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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

Fake news versus real news. Metro papers columnist, Ellis Henican, joins us to examine the war of words that has reignited the feud between The White House and media giant CNN. We also discuss the sexual misconduct allegations on both sides of the aisle in Washington D.C. Architect Vishaan Chakrabarti sheds light on his proposed plan to save the distressed […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 07, 2017 at 5:30 am

ELECTION DAY PREVIEW Polls will open at 6 a.m. across the five boroughs tomorrow morning and incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping to deliver what many predict will be a landslide victory over Republican challenger Nicole Malliotakis and Independent candidate Bo Dietl. We’re joined by an expert panel of New York political reporters for a look at all of […]

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September 27, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
September 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

The corruption conviction of  former New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, is overturned by the legal definition of the crime itself.  We’ll have all the details on the change of events with Jennifer Rodgers, the Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity at Columbia Law School. Could our transit system woes be fixed by […]

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August 26, 2017: FLIGHT 800, REVISITEDclip
August 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm

To this day it remains both one of the greatest aviation mysteries in history and a deeply personal tragedy for our area. On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800 departed from John F. Kennedy International Airport on its way to Paris, France. Twelve minutes later, the Boeing 747 jetliner exploded off the coast of Long Island and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 230 people on board. The National Transportation Safety Board determined the plane went down after a short circuit led to an explosion onboard, but not everyone agrees with the conclusion. 20 years after the crash, News 12 Long Island went back and interviewed those involved with the case to try and figure out what exactly happened. Tonight the producer behind that report, Brad Trettien, joins us to explain what he and his team uncovered.

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