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Pumpkin The Horse

New Calls For Carriage Horse Ban After Horse Runs Loose In Central Park

Animal rights groups have stepped up their calls to ban carriage horses following an incident in Central Park.

06/10/2014

Horse Carriage Hits Cab

Runaway Horse Drags Carriage Around Central Park, Hits Cab

A carriage horse broke loose from its reins from and ran around Central Park Monday afternoon, only stopping when the carriage got caught in the door of a taxi.

06/09/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Eight Injured In Multi-Vehicle West Side Highway Crash

The crash took place on the northbound side near 59th Street. It was not clear whether pot holes played a role in the accident but one vehicle had suffered obvious axle damage.

02/16/2014

B Train Robbery Suspects

Police Search For Suspects In Midtown Subway Robbery

Police on Wednesday asked the public to help them find two suspects who allegedly attacked and robbed a man on a subway train back in September.

12/04/2013

Subway stabbing victim Heather Burke shows wounds to her arm, shoulder. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Randomly Attacked On Subway: ‘Just Grateful I’m Alive’

Heather Burke was taking the subway to work when she was violently slashed as the train pulled into the 59th Street and Lexington Avenue station.

07/11/2013

Police on the scene of a stabbing at the 59th Street & Lexington Avenue subway station on Monday, July 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Custody After Women Attacked On No. 6 Train

Two women were rushed to the hospital after being attacked Monday at a subway station in Midtown.

07/08/2013

FDNY Fire Truck (file / credit: Getty Images)

Central Park South Apartment Fire Leaves 5 Injured

Three firefighters and two others were injured Saturday morning in a fire at the home of a hoarder on Central Park South.

06/22/2013

Ravenia Matos-Davis

Woman In Court To Answer To Charges Of Attacking Police Dog

A Queens woman was arraigned Wednesday on charges that she kicked and injured a police dog, as an officer tried to arrest her following a fight on a subway platform.

06/19/2013

Officer Vincent Tieniber And Bear

Woman Accused Of Attacking Police Dog While Being Handcuffed

An NYPD K-9 Unit dog was attacked by a woman as an officer arrested her on a subway platform Tuesday.

06/18/2013

Downtown 6 Train subway platform at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue - March 7, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Man Stable After Being Slashed On Midtown Subway Platform

Police are hunting for the man who slashed someone on the subway platform at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.

03/07/2013

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Not The Best Day To Drive In NYC As Street Fairs And Block Parties Cause Traffic

Tri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.

06/09/2012

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images, FILE)

Manhole Fire In Midtown Creates Traffic Mess, Causes Outages

The fire erupted on 59th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue and was later extinguished. Traffic in the area is back to normal and power is expected to be restored sometime Friday night for affected customers.

01/27/2012