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Alex Silverman

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New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Panel Orders 4 To Testify

A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee’s probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.

23 hours ago

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WCBS 880: #MyNYPD Twitter Hashtag Backfires, Gets Flooded With Images Of Police Brutality

A NYPD social media effort backfired horribly Tuesday when Twitter users began posting photos of apparent police brutality.

04/22/2014

Crowds line up at the New York State Pavilion on April 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Show Up To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of ‘World’s Fair’

They lined up by the thousands, just like they poured onto the grounds on this day back in 1964. They carried their World’s Fair identification cards, and so many memories.

04/22/2014

A makeshift memorial at the scene of a deadly fire in Far Rockaway. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Neighbors Question Ambulance Response Time In Deadly Far Rockaway Fire

The blaze broke out Saturday night just before midnight at a home on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway. Four-year-old Jai’Launi Tinglin and his 4-year-old half-sister, Aniya, were killed.

04/21/2014

A group has been working to restore the New York State Pavilion, which opened as part of the World's Fair in 1964. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Life For New York State Pavilion At 50th Anniversary of World’s Fair

As the 50th anniversary of the historic fair will be marked Tuesday, John Piro and others have been working to return the pavilion to its former glory.

04/20/2014

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

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NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim Communities

The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.

04/15/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio was surrounded by elected officials and advocates for interns as he signed a bill protecting interns April 15, 2014, at City Hall. (credit: Ed Reed for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Signs Law Protecting Interns From Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city’s Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.

04/15/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting that wounded Gama Droiville, 13 (inset) in Brooklyn on Monday, April 14. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD/Droiville Family)

Teen Hospitalized In Stable Condition Following Flatbush Shooting

The boy was with his aunt at around noon on Beverley Road and Flatbush Avenue when the shooting took place.

04/14/2014

Building service workers march down Fifth Avenue ahead of vote to authorize strike (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Building Service Workers Reach Tentative Labor Deal To Avoid Strike

The deal announced Friday by Local 32BJ of the Service Employees Union and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations will provide raises of 11.3 percent over four years.

04/11/2014

Iana Darlington

Family: Girl, 13, Has Been Missing From Ridgefield, N.J. Home Since Tuesday

A 13-year-old girl from Bergen County, N.J. has been missing since Tuesday morning, and her family was getting desperate a day and a half later.

04/09/2014

Police with two people in handcuffs after lockdown at West Caldwell, NJ school (CBS 2)

No Weapon Found After Essex Valley School In West Caldwell, NJ Placed On Lockdown

A student told a member of the school staff that another student at the school had a gun, police said.

04/09/2014

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Brooklyn Law School Plans To Cut Tuition By 15 Percent

The cost of an education seems like it’s rising by the minute, but one law school in New York City is lowering tuition.

04/03/2014

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Prosecutors Add Charge Against Teen Who Climbed 1 World Trade Center

A New Jersey teenager who climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center will be assessed in a program for youthful offenders.

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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