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More Female Employees Breaking Down Barriers In Construction Industry

Women are quickly changing the meaning of the phrase “homemaker.” A number of women are now building apartments and breaking down barriers in the process.

03/27/2015

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AAA Report: Yonkers Failing To Provide Adequate Info About City’s Red Light Cameras

A report from AAA claims Yonkers is not adequately explaining why and how the cameras are helping while it collects millions in fines.

03/27/2015

Nancy Spielberg speaks with CBS2 after spotting a coyote in her backyard. (credit: Meg Baker/CBS2)

Director Steven Spielberg’s Sister On Edge After Coyote Seen Lurking In Bronx Backyard

Director Steven Spielberg took on “Jaws,” but his sister is dealing with a different danger in the Bronx.

03/27/2015

Police say this man tried to rape a women in Williamsburg on March 25, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Image Of Suspect In Williamsburg Attempted Rape

A Brooklyn teen stopped a man from violently attacking his mother. Police are now asking for the public’s help in the search for the suspect.

03/27/2015

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, and New York Sen. Chuck Schumer leave after talking to reporters in Washington, D.C. (File/Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Harry Reid To Retire, Endorses Sen. Chuck Schumer As Successor

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid endorses Sen. Chuck Schumer as his leadership successor.

03/27/2015

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Woman Stabbed To Death In Glen Cove Parking Lot

A 32-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds in a Glen Cove parking lot Thursday afternoon.

03/27/2015

A Walthers .380 caliber handgun recovered by Officers Christian Serpico (inset left) and Trevor Wisz (inset right). (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: 145th Street Station Turnstile Jumper Had Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun

Officers Trevor Wisz and Christian Serpico stopped the 22-year-old man after observing him jump the turnstile at the 145th Street station in Manhattan Wednesday night, police said.

03/27/2015

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Ceremony To Be Held Honoring College Safety Officer Killed In 2014 East Harlem Explosion

A ceremony will be held Friday honoring one of the victims of last year’s gas explosion in East Harlem.

03/27/2015

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See Dramatic Photos Of East Village Explosion, Collapse

Twenty-five people were injured, four critically after an apparent gas explosion sent flames soaring and debris flying on Second Avenue Thursday. Two remained unaccounted for.

03/27/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at East 66th Street and First Avenue on March 27, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

5 Firefighters Hurt In Upper East Side Apartment Fire

Authorities say a fire at a 6-story apartment building on the Upper East Side has been brought under control.

03/27/2015

Kenton Burt is charged with molesting two students at the music school where he worked in Hicksville, Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Long Island Music Teacher Accused Of Molesting 2 Girls During Lessons

A music instructor on Long Island was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually abusing two girls during private lessons.

03/27/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Con Ed Says No Leak At East Village Building During Inspection Before Blast

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the evidence pointed to a gas explosion in the blast that destroyed several buildings in the East Village – even though there were no reports of odors or leaks.

03/27/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

Woman rescued in East Village after building explosion/collapse

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Steps In To Rescue Woman On Fire Escape In East Village Blast

Some passersby who were in the East Village at the time of the devastating explosion and fire Thursday afternoon said they were lucky to be alive – and one woman even said her shirt caught fire.

03/26/2015

A sketch of a suspect in the luring of an 11-year-old girl in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl Into Car In Williamsburg

Police released a sketch and surveillance photos Thursday of man who allegedly tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

03/26/2015