Since then, Jim has reported on virtually every major story around the world; The LA Riots, The Oklahoma City Bombing, civil wars and famine in Africa, the death of Princess Diana, The Persian Gulf War, The War in Afghanistan, and the Intifada in the Middle East.
Though he has reported from more than thirty countries on five continents, Jim has always had a great love for New York because there's nothing like reporting nightly on neighborhood stories close to home, and close to the heart.
Brooklyn Ballet performs classic ballet 'Pas de Quatre' with multi-ethnic cast
The Brooklyn Ballet's performance of "Pas de Quatre" made history by dancing with four multi-ethnic and diverse ballerinas.
Man beaten, knocked unconscious in broad daylight on Queens street
It happened in Ozone Park near the victim's home, and residents tell Eyewitness News this kind of violence isn't new.
Thousands rally against hate in Brooklyn on New Year's Eve
Police are saying what people know - that Anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise. It has changed everything.
Door of woman's NYCHA apartment burned from bottom up; FDNY investigating
The FDNY is investigating after the door of a woman's apartment was burned from the bottom up.
New Jersey 4-year-old hailed as hero for calling 911 and saving mom
Police in New Jersey are praising a quick-thinking 4-year-old girl who they say saved her mother's life by calling 911.
Controversy over replacement of temporary Rector Street pedestrian bridge
There is controversy in Lower Manhattan over replacing what was supposed to be a temporary pedestrian bridge at Rector Street to cross the busy West Side Highway.
Rally held to push for bill giving elderly inmates a chance for parole
Advocates of parole reform held a rally Wednesday night following the death of a woman who had served decades in the New York state prison system.
Queens man looking for answers after violent attack by DoorDash driver
More than eight weeks after it happened, Michael Garcia no longer has a cast, but it will be a while longer before he's able to walk normally again after his leg was mangled in the attack by a man working for DoorDash.
Elderly NYCHA resident left to deal with water pouring through bathroom ceiling
85-year-old Marilyn Caesar has been dealing with water from her upstairs neighbor pouring through her bathroom ceiling in her NYCHA apartment.
Queens teenager left homeless by fire wins college scholarship
Sixteen-year-old Maritza Campoverde was determined to maintain her excellent grades, and now, her perseverance in the face of adversity is being rewarded with a prestigious college scholarship.