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Mayor Bill de Blasio gives a winter storm update on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

The Show Must Go On: NYC Public Schools Reopen Wednesday; Broadway Performances Back On Tuesday Evening

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that New York City public schools will reopen on Wednesday, a day after a blizzard forecast left NYC with far less snow than predicted, and despite his son Dante’s efforts to convince him they should be closed.

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Woman Hit, Injured By Ambulance At 35th And Broadway

A woman was struck and injured by an ambulance in Midtown late Friday.

01/24/2015

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Carole King Musical, ‘Beautiful,’ In Search Of New Star

The Tony Award-winning hit musical “Beautiful,” based on the life of legendary singer Carole King in the 70s, is in search of a new star.

01/16/2015

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Man Hit, Killed By Q Train In Astoria, Queens

A man was struck and killed Friday evening by an elevated subway train in Astoria, Queens.

01/09/2015

Chita Rivera attends Songwriters Hall Of Fame 45th Annual Induction And Awards - Arrivals at Marriott Marquis Theater on June 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for SHOF)

Soon To Turn 82, Chita Rivera Returning To Broadway In ‘The Visit’

Musical theatre legend Chita Rivera has gotten an early present for her 82nd birthday – a musical she has long championed is coming to Broadway with her as the star.

01/08/2015

Musician/playwright Sting attends the curtain call at a performance of 'The Last Ship' at Neil Simon Theatre on December 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Sting Unable To Save His Musical ‘The Last Ship’ On Broadway

Producers said early Tuesday that the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter’s Broadway musical “The Last Ship” will close when he leaves the show Jan. 24.

01/06/2015

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Broadway Shows Pull In Over $2 Million More This Holiday Season Than Last

Theater-goers were generous to Broadway producers this holiday season, with 19 of the current 36 shows breaking the $1 million mark for the week and almost 30,000 more people in the seats than last Christmastime.

12/29/2014

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CBS2 Exclusive: Husband Pleads For Surrender In UWS Hit-And-Run That Nearly Killed Wife

A husband was pleading Wednesday night for help to catch the hit-and-run truck driver who hit his wife and son as they walked to the boy’s pre-school on the Upper West Side.

12/10/2014

Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on Sept. 10, 2014. (credit: Pool)

Shia LaBeouf Appears In Court, Says He’s Keeping Sober

The “Transformers” star pleaded guilty in September to disorderly conduct charges stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.

11/25/2014

NEW YORK - APRIL 07:  An ambulance is parked in front of St. Vincent's Hospital on April 7, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

1 Hurt When Tour Bus Hits Scaffolding In Lower Manhattan

One person suffered minor injuries when a tour bus slammed into sidewalk scaffolding in Lower Manhattan Tuesday evening.

11/11/2014

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Sting Debuts Musical ‘The Last Ship’ On Broadway

Sunday marked the opening night for “The Last Ship,” a brand new musical with music and lyrics by Sting.

10/26/2014

Billy Porter's "While I Yet Live" (credit: CBS 2)

‘Kinky Boots’ Star Billy Porter Writes Play Based On Own Life

Billy Porter calls his play a love letter to the women who raised him in a very religious household at a time when it was not easy to come out as a gay man.

10/19/2014

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West Islip Man Sentenced For Defrauding Broadway Producers Of ‘Rebecca’

A former stockbroker who admitted conning the Broadway producers of “Rebecca” has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison.

10/10/2014

Actor Geoffrey Holder attends the 2010 Anglo-American Cultural Gala Awards reception at the Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College on October 25, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Broadway Marquees To Dim Lights In Honor Of Geoffrey Holder Friday Night

Broadway theaters plan to dim their marquee lights Friday night in memory of Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director who led the groundbreaking show “The Wiz” to Broadway.

10/08/2014

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Search On For Suspect In Bank Robberies In East Village, Other Manhattan Districts

Police on Tuesday were in search of a suspect wanted in a string of bank robberies in some of the most fashionable sections of Manhattan.

10/07/2014

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