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Scene of accident on UWS that killed 61-year-old Jean Chambers. (Credit: CBS 2)

UWS Residents Call For Change After Another Pedestrian Fatally Struck

A pedestrian was hit and killed on the Upper West Side Thursday in the same neighborhood as several other accidents this year.

07/11/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Killed By SUV On Upper West Side

Jean Chambers was struck around 11 a.m. at the intersection of West 95th Street and West End Avenue by a 2004 Ford Explorer as its driver made a left turn, police said.

07/10/2014

Israelis hold Israeli flags along the road of the funeral procession of Gilad Shaer, 16, on July 1, 2014 in Hashmonaim settelment, West Bank. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

As Israel Buries Teens And World Mourns, Airstrikes Target Hamas

Hundreds of people participated in separate memorial services in the hometowns of the three teens — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel ahead of a joint funeral.

07/01/2014

Williams Residence on 95th Street and West End Avenue (Credit: CBS 2)

UWS Senior Citizens Oppose Plan To Relocate Residence To East Harlem

Some Upper West Side senior citizens claim they’re being forced from their homes at the Williams Residence on 95th Street and West End Avenue.

06/17/2014

Alexander Imich

World’s Oldest Man Dies In New York City

The world’s oldest man, a retired chemist and parapsychologist, died in New York City this past weekend.

06/09/2014

A Citi Bike user pedals off from a bicycle station in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Cops On UWS Cracking Down On Law Breaking Bike Riders

Police on the Upper West Side have been cracking down on bike riders who are running red lights, riding on sidewalks, and those who ride on the wrong side of the street.

05/27/2014

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources To CBS 2: Cabbie Won’t Be Charged In Accident That Killed Cooper Stock, 9

The driver of the cab that struck and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock on the Upper West Side this past winter will not face criminal charges, sources told CBS 2.

05/22/2014

After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade Project

Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.

05/19/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars With Board Games

Connect Four, Apples To Apples and Sorry! aren’t just for kids. Check out NYC’s best bars with board games the next time you’re feeling competitive.

05/19/2014

Scene of slashing on Upper West Side on May 17, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: 2 Women Slashed On Upper West Side Street

According to police, a woman had attacked the pair at Amsterdam Avenue and 88th Street around 3:30 p.m.

05/17/2014

UWS Package Theft Suspect Arrest

CBS 2 Exclusive: Neighbor Steps In After String Of Package Thefts On UWS

Surveillance cameras captured a man stealing packages seconds after a delivery on the Upper West Side, and one neighbor decided he had to take action.

05/15/2014

Cooper's Troopers

Classmates Assemble New Library In Memory Of Boy Killed By Cab On UWS

Building a library is no easy task, but a group of Upper West Side students plan to do just that – for free.

05/08/2014

Parents protest a construction project on the Upper West Side on May 8, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Parents, Students Protest Planned Construction Of 20-Story Tower Near UWS Elementary School

Demonstrators came out in force Thursday morning to protest plans to construct a 20-story nursing home tower less than 50 feet from P.S. 163 on West 97th 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

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Come Together To Honor Cooper Stock, 9, Killed In UWS Crash

Four months after a taxi cab crash killed a nine-year-old boy his family, friends, and even strangers have come together to honor his memory.

05/04/2014

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