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Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Defense Attorney: Dr. Stan Li Only Guilty Of Treating Patients’ Pain

The doctor is charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and criminal sale and possession of narcotics.

6 hours ago

People dressed in various famous character costumes, who pose for photos with people for money, talk in Times Square. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers To Look At Regulating Costumed Characters In Times Square

The Times Square Alliance is meeting with elected officials Wednesday morning to talk about growing concerns and solutions, like requiring background checks on the so-called street performers.

8 hours ago

Nassau Police Officer Matthew Andoos, credited with rescue of three people from Uniondale house fire. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Officer Saves 3 People From Uniondale House Fire

A Nassau County police officer without protective gear ran into a burning home and saved three residents in Uniondale.

8 hours ago

A sign is posted in front of a Whole Foods store. (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Recalls Salads Sold In Tri-State Area Stores

Whole Foods is recalling two pre-packaged salads sold in the Tri-State area due to a mislabeling of allergens.

8 hours ago

A suspect throws a punch in Hell's Kitchen on July 8, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

VIDEO: Man Punches Man In Face During Argument Over Dog In Hell’s Kitchen, Flees Scene

The incident took place Tuesday at around 6:30 p.m. on 55th Street and 9th Avenue.

8 hours ago

The American Museum of Natural History in New York, April 13, 2011. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

American Museum of Natural History Plans Adults-Only Sleepover

The American Museum of Natural History will have its first-ever sleepover adventure for adults 21 years old and up on Aug. 1.

9 hours ago

The scene of an accident involving a BMW and garbage truck in Brooklyn on July 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead After Car Crashes Into Garbage Truck In Brooklyn

The car collided with the back of the truck around 1:35 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Utica Avenue and Avenue D.

10 hours ago

Tyree Brown (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Connection With Staten Island Carjacking, Second Incident

Police said 25-year-old Tyrell Brown is charged with first-degree robbery and criminal possession of stolen property in Sunday’s incident, and attempted robbery in Tuesday’s incident.

10 hours ago

A downed tree after severe thunderstorms moved through the area on July 8, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Overnight Storms Down Trees, Power Lines Across Tri-State Area

Utility crews are busy and some commuters are facing delays after severe thunderstorms rolled through parts of the Tri-State area, downing trees and knocking out power.

12 hours ago

High winds on Tuesday, July 8, brought down a tree at 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue. (Credit: CBS 2)

Severe Storms Knock Down Trees, Cut Power; 3 Killed Upstate

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.

21 hours ago

A man rolls a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Brooklyn DA Policy May Allow Dismissal Of Many Low-Level Marijuana Cases

Under a new policy announced Tuesday, most of the thousands of people arrested on first-time, low-level marijuana charges will likely no longer be forced to go to court for cases that are often eventually dismissed anyway.

21 hours ago

E-ZPass says these e-mails are a phishing scam. (Credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

E-ZPass Warns Of Phishing Scam E-Mails About Unpaid Tolls

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and other agencies were cautioning the public Tuesday night about a phishing scam disguised to be a warning about unpaid tolls.

21 hours ago

The baby on the left was abandoned at the Columbus Circle subway station on July 7, 2014, police said. The woman on the right is suspected in her abandonment. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD)

Police: Mom Charged With Abandoning Baby In Subway

Frankea Dabbs, 20, was arrested on charges of child abandonment and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17, police said.

21 hours ago

A Long Island Rail Road train (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA, LIRR Union Contract Talks Stall As Potential Strike Date Nears

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast will travel to Washington on Wednesday to ask Congress what its intentions are if an agreement is not reached by the July 20 deadline.

22 hours ago

Long Beach Heron Rescue

Firefighters Rescue Baby Herons After Nest Falls In Long Beach

Two baby herons were back resting comfortably in their nests Tuesday night, after being rescued by firefighters when they fell out of a tree in Long Beach, Long Island.

22 hours ago