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The body of Aronno Haque, 22, of Queens, was found in the Central Park Lake on Jan. 1, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Body Of Queens Man Found In Central Lake Park

A man’s body was pulled from a lake in Central Park on Wednesday afternoon.

01/01/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Horse-Drawn Carriages Could Ride Into The Sunset Under Mayor de Blasio

De Blasio on Monday reiterated his stance that it’s time for the carriages to go, but the drivers won’t let go without a fight.

12/30/2013

Central Park Robbery

Central Park Robbery Victim: Robber Didn’t Want My Cell Phone

Two men were robbed in Central Park this weekend, but the robber apparently decided he did not want the older cell phone one of the victims was carrying.

12/29/2013

(credit: Central Park / Facebook)

Growing City Skyline Could Bring Dark Days To Central Park

Studies showed that buildings exceeding 1000-ft will create different shadows at different times of the year. In some cases those shadows will be 20 blocks long.

12/26/2013

New report details alleged ADA violations in Central Park. Blind attorney Richard Bernstein has sued the city after being run down by bicyclist in Central Park. (credit: Richard Bernstein/handout)

Blind Lawyer Suing City Details Alleged ADA Violations In Central Park

Richard Bernstein, who was run down by a bicyclist in Central Park a year and a half ago, claims he has proof that the city has ignored the Americans with Disabilities Act.

12/24/2013

Sunday Weather

Temperatures Hit Record Highs Just Days Before Christmas

The high reached 71 degrees at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, CBS 2 Weather reported.

12/22/2013

Debate Over NYC Carriage Horses Intensifies After 2 Horses Collapse In A Month

Carriage Driver Accused Of Forcing Injured Horse To Work

A Central Park horse carriage driver has been hit with animal cruelty charges, after an officer reportedly caught him driving a horse that had been injured for days.

12/21/2013

Former New York City Mayor John Lindsay, right (credit: CBS 2)

Central Park Roadway Named After Former Mayor John Lindsay

In a renaming ceremony Monday, officials pulled the cover off a green street sign with white letters bearing the former mayor’s name.

12/16/2013

Authorities and family members are looking for Melissa Didaniele, 17, of East Northport. She has been missing since Dec. 2.(Credit Suffolk County Police)

Police: Missing Long Island Teen May Be In Manhattan

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a silver alert for a missing teenager from East Northport who may be suffering from bi-polar disorder.

12/11/2013

Omar Hoist (credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest Homeless Man In Central Park Rape Case

Omar Hoist, 32, was arrested inside Metropolitan Hospital on Tuesday after receiving a tip. He is charged with rape, strangulation and assault.

11/20/2013

Omar Hoist (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Sought For Questioning In Connection With Central Park Sex Attack

Police said they are looking to question 32-year-old Omar Hoist.

11/19/2013

Surveillance image of a suspect (right) wanted in connection with a sex assault in Central Park (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Sought In Violent Central Park Sex Attack

Police said a woman was walking on East 88 Street near 5th Avenue when she was approached by a man, who began talking to her as they walked toward Central Park, police said.

11/18/2013

Police investigate a possible sexual assault in Central Park on Nov. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops Investigate Sex Assault Allegation In Central Park

Sources told CBS 2 that a 28-year-old woman was seen walking with a man into the park. She claims he asked her for directions, took her into the park and assaulted her.

11/17/2013

Run For Typhoon Victims

Runners Take To Central Park Paths To Raise Funds For Typhoon Victims

The devastation sparked by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has prompted people in the Tri-State Area to act – especially those with personal ties to the country.

11/10/2013

Central Park Blockhouse (credit: WLNY)

Mobile Couch: Central Park’s Hidden Treasures

Most people know the Great Lawn, Bethesda Fountain and the Central Park Zoo, but WLNY’s Alex Denis stopped by the park Wednesday morning to check out some of its hidden treasures.

11/06/2013

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