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Thousands were on hand for the Great Strides walk. An annual effort to raise money for the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Come Out To Raise Money, Awareness For Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis

There are 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis, a life threatening disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.

06/01/2014

Ticks (file/credit: Getty Images)

Deadly New Tick-Borne Illness ‘The Heartland Virus’ Is On The Rise

There is no vaccine or drug that prevents or treats the virus and there is no way to test for it. The CDC said that tests are being developed and that therapy can treat some symptoms.

06/01/2014

Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk

Great Strides Walk Seeks To Raise Awareness For Cystic Fibrosis

On Sunday, thousands of people will walk through Manhattan to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis.

05/31/2014

Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

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Annual AIDS Walk Seeks To Raise Awareness About Prevention And Treatment Of HIV, AIDS

In 2013, the event drew some 30,000 walkers who participated to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS and to raise money for prevention and treatment.

05/17/2014

A general view of the atmosphere around the Bolshoy Ice Dome on Day 2 of the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Report: NYC May Make Another Pitch To Host Summer Olympics

While Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he would work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo if a bid is planned, he has previously expressed little interest in hosting the Olympics.

05/14/2014

Puerto Rican Day Parade

Revamped Puerto Rican Day Parade To Step Off On June 8

When the parade is held June 8, every float rolling down Fifth Avenue will be required to display a cultural theme. A community food drive is also being organized as part of the festivities and more money has been set aside for scholarships.

05/14/2014

Politicians, activists rally outside City Hall for Nigerian schoolgirls, May 12, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Officials Rally As New Video Purports To Show Captive Nigerian Schoolgirls

A Nigerian Islamic extremist leader says nearly 300 abducted schoolgirls will not be seen again until the government frees his detained fighters.

05/12/2014

A barge in the Hudson River for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 - May 16, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

President Obama To Visit Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Site To Tout Infrastructure Investment

The president will be in the Tri-State area on Wednesday as part of a push for more infrastructure spending.

05/12/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Rep. Cantor Visits Bronx Charter School As Debate Over Public Schools Continues

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met with students, parents and teachers at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence on Monday.

05/12/2014

Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit: NewNYBridge.com)

Stories From Main Street: Teaching Students About New Tappan Zee Bridge

New NY Bridge spokesman Brian Conybeare has been touring schools across the Hudson Valley to talk about the project. A recent presentation was recently held at Ossining High School.

05/12/2014

Subway hero Joshua Garcia. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Saves Girl Who Fell Onto 4 Train Tracks, Says ‘Father Instinct’ Kicked In

Joshua Garcia, a father of three, said other commuters took out their cellphones to take pictures of the incident.

05/09/2014

UConn sign (Jenneen Lee/WTIC)

UConn Sorority Banned From Campus For ‘Bacon Hazing’ May Appeal

The school revoked the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority’s registration Wednesday and ordered it out of its campus house by May 15.

05/09/2014

Aftermath of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus accident in Providence, R.I., May 4, 2014. (credit: Alexander Wood via CBS 2)

Circus Comes To Hartford Following Accident That Injured 9

The “human chandelier” stunt, in which performers hang by their hair from a suspended apparatus, won’t be performed. Eight acrobats and a ground worker were injured in an accident Sunday.

05/08/2014

Retired politician Basil Paterson, father of New York Gov. David Paterson, waves at his son's swearing-in ceremony March 17, 2008 in Albany.  (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Memorial Service For Basil Paterson Set For Later This Month At Riverside Church

Paterson died April 17 at the age of 87, just 10 days shy of his birthday.

05/07/2014

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There's no doubt about which team this young fan is cheering for. (Credit: Rob Wallace)

Fans In Their Sunday Best

Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.

The 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade

Columbus Day Parade

The parade, held every year since 1929, honors Italian Americans’ contributions to New York City and draws around million spectators and 35,000 marchers.

Opening day of New York Comic Con 2013 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

New York Comic Con 2013

New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention.

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