These are the most read stories Eyewitness News and abc7NY posted in 2015

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As we all take a moment to reflect on what happened in 2015, we gathered up the Eyewitness News stories that gained the most interest online - both in the New York City region and around the world.

Take a look at our most read stories below, based on some basic page view stats we track for online content. Each story is clickable, if you want to take a look at the original story published.

LOCAL NEWS
These 10 stories garnered the most views:

  1. Remembering Eyewitness News reporter Lisa Colagrossi (March 24, 2015)

  2. Mugshots: 16 arrested in Middletown prostitution bust (July 21, 2015)

  3. Crews reach basement in Manhattan building explosion clean-up (April 5, 2015)

  4. NYPD looking for leads in fatal shooting of Queens rapper (May 20, 2015)

  5. Police: Driver of pickup truck tried to leave scene of Long Island limo crash that killed 4 women (July 21, 2015)

  6. Radio transmission released in Edgewater fire, hundreds displaced (January 23, 2015)

  7. Tracking Joaquin: New York City outside cone in latest projected hurricane path (October 2, 2015)

  8. 4 students, ages 10 and 11, accused of plotting to set off explosive at Clifton school (December 4, 2015)

  9. Stunning photos: Rainbow begins at World Trade Center day before 14th year since 9/11 attacks (September 10, 2015)

  10. Wake held in Bethpage for NYPD officer Brian Moore (May 8, 2015)


AROUND THE WORLD
We occasionally post some stories that aren't necessarily happening in the New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, as we want to provide you with a variety of the best stories of the day. These reached the top of our charts for 2015:

  1. 46 bed, 26 bath home for sale in Manvel, asking price of $3,500,000 (May 19, 2015)

  2. Couple shocks friends and family with 'secret twins' surprise (July 20, 2015)

  3. Police: Whitney Houston's daughter was in traffic wreck (February 13, 2015)

  4. Cop attends teen's graduation a week after telling of parents' death (June 1, 2015)

  5. High school seniors sacrifice class trip to donate to principal's cancer care (May 29, 2015)


ON OUR APPS
Our abc7NY app users tend to sample some different stories. Here are the top 5 for 2015:

  1. Remembering Eyewitness News reporter Lisa Colagrossi (March 24, 2015)

  2. Road conditions improve after black ice causes hundreds of accidents (January 19, 2015)

  3. New York area cleaning up snow, mass transit gets back to normal (January 28, 2015)

  4. Crews reach basement in Manhattan building explosion clean-up (April 5, 2015)

  5. Police: Driver of pickup truck tried to leave scene of Long Island limo crash that killed 4 women (July 21, 2015)


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FACEBOOK
Chances are, you're on Facebook and you've seen at least one of our posts (if you haven't, click here and click 'like' to follow us!). That's where more and more people are getting their news. Here are links to our top 3 posts that you liked, commented or shared in 2015:

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Which stories resonated with you in 2015? Tell us about them in the comment section below.
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