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Emergency responders on the scene of a fatal accident in Bed-Stuy on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Struck, Killed By New York City Bus In Bedford-Stuyvesant

The incident occurred at around 1:30 p.m. at Bedford Avenue and Halsey Street.

22 hours ago

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Rob Astorino’s Spoof Video: Cuomo Kills Unicorns

Of course, the online video is tongue-in-cheek. The ad, which also says Cuomo pushed Humpty Dumpty off the wall, accuses the incumbent of making up stories about Astorino.

22 hours ago

Nurses rally in Manhattan on Sept. 17, 2014, in support of a state bill that would set minimum staffing levels for nurses. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New York Nurses Press For Higher Staffing Levels

About 700 nurses and supporters participated in a boisterous lunchtime rally outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association Wednesday to press for higher staffing levels.

23 hours ago

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Pharmacologist: Socialite Gigi Jordan’s Son Was Given Extreme Amount Of Pills

Gigi Jordan, a socialite and former pharmaceutical executive, is on trial in Manhattan, accused of killing her son, Jude Mirra, who died of a drug overdose in 2010

24 hours ago

Actor Alan Cumming (R) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal (PETA) activists present City Council members with a Manhattan skyline replica carved entirely from vegetables, on the steps of the City Hall on September 17, 2014.  (AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad  /Getty Images)

PETA Names NYC Nation’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

To mark the occasion, PETA presented City Council members with a Manhattan skyline replica carved from vegetables, complete with a Chrysler Building made of radishes.

24 hours ago

Jessica Springsteen rides during an equestrian event in Paris on July 6, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Central Park Horse Show Gallops Into Town

The inaugural Central Park Horse Show gets underway Thursday and runs through Sunday at Trump Rink.

09/17/2014

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the arrest of 31 alleged gang members on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: Queens District Attorney's Office)

Authorities: 31 Alleged Queens Street Gang Members Rounded Up In Murder, Robbery Conspiracy

The three affiliated gangs are known as SNOW, Loyalty Over Everything and Young Bosses. They operated primarily in the Rosedale, Laurelton and Rochdale Village neighborhoods of Queens.

09/17/2014

Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

Report: Nearly 90 Percent Of Tri-State Area Hospitals Faced ‘Critical Challenges’ During Sandy

When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn’t get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.

09/17/2014

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland in 2004 (credit: Getty Images)

Former Conn. Gov. John Rowland Declines To Take Stand In Conspiracy Trial

The defense rested Wednesday after its only witness finished his testimony.

09/17/2014

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Officials: Restoration Of Cupsogue Beach Pavilion Destroyed In Weekend Fire Could Take Years

It could be a few years before a popular pavilion at a Long Island beach is fully functional following a devastating weekend fire.

09/17/2014

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Pair Accused Of Offering Bogus Leases For Apartments, Bilking Victims Out Of $60,000

A man and woman were charged Tuesday with running a scam in which prospective apartment renters were allegedly conned out of some $60,000.

09/16/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Large Speed Bump Rattles Jersey City Drivers

Some cars come to a complete stop at the large speed bump, but others go way too fast, bottoming out and banging bumpers.

09/16/2014

Nika the dog was found in Ocala, Florida, two years after she vanished from the home of Giuseppe DiBella of Newburgh. (Credit: CBS 2)

Missing Newburgh, N.Y. Man’s Dog Found All The Way In Florida

An Orange County man had all but given up hope on finding his dog after two years, but believe it or not, the dog was found safe – all the way in Florida.

09/16/2014

Mufid Elfgeeh is charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS. (Credit: U.S. Attorney General's office)

Rochester Man Accused Of Trying To Help 3 People Fight For ISIS

A Rochester man was indicted Tuesday on charges that he tried to help three people go to Syria and fight for Islamic State.

09/16/2014

This house in Chatham, N.J., was recently burglarized, police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Confronts Burglar Near Bedroom In Latest Chatham Break-In

While police have not yet linked all of the crimes there have been some similarities. The burglars have entered through unlocked doors and window while residents are asleep inside.

09/16/2014