WABC-TV 7 On Your Side

In the summer of 2019, I began working as an intern at WABC-TV in New York City. There, I worked as the first line of defense for consumer cries for help while working in the 7 On Your Side Unit. Below are stories I had a hand in investigating, pitching to my producer, and shot on scene.

7 On Your Side gets couple's deposit back after accident derails dream wedding

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens (WABC) -- A couple had their dream wedding plans dashed by a tragic accident and financial woes that followed. And when their wedding venue wouldn't return their deposit, they turned to 7 On Your Side. ​It was a wedding proposal that was a long time coming, but two kids later, it finally happened at the most magical place on earth -- Disney World."We were together 10 years," Nilasia Ware said.

7 On Your Side: Calls for investigation into why people are being denied gas

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There are new calls for the New York State Public Service Commission and the Attorney General to investigate why people are being denied gas service.The controversy over National Grid's Northeast Supplied Enhancement (NESE) proposed pipeline is heating up."We tried to get gas, we were told we could not get our hook up because of NESE, I didn't even know what it was," Julie Levin said.Levin is a mother of three from Park Slope who says her family can't get gas to their newly re

7 On Your Side: Tips for last-minute Labor Day travel deals

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The long Labor Day Weekend is next week, but if you haven't booked anything yet, don't worry.7 On Your Side went hunting for some last-minute tips to get away and found as long as you are flexible with your dates, there are still great rates for both hotels and flights. You can squeeze in one more trip before the sun sets on this summer, especially on places where demand is low.Pauline Frommer, of the Frommer family whose books have guided travelers all over the globe, says el

7 On Your Side helps NJ couple after manhole mishap

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- If you have ever hit a pothole just right, you know the damage can cost hundreds to repair.A New Jersey driver didn't just hit a pothole, she hit a manhole, and the cover flipped over and tore up her car.But even though there was proof the sewer cap was a problem before the accident, the city wouldn't pay up until we learned trying to get reimbursed is nearly impossible.Last year New Jersey got nearly 1,300 claims and it paid out a grand total of exactly eight of

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