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Police are investigating a possible case of "swatting" in Eastchester, New York (Credit: CBS2)

Police Investigating If Report Of Hostage Situation In Eastchester Was Case Of ‘Swatting’

Police had guns drawn and officers were in full protective gear, but they said no one was home.

04/04/2015

First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 2nd Body Found At Site Of East Village Explosion

The body has not been identified or moved, police said. Two men went missing Thursday when an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings on Second Avenue at East Seventh Street.

03/29/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

Search Continues For 2 Missing Men In Rubble From East Village Explosion

The search was under way Saturday for two missing people in the ruins of the explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village earlier this week.

03/28/2015

Newtown bike ride, Team 26 (Credit: @McmahonMorgan)

Newtown Advocates Begin Annual Bike Ride To Washington D.C.

Advocates of tougher measures on gun control are kicking off a third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington.

03/28/2015

Teachers, parents and students gather outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office to protest his education reform plan. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parents, Teachers Line Up To Protest Cuomo’s Education Reform Plan

The bone-chilling weather on Saturday did not stop hundreds of teachers, students and parents from gathering in front of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s East Side office to protest his administration’s education policy.

03/28/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio meets with students at P.S. 130 after making announcement about universal pre-K, Feb. 25, 2014 (credit: Twitter/Bill de Blasio)

Mayor De Blasio Pushes Pre-K Enrollment On First Day Of Sign Ups

On Sunday, New York parents began enrolling their kids in pre-K classes.

03/15/2015

Brian Gewirtz (credit: Handout/1010 WINS' Roger Stern)

Family Of Missing Autistic Man From Brooklyn Hopes For His Safe Return

About 100 volunteers have been canvasing the city, including parks.

03/15/2015

NYCFC fans gather at a bar near Yankee Stadium on March 15, 2015. (credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

Soccer’s Back In The Boroughs: NYCFC Fans Revved Up For Home Debut

New York City has finally gotten its own Major League Soccer team, New York City FC, which began its home opener Sunday against the New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium at 5 p.m.

03/15/2015

President Barack Obama announced a plan to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations on Wednesday, Dec. 17. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuba Travel Services Offering First Direct Charter Flights Since Lifted Travel Ban

Cuba Travel Services said it is offering the first regularly scheduled direct charter flights since President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations.

03/14/2015

Corner of 34th Street and Seventh Avenue (Credit: Derricke Dennis/ 1010 WINS)

Study: Nearly Half Of Pedestrians Distracted While Crossing Busy Manhattan Intersections

The study by William Paterson University says the intersections of 34th Street and Sixth, Seventh and Eighth avenues as well as 42nd Street at Sixth and Eighth avenues are where you will find some of the most distracted pedestrians in the city.

03/14/2015

City Councilman Mark Treyger speaks at a news conference about Superstorm Sandy flood claims on March 1, 2015 in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Officials: Sandy Victims Should Refile Flood Claims After Firms Accused Of Fraud

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Mark Treyger, D-Brooklyn, want a special monitor to be established by the attorney general to review every single case.

03/01/2015

One of the participants in the Climb to the Top race poses on the Rockefeller Center observation tower on March 1, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Racers Climb To The Top Of The Rock To Raise Money For MS Research

Tim Oakes was among those who climbed up the 66 flights of stairs before most people had breakfast.

03/01/2015

Scam callers are claiming to be from the IRS and threatening to have people arrested if they don't pay up. (Credit: CBS 2)

Morris County Prosecutors Warn Of IRS Phone Scam

Prosecutors said an East Hanover resident received a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS.

02/22/2015

State Sens. Marty Golden, Jeff Klein and Diane Savino appear at a news conference Feb. 22, 2015, discussing a law protecting children from sexual offenders. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NY Lawmakers Target Loophole Allowing Sex Offenders To Live Near Pre-K Programs

Klein said some pre-K programs are located in stand-alone facilities. He is sponsoring a bill to cover those in the existing law, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

02/22/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

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