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Some Brooklyn Residents Seek Ban On Grilling In Prospect Park

Grilling is currently only allowed in designated spots, but some people want it moved farther away from residential areas.

06/29/2014

FILE: Animal shelter.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Rally In Support Of Shelter Worker Accused Of Putting Dangerous Dogs Up For Adoption

Relatives, friends, and co-workers rallied in support of a pet shelter worker who has been accused of secretly putting dangerous dogs up for adoption.

06/29/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 29:  Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on June 29, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Alvarez Goes Deep, Pirates Sink Colon, Mets 5-2

Pedro Alvarez homered and drove in three runs and Edinson Volquez pitched six shutout innings Sunday to propel the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 victory over the New York Mets.

06/29/2014

Avicii performs at Ovation Hall at Revel Resort & Casino on June 16, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  (Photo by Tom Briglia/Getty Images for Revel)

Barclays Center Steps Up Security Screenings For Avicii Show

When Avicii took the stage, he performed for a big crowd of fans who were checked and double-checked at the doors.

06/28/2014

A boater who was pulled from the water near the Throgs Neck Bridge on Friday night, has died. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fisherman Dies After Being Pulled From Water Off City Island

Shortly before midnight, the NYPD Harbor Unit responded to a call of a man in the water near the Long Island Sound and the Stepping Stone Lighthouse.

06/28/2014

Charles Riehl being led away in handcuffs (Credit: CBS 2)

Homeless Man Arrested In Connection With Series Of Long Island Bank Robberies

A homeless man has been arrested in connection with a series of bank robberies on Long Island.

06/28/2014

Luis Suarez of Uruguay and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy react after a clash during the World Cup Group D match at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Suarez Tells FIFA Panel That He Lost Balance, Bite Was Not Deliberate

Luis Suarez told FIFA’s disciplinary panel that he did not deliberately bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.

06/28/2014

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Salary Cap Bumped Up To $69 Million For 2014-15 Season

The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association say the salary cap for the 2014-15 season is going up to $69 million after a year of record revenues.

06/28/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney discusses a new initiative aimed at keeping kids out of tanning beds. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Rep. Maloney Launches Initiative To Keep Minors Out Of Tanning Beds

On Saturday, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joined health officials in announcing a new initiative that would establish a nationwide ban on the use of tanning beds by those who are less than 18-years-old.

06/28/2014

Flowers mark the grave site of slain NYPD officer Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYPD Officer Slain In Sicily In Century Old Mafia Cold Case Honored With Special Ceremony

Prayers were said and thanks were offered to the Italian police who kept the investigation, into the death of Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino, open.

06/28/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Queens Village Man Allegedly Threatened To Blow Up Several Police Precincts

The 30-year-old was upset over summonses that he received so he called 911 and said that he had a bomb strapped around him and was going to blow up precincts in Nassau County and Queens, according to prosecutors.

06/28/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: Scammers Are Using Distraction Burglaries To Rip-Off The Elderly

As Nassau County Police Chief Kevin Smith explained, perpetrators have been arriving at homes claiming to work for a gas or water company and requesting permission to come inside to check on a problem.

06/28/2014

A volunteer packs a bag of food stuffs for waiting people at the Yorkville Common Pantry in Harlem (file/Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Advocates Say City Hunger Problem Is Reaching Crisis Levels

New York City’s hunger problem is now a crisis, according to those who work with people who need help.

06/28/2014

The Fancy Food Show is set to open in New York on Sunday. (Credit: CBS 2)

A Tasty Preview Of The Fancy Food Show, North America‚Äôs Largest Specialty Food Exhibition

Exhibitors have come from around the world to the tri-state area to show New Yorkers what’s next in the world of food.

06/28/2014