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Uber ride sharing service (Credit: CBS 2)

City Council Discusses Regulations, Pricing For Uber

Officials with the ride-sharing service Uber defended the operation with city council members Monday morning.

01/12/2015

A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

NYC Health Officials Investigating Spike In Legionnaires’ Disease Cases

City health officials are trying to determine if a common source is to blame for a spike in cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx.

01/08/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (2nd L) attends the wake of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos on December 26, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Commissioner Bratton Meets With Police Unions Over Rift With Mayor De Blasio

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will meet with the heads of the police unions Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

01/07/2015

The Westhampton Beach Village Hall (Credit: CBS2)

Judges: Orthodox Jewish Zone Can Stay In Westhampton Beach

The judges found the zone does not violate constitutional issues regarding separation of church and state

01/07/2015

Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce says they got 29 tips on wanted poster, 10 ID'd Jason Polanco at news conference Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Arrested In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers

A massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night’s shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.

01/06/2015

Scene on Beekman Street where 70-year-old hedge fund founder Thomas Gilbert was found fatally shot on Jan. 4, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

Son Arraigned In Shooting Death Of Hedge Fund Manager In Manhattan

The 30-year-old son of a Manhattan hedge fund manager has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of his father.

01/05/2015

The annual New Years Eve celebration in Times Square. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Times Square New Year’s Eve: A Tradition 107 Years In The Making

Before the turn of the 20th century, Trinity Church was the place to be on New Year’s Eve. But when The New York Times moved to its new home on 42nd Street and gave Longacre Square a brand new home, its bosses figured: Why not celebrate?

12/31/2014

(Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Shocking Murder Of Two Cops In Brooklyn Grips City As Christmas Approaches

The shocking murder of two NYPD officers has gripped the city, just days before Christmas.

12/21/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

NYCLU Seeks Release Of Grand Jury Evidence In Eric Garner Case

The NYCLU wants the evidence made public in the grand jury’s decision to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo and plans to fight for it in court on Friday.

12/18/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Judge Weighing Whether To Make Garner Grand Jury Proceedings Public Pulls Himself Off Case

The judge weighing whether to make the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings public has pulled himself off the case.

12/17/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bans Fracking In New York Over Health Concerns

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration prohibited fracking in New York Wednesday citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.

12/17/2014

FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council Bills Take Aim At Drones In NYC

Two City Council members are planning to introduce separate bills targeting the private use of drones in New York City.

12/17/2014

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Police Announce $12,000 Reward After 2 Lieutenants Assaulted During Garner Protest

A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.

12/16/2014

A vehicle exits the entryway to Sony Pictures Entertainment in Los Angeles, on December 4, 2014.  (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Sony Hackers Reference 9/11 Attacks, Threaten Theaters During Upcoming Premiere Of ‘The Interview’

The group also released a trove of data files: what they called the beginning of a “Christmas gift.” But GOP, as the group is known, included a message warning that people should stay away from places where “The Interview” will be shown, including the upcoming premiere. Referencing 9/11, it urged people to leave their homes if located near theaters showing the film.

12/16/2014

President Barack Obama addresses troops at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Obama Thanks Troops In New Jersey Ahead Of Holidays

Obama observed the end of combat operations in Afghanistan by visiting U.S. troops at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The base has been a launching point for deployments to Afghanistan.

12/15/2014

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