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A fire broke out on the afternoon of Friday, March 21, in the Manhattan Municipal Building. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Fire Breaks Out In Manhattan Municipal Building

A small fire broke out late Friday afternoon in the Manhattan Municipal Building.

03/21/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Brooklyn Man Charged In Rape In Chinatown

A Brooklyn man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in her bedroom in Chinatown.

03/20/2014

An Israeli flag. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Proposal To Draft Strictly Religious Citizens Into Army

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews filled the streets in lower Manhattan on Sunday to protest Israel’s proposal to draft strictly religious citizens into its army.

03/09/2014

Canal Street Fire

4 Injured When Fire Rips Through Canal Street Building

An extra-alarm fire in a building in Lower Manhattan left four people injured early Saturday.

03/01/2014

Chen Zhibin, Yun Wei Huang

Couple Busted For Allegedly Selling Knockoff Handbags, Jewelry

Authorities conducted a major bust of counterfeit bags, watchers and sunglasses Wednesday afternoon at a small store in Lower Manhattan.

01/15/2014

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Keep An Eye On The Sky For Low-Flying Helicopter In Lower Manhattan

The New York Police Department says a film production company is using a helicopter in lower Manhattan Wednesday.

11/20/2013

Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

New York Bound Holland Tunnel To Shut For Emergency Response Drill

An annual emergency response drill will cause closures on the New York bound side of the Holland Tunnel on Sunday morning.

11/16/2013

Lower Manhattan Jewelry Store Robbery

Search On For 2 Suspects Who Smashed Glass Counters, Stole From Jewelry Store

A search was under way Monday night for the thieves who smashed through the counters of a jewelry store in Lower Manhattan.

10/28/2013

Citi Bike station (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Judge Rules In Favor Of Citi Bike Docking Station At Lower Manhattan Park

Friends of Petrosino Square and others argued the station should’ve been shifted to an on-street car-parking area across the street. They also said the station disrupted an area dedicated for public art.

10/24/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: Police Searching For 2 Men Who Parachuted Into Lower Manhattan

Security personnel at the scene reported the duo landing by the Goldman Sachs building and the Conrad Hotel near the intersection of West and Vesey streets around 3:07 a.m.

09/30/2013

Bloomberg speaks to the Downtown Alliance (credit: NYC Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Says Era Of ‘Post-9/11 Uncertainty’ Is Over

When Bloomberg took office in January 2002, the World Trade Center site was still smoldering and there was doubt the city could recover. He says now the era of “post-9/11 uncertainty” is over.

09/12/2013

AT&T Tweet

AT&T Pulls Tweet Showing Smartphone With 9/11 Memorial

AT&T elected Wednesday to take down a Twitter post showing smartphone snapping a photo of the “Tribute in Light” memorial to the 9/11 attacks.

09/11/2013

A West Village man says his neighbor's renovations are ruining his historic house. (Credit CBS 2)

Renovation Pits Neighbor Against Neighbor In The West Village

Neat and tidy townhouses turned chaotic when a new owner began an aggressive renovation on West 4th Street where millionaires live next to billionaires.

08/23/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a partial building collapse and fire in Lower Manhattan on Thursday, July 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Explosion Leads To Partial Collapse Of Building In Chinatown

Of the injuries, three were listed in critical condition, suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, EMS told WCBS 880. The firefighters’ injuries were listed as minor.

07/11/2013

Water Main Break (credit: CBS 2)

Water Main Break Causes Flooding In Lower Manhattan

A street collapsed in the Two Bridges section of Lower Manhattan early Saturday, after a water main break outside the Alfred E. Smith Houses public housing development.

07/06/2013

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