September 18, 2018 at 5:30 am

Will New York City’s former Mayor Michael Bloomberg challenge President Donald Trump in 2020? What’s the fallout in Albany after the primaries? Who are the real winners and losers in the Empire State? We’re breaking it down. A prostitution and gambling ring was busted in Brooklyn and Queens. The three-year investigation resulted in the arrest of seven NYPD officers. Two other officers were stripped of their guns and shields. We have the details on the case rocking 1 Police Plaza. Little Italy is the place to be as the Feast of San Gennaro hits its stride. We’re bringing you the sights, smells and colorful personalities behind this iconic Manhattan event. We bring you to Borough Park, Brooklyn, where a group of Hasidic women are breaking with tradition and smashing patriarchal gender roles, all while saving lives.

Aired on September 17, 2018. 

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