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David Villalobos on Jan. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Jumped Into Bronx Zoo’s Tiger Den Due In Court

David Villalobos, 25, jumped from a monorail car and into the zoo’s Wild Asia exhibit on Sept. 21. He told authorities that his leap was not a suicide attempt.

03/10/2013

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) announces his resignation June 16, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The 11 Most Talked About Stories Of 2011

From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.

12/26/2011

(credit: AP Photo/Heather Ellers and Dustin Burton)

Wild Animals Escape From Preserve In Ohio, Prompting Hunt

New Yorkers were understandably concerned when Mia busted out of her enclosure, but took the escape in stride – even laughing along with her bogus Twitter account. In Zanesville, Ohio, however, the situation has taken a much more serious – and deadly – turn.

10/19/2011

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Demonstration Inspires Web Memes, Viral Videos And More

As with just about anything in the Internet age, from the Bronx Zoo Cobra to Double Rainbows to Charlie Sheen, there’s been an explosion of merchandise available online inspired to the Occupy Wall Street demonstration.

10/18/2011

Photo Of Egyptian Cobra (Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo)

CBS New York Exclusive: The Bronx Zoo Cobra Ssssspeaks

She’s captured the affection of thousands, perhaps millions, across the globe, and now CBSNewYork.com has the exclusive interview with her that you won’t find anywhere else.

04/01/2011

Photo Of Egyptian Cobra (Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo)

Bronx Zoo Cobra May Be Caught, But Merchandising Continues

The slithering sensation that captivated the attention of New Yorkers – and the nation – this week is safely back in its terrarium. The 20-inch deadly serpent was found lurking in the shadows of the reptile house about 200 feet from its cage.

04/01/2011

Photo Of Egyptian Cobra (Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo)

Missing Bronx Zoo Egyptian Cobra Finally Captured

The elusive Bronx Zoo Cobra is no longer missing.

03/31/2011