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An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Hit, Killed By Cement Truck In Astoria, Queens

A man was struck and killed by a cement truck Wednesday in Astoria, Queens.

10/29/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in 13 bank robberies in three boroughs. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Connected To 13 Bank Robberies In 3 Boroughs

Police on Wednesday released a new photo of a suspect now wanted in 13 bank robberies, from Lower Manhattan to the Bronx and Queens.

08/07/2014

Firefighters prepare to enter the Macy's Herald Square store on Oct. 25, 2013. Heavy smoke forced the store's evacuation, but no injuries were reported.

Investigators Probe Fire That Prompted Evacuation Of Macy’s Flagship

The iconic Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square reopened Saturday morning, as an investigation into a fire at the store continued.

10/26/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Robber Slams Into Cop, Cyclist Before Ditching Car And Running

A suspected robber trying to escape in a car ran over a police officer and slammed into a bicyclist early Saturday, and ultimately ditched the car and got away after plowing into a dry cleaners in Kips Bay.

06/08/2013

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Bridal Gowns New And Used Up For Sale To Fight Cancer

The busy summer wedding season is just about here, and on Sunday, brides-to-be were getting a bargain on gowns while also helping the fight against cancer.

05/19/2013

Nick Porto, Kevin Atkins

Attack On Gay Couple Near Madison Square Garden Investigated As Hate Crime

Police have launched a hate crime investigation, following a broad daylight attack on a gay couple this past weekend on busy Eighth Avenue just steps from Madison Square Garden.

05/06/2013

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

7 Injured In Fire In Astoria, Queens

Seven people were injured late Sunday afternoon when a fire broke out in an Astoria, Queens apartment building.

04/14/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Days, 5 Deaths Or Injuries On Subway

Another person was struck and killed on a subway train Friday night, bringing the total number of subway accidents up to five for just this week.

02/23/2013

33rd Street Robbery

Police Seek Robber Who Impersonated Cop Near Penn Station

Police on Tuesday were asking for help form from the public in finding a man who impersonated a police officer as he robbed another man near Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.

02/19/2013

NYC subway

Woman Hit, Killed By Subway Train After New Year’s Festivities

A young woman stumbling around on the 34th Street 1-2-3 line subway platform fell onto the tracks and was killed by a train, following New Year’s festivities early Tuesday.

01/01/2013

Lower Manhattan without power (Jen Fowler/Facebook)

Officials: Power In Manhattan Will Return Friday Or Saturday

Power was coming back Wednesday afternoon to some areas toward the southernmost tip Lower Manhattan, but most residents and businesses below Midtown remained in the dark.

CBS New York–10/31/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg marks the beginning of Select Bus service on 34th Street - New York, NY - Nov 14, 2011 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Select Bus Service Begins On 34th Street To Bring Relief

Regular bus riders on the 34th Street corridor will attest to the fact that this is one of the busiest, slowest lines. But now the MTA hopes some relief has arrived.

11/14/2011

Macy's Herald Square (credit: Kristin&Joe via Flickr.com)

Macy’s Herald Square To Get $400 Million Makeover

The company announced Tuesday that its flagship store in Herald Square will undergo a four-year, $400 million renovation beginning next spring.

11/01/2011

A police car is seen in a pedestrian plaza at Times Square - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Touts Times Square Air Quality, With President Clinton In Tow

Rather than budget cuts, a blizzard fiasco and the need to dump his schools chancellor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had good news on Wednesday: he said the air is cleaner in Times Square since he banned cars.

04/13/2011

West 34th Street - New York, NY - Mar 3, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Bloomberg Administration Revising Traffic, Pedestrian Mall Plan For 34th Street

Having turned Times Square, Union Square and Herald Square into pedestrian malls, the plan would have turned the 34th Street plaza into a large pedestrian mall, with cars and trucks banned between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

03/03/2011

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