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Security guards the doors of a Chelsea McDonald's amid a fast food workers protest, May 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Fast Food Workers Plan Global Protests To Demand Higher Wages

Protests are planned for May 15 in 150 cities, including Seoul, Rome, Buenos Aires and New York. Workers are seeking a $15 minimum wage and the right to unionize.

05/07/2014

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, is suing Nassau County PD for what he claims was an unprovoked beating (credit: Handout)

LI Man Suing Nassau County Police Over Beating; DA Looking Into Incident

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, claims two Nassau County cops viciously beat him during a routine traffic stop, breaking his nose and fracturing his face. Police said he tried to swallow a bag of marijuana.

05/06/2014

NCAA logo (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

NCAA Adjusts Men’s Tennis Schedule To Accommodate Yeshiva University

A schedule conflict almost kept the Division III school out of the tournament. All three rounds were slated to include Saturday afternoon matches, which coincides with the Jewish sabbath.

05/05/2014

U.S. Coast Guard (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Searches For Missing L.I. Boater; 2 Others Rescued In Separate Incident

A Coast Guard cutter was on the water Monday looking for a 26-foot sailboat off Long Island after the boater reported Sunday it was taking on water.

05/05/2014

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Come Together To Honor Cooper Stock, 9, Killed In UWS Crash

Four months after a taxi cab crash killed a nine-year-old boy his family, friends, and even strangers have come together to honor his memory.

05/04/2014

Runners get ready to hit the road for the LI Marathon weekend's 5k Run. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Runners Lace Up For Marathon Weekend On Long Island

A large police presence that included bomb sniffing dogs was on hand. Bags and backpack were not allowed at the start or finish line.

05/03/2014

Daniel Miller (Photo: handout)

L.I. Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Plot Pleads Not Guilty To Grand Larceny, Forgery Charges

Daniel Miller was charged back in 2012 for allegedly drugging and sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy then trying to hire a hitman to kill the teen so he could not testify.

05/02/2014

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey’s Acting AG Won’t Confirm Or Deny Bridgegate Investigation

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says it’s office policy not to comment on “the status or existence” of criminal investigations into last September’s George Washington Bridge lane closures.

05/02/2014

Mourners line up for a public wake for 16-year-old Maren Sanchez, who was fatally stabbed in her Milford, Conn. high school just hours before she was to attend the junior prom. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Family, Friends Remember 16-Year-Old Maren Sanchez At Wake In Milford, Conn.

The stately funeral home on North Broad Street was already full of close friends and family as they began to let the public file in for the wake Thursday afternoon.

05/01/2014

Courtroom sketch of defense attorney Stanley Cohen and Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Keeps Convicted Felon Attorney For Sentencing Phase

Manhattan federal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told Sulaiman Abu Ghaith Thursday that he should consult another attorney before deciding whether to let Stanley Cohen continue representing him.

05/01/2014

Gavel

Judge Sentencing Russian Mobsters Who Pleaded Guilty To Running Illegal Poker Games

Judge Jesse Furman on Wednesday ordered 53-year-old Adam Trincher to prison immediately to begin a five-year sentence. Trincher sobbed as he apologized.

04/30/2014

Robin Quivers, Howard Stern and Billy Joel speak at SiriusXM's Town Hall with Billy Joel hosted by Howard Stern at The Cutting Room on April 28, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

‘Piano Man’ Billy Joel Sits Down For Far-Reaching Interview

The 64-year-old Long Island native talked about public things like his monthly residency at Madison Square Garden, but he also got very intimate at times.

04/29/2014

Monkey picture labeled 'Jimmy's baby picture' that was posted on bulletin board of Town of Hempstead highway department facility in Levittown. (credit: Handout)

Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of ‘Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred’

Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled “Jimmy’s baby picture” was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.

04/29/2014

Harley Avenue Elementary School (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LI School Stands Firm On Decision To Cancel Kindergarten Show Despite Protest From Parents

Some parents believe the year-end kindergarten show at the Harley Avenue Elementary School was canceled by the district as part of a Common Core curriculum protest.

04/28/2014

Workers prepare to remove the Jet Star roller coaster that has been in the ocean for six months after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit, May 14, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Casino Pier In Seaside Heights Gearing Up For 2nd Post-Sandy Summer

The amusement park where the Jet Star Roller Coaster once stood is still not back to full strength. Officials said the goal is to make the pier whole again.

04/28/2014

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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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