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West Harlem Residents Are Fed Up With ‘Aggressive’ Raccoons Terrorizing Neighborhood

West Harlem residents say a posse of raccoons has taken over their neighborhoods and in some cases even broken into their homes.

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Fans Honor John Lennon On 34th Anniversary Of Assassination

Yoko Ono invited fans to share their memories and their wishes for peace Monday, a day that marked the 34th anniversary of the assassination of John Lennon on the Upper West Side.

12/08/2014

Concert benefiting World AIDS Day In Times Square (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Springsteen, Coldplay’s Martin Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin were to act as Bono at a concert Monday night in New York City.

12/01/2014

Speed limit signs of 20 mph have been posted around Central Park for both cars and bicycles. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NYC Lowers Bike Speed Limit In Central Park

The city has been posting signs in the park declaring a 20-mph speed limit for both vehicles and bikes. That’s a drop from 25 mph.

12/01/2014

The Trump Lasker Rink in Central Park. (Credit: Jim Henderson via Wikipedia; Public Domain)

Central Park’s Lasker Ice Rink Reopens Far Ahead Of Schedule

Initially, it appeared the facility would be closed for the entire 2014-15 season, according to an announcement on the website for Lasker Rink’s website.

11/27/2014

A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Horse Carriage Driver Pleads Guilty To Reduced Charge, Loses License Indefinitely

Saverio Colarusso pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to five days of community service, but lost his license indefinitely.

11/26/2014

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New Photos Released In Search For 2 Suspects In Robbery Of Woman In Central Park

Police released additional photos of two suspects in the robbery of a woman who was put in a chokehold and thrown to the ground at the north end of Central

11/22/2014

A surveillance image of a man and woman wanted in connection with the robbery of a woman at the north end of Central Park. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For 2 Suspects In Robbery Of Woman In Central Park

Police released surveillance video Thursday of two suspects in the robbery of a woman who was put in a chokehold and thrown to the ground at the north end of Central Park.

11/20/2014

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Doctor: Bono’s Cycling Accident Resulted In Multiple Fractures Requiring 2 Separate Surgeries

Dr. Dean Lorich of New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hospital for Special Surgery says Bono was attempting to avoid another cyclist on Sunday.

11/19/2014

The city announced plans to lower the speed limit to 20 mph for bike riders in Central Park (credit: CBS2)

City Unveils Plan To Lower Speed Limit For Bicyclists In Central Park

City Councilman Mark Levine said the city has the authority to change park speed limits without state approval.

11/18/2014

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Bono Hurts Arm In Central Park, Postpones U2’s Week-Long Stint On Tonight Show

U2 will have to postpone their week-long stint on Tonight Show after the frontman hurt his arm in Central Park, the band’s website reads.

11/16/2014

The Trump Lasker Rink in Central Park. (Credit: Jim Henderson via Wikipedia; Public Domain)

Lasker Ice Rink In Central Park Shuts Down For Season

Ice skaters and hockey players have been left high and dry, after the Trump Lasker Rink in Central Park shut down for the season.

11/15/2014

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders and two men in horse masks call for the replacement of New York City's horse-drawn carriages with electric cars. (Credit: CBS2)

Chrissie Hynde Endorses Plan To Replace Horse Carriages With E-Carriages

A legend of punk and new wave threw her support behind a plan to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City Wednesday.

11/05/2014

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NYC Marathon Runners Carb Up At Pasta Dinner

Thousands of hungry runners packed into Central Park a day ahead of the New York City Marathon.

11/01/2014

FILE -- Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, stands in Central Park. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead Of Unknown Causes In Central Park

A man was found dead Thursday afternoon in a grove of bushes in Central Park.

10/23/2014

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