Alice Gainer

New 25 mph speed limit signs are seen at the Department of Transportation garage in Maspeth, Queens on Nov. 6, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Number Of Speeding Tickets Issued Increases Thousands Following Speed Limit Change

The speed limit has decreased in New York City from 30 to 25, but the number of speeding tickets has increased thousands.

03/03/2015

FILE -- A coyote (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazen Coyotes Showing Up More And More In The Northern Suburbs

Coyote sightings are up in the suburbs and the wild animals seem to bolder than ever before. The increase has people on the lookout, especially those with pets.

03/02/2015

A wooden figure wearing a sweatshirt that police said a man had in his vehicle in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills on Feb. 27, 2015. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Caught Driving In Long Island Expressway HOV Lane With Fake Passenger

A Long Island man was caught Friday morning driving in the HOV lane with a fake passenger in his vehicle, Suffolk County police said.

02/27/2015

Queens housekeeper Daisy Machuea, suspected by her employers of stealing cash and jewelry, was allegedly burned and beaten while they questioned her, sources say. (Credit: CBS2)

Housekeeper Claims She Was Tortured By Queens Couple Over Alleged Theft

The 54-year-old victim was treated at a hospital for burns to her face and legs, as well as bruising to her body after she was let go, police said.

02/26/2015

The NYC Dept. of Education is adding more girls sports teams to comply with Title IX (Credit: CBS2)

Civil Rights Complaint: NYC Schools Not Offering Level Playing Field For Girls Sports Teams

The New York City Department of Education denies violating Title IX, but they have entered into an agreement to resolve the complaint.

02/24/2015

Alyvia Lore was playing with a friend on Monday when she developed frostbite. (Credit: CBS2)

Play Date Turns Painful For Young Girl Affected By Frostbite

Operators at the city’s 311 call center received more than 85,000 calls on Friday, many due to the cold. That’s nearly 30,000 more than a regular day.

02/20/2015

A "for rent" sign. (credit: Clipart.com)

A Renter’s Nightmare: Phony Real Estate Agents Renting Homes Out From Under Owners

Believe it or not, there are bogus realtors are renting out homes without the owner’s consent, leaving both the owner and unsuspecting renter with a nightmare to untangle.

02/18/2015

Miss P, a 15 inch beagle from the hound group, wins the Best in Show award of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show after being shown by William Alexander on February 17, 2015 in New York City. The show, which is in its 139th year and is called the second-longest continuously running sporting event in the United States, includes 192 dog breeds and draws nearly 3,000 global competitors. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Miss P The Beagle Wins Best In Show At Westminster

Wagging her tail a mile a minute, Miss P became America’s top dog Tuesday night by winning best in show in a big surprise at the Westminster Kennel Club.

02/17/2015

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Seen At 11: ‘Dudeoir’ Photography Helps Mix It Up For Valentine’s Day

For any guy who wants to break the Valentine’s Day mold, there might just be a solution to make his partner blush.

02/12/2015

Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (credit: CBS2)

Love And Sewage: Brooklyn Wastewater Treatment Plant Again Offers Valentine’s Tours

Instead, you and your significant other can tour the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

02/05/2015

Metro-North crash survivor Chris Gross speaks with reporters on Feb. 4, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Metro-North Crash Survivor: ‘I Have Angels Looking Out For Me’

A man who was on board a Metro-North train that slammed into a sport utility vehicle killing six people and injuring 15 others said he has no idea how he survived.

02/04/2015

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: NYPD Officer Kicked Man In The Head During Brooklyn Arrest

An NYPD officer was arraigned on assault and other charges for allegedly kicking a subdued man in the head during an arrest last summer.

02/03/2015

Firefighters respond to a manhole fire on Prospect Park West on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jenna Stern)

Manhole Fire Injures 1, Blows Out Windows Near Prospect Park

The fire began around 11:30 a.m. on Prospect Park West between Fifth and Sixth streets.

02/02/2015

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Study: Binge-Watching TV Series May Reflect Depression, Loneliness

A new study claims those who sit down for all-day, all-night TV marathons are among the most depressed and lonely.

01/30/2015

Officials discuss a deadly police involved shooting in Bridgeton, N.J. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Call For United Front In Wake Of Deadly Bridgeton Police Shooting

A video released earlier this week showed a traffic stop involving Bridgeton, N.J. police and two men.

01/23/2015

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