Carol D’Auria

Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning at police officer Darren Wilson, of the Ferguson, MO police department, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson Decision

The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.

11/25/2014

Protesters in Manhattan after a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters Hit NYC Streets After Ferguson Decision; Arrests And Injuries To Officers Reported

The announcement in Ferguson, Missouri Monday night that a grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown sent protesters on the move in New York.

11/24/2014

Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Attorney: Allegations Against Cosby Are ‘Past The Point Of Absurdity’

Bill Cosby’s attorney released a statement Friday night, saying the claims from the women accusing him of sexual assault are “fantastical stories” that are “becoming increasingly ridiculous.”

11/21/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Royal Dress Code: ‘Smart Attire’ Required By US Media Covering William And Kate

Buckingham Palace is reminding American reporters about its dress code policy for covering the royal family when Prince William and Kate visit New York City next month.

11/21/2014

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City Council Considers Proposal To Put 10-Cent Tax On Disposable Bags

It’s estimated the average person uses 600 plastic bags every year.

11/19/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28:  Costumed street performers pose with tourists for tips in Times Square on July 28, 2014 in New York City. In the latest incident involving the often aggressive characters, a man dressed as Spider-Man allegedly punched an officer in the face over the weekend following a dispute with a woman over a tip, police have said. The Times Square Alliance is now calling for strict licensing of costumed street performers.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Lawmakers Mull Regulations For Times Square Costumed Characters

Batman and Robin voiced opposing views at a City Council hearing on a new proposal to regulate costumed characters in Times Square, which would require they be licensed and pass background checks

11/19/2014

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Survey: Most Adults Don’t Work In The Occupations That They Dreamed Of As Kids

Childhood dream crushed! A recent survey in the journal Social Forces found that just 6-percent of adults wound up in the careers that they wanted as children.

11/14/2014

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Moonachie Printing Plant Closed After Several People Are Hospitalized By Mystery Fumes

Eight people were taken to the hospital due to fumes at a Moonachie printing company on Friday.

11/14/2014

The Squad 288/Hazmat 1 firehouse in Maspeth lost 18 members on 9/11. (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Cables Catch Fire, Send Flames Up From Sidewalk In Astoria, Queens

Underground Con Edison cables caught fire in Astoria, Queens Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of three homes.

11/13/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Council Bills Take Aim At Police Chokeholds, Stop-And-Frisk

A pair of bills introduced in the City Council on Thursday target the way police patrol New York City’s streets.

11/13/2014

Cartier store smash and grab robbery suspects Jamal Dehoyos, left, and Courtney Hardin. (credit: FBI)

FBI, NYPD Hunt 2 Suspects In Brazen Fifth Avenue Cartier Jewelry Heist

The incident took place at the Cartier store at Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street on Jan. 30.

11/13/2014

Two window washers are seen trapped at One World Trade Center on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: @bedopas)

2 Window Washers Rescued From Scaffold At 1 World Trade Center

Two window washers, who became trapped on scaffolding near the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, have been rescued.

11/12/2014

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2 NYPD Cops Arraigned In Alleged Beating Of Teen Suspect

Officer David Afanador is charged with felony assault, and Tyrane Isaac is charged with misdemeanor assault.

11/05/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

NYC’s Computerized 911 Dispatch System Goes Down; Operators Manually Process Calls

CAD is the computer processing system that helps organize and prioritize 911 calls.

11/03/2014

JHS 145 in the Bronx (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Middle School Holds Suspension Hearing For 2 Boys Accused Of Raping 2 Girls

The victims, ages 12 and 13, did not make an appearance at the hearing.

11/03/2014

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