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Man Slashed With Box Cutter Waiting For Subway On Upper East Side

Police say the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m.

08/16/2014

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Locals Less Than Pleased By Closing Down Of Damrosch Park For Fashion Week

It’s that time of year again when park benches, trees and flowers are removed just north of Lincoln Center to make room for an exhibition space for Fashion Week.

08/16/2014

Witnesses say police officers roped off a portion of Sol Bloom Playground after spraying for bees. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Bee Spraying At Sol Bloom Playground Has Upper West Side Parents Buzzing

Park-goers were concerned on Friday when police in masks sprayed an unknown substance on bushes bordering the Sol Bloom playground on 92nd Street.

08/15/2014

Mario Alejandro holds up that shirt that got him kicked out of Six Flags Great Adventure. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Six Flags Great Adventure Boots Marine For Wearing ‘Offensive’ Shirt

Six Flags Great Adventure has issued an apology to a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who was denied entry to the amusement park over a shirt their policy deems “offensive.”

08/15/2014

Brian Farmer (credit: Handout)

New Jersey Man Charged With Killing His Cousin, Her 10-Year-Old Foster Daughter In Long Branch

A New Jersey man is accused of strangling his cousin and her 10-year-old foster daughter after he was caught taking pornographic photographs of the young girl, authorities said.

08/14/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Bats hang upside down on a tunnel wall at the so-called Ostwall fortification, the former Nazi German defence line near the city of Miedzyrzecz in western Poland, on March 13, 2014. Tens of thousands of the winged mammals hibernate there each year. AFP PHOTO/JANEK SKARZYNSKI (Photo credit should read JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Westchester Residents Encouraged To Trap Bats Found In Homes For Testing

Westchester County health officials are warning residents about the possibility of rabid bats.

08/13/2014

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators march to U.N. headquarters on Aug. 9, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Pro-Palestinian Protesters March To U.N. Headquarters

Later Saturday, a silent protest and candlelight vigil organized as a social media movement aimed at uniting Jews and Arabs was expected to be held in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near U.N. headquarters.

08/09/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs law lowering New York City's speed limit (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Lowering NYC Speed Limit To 25 MPH

A city website said about 4,000 New Yorkers are seriously injured and more than 250 are killed each year in car accidents.

08/09/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Stabbed In Neck, Killed In Broad Daylight In East Harlem

A man was stabbed in the neck and killed in broad daylight in Marcus Garvey Park in East Harlem on Friday.

08/08/2014

From left, Ali Muhammad Brown, Jeremy Villagran and Eric Williams (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

3 Charged In Connection With Shooting Death Of College Student In West Orange

Three suspects have been charged in connection with the death of a college student who was found shot to death in a vehicle in West Orange, authorities said Monday.

08/04/2014

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators gather on 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Midtown (Credit: CBS 2)

Pro-Palestinian Rally Held In Midtown

Demonstrators could be seen lining Seventh Avenue just south of 42nd Street near Times Square. The rally stretched for several blocks.

07/25/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Review Of Officer Training Coming In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.

07/22/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton rallies with the widow and mother of Eric Garner, 43, who died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Furious As Investigation Continues In S.I. Man’s Death In Police Custody

Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.

07/19/2014

Long Island Rail Road riders on Thursday, July 17. (Credit: CBS 2)

Anxiety Over For LIRR Commuters After Strike Is Averted

Commuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.

07/17/2014

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