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The scene of a horse carriage accident near the Plaza Hotel on April 23, 2014. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Animal Rights Activists Protest NYC Horse Carriages After Accident Near Plaza Hotel

Wednesday’s accident comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio looks to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city and replace them with electric vintage-style vehicles.

10 hours ago

Ceiling-to-floor windows in the former crystal room of Tavern on the Green (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Tavern On The Green Opens Doors After 5-Year Hiatus

The iconic Central Park restaurant reopened after five years Thursday, starting with a ribbon cutting attended by park and city officials.

11 hours ago

Search results on Twitter for the hashtag #MyNYPD

Bratton On NYPD Twitter Backlash: We Won’t Quit Social Media

The NYPD asked Twitter users Tuesday to share pictures of them posing with police officers using the hashtag #MyNYPD, but the responses soon turned ugly.

04/23/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting in a parking lot in Garfield, N.J. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Undercover Police Officer Shot During Drug Sting In Parking Lot Of Garfield Shopping Center

All three suspects are in custody and the gun has been recovered, police said.

04/22/2014

Runners make their way to the finish line during the 118th Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 21, 2014. (Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

High Spirits, Tight Security At 118th Boston Marathon

American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured.

04/21/2014

A makeshift memorial along the Boston Marathon course (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Local Runners Look To Settle Unfinished Business at Boston Marathon

The first Boston Marathon since the bombings will be run Monday. Thirty-six thousand runners are set to compete — 9,000 more than last year.

04/20/2014

Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

04/17/2014

Plaque honoring Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium's Monument Park (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Unveil Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Monument Park

Mandela’s plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs.

04/16/2014

Henry Werner (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Police: Homeless Man Stabbed 2 At Richfield Shopping Center

Police have arrested Henry Werner, 61, who allegedly attacked the victims for no apparent reason.

04/14/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire on Coney Island, Sunday, April 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Charged In Coney Island Blaze That Critically Hurt 2 Cops

Marcell Dockery is charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment, police said. He lives on the 12th floor of the residential high-rise on Surf Avenue where the fire broke out Sunday, police said.

04/07/2014

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file/credit: Comptroller's Office)

NYS Comptroller Report: State Choking On $1.3 Billion In Annual Asthma-Related Costs

The study by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that Medicaid costs related to asthma were $532 million in 2013, an increase of more than 26 percent over five years.

04/04/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Daniel Murphy Takes Criticism Over Paternity Leave In Stride

Murphy singled in his first at-bat of the season Thursday after leaving the Mets for his son’s birth prior to Monday’s opener.

04/03/2014

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250 UPS Drivers In Queens Fired Following Protest

Two hundred and fifty UPS workers were given pink slips after participating in a 90-minute protest last month over the firing of a long-time employee.

04/02/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio reads to children in a prekindergarten class at P.S. 130 in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces 4,200 Additional Pre-K Seats, Urges Parents to Enroll

Mayor Bill de Blasio urged parents to sign their children up for pre-kindergarten as he announced the addition of more than 4,200 brand new full-day pre-K seats across New York City.

04/02/2014

Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Feels Vindicated By Abu Ghaith Conviction In NYC

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he still believes Manhattan is the right place to put the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks on trial, but he won’t revisit the decision.

04/01/2014

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