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"I'm Sara Lee Kessler with the stories you'll be talking about on seventy seven WABC accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers is pleading not guilty to forty four criminal counts. Charges that could get him the death penalty. Correspondent Steve Kastenbaum reports. The man accused of murdering eleven people just because they were Jewish was able to walk into the courtroom the last time he was here. He was in a wheelchair. He was shackled. He wore red prison jumpsuit and had a bandage on one arm. He pleaded not guilty to a forty four count indictment. That includes federal hate crime charges. He remains held without bond at the county jail. The NYPD is investigating swastikas and racial slurs scrawled on buildings in Brooklyn heights earlier this week as a hate crime. The news comes on the heels of the tree of life massacre in Pittsburgh and people who live here say they want quick action. We investigate and prosecute people who do it. You know, we send every possible signal that is. It's illegal as well as immoral and socially unacceptable. The NYPD says antisemitic hate crimes are up significantly compared to last year and make up half of the hate crimes reported citywide, New York City police officers are about to undergo more specialized training, it's geared to dealing with sex assault victims where always looking to improve. And I think this will help us move forward. Police Commissioner James O'Neill quick to react to new city council. Mandates in this metoo era. They're required the NYPD to create a special victims training unit and new recruits to undergo sensitivity training on working with sex, assault and harassment victims help us bring Justice to the survivors of sexual assault. Here at home police looking for a gunman wearing a Halloween mask who shot to people in Washington heights overnight. There was an argument then gunfire about two this morning on west one hundred sixty third street between Broadway and fort Washington avenue. A gunman wearing a Michael. Myers mask the character. In the Halloween movies pumped two bullets into a seventeen year old girl three bullets into a twenty four year old man code in critical condition. The gunman still on the loose will. Here's a crazy story and airline. Baggage handler who fell asleep in Kansas City, Missouri woke up about an hour later in Chicago. The man who works for an American airline subsidiary was reportedly drunk and apparently passed out in the cargo hold of a Boeing seven thirty-seven Saturday morning. The cargo hold was heated and pressurized. So he wasn't hurt the airline said in a statement. It's glad the man was not injured USA today reports he flew back to Kansas City on another American flight. According to that report not in the cargo hold Mike Bauer. NBC News Radio stocks are higher. The Dow up two hundred points, the."