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FILE - A Happy Meal at McDonald's. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

City Councilman Introduces ‘Healthy Happy Meal’ Bill To Ban Toys In Certain Kids’ Meals

The measure would ban fast food restaurants from offering free toys and other incentives with kids meals if the food served contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of sodium.

08/21/2014

Violet, the 92-year-old woman from Bellport who helped Suffolk Police nab two men who allegedly posed as chimney cleaners and burglarized her home. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Men Posing As Chimney Cleaners Burglarize Elderly LI Woman’s Home

Police have arrested two men who they said pretended to be chimney cleaners and burglarized the home of a 92-year-old Long Island woman.

08/21/2014

David Jordan, 11, talks to CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan after he was burned upon falling into tar near his Islip, Long Island home. His family is suing the Town of Islip. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Suing Town Of Islip After Boy Is Burned By Hot Tar On Street

A mother claimed Thursday afternoon that her 11-year-old son fell into hot tar on their Long Island neighborhood street that was being repaved.

08/21/2014

FILE -- Members of New York's Sikh community gather. (credit: Getty Images)

Assembly Bill Would Allow Sikhs To Serve In Police, Other Government Jobs

The proposal comes after a Sikh man was allegedly run over last month by a truck driver yelling hateful comments.

08/21/2014

NJ TRANSIT bus (file/credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit To Make Changes After Data Shows Bus Lateness

The information comes from NJ Transit’s new computerized system for tracking buses. Previously, the agency relied on workers at six major terminals to record when buses departed.

08/21/2014

Sandy-ravaged Islip Beach officially reopened Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce the new boardwalk and shore-front restaurant. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sandy-Ravaged Islip Beach Back, Stronger Than Ever

The rebuilding of Sandy-ravaged Islip Beach is finally complete with the reopening of its new shore-front restaurant and more durable boardwalk.

08/21/2014

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Filmmaker Testifies In Brooklyn About Suicide Bombing At Tel Aviv Bar

Joshua Faudem testified that he had just worked a shift as a bartender at Mike’s Place in April 2003 when a suicide bomber struck.

08/21/2014

Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Toddler Hot Car Death In Ridgefield, Conn., Ruled Homicide

There was no immediate word from the state’s attorney’s office on whether the boy’s father, Kyle Seitz, will be charged.

08/21/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Donates $1 Million To Foundation That Gives Homes To Veterans

Frank Siller, who heads the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, said the “smart homes” are going to veterans who have suffered catastrophic wounds.

08/21/2014

A sketch of a suspect in the robbery of two men in Central Park on Aug. 18 and 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Central Park Visitors On Alert After 2 Robberies

An intense search is underway for a man police said went on a violent robbery spree in Central Park.

08/21/2014

FILE -- This gun was used in an Upper East Side pharmacy robbery in May 2014, police said. (credit: NYPD)

City Council Bill Would Make Gun Offender Registry Public

The bill would also allow people to sign up for monthly emails to update them when gun offenders move into your neighborhood, officials said.

08/21/2014

John Calipari (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Mike Francesa, Kentucky Coach John Calipari Go At It On The Air

Francesa emphasized that Calipari is a masterful motivator and recruiter. He did say, however, that there are better X’s and O’s coaches in college basketball.

08/21/2014

A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Gets $800M In Bank Of America Settlement

New York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

08/21/2014

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#TBT Mike-i-Mation: They Stink! The Mets Stink! (2012)

CBS Radio presents this slice of gold from the vaults of WFAN: Francesa RIPPING the poor Mets after they got swept by the Rockies in a four-game series in 2012.

08/21/2014