Marcia Kramer

With the rising temperatures, New Yorkers are seeing more and more homeless on the streets. (Photo: CBS2)

NYC Police Union Urges Officers To Take Pictures Of Quality-Of-Life Offenders

The Sergeants Benevolent Association is launching a new initiative to combat quality-of-life issues.

08/10/2015

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump (R) and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (L) arrive on stage for the Republican presidential primary debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Republican Candidates Square Off In First Presidential Debate

A combative Donald Trump jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign with his brash, confrontational comments, but the event also served as a reminder that the race still remains leaderless and unsettled.

08/07/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Sources: White House May Be Out To Injure Sen. Schumer For Iran Nuke Pact Stance

Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he “profoundly disagrees” with the reasoning behind decisions by two prominent Democratic lawmakers to vote against the nuclear deal he negotiated with Iran.

08/07/2015

This man passed out in Harlem on Wednesday. Aug. 5, and paramedics said he was high on synthetic marijuana, or K2. (Credit: CBS2)

‘NYC Safe’ Mental Health Initiative Unveiled As Part Of Plan To Combat Homelessness

Don’t expect the mayor’s “NYC Safe” initiative to magically make the homeless disappear from the streets. It may only affect several hundred.

08/06/2015

With the rising temperatures, New Yorkers are seeing more and more homeless on the streets. (Photo: CBS2)

Residents Demand Mayor, City Take Action On Synthetic Marijuana Use

Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to reveal his plan to deal with the homeless and mentally ill on Thursday, and the night before, two neighborhoods that strongly supported the mayor said help cannot come soon enough.

08/05/2015

A homeless man said to be on synthetic marijuana was seen on video howling and acting irrationally. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton: Synthetic Marijuana Gives Homeless Users ‘Superhuman Strength,’ Makes Them ‘Impervious To Pain’

The NYPD is sounding the alarm about a synthetic drug, saying it is favored by the homeless. It makes people irrational, impervious to pain and very dangerous.

08/04/2015

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams with a coffin at Borough Hall on Aug. 3, 2015 to denounce gun violence. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NYC Activists Demand Action After 10 Shootings Leave 3 Dead, 22 Wounded Over Weekend

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was among those speaking out Monday against the rash of shootings that took place over the weekend.

08/03/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

Exclusive: NYPD To Hunt For Drones During Pope Francis’ Visit In The Fall

Part of the plan to keep Pope Francis safe during his New York City visit is to create a safety net so tight that hundreds of thousands of rush hour commuters might need divine intervention to get home.

07/31/2015

Potholes

Comptroller: NYC Paid $138 Million In Settlements Related To Pothole Damage, Injuries

Manhattan’s Third Avenue, Second Avenue and Broadway led the the way in trip and fall claims related to potholes between 2010 and 2015.

07/30/2015

Homeless man bathes in Columbus Circle fountain (Credit: Ken Frydman)

Exclusive: Photos Show Homeless Man Taking Bath In Columbus Circle Fountain

It was a shocking scene at one of the city’s most visited landmarks.

07/29/2015

Donald and Ivana Trump in 1989 (Photo credit: SWERZEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Adviser Apologizes For ‘You Cannot Rape Your Spouse’ Comment

Donald Trump’s top adviser is under fire over comments he made while defending the Republican presidential candidate from a decades-old rape accusation.

07/28/2015

The homeless have been more noticeable on the streets of New York City so far this summer. (Photo: CBS2)

CBS2 Demands Answers From Mayor On New York City’s Homeless Crisis

With a recent spike in violence by the homeless, the mayor has vowed to get more aggressive with aggressive street people. But why are there more people living on the streets?

07/27/2015

Jonathan Pollard

Sources: U.S. Preparing To Release Convicted Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard

The former U.S. Navy intelligence analyst was convicted of espionage for giving classified documents to his Israeli handlers.

07/24/2015

FILE -- An Uber vehicle is viewed in Manhattan on July 20, 2015.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio On Uber Deal: There Will Be Rules

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio cleared the air Thursday about his administration’s surprise deal with ride-hailing service Uber.

07/23/2015

The Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg (bottom-top) Bridges are seen in New York City - Jul 1, 2007 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Considers Once-Dead East River Bridges Toll Plan

If you thought this plan had left the station, well, it just rode the rails back from oblivion.

07/22/2015

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