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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

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

Man Struck, Injured By Squad Car On Upper West Side

A man was in serious but stable condition after being struck by a police car on the Upper West Side on Sunday.

04/13/2014

Kang Chun Wong

No Prosecution For 84-Year-Old UWS Man Ticketed For Jaywalking

An 84-year-old Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking will not face prosecution.

04/09/2014

76th Street Fire

Major Fire Breaks Out At Upper West Side Brownstone

An extra-alarm fire was raging Thursday evening in a brownstone on the Upper West Side.

03/20/2014

Police on the scene of a stabbing on the Upper West Side on March 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Son Charged In Upper West Side Stabbing Of Mother, Father

A man has been charged with murder and assault after a stabbing Tuesday morning on the Upper West Side that left his father dead and mother injured, police said.

03/18/2014

Kang Chun Wong

Elderly Upper West Side Man Ticketed For Jaywalking Appears In Court

An elderly Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking appeared in court on Wednesday. Kang Chun Wong, 84, showed up in court with his family to sign his traffic ticket.

03/12/2014

Ariel Russo Place (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Street Renamed In Memory Of UWS Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4

West 97th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway was renamed “Ariel Russo Place” on Monday.

03/10/2014

The dog pictured is not the one that was recently tattooed (Credit: Clip Art)

New York Assemblywoman Rosenthal Pushes Law To Ban Tattooing Animals

Tattooing or piercing an animal falls under New York’s animal cruelty statutes, however, it is not explicitly illegal.

03/07/2014

UWS Rescued Cat

CBS 2 Exclusive: 23 Cats Rescued From Squalid Apartment On UWS

Nearly two dozen cats were rounded up on the Upper West Side Thursday night, and the rescuers were shocked to see so many animals overrunning a single apartment.

03/06/2014

Upper West Side Protest Sign

Protesters Cover NYPD Signs Urging Pedestrian Safety On Upper West Side

Signs of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.

03/04/2014

Stonehenge Village on the Upper West Side has opened a new gym that is only open to market-rate tenants. (Credit: Danny Perry/DNAInfo)

Rent-Stabilized UWS Residents Furious Over Market Rate Only Gym

Some rent-stabilized tenants in an Upper West Side building were furious this week, after a gym opened up in their building and they were told they were forbidden from using it.

02/25/2014

Upper West Side Cell Tower

Upper West Side Residents Frustrated As 911 Calls Are Bounced To New Jersey

Concerns have arisen on the Upper West Side, as some residents have said they have been running into issues calling 911. As CBS 2’s Don Champion reported, the callers have found themselves connected to dispatchers across the Hudson River in New Jersey.

02/24/2014

Gwen White, Marjorie Stern and Lanijah Rodriguez (L-R) at A Time For Children boutique on the Upper West Side (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: An Uptown Boutique Helps At-Risk Teens Succeed

A Time For Children on Amsterdam Avenue at 84th Street is full of games, toys, puzzles, books and clothes. But the owner of the boutique doesn’t make a penny and she employs troubled teens to arm them with skills for the future.

02/18/2014

David Scalza created these sculptures to try to get people happier about winter on the Upper West Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Winter-Weary New Yorkers To Mother Nature: ‘No More Please’

If you are exhausted from all the cold and snow, you are not alone. Many have said enough is enough, and are dreaming about spring.

02/12/2014

This chow chow was tied up and left in the cold next to an Upper West Side animal hospital. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Man Abandons Dog In Freezing Cold On Upper West Side

Surveillance video captured a man tying the chow chow to a store gate before walking away while making the sign of the cross.

02/11/2014

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