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Parks enforcement patrol officers catch a group of teens trespassing on the New York State Pavilion Astro-Towers at Flushing-Meadows Corona Park. (Credit: New York City Parks Advocates)

Advocates Call For Action After Teens Scale Queens World’s Fair Astro-Towers Again

Once again, four teenagers have found their way to the top of the long-shuttered and decaying Astro-Towers at the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

04/16/2015

Jose Marti Park in Union City. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010WINS)

Obama Announces Plan To Remove Cuba From List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism

President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.

04/14/2015

Liana Barrientos (Credit: Facebook)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Alleged Serial Bride Of 10 Husbands Arrested Just After Leaving Court

Never a bridesmaid, always a bride. The Bronx DA charged 39-year-old Liana Barrientos claiming that she was married 10 times since 1999 without divorcing some of her previous husbands.

04/10/2015

Taxi and Limousine Commission investigators conducted a sting targeting illegal cabs at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday, April 9. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Undercover With TLC On Sting Targeting Illegal Taxis At Airports

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission is cracking down on illegal taxis at the airports – with cabbies that are allegedly ripping off unsuspecting tourists and that sometimes are not even licensed.

04/09/2015

Keyshawn Brown (Photo: NYPD)

Teen Charged In Connection With Metal On Tracks Subway ‘C’ Train Incident

The NYPD apprehended a teenage suspect Tuesday afternoon in connection to a scary incident that stopped a subway train last week.

04/07/2015

The Pearl River Mart has announced plans to close its SoHo store due to a rent hike. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS via Twitter)

Famed ‘Pearl River Mart’ To Close Doors, Go Online In Face Of Looming Rent Hike

The famous ‘Pearl River Mart’ an affordable home goods store is shutting down its three level SoHo store in the face of a five-fold rent hike.

04/07/2015

The Periscope app lets anyone become a live broadcaster via a Twitter feed. (Credit: CBS2)

Periscope App Lets Anyone Broadcast Live, But Experts Say Abuse Is A Threat

The new Periscope app lets anyone be a live broadcaster to the world using a Twitter feed to stream live video.

04/03/2015

Thieves took safe deposit boxes from the vault at this Santander Bank branch in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Safe Deposit Boxes Stolen From Vault At Bensonhurst Bank

In a most unusual theft in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, someone broke into a bank in the middle of the night and stole safe deposit boxes from inside a vault.

04/02/2015

A recent dispute inside the Mahwah town council between members and the mayor got heated. (Photo: CBS2)

Sparks Fly As Mahwah, N.J. Council Members Battle Over Termination Of Town Employee

There were fireworks last week at a town council meeting in New Jersey over the firing of a longtime town employee. He was eventually reinstated, after an angry obscenity-filled rant from one of the council members.

03/27/2015

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AAA Report: Yonkers Failing To Provide Adequate Info About City’s Red Light Cameras

A report from AAA claims Yonkers is not adequately explaining why and how the cameras are helping while it collects millions in fines.

03/27/2015

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Cyberbullying Expert: Don’t Engage Harassers, Report Them For Consequences

Actress Ashley Judd this week became the latest celebrity to fight back against cyberbullies who have threatened her with what has been summed up in hashtag form as #OnlineGenderViolence.”

03/20/2015

The Astro-Towers at the New York State Pavilion, constructed for the 1964 World's Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Teens In Trouble After Climbing To Top Of Old Queens World’s Fair Astro-Towers

Two teenagers were in trouble Thursday night, after making a dangerous climb inside a Queens landmark – the Astro-Towers on the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

03/20/2015

New York Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese (L) presents a soccer ball to Cuba National Team Coach Walter Benitez during an event on March 16, 2015 in New York to announce their upcoming match to be played in Havana this June. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Cosmos To Play Against Cuba’s National Team In Havana

Team chairman Seamus O’Brien said the opportunity to play Cuba’s national team in Havana is something that happened naturally.

03/16/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Service In East Harlem Marks Anniversary Of Deadly Gas Blast

A memorial service Thursday is commemorating the one-year anniversary of a gas explosion in East Harlem that leveled two buildings and killed eight people.

03/12/2015

FILE - A Ferret walks on a leash. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Board Of Health Rules To Keep Ban On Ferrets As Pets In NYC

The city Board of Health decided Tuesday to maintain a long-standing prohibition on keeping the animals as pets. The vote was 3-2 to lift the ban but needed six votes to pass. There were three abstentions.

03/10/2015

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