News with Ann Tripp

A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance - and one of her last in 2009- will be released Nov. 10. "Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" is the pop singer's first live album. Her mentor, Clive Davis, said the album will showcase her legacy. "(It)...
The ladies of the new “View” will pull no punches. That was the clear message Monday when the show kicked off its 18th season — jumping right into the NFL’s latest domestic violence scandal as a hot topic for its new co-hosts, the returning Rosie O’Donnell and moderator Whoopi...
Your morning commute could make you soar, not sore. A top real estate executive from Brooklyn is proposing a high-speed sky gondola between the Brooklyn waterfront and Manhattan — a back-to-the-future form of mass transit that could ease congestion on ferries, subways and...
It is legal in every state for parents to hit their child if the force is “reasonable,” but when does a disciplinary action become abuse? The case against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who has been accused of injuring his 4-year-old son when he struck him...
A bus driver says he’s not sure he wants to get back behind the wheel after an unhinged lunatic slashed him across the face while he waited for his bus to get fixed on Saturday night in Brooklyn. “I'm concerned about going back,” John Browne, 43, said, running his fingers across...
The nation’s leading Afro-Caribbean cultural center raised $7.5 million to revamp a decaying East Harlem horse-and-buggy-era firehouse. The four-story fire station on E. 125th St. near Lexington Ave. was shuttered in 2003, but by November 2015 the 8,500-square-foot site is...
The artist synonymous with the iconic "Love" sculpture that has become an Avenue of the Americas landmark and magnet for selfies, has a new shutterbug-friendly sculpture in town. Robert Indiana's $3 million, 13-foot tall, 3-ton pop art sculpture "Hope" was moved to the corner of...
Legendary pianist Joe Sample, who was known for pushing the boundaries of jazz music, passed away Friday night in his hometown of Houston at the age of 75, his family announced on Facebook. The keyboardist, who collaborated with artists like Miles Davis, B.B. King, Marvin Gaye...
Terry Crews knows a thing or two about comedy as Sergeant Terry Jeffords on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," but ask him about the Ray Rice situation and it's no laughing matter. "When I saw the video I was immediately taken back to my childhood," the 46-year-old actor and former pro-...