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Tourist In NYC Charged With Raping Young Woman Near Columbia University

Damien McGuinness, a 22-year-old bartender from Ireland, has been arraigned and is being held on $5,000 bail on a charge of rape.


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Study: NYC Sidewalks Getting More Crowded

The DOT sends teams to 50 locations around the city twice a year to gauge pedestrian volume, and they said the city’s sidewalks have become more crowded this year than at any time in the part five years.


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Poll: Most New Yorkers Would Shop At Local Walmart

In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 69 percent of the respondents said they would shop at a Walmart in the city if it was convenient, while 63 percent said city officials should allow a local Walmart to open.


A unidentified man cleans the street in Tribeca (credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Travel + Leisure’s Dirty Little Secret: New York City No Longer Ranked Number One

Start spreading the news — but clean up when you’re done. The Big Apple is no longer number one … when it comes to filth.


Police, military personnel investigate Fleet Week tragedy (credit: CBS 2)

Young Marine Killed Crossing NYC Street During Fleet Week

A 22-year-old Marine visiting Manhattan for the first time was struck and killed by a car while crossing 12th Avenue.


Brooklyn Grocery Store (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Columbia Study Finds Groceries Cheaper In NYC

A report released this week by a pair of economists from Columbia University showed groceries cost 10 percent less in New York City than in other big cities across the country.


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USS New York Visits NYC During Fleet Week

The USS New York, which includes 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the collapsed World Trade Center, steamed into her namesake’s harbor Wednesday as Navy ships and Coast Guard cutters dropped anchor for Fleet Week.


Armed MTA police officers and NYPD stand among the travelers in Grand Central Station on  Monday, May 2, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

New Yorkers Should Feel Safe Says Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New Yorkers shouldn’t feel any more concerned going around the city today than they did before U.S. agents killed Osama bin Laden.


Screed (credit: CBS 2)

Big Apple Paving Over Potholes

The New York City Department of Transportation started using 12 new electric screeds to fix potholes, paid for with $1.14 million in federal funds.


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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Chant Away, We Want ‘Melo!

Craig thinks it’s laughable that Mike D’Antoni would be upset with the “We Want ‘Melo” chants, saying if he wants them to stop, he should see to it that his team does not take the floor ill-prepared – which certainly seemed to be the case against Blake Griffin and the Clips.


A street is blanketed by snow is viewed January 27, 2011 in Brooklyn.  (Photo/Getty Images/Spencer Platt)

Why Is The Big Apple Seeing So Much Snow?

Thursday’s storm made January 2011 the snowiest the Big Apple ever saw since records were kept. And consider this: February is usually our snowiest month.


Brooklyn Snow (credit: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Slush Makes Walking NYC Streets A Challenge Tuesday

Getting around New York City after Tuesday morning’s sleet storm can be a full physical workout.


East 94th Street in Brooklyn

Mayor: Roads May Be Plowed By Wednesday Night … Maybe

On the day after the day after, New Yorkers were left wondering what happened. There are still many streets that haven’t seen a plow yet.


New York City Snow Plows (credit: CBS 2)

New York Crews Ready To Tackle The Snow

The snow was expected to be deep enough to keep sanitation crews busy non-stop Sunday into Monday.


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Stay? Go? NYC Crosswalk Lights Giving Mixed Signals

Walk or don’t walk? Malfunctioning crosswalk signals continue to confuse and endanger pedestrians across the Big Apple.