NEW YORK (WABC) -- The federal government busted dozens of New York City Public Housing Authority workers Tuesday in one of the biggest corruption scandals to hit public housing.
A total of 70 NYCHA employees were charged in the largest single day bribery takedown in the history of the Department of Justice.
The allegations involve nearly one-third of NYCHA's 2,400 buildings in New York.
The workers are accused of taking $2 million in kickbacks from contractors.
The U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan calls it a "classic pay to play."
Eyewitness News reporter Kemberly Richardson reports from Lower Manhattan with the latest details.
Tuesday became a day of remembrance for Toby Keith, who died at the age of 62 in his home state of Oklahoma.
He announced in the summer of 2022 that doctors diagnosed him with stomach cancer.
ABC's Reena Roy has more on the country music star's life and the tribute from his loyal fans.
Food insecurity in New York City is a growing problem.
Food banks nationwide are struggling to meet the need for food assistance.
Economic challenges forced food banks to cut back on services as inflation caused prices to climb for many food items.
In New York City, food centers are already seeing high demand on top of an additional concern: the growing number of migrants in need.
For this week's episode of Tiempo, Joe Torres speaks to Leslie Gordon, President and CEO of the Food Bank for New York City to discuss the impact of these challenges.
The Super Bowl is just five days away and the home of the big game is in Las Vegas, which already has more frenzy than usual.
ABC News' Andrew Dymburt has more on the highly-anticipated matchup.
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