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METROFOCUS: JUNE 19, 2019episode
June 20, 2019 at 5:30 am

An exclusive look at a sex trafficking court located in the heart of Queens’ massage parlor industry. Find out how law enforcement and various agencies are working together to change the way women are prosecuted for prostitution. Jackie Robinson may have been the first African American to play in Major League Baseball, but what about those he left behind in the […]

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METROFOCUS: JUNE 17, 2019episode
June 18, 2019 at 5:30 am

Residents living near JFK and LaGuardia airports are concerned that the constant noise from planes flying over their homes is having potentially damaging effects on their health. Tonight, meet the Long Island legislator who’s seeking out answers and options. Will taking opioid dependent prisoners into the great outdoors be a way to a road to recovery? The legendary musician takes us inside […]

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METROFOCUS: JUNE 12, 2019episode
June 13, 2019 at 5:30 am

Former host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart went to Capitol Hill and blasted members of Congress for their seeming indifference to 9/11 first responders and their families. Tonight, we take a look at his testimony and the personal stories of first responder family members in need of federal support. For more information on NYC’s 9/11 First Responders and victims, […]

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METROFOCUS: JUNE 11, 2019episode
June 12, 2019 at 5:30 am

Trump Tower was once one of the most desirable addresses in New York City. But, with occupancy rates plunging, a Bloomberg report reveals it has become the least desirable. We have the details. Tonight, we take a look at the little-known story of Kings County’s vibrant and forgotten, LGBT. Blondie, Elvis Costello, Morrissey, and Jethro Tull are just some of the musical […]

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