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Appeals Court Says Preservation Commission Has Final Say In Hopper-Gibbons House Addition

Preservationists have won a court battle over a house that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad.

02/26/2015

A federal criminal complaint against three Brooklyn men accused of trying to leave the country to join ISIS. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI: 3 Brooklyn Men Arrested For Attempting To Join ISIS, Plotting Terror Attacks In U.S.

FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.

02/25/2015

Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver outside court with his attorney on FEb. 24, 2015. (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Pleads Not Guilty In Bribery Case

Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s lawyers are asking a judge to throw out a bribery case against him, saying the prosecutor went too far in discussing the case publicly.

02/24/2015

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Takes Over Rebuilding Of Cortlandt Street Subway Station Destroyed On 9/11

The Cortlandt Street No. 1 train station was crushed beneath falling debris from the towers Sept. 11, 2001.

02/24/2015

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Police: Wig-Wearing Bandit Robs Glen Rock, NJ Bank

Authorities say an armed bandit wearing a pink wig robbed a northern New Jersey bank.

02/18/2015

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UWS Veterinary Hospital: Exotic Animals Killed In ‘Horrendous Tragedy’ After Pipe Bursts

The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine said the pipe broke around 6:30 a.m. Monday.

02/17/2015

A surveillance image shows a motorist striking a pedestrian in Astoria, Queens, in May 2014. (credit: CBS2/NYPD)

City Unveils ‘Vision Zero’ Pedestrian Safety Plan For Queens

Polly Trottenberg, commissioner of the city’s Department of Transportation, said efforts will focus on Sunnyside, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Jamaica and Elmhurst.

02/17/2015

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Dress Designer Switches Gears, Helps Create New Ebola Protective Suit

The most unusual outfit to debut at fashion week is one that you probably don’t want to see anyone wearing.

02/16/2015

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Could New York Harbor Ever Freeze Solid?

The shallower East River has frozen more often over the years, most famously in 1867.

02/16/2015

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Mom Sues After Inmate Son Kills Himself At Rikers

Quannell Offley, who died Dec. 3, 2013, just days after using a bedsheet tied from an air vent to commit suicide, needed mental health treatment but was instead ignored, a lawyer for Desdemona Offley said Wednesday.

02/12/2015

Jon Stewart attends "Rosewater" New York Premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on November 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Search Begins To Find Jon Stewart’s Successor At ‘The Daily Show’

“This show doesn’t deserve an even slightly restless host and neither do you,” he told his audience. He said he might depart in July, September or maybe December. He didn’t say what he means to do next.

02/11/2015

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Rookie NYPD Officer Peter Liang Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Akai Gurley

The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.

02/10/2015

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Woman Suing City For $10M After Special-Needs Son Allegedly Punched By Teacher

The teacher, Alexander Perry, accused the boy of cheating, cursed at him and then punched him with a closed fist, prosecutors said.

02/10/2015

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NY Senate Democrats Look To Cap Outside Income For Lawmakers

Under the proposal announced Monday, lawmakers could make about $12,000, or 15 percent of their base salary of $79,500, in outside income.

02/09/2015

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TLC To Let Uber Drivers Return To Street Hails With Yellow Cabs

The Taxi and Limousine Commission has decided to try letting the older cars turn yellow.

02/07/2015

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