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Two Central Park Medical Unit ambulances were destroyed in a fire in an Upper West Side garage on Thursday, Nov. 20. (Credit: Rafael Castellanos)

Sources: Fire That Destroyed 2 Central Park Ambulances Deemed Suspicious

Two ambulances that serve Central Park were destroyed Thursday when a fire broke out in a garage on the Upper West Side, and sources said officials have deemed the blaze suspicious.

11/20/2014

Health and science reporter Roger Field, seen in a 1979 promo for WBBM-TV, CBS2 Chicago. (Credit: CBS Chicago)

Acclaimed Health And Science Reporter Roger Field Remembered

Roger Field, a print and broadcast journalist known for his quirky and engaging approach to health and science reporting, passed away last week.

11/20/2014

Poseidon Quinones (credit: CBS2)

Man Charged In Death Of 3-Year-Old Bronx Boy

Police said Poseidon Quinones was found unresponsive with bruises on his head and all over his body in his paternal grandmother’s Soundview apartment early last Saturday morning.

11/20/2014

Police are looking for a suspect and person of interest wanted in connection with a grand larceny in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)

Cops Seek Suspect, Person Of Interest In Bronx Grand Larceny

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a grad larceny that took place in the Bronx.

11/20/2014

Bellevue Hospital. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Person From Mali Isolated At Bellevue Hospital Tests Negative For Ebola

A person who recently came to the United States from Mali, a West African country with limited Ebola transmission, has tested negative for Ebola after being isolated at Bellevue Hospital, city health officials said.

11/20/2014

Police say this woman grabbed a shopper's purse and ran from a Brooklyn TJ Maxx (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Larceny Suspect Made Off With Purse While Victim Shopped In Brooklyn

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and tracking down a suspect in a grand larceny that took place in Brooklyn.

11/20/2014

Suffolk County has approved legislation allowing for prescriptions for exercise in parks. (Credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Approves Legislation Calling For Park Exercise Prescriptions

In a first for the Tri-State Area, health care professionals in the suburbs may soon be giving patients unusual prescriptions.

11/20/2014

Gowanus residents protest a parole facility. (Credit: CBS2)

Safety Among Concerns For Gowanus Residents Protesting Parole Facility

If the state has its way thousands of state parolees will start reporting to a massive facility on Second Ave in January, but a lawsuit from neighbors is trying to stop that from happening.

11/20/2014

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Drivers Cry Foul After Learning Of E-ZPass Discount Deception

Thanksgiving is a week away and AAA estimates 41 million drivers will hit the road for the holiday. Many with E-ZPass will face a discount deception once they cross state lines.

11/20/2014

Steven Salaita

Professor Known For Anti-Israel Remarks Speaks At Brooklyn College; Some Critics Furious

Steven Salaita, who has drawn heated controversy and lost a professorship for anti-Israel comments he posted on social media, spoke at Brooklyn College Thursday night.

11/20/2014

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Expert: ‘Scarcity Principle’ — Not Discounts — Is What Drives Black Friday Mania

Two-thirds of American consumers plan to hit the stores next week for Black Friday with one mission — big savings. But that’s not the only thing that compels them to hit the stores.

11/20/2014

FILE - Mike Nichols (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI)

Director Mike Nichols Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At Age 83

Director Mike Nichols has died at age 83. Nichols brought his talents to film, TV and stage hits such as “The Graduate,” “Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot.”

11/20/2014

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Brooklyn Drivers Claim Protruding Manhole Covers Causing Tire Trouble

As the Department of Transportation lays the ground work to repave Ocean Avenue, like most repaving jobs, manhole covers have been left sticking out above the roadway.

11/20/2014

World War I memorial wreath in Woodhaven, Queens (credit: CBS2)

Video Captures Vandalism Of World War II Memorial In Queens

A wreath adorned with small American flags are placed against the monument every Memorial Day — and usually stay put for the year without having to be secured.

11/20/2014

A surveillance image of a man and woman wanted in connection with the robbery of a woman at the north end of Central Park. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For 2 Suspects In Robbery Of Woman In Central Park

Police released surveillance video Thursday of two suspects in the robbery of a woman who was put in a chokehold and thrown to the ground at the north end of Central Park.

11/20/2014