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Still frame from surveillance video of suspect assaulting man on the Bowery, March 6, 2014 (credit: NYPD)

Bowery Assault Victim Confident He’s A Victim Of ‘Knockout Game’

Rogers, who broke his jaw and suffered facial lacerations, said he’s positive he was a victim of a “knockout game” attack.

03/06/2014

NYPD Squad Car

Witness’ Photo Leads Police To Alleged Driver In Lower East Side Hit-And-Run

Police this week caught up with a driver who allegedly struck and injured a man on the Lower East Side, after a witness snapped a photo of the driver and provided it to officers.

03/01/2014

Preservationist Adam Woodward discovered a cellar that he believes could be the foundation of the Revolutionary War-era Bull's Head Tavern. (credit: Adam Woodward)

Preservationist Believes He’s Found Tavern Where George Washington Visited

If it is indeed the home of the legendary watering hole, the discovery could mean that a building that is perhaps Manhattan’s oldest is slated to demolished.

10/15/2013

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

11 Years In Prison For Man Who Carjacked Cabbie, Led Police On 80 MPH Chase

A man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Monday, after being convicted of stealing a taxi and leading police on a dangerous chase two years ago.

05/01/2013

Bowery Robbery/Sex Abuse Suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Sexually Abused, Robbed After Asking Suspects For Directions In The Bowery

Police said the victim was attacked after asking the suspects for directions near Chrystie and Grand streets around 9:30 p.m. last Monday.

04/25/2013

The corner of Bowery and Delancey Street in Manhattan (file / credit: Google Maps)

Martin Scorsese Wants Bowery Preserved And Development Curtailed

Scorsese wrote to New York City Planning Commission Chairwoman Amanda Burden last week. He praises the neighborhood’s grittiness, ambience and vivid atmosphere.

03/21/2013

Smoke condition Bowery subway station (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Service Fully Restored After Delays On B, D, J And M Subway Lines

Service was fully restored around 9:30 p.m. after being suspended in both directions on the J and M lines between Marcy Ave. and Broad Street earlier in the afternoon.

09/07/2012

Singer Patti Smith outside CBGB on its closing night - New York, NY - Oct 15, 2006 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Rebirth Planned For Manhattan Music Mecca CBGB

The storied club closed in October of 2006 following a rent dispute, but now Tim Hayes and Joe D’Urso have purchased the brand and are looking for a new location, reported WCBS 880’s Sean Adams.

06/25/2012

Streets are flooded following a Water Main Break at Delancey and Bowery Streets on Feb. 14, 2012. (credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Water Main Break Causes Significant Flooding, Traffic Disruptions On Lower East Side

About a foot of water has filled the entire intersection, reported CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider. Crews with the Fire Department, DEP and Con Edison are all on the scene.

02/14/2012

CBGB (credit: Teresa Lee/Getty Images)

Report: New Owner May Reopen Legendary CBGB Rock Club

The club is famous for launching iconic punk and New Wave bands such as The Ramones, Blondie and Talking Heads.

02/01/2012

Cocktails

Most Bang for Your Buck: New York City’s Best Food & Drink Specials

Everyone loves a bargain — especially in New York. So we did our homework and found some of the best deals on food and drinks in NYC.

CBS New York–08/24/2011

New York City Sewer (credit: Steve Duncan / undercity.org)

WCBS 880 Interview: NYC Urban Explorer Steve Duncan

Steve Duncan is a man who has spent a lot of time in places most New Yorkers will never see.

08/19/2011

Hempstead Turnpike (Credit: Google Maps)

Hempstead Turnpike Named Most Dangerous Road

The Tri-State Transportation campaign says 415 pedestrians are killed in downstate New York, New Jersey and Connecticut every year.

02/09/2011

FILe - In this Nov. 30, 2003 file photo, Charlotte Lesher, the mother of Ramones singer Joey Ramone, holds a sign that honors her son in New York, and names the corner of Bowery and 2nd Street Joey Ramone Place, in honor of the punk musician. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, file)

‘Joey Ramone Place’ Most-Stolen Street Sign?

The Department of Transportation recently had the “Joey Ramone Place” sign reinstalled in lower Manhattan for the fourth time since 2003.

09/27/2010

NYC Bike Riders/file (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bike Bedlam: The Next Generation

No bicycle? No problem. New York may flood the city streets with thousands of inexpensive rental bikes, reports CBS 2’s Tony Aiello.

08/19/2010