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Derick Waller
Derick Waller is a reporter for Eyewitness News This Morning. Derick's journey to WABC took him to TV stations in Cleveland, OH, Raleigh, NC and Charlottesville, VA, which is where he got his start.

While in the Southeast and the Midwest, he covered some of the biggest stories of the past decade, including two presidential campaigns in three different swing states.

Derick was born and raised in Richmond, VA, but he's no stranger to New York City. His father lives in Queens, where Derick spent a significant amount of time growing up.

Derick's a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with degrees in journalism and political science. In his spare time, he loves exploring food and culture right here in New York City and around the world.

He's thrilled to call NYC home.

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At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored the late civil rights leader on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. In New York City, prominent lawmakers and community leaders took aim at Trump's racial rhetoric.
NJ Transit commuters dealt with service suspensions and delays in and out of New York's Penn Station on Thursday thanks to power problems and a portal bridge that got stuck in the open position near Secaucus.
The NYPD says they believe they have the man in custody who was wanted for stalking and sexually assaulting a woman who gets around with a walker.
Firefighters rescued several people from the blaze, which broke out around 3:30 a.m. on the sixth floor of the building on East 112th Street and Third Avenue in East Harlem.
The teen's mother spoke to Eyewitness News exclusively about how the suspect sent her daughter text messages all day Sunday, luring her to his house.