47th Street

Leon Fenner is wanted in connection with the robbery of a watch store in the Diamond District on 47th Street. (Credit: CBS2/ NYPD)

Second Suspect Arrested In Maryland In Connection With Diamond District Heist

A second suspect was in custody in Maryland Thursday in connection with a heist last month in the Diamond District in Midtown.

12/04/2014

Police investigate after a robbery in the Diamond District on 47th Street on Tuesday, Nov. 11. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

1 Held, 1 Suspect Identified In Diamond District Jewelry Store Robbery

Police say a person of interest was in custody late Monday afternoon, in connection with the brazen robbery of a watch store that prompted police to shut down the Diamond District in Midtown last week.

11/17/2014

Police on the scene of a robbery in the Diamond District on Nov. 11, 2014. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Search On For Men Who Robbed Store In Diamond District

Investigators remained in the famed Diamond District in Midtown late into the night Tuesday, after police say armed robbers boldly tricked their way into a building, robbed a store, and pistol-whipped the owner.

11/11/2014

Two Double Decker Tour Buses Crash In New York's Times Square

No Criminal Charges For Driver In Times Square Tour Bus Crash

The driver of the tour bus involved in a crash in Times Square this past summer will not face criminal charges.

10/21/2014

Food Truck Fight

Food Truck Vendors Pushed Off 47th Street In Midtown

The law has caught up to some Midtown food truck vendors, and it means some New Yorkers will not be able to get their favorite cheap lunches anymore.

09/17/2013

Times Square (credit: AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda)

Ecofest Celebrates 25 Years Of Green Education And Efforts

Ecofest celebrated its 25th anniversary in Times Square Sunday, with an assortment of children’s concerts and performances and some lessons in going green for people of all ages.

08/25/2013

Actress Amanda Bynes appears in court on May 24, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bynes: Drug Charges Are ‘Lies,’ Cop ‘Sexually Harassed Me’

Amanda Bynes on Saturday released a statement via Twitter, claiming a police officer sexually harassed her and touched her inappropriately the night before her arrest, and that the charges that she threw a bong out a window were a “lie.”

05/25/2013

(Photo/Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Multicultural St. Pat’s For All Parade Held In Queens

An early St. Patrick’s Day was held in Queens Sunday, by a group that says the Fifth Avenue Parade set to take to the street in about two weeks is not inclusive.

03/03/2013

Diamond (file / credit: AP)

WCBS 880 Interview: Raffi Stepanian – Diamond Hunter Of 47th Street

We like to bring you the stories of people who’ve found unique ways to make a living. Today, we introduce you to a man who pays the bills with nothing but a pair of tweezers – on his hands and knees.

06/21/2011