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Scene of police-involved shooting near 96th Street and the FDR Drive (Alice Gainer/CBS 2).

Police: Suspect Shot Dead On UES May Be Serial Pharmacy Robber

It all began with a gunpoint robbery at Health Source Pharmacy, located at 68th-69th Street and Second Avenue, at 1:40 p.m., sources said.

05/16/2014

Bus strikes pedestrian on the Upper East Side on May 8, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Woman Struck, Killed By School Bus On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m. at Second Avenue and 93rd Street.

05/08/2014

Manhattan Store Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Robber Who Held Up Manhattan Stores, Newsstands

Police on Thursday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect in a string of robberies targeting grocery stores, bodegas, newsstands and other businesses around Manhattan.

05/05/2014

Second Avenue Subway

CBS 2 Exclusive: Progress Moves Ahead For Phase One Of Second Avenue Subway

The Second Avenue Subway will mark the first major expansion of the New York City subway system in 50 years. CBS 2’s Andrea Grymes got an exclusive underground look at progress on phase one of the project.

05/01/2014

James Walton is wanted in a string of bank robberies in Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In String Of Manhattan Bank Robberies

Police have identified a suspect in eight bank robberies around Manhattan.

04/15/2014

Beyonce and Joust Chain with the Fiori Pendant (Credit:  Alexa Ray)

Thief Steals $54K Worth Of Items From Upper East Side Jewelry Store With Celebrity Clientele

Police were on the hunt Friday evening for a robbery suspect who targeted an Upper East Side jewelry store that has catered to celebrities, including Beyonce and Kate Winslet.

04/11/2014

Kelly Gordon (credit: LinkedIn)

Boston College Senior Dies After Being Struck By Two Cabs On Upper East Side

Kelly Gordon, 22, of Brielle, N.J. was crossing York Avenue between 84th and 85th streets around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by two yellow cabs.

04/11/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead With Multiple Stab Wounds In UES Apartment

A man was found dead with multiple stab wounds at an Upper East Side apartment Monday evening.

04/01/2014

An Upper East Side man says he came home one day to find his apartment completely cleaned out but it turns out that it was all just a big mistake. (Credit CBS 2)

UES Man Says Management Threw Away Everything In His Apartment By Mistake

An Upper East Side man has filed a lawsuit, claiming that his landlords cleared out all of his personal belongings from his apartment and threw them away – when they were supposed to be cleaning out a different unit.

03/04/2014

David Tarloff (file/credit: CBS 2)

Third Trial Begins For David Tarloff In Meat-Cleaver Murder Of Therapist

Opening statements began Monday in the new murder trial of a man accused of killing a psychotherapist with a meat cleaver on the Upper East Side.

03/03/2014

Firefighters secure the area where a dog was electrocuted by frayed wires on Saturday. (Credit: Peter Gerber)

Dog Electrocuted While Walking Down Lower East Side Street

On Saturday evening, Bella an 11-year-old pit bull mix was being walked back to her building when she began to spasm and stopped moving.

02/16/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Takes Jabs At Bloomberg, Addresses Serious Issues On ‘The Daily Show’

Mayor Bill de Blasio took shots at his predecessor and poked fun at the snow removal complaints on the Upper East Side last month – all while addressing the serious issues he has sought to tackle in office – in an appearance on “The Daily Show” Monday night.

02/04/2014

A car sits in the median along Interstate 75 in icy conditions January 29, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Thousands of motorists were stranded, many overnight, as a winter storm dropped three inches of snow, and ice made driving hazardous. (Photo by Scott Cunninghaml/Getty Images)

Faced With Criticism, Atlanta Mayor Slams NYC Snow Response In Tweet

The mayor of Atlanta slammed New York City’s snow removal efforts this week, after a New Yorker mocked the response in Atlanta to a snowstorm that amounted to 3 inches.

01/29/2014

UES Snow Wed Night

Cleanup Controversy Heats Up As More Snow Coats Tri-State Area

The Sanitation Department said on Friday that its workers were loading 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows and preparing chains for Saturday’s dusting.

01/25/2014

A plow in the Graniteville section of Staten Island on Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Pressed On Why Republican Strongholds Weren’t Plowed Adequately

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is vowing to learn from mistakes made in response to this week’s snowstorm. Several neighborhoods, including the Upper East Side, were not plowed effectively, snarling traffic.

01/24/2014

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