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Police: Woman Died In Holding Cell While Awaiting Hearing In Mount Vernon

Officials were investigating Monday evening, after a woman died in a holding cell in Mount Vernon after waiting two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest.

07/28/2015

A look at the metal detectors at the Yankee Stadium gates in the Bronx on Opening Day, April 6, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NY State Senator Working On Legislation For Metal Detectors At Theaters, Stadiums And Malls

The move comes amid a string of mass shooting events across the country.

07/28/2015

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer (credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Manhattan Borough President’s Report Finds Problems With Curb Cuts Designed To Help Disabled

They found that just 115, or 9.5 percent, were fully compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

07/28/2015

Power problems cause massive delays at LaGuardia Airport. (Credit: CBS2)

Departures Resume At LaGuardia Terminal C After Power Outage

Delta Air Lines flights are resuming at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal C after an hourslong power outage resulted in dozens of cancellations.

07/24/2015

Crowds cheer as New York board approves $15 minimum wage for fast food workers. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY Board Backs $15 Minimum Wage Hike For Fast-Food Workers

Fast-food workers in New York state may soon be making $15 an hour.

07/22/2015

A YouTube video shows a drone firing a gun. (Photo: CBS News)

Connecticut Teen’s Video Of Gun-Firing Drone Spurs Investigation

The FAA said Tuesday it is investigating whether Austin Haghwout, of Clinton, violated its regulations, which prohibit the careless or reckless operation of a model aircraft.

07/21/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Friend Of Women Killed In Limo Crash Reportedly Backed Out Of Outing At Last Minute

The limo driver, however, told investigators he didn’t see the truck coming when he tried to make the turn along Route 48 in Cutchogue, Spota said.

07/20/2015

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm leaves US District Court in Brooklyn on December 23, 2014. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Former Rep. Michael Grimm Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison For Tax Evasion

Grimm pleaded guilty back in December in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

07/17/2015

Firefighters respond to a building collapse on Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on July 14, 2015. (Credit: @avram/Twitter)

3 Injured As Vacant Building Collapses In Brooklyn

The four-story building at Fulton Street near Tompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant collapsed at around 2:30 p.m.

07/14/2015

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

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

Police: 3 Women Charged In Assault At W Hotel In Times Square

According to Port Authority police, the victim needed 36 stitches.

07/14/2015

Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mark-Viverito: Illegal Synthetic Pot Rampant At East Harlem Bodegas

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Tuesday that illegal synthetic pot is rampant in East Harlem, and you don’t even need to find a dealer to get some.

07/07/2015

The Stonewall Inn.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stonewall Inn Designated A City Landmark

The Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village tavern widely considered to be the birthplace of the gay rights movement, has been designated a city landmark.

06/23/2015

FILE -- United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

United Airlines To Drop Flights At JFK Airport

United Airlines will stop flying to Kennedy Airport in October and shift the remaining cross-country flights there to its nearby hub in Newark.

06/16/2015

(Photo: Family Handout/Staten Island Advance)

NY Court: Medical Examiners Don’t Have To Return All Organs

The case involves a Staten Island couple who buried their 17-year-old son after a 2005 car crash, not knowing his brain had been removed.

06/10/2015

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