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A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue  on Oct. 15, 2104. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

Community Board Wants Halt On High-Rises Just South Of Central Park

Manhattan Community Board 5 on Tuesday officially called for a moratorium on high-rises that have been popping up south of Central Park.

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Denise and Danielle Burke

Mother, Daughter Accused Of Selling Heroin On Long Island

Nassau County and Freeport police said they worked together on this case as part of the Long Island heroin initiative.

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GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Settlement Cited In Disabled Man’s Homicide At NY Facility

Staff denied wrongdoing, saying they acted within their professional judgment.

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A general view of atmosphere at the Pre-Webby Awards Sunset Cocktails At The Top Of The Standard, on May 17, 2015. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Grey Goose)

Standard Hotel Apologizes After Turning Away Navy Officer During Fleet Week

The top of the Standard, a hotel rooftop lounge in Chelsea that’s hip and happening but off-limits, at least on Saturday night, to a U.S. Navy officer in uniform.

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Transport Workers Union Local 100 is attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio's "Vision Zero" traffic plan with a new ad blitz. (Photo: CBS2)

TWU Local 100 Goes After Mayor De Blasio’s Traffic Plan With New Ad Blitz

Transit union leaders have launched an ad campaign criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” traffic plan.

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The tips outlined in the video called, "Burglars on Burglary" are from three men currently serving time for burglary in Ohio. (Credit: CBS2)

Prison Inmates Offer Advice On How To Protect Home From Burglars

The men explain how they chose the houses they robbed, what they were looking for and what they did with the goods.

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Ghost peppers pack 400 times the mouth-numbing heat of Tabasco. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Teen’s Family Sues After He Is Punished For Bringing Super-Hot Pepper To School

A bizarre lawsuit on Long Island will have parents thinking twice about what they pack in their children’s lunch.

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A baby beluga whale is captured on video. (Credit: Erin Silva)

Baby Beluga Whales Bring Excitement To Long Island Sound

Since Friday, sightings abound of three whales in the shallow, calm Long Island Sound.

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A suspect in the thefts of purses left behind for safe keeping by Coney Island roller coaster riders. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Swiped Purses While Victims Rode Coney Island Roller Coasters

Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who has been swiping women’s purses from a storage area, as they ride the roller coasters at Luna Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

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Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Boil Advisory Issued For 7 Westchester Communities Due To Maintenance Work

A boil water advisory has been issued for seven communities in Westchester County as a precaution.

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FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Blames Gang-On-Gang Violence For Recent Crime Spike

The mayor admits the spike needs to be addressed, and said the NYPD will soon be announcing new strategies to fight gang on gang crime.

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Angelika Graswald and Vincent Viafore (CBS2)

Woman Formally Indicted On Murder Charges After Fiance’s Body Pulled From Hudson

A woman accused of killing her fiancé during a kayaking trip on the Hudson River has been formally indicted on murder charges.

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Deion Baskerville, 6, wandered 32 blocks from school on Tuesday, May 26. (Credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Boy, 6, Gets Off School Bus On UES And Walks 32 Blocks Alone

A 6-year-old special needs student got off the bus at school, but never made it to class. Instead, they found him more than 30 blocks away.

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Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers following a deadly derailment earlier this month. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Amtrak To Install Long-Sought Cameras In Locomotives

The move follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer’s actions just before the crash.

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Denise Burke, 51, and her daughter, Danielle Burke, 18, were arrested and charged with selling heroin Monday night in Freeport, police said. (Credit: NCPD)

Long Island Mother, Daughter Arrested For Allegedly Selling Heroin

The mother-duo face several drug charges for allegedly selling heroin, making $100 a night.

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