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14 people were injured in an accident in Canarsie, Brooklyn on Mar. 30, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

14 Injured In MTA Bus Accident In Canarsie

A B6 bus was struck by a vehicle that ran a stop sign at Glenwood Road and East 102nd Street, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

10 hours ago

Suspects wanted in robbery of Brooklyn MetroPCS store. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: 2 Men Make Off With $10,000, Cellphones In Robbery At Brooklyn MetroPCS Store

The incident occurred just before 11 a.m. Sunday at the MetroPCS store on Bedford Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

10 hours ago

The front page of the New York Post shows a group of women using a selfie stick to take a photo at the scene of the East Village explosion. (credit: New York Post)

Selfies Taken At East Village Blast Site Draw Harsh Criticism Online

Selfies taken near the site of the East Village explosion are sparking outrage on the Internet.

11 hours ago

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Taps Longtime Union Official As His Chief Of Staff

Thomas Snyder has spent nearly two decades with UNITE HERE — most recently as international vice president.

11 hours ago

The New Rochelle YMCA needs $400,000 to pay for repairs. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Effort Underway To Keep New Rochelle YMCA Afloat

Staff members made a video appealing for donations. They need $400,000 to help pay for $1.4 million in repairs.

11 hours ago

Long lines form at JFK Airport on March 30, 2015, after a JetBlue computer outage . (credit: @odienscott/Instagram)

JetBlue Computer Outage Causes Delays For Passengers

A list of flights on the website of JFK Airport, JetBlue’s busiest airport, showed delays of 60 to 90 minutes for early morning flights and numerous delays but there were shorter delays for more recent flights.

11 hours ago

FILE -- A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue (credit: 
Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Allergy Expert: Expect Explosion Of Pollen This Spring

Dr. Leonard Bielory with Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School says to get ready for a one-two punch, as trees play catch-up.

12 hours ago

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Cyclone Gets Stuck On First Public Ride Of Season

Photos and video from the scene show workers helping riders walk down to safety.

22 hours ago

Map of paint ball attack (credit: CBS2)

Police Investigating 2 Paint Ball Attacks Against Jewish Residents In Brooklyn

Police said two Jewish teenagers were struck with paint balls at Morton Street and Juliana Place in Williamsburg Saturday night.

22 hours ago

Nicholas Vendikos (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Man Recounts Harrowing East Village Explosion

Nicholas Vendikos was the driver of the car that pulled up in front of 121 Second Avenue the moment the building exploded Thursday afternoon.

22 hours ago

First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 2nd Body Found At Site Of East Village Explosion

The body has not been identified or moved, police said. Two men went missing Thursday when an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings on Second Avenue at East Seventh Street.

22 hours ago

Worshippers on Palm Sunday (credit: CBS2)

Faithful Remember Victims, Families In 2 NYC Tragedies On Somber Palm Sunday

On the Lower East Side, at the Middle Collegiate Church, leaders invited first responders from Thursday’s explosion and building collapses on Second Avenue.

23 hours ago


1 Dead, 5 Injured When Minivan, Tractor-Trailer Collide On I-87 In Clifton Park

According to state police, the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday in the southbound lanes between exits 10 and 11 in Clifton Park.


Neversink Reservoir (credit: NYC.gov)

City DEP To Open New York City’s Reservoirs To Fishing

Anglers will need to have a DEP access permit as well as a state fishing license in order to utilize the area.


The sport utility vehicle that was hit by a Metro-North train is removed from the site of the accident on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train car that killed seven people, including the driver of the vehicle.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police Ramp Up Rail-Crossing Citations In Wake Of Recent Train-Vehicle Crashes

Following the Metro-North Railroad crash that killed six people in Valhalla, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police have begun issuing summonses at six times last year’s rate.