officers’ bullets.

08/25/2012

Police examine the body of gunman Jeffrey Johnson, shot dead near the Empire State Building on Aug. 24, 2012. (credit: Eric Yang, Gearpatrol.com)

NYPD: Disgruntled Man Kills Former Co-Worker Near Empire State Building Before Cops Fatally Shoot Him

A disgruntled employee recently fired from his job shot and killed one of his co-workers then opened fire on the street near the Empire State Building before being shot and killed by police, authorities said Friday.

08/24/2012

A section of Fifth Avenue sits closed by police outside the Empire State Building after it re-opened to the public following a deadly  shooting. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Security Expert On Shooting Near ESB: Cops Had No Other Choice

The deadly police shooting near the Empire State Building comes less than two weeks after another one near Times Square, where a knife-wielding Darius Kennedy was taken down by officers.

08/24/2012

Jeffrey Johnson's apartment building at 214 East 82nd Street. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Neighbor: Midtown Shooter Was ‘Nicest Guy,’ But A ‘Little Weird’

Neighbors said Jeffrey Johnson, 58, followed a routine and was always seen wearing a suit. He lived on the third-floor of a six-story walk-up on East 86nd off 3rd Avenue in Manhattan for about year and a half.

08/24/2012

Law enforcement stands near the covered body of a suspected shooter on 5th Ave. near the Empire State Building August 24, 2012. (credit: Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Local Leaders React To Fatal Shooting Near Empire State Building

The incident, which comes less than two weeks after a knife-wielding man was shot dead by police in Times Square, is prompting some local leaders to call for stricter gun law

08/24/2012

New York City police investigate the scene of a shooting on August 24, 2012 near the Empire State Building. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Mayor Bloomberg: NYC, ‘Safest Big City In The Country,’ Not Safe From Gun Violence

In a press conference following the shooting near the Empire State Building Friday morning, Mayor Bloomberg again made mention of his concern over gun violence and firearm safety in the U.S.

08/24/2012

U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team At NYSE (credit: CBS 2)

Gold Medal-Winning U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Takes Manhattan

The ‘Fierce Five’ had the honor of ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The team also symbolically flipped the switch at the Empire State Building earlier in the day to illuminate the building red, white and blue.

08/14/2012

One World Trade Center Rendering (credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey/The Durst Organization)

New One World Trade Center Renderings Released

The renderings show how the undulating skyscraper will look as part of the skyline

08/07/2012

Fireworks New York City

The 7 Best Places To Watch 4th of July Fireworks In New York

Broadcast live on 1010 WINS, the official radio station of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, the show promises more than 20 minutes and roughly 70,000 pounds of explosions.

07/03/2012

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