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A boat on fire in the Manhasset Bay Marina in Port Washington, N.Y. on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: Kent Martin)

Officials: Man Killed In Boat Fire At Manhasset Bay Marina

The fire began at around 2:45 p.m.

16 hours ago

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Police: 2 Men Ran Into LI House To Escape Gang-Related Shooting

A woman who lives at a house on Segal Avenue said she heard several shots fired. Then two men ran into her house.

16 hours ago

The fountain in front of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center (Credit: Getty Images)

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Deal With Stagehands

The opera house is still in negotiations with eight smaller unions, including those representing painters and costume and makeup artists.

17 hours ago

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Ex-School Union Official Pleads Guilty In NY Theft

The Westchester district attorney’s office says Frank Gluberman of Congers pleaded guilty to grand larceny on Wednesday.

17 hours ago

Fire Department personnel hoist an injured worker from the 2nd Avenue subway tunnel on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pipe Falls On 2nd Avenue Subway Worker 100 Feet Below Ground

The worker was about 100 feet below ground between two tunnels when a pipe fell on his leg, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

17 hours ago

Stonehenge Village on the Upper West Side has opened a new gym that is only open to market-rate tenants. (Credit: Danny Perry/DNAInfo)

Complaint Alleges UWS Building Owners Are Discriminating Against Older Residents

Some rent-stabilized tenants in the Stonehenge Village building, at 120-196 W. 97th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues, were furious after a gym opened up in their building and they were told they were forbidden from using it.

17 hours ago

Brooklyn residents have called on store owners to replace tattered American flags atop their businesses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Customers Call On Brooklyn Businesses To Replace Tattered American Flags

Residents are calling tattered, dirty, and shredded American flags above several Brooklyn stores a slap in the face to Old Glory.

17 hours ago

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Poll: Many Voters Remain Unfamiliar With Gov. Cuomo’s Republican Challengers

A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger in New York’s gubernatorial race.

18 hours ago

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Landlord Probed Over Claims It Forced Asian-Americans Out Of Apartments

The New York State Tenant Protection Unit has launched an investigation into a major city landlord, over allegations that it forced Asian-American tenants to leave their rent-regulated apartments.

18 hours ago

Man wanted for robbing a woman pushing her baby in a stroller, two others in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Robs 3 Women, Including Mother Pushing Stroller, In The Bronx

Police are searching for a man who they said robbed three women, including a mother pushing her baby in a stroller, in a two-hour span in the Bronx last Friday.

18 hours ago

Mansions in Yonkers and other sites in Westchester County have become increasingly popular with film crews. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester County Now On A-List Of Hollywood’s Sought-After Shooting Locations

Some really big movies have been filmed in Westchester over the last several years. Now, the county film office hopes to cash in on small-screen productions and lure more television shows to town.

18 hours ago

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Data Breach Strikes 51 UPS Stores Around U.S.

UPS Stores across the country have been hit with a data breach may have been going on since January.

19 hours ago

Kids with ACEing Autism play tennis in Flushing Meadows on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

ACEing Autism: Non-Profit Group Teaches Autistic Kids To Play Tennis

As the world’s top tennis players try to qualify for the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, some younger players are on the court to win a different kind of fight.

19 hours ago

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs

A court has ordered the Calverton dog rescue called Precious Pups to close its doors after complaints that neglected dogs were being rescued, then simply resold.

19 hours ago

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De Blasio Looks To Undo Bloomberg, Pushes Bill To Raise School Bus Driver Pay

The bill would establish city grants to raise pay as well as rehire experienced drivers and other school bus employees who lost their jobs or had their incomes drastically cut at the end of the Bloomberg administration.

19 hours ago