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Average Sales Price Of Manhattan Apartment Reaches Record High Of $1.87 Million

It’s going to cost you a lot of green to buy a home in Manhattan.

07/01/2015

Pedestrians were struck after an accident in Brooklyn on July 1, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 Pedestrians Hurt After Cars Crash In Brooklyn

The accident took place at around 10:30 a.m. at Pennsylvania & Cozine Avenues in East New York.

07/01/2015

Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Credit: Getty Images)

Former NY Sen. Malcolm Smith Gets 7 Years In 2013 NYC Mayoral Election Bribery Scheme

Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith will spend seven years in prison for a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election.

07/01/2015

Sanitation worker Curtis Jackson jumped into action to stop an attempted robbery at this 7-11 store on East 23rd Street and Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS2)

In Case You Missed It: Bronx Biker Attacked, Dangerous Cell Phone Cases & More

Too busy to catch up on all the news? Here’s a recap of some recent stories you may have missed.

07/01/2015

Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his bid for the presidency in the 2016 presidential race during an event at the Trump Tower on the Fifth Avenue on June 16, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

Macy’s Dumps Donald Trump Clothing Line In Response To Comments On Mexican Immigrants

Macy’s is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul’s remarks about Mexican immigrants continues.

07/01/2015

President Obama delivers statement on opening of embassy in Cuba. (credit: CBS2)

Obama Announces Agreement With Cuba To Reopen Embassies

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba was shuttered in 1961.

07/01/2015

FILE - A Styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Ban On Styrofoam Products Takes Effect

As of midnight, Styrofoam products such as trays, cups, plates, clamshell containers and packing peanuts are banned at food service establishments, stores and manufacturers across the five boroughs.

07/01/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

De Blasio Accuses Cuomo Of Hindering City Agenda, Playing Revenge Game

Speaking to reporters at City Hall just before he leaves on a family vacation, de Blasio said he believes the Democratic governors holds substantial influence over the Republican-led Senate’s leadership.

06/30/2015

A cellphone case designed to look at a gun is not popular with police. (Credit: NYPD Queens North Command)

Activist Says Gun-Shaped Phone Cases Could Lead To Deadly Mistakes

There was concern Tuesday night, and calls to take smartphone cases that look like handguns off the street, before someone gets hurt.

06/30/2015

Swarm season means honeybees have been congregating everywhere, in the city and suburbs alike. (Credit: CBS2)

Swarm Season Brings Throngs Of Bees To City, Suburbs Alike

Bees buzz, sting and terrify, and they don’t care if they live in a tree, a country barn, or the walls of a New York City apartment.

06/30/2015

College student David Karnauch took this selfie on an unauthorized section of the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: David Karnauch)

NYPD: Student’s Selfie High On Brooklyn Bridge Was ‘Irresponsible And Illegal’

A college student found his way onto an unauthorized area of the Brooklyn Bridge and took a selfie this past weekend, and police said his actions were “irresponsible and illegal.”

06/30/2015

Sanitation worker Curtis Jackson jumped into action to stop an attempted robbery at this 7-11 store on East 23rd Street and Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS2)

Rookie Sanitation Worker Hailed As Hero For Breaking Up Robbery At Gramercy 7-Eleven

After less than a year on the job, a rookie New York City sanitation worker is being called a hero after stopping a robbery in progress and tackling the suspect to the ground.

06/30/2015

Demonstrators during a rally organized by supporters of the 'Yes' vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament on June 30, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greek voters will decide in a referendum next Sunday on whether their government should accept an economic reform package put forth by Greece's creditors. Greece has imposed capital controls with the banks being closed until the referendum and a daily limit of 60 euros has been placed on cash withdrawals from ATMs. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Investors Rattled Worldwide After Greece Misses $1.8 Billion Loan Payment

Investors around the world were on edge Tuesday night, after Greece missed a crucial payment deadline and became the first developed country to default on a loan to the International Monetary Fund.

06/30/2015

A suspect who police believe fired a gun into the air and struck a window in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Fired Gun Into Air, Struck Window In Fort Greene

Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect who fired a gun in the air several times, and struck an apartment window, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

06/30/2015

Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

06/30/2015