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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.

05/26/2011

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.

05/26/2011

(credit: Mark Mason/CBSNewYork.com)

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.

05/25/2011

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.

05/04/2011

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.

03/30/2011

(Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

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.

WFAN–02/11/2011

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.

01/28/2011

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.

01/18/2011

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.

12/28/2010

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.

12/25/2010

Photo: CBSNewYork

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.

12/16/2010

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Ballot Issues, Privacy Concerns Hamper NYC Polling Places

Election Day is a true test, in a highly-anticipated midterm election, of how efficiently voters are actually able to use a pencil on paper ballots in combination with new electronic scanners. The results were mixed.

11/02/2010

Polling Machines (credit: CBS 2)

Elections Official Discusses Polling Problems, Solutions

New York City’s Board of Elections said it fixed the many problems that plagued the primaries back in September. J.C. Polanco, one of the Board’s 10 commissioners, is here to explain how.

11/02/2010

NYC Traffic (credit: AP)

Study: Manhattan Street Noise May Be Deafening

If you’re visiting New York City, the hustle, bustle and noise are part of what makes your stay here exciting. If you live here, those are some of the things you just get used to. But new research strongly suggests that constant noise is damaging your ears.

10/27/2010

Bedbugs Keep Tourists Away From Big Apple

Some travelers who had arranged trips to New York said they were creeped out about staying in hotels and visiting attractions as new reports of bedbugs seem to pop up every few days.

10/25/2010

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