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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

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

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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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