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FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio To Head To England To Address Labour Party On Income Inequality

Mayor Bill de Blasio will be headed to England later this month, to appear as the international speaker at the annual conference for the Labour Party.

09/16/2014

Scene of fatal crash on Tiffany Street in the Bronx on Sept. 16, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Minivan Driver Arrested Following Fatal Crash With Tractor-Trailer In The Bronx

Officials said the driver of the minivan tried to pass an 18-wheeler on Tiffany Street Tuesday morning and cut in too close.

09/16/2014

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Southwest Flight From Chicago Midway To LaGuardia Makes Emergency Landing

A Southwest Airlines flight form LaGuardia Airport to Chicago made an emergency landing Tuesday after an engine warning light came on in the cockpit, an airline spokeswoman said.

09/16/2014

Several federal agencies use the firing range in Islip, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Islip Firing Range Target Of Neighbors’ Criticism

The town of Islip has contracted with federal law enforcement, and residents say the blasts of high-powered rifles lasts from sunrise to sunset seven days a week, an assault on their ears.

09/16/2014

FILE -- A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Formally Approves Deal For Wheelchair-Accessible NYC Taxis

In a release, wheelchair users said accessible taxis will greatly improve their lives.

09/16/2014

The white-wing spotted fruit fly has been ruining blackberry and raspberry crops on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Spotted Wing Fruit Fly Threatens To Devastate N.Y. State Berry Growers

Late-season berries are the bread and butter for many New York farmers. But an invasive species is taking a bite out of their crop and bottom line.

09/16/2014

9/11 Memorial and Museum as seen from Chopper 880, May 7, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

9/11 Museum Reaches Major Milestone

Visitors have come from all 50 states and more than 130 countries.

09/16/2014

East River Skyway Proposal (credit: EastRiverSkyway.com)

Entrepreneur Proposes Aerial Gondolas To Bridge Brooklyn & Manhattan

A Brooklyn entrepreneur has proposed a four-minute ride over the East River with spectacular views.

09/16/2014

A photo of a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on the G Train in Brooklyn on Monday, Sept. 15. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Exposed Himself To Woman On G Train In Brooklyn

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on a subway train in Brooklyn.

09/16/2014

FDNY patches (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Union: FDNY To Promote 2nd Black Woman In Its History To Lieutenant

The union representing female firefighters says Tracy Lewis will be promoted Wednesday.

09/16/2014

The Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated on Tuesday, Sept. 16, after people complained of throat irritation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Strand Bookstore Evacuated After Suspected Pepper Spray Incident

The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.

09/16/2014

A police car is seen in Times Square in August 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

ISIS Message Board Encourages Times Square Attack

The post includes bomb-making instructions and a list of ingredients, even how to pack it with shrapnel, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

09/16/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver In Fatal Hudson River Crash Sentenced To 2 Years

Jojo John pleaded guilty in June to vehicular manslaughter and admitted that he was drunk at the time.

09/16/2014

Gilberto Valle speaks with reporters on July 1, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirator Richard Meltz Gets 10 Years In Prison

The conspiracy went far beyond the internet, the judge said; there were meetings, telephone calls and the purchase of a Taser gun to be used in the kidnappings.

09/16/2014

The alleged ring leader of a bank fraud scheme that affected customers in Westchester County, Orange County, the Bronx, Long Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tellers At Multiple Banks Charged With Stealing From Customers In Fraud Scheme

Prosecutors Tuesday said hundreds of customers at White Plains bank are victims of theft – and the thieves are tellers who allegedly took their money.

09/16/2014

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Stars Bid Farewell To Joan Rivers

Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” and bagpipers played “New York, New York” at Joan Rivers’ funeral Sunday.

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