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One World Trade Center is viewed from one of the top floors of the Four Seasons private residences at 30 Park Place on January 21, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Investment Advisory Firm, Tech Company Sign 5-Year Leases At World Trade Center

A financial services company and a technology firm have signed five-year leases at New York City’s One World Trade Center.

03/31/2015

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Pedestrian Fatality Video To Be Used As Part Of NYC Cabbie Training

New York City cab drivers and other city workers will soon be required to watch a video about pedestrians killed by automobiles as part of the city’s effort to reduce such fatalities.

03/31/2015

People wait in line to be processed for their New York City municipal ID cards January 14, 2015 at a midtown library in New York. One piece of plastic, but its going to open so many doors for our fellow New Yorkers, New York mayor de Blasio said at the Flushing branch of the Queens Public Library, one of 11 locations where the cards will be available. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Council Speaker To Pitch Phoenix Officials Municipal ID Card

New York City officials who launched the city’s municipal identification card, the nation’s largest program, did so with the hope of inspiring other cities to follow suit and offer IDs to those without them, including many immigrants living in the country illegally.

03/31/2015

This is the last Passover on the Lower East Side for Streit's Matzo. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Last Passover On Lower East Side For Streit’s Matzos As Company Plans To Move After 90 Years

The Streit’s factory is the oldest in the nation still churning out the unleavened flatbread that’s essential for Jewish holidays. About 2.5 million pounds of matzos were baked for April’s Passover holiday and distributed worldwide.

03/31/2015

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Serial Groper Targeting Teens In Flushing, Queens, Police Say

Police are searching for a serial groper targeting teenage girls in Flushing, Queens.

03/31/2015

Swastikas were found scrawled on doors in a Midwood, Brooklyn building on Monday, March 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Swastikas Found Scrawled On Brooklyn Apartment Doors

The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force was investigating Monday, after swastikas were found sketched on apartment doors in Midwood, Brooklyn.

03/30/2015

Apparent homeless in underground corridor connecting 34th Street subway station with PATH at Herald Square (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Struggling With Apparent Homeless Encampments In Herald Square Transit Corridor

Last week, CBS2 found a homeless hot spot in the corridor that links the 34th Street subway station to the PATH station.

03/30/2015

Queens residents say they spotted a coyote roaming along a rooftop in Long Island City. (Credit: CBS2)

Queens Residents Spot Apparent Coyote On Roof Of Long Island City Bar

People in Queens did a double take on Monday, when a coyote was spotted roaming along the roof of a bar.

03/30/2015

A vigil was held on Monday, March 30 for Nicholas Figueroa, one of two men killed in the East Village explosion last week. (Credit: CBS2)

Vigil Held For Victim Of East Village Explosion As Investigators Probe Cause

Mayor Bill de Blasio has said someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before the explosion.

CBS 2–03/30/2015

A 2-year-old boy was found dead in a restroom in this restaurant in Midtown. (Credit: CBS2)

Boy, 2, Found Dead In Midtown Restaurant Bathroom; Mother In Custody

A 2-year-old boy was found dead in a Midtown restaurant bathroom Monday afternoon, and his mother, who had been with him, was in custody.

03/30/2015

A car crashed into the windows of an AT&T store in Great Neck on March 30, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Dies After SUV Crashes Into AT&T Store In Great Neck

Lizabeth Sbar, 66, was sitting on a couch in front of the window inside was struck and became trapped under the SUV.

03/30/2015

Councilman Stephen Levin rescued a pregnant cat, who had been shot, from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. (Credit: Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition)

Shelter: City Councilman Stephen Levin Rescued Pregnant, Abused Cat From BQE

A New York City Councilman was credited Monday with rescuing a pregnant cat from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

03/30/2015

Police believe this man took items from a Duane Reade drugstore in Midtown East, and threatened employees with hypodermic needles. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole Items From Midtown East Duane Reade, Threatened Staff With Needles

Police on Monday were searching for a man who allegedly stole items from a Duane Reade drugstore in Midtown East last week, and threatened employees with hypodermic needles when he got caught.

03/30/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Human Remains Found Inside Duffel Bag On Far Rockaway Shoreline

Police said two feet with white socks and blue jeans could be seen through a garbage bag that was protruding from the duffel bag.

03/30/2015

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

N.Y. State Budget Agreement Includes Education, Ethics Reforms; Eliminates Minimum Wage Hike

The New York state budget agreement struck Monday did not include a minimum wage hike or property tax relief, but it did include a new tax cut for luxury yachts.

03/30/2015