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Some of the 254 weapons that were seized as part of a police sting operation in New York City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Seen At 11: Are Illegal Guns Being Sold In Your Neighborhood?

There is no denying it. In a suburban neighborhood in Midwood at least one criminal tried to sell a loaded 9-millimeter to undercover police officers while residents went about their day unaware.

09/27/2013

Alfonso Lanier, suspected of an anti-gay attack in Chelsea, appears in court on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Jefferson Siegel/N.Y. Daily News)

Suspect In Violent Attack On Gay Couple In Chelsea Appears In Court

Alfonso Lainer, 23, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated harassment and assault as a hate crime, police said.

09/18/2013

Alfonso Lanier, suspected of an anti-gay attack in Chelsea, appears in court on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Jefferson Siegel/N.Y. Daily News)

Man Charged In Violent Attack On Gay Couple In Chelsea

A suspect has been arrested and charged in an alleged anti-gay bias attack on a couple in Chelsea last month.

09/17/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

LGBT Activist Corey Johnson Wins Council Seat After Reportedly Heated Race

Gay rights activist Corey Johnson has won the nomination for the 3rd District City Council seat being vacated by Speaker Christine Quinn, following a contest described in published reports as “vicious.”

09/11/2013

Sketches of two suspects police say are wanted in an anti-gay bias attack in Chelsea. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Sketches Of Suspects Wanted For Attacking Gay Couple In Chelsea

It happened early Wednesday morning in the area of West 25 Street and 9 Avenue shortly after Peter Notman and Michael Felenchak left the Chelsea Bowtie Cinemas.

08/16/2013

Peter Notman, Michael Felenchak

NYPD: 2 Gay Men Attacked Outside Movie Theater In Chelsea

What was supposed to be a pleasant movie night turned into a violent attack and beating for a gay couple in Chelsea.

08/14/2013

Google Vandalism Suspect

Search On For Man Who Scrawled Swastika Inside New York Google HQ

Police on Monday were searching for a suspect who drew a swastika on an elevator button at the New York City Google headquarters in Chelsea.

08/12/2013

Landmarked row house at 339 West 29th Street. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Landmarked Chelsea Row House Wins Legal Victory

Preservationists had fought to restore the Chelsea row house at 339 West 29th Street that was once owned by outspoken abolitionist Abigail Hopper Gibbons and her husband.

08/07/2013

(file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Some NYC LGBT Bars Boycott Vodka Brands Over Russian Anti-Gay Laws

Several New York City LGBT nightspots have decided to take spirits made in Russia off their shelves, as part of a protest against anti-gay laws in that country.

07/27/2013

Jay-Z

New Yorkers Join Jay-Z As He Raps For 6 Hours At Chelsea Gallery

Some New Yorkers were lucky enough Wednesday to spend six hours with Jay-Z as he rapped at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea, for what was to become part of a music video.

07/10/2013

NEW YORK - AUGUST 02:  A boy cools himself off in the water jets in Battery Park  August 2, 2006 in New York City.  Near-record high temperatures have hit the eastern United States this week.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Some New Yorkers Try To Beat The Heat, Others Step Outside To Soak Up The Sun

The worst of the heat may be over, but for some New Yorkers it may have already been too much. When the Big Apple turns into the ‘baked Apple’, some like it hot and others do not.

07/07/2013

Father's Day: James Hetherington And Family

Kids Weigh In On What Makes Their Dads The Best

On this Father’s Day, what would you say makes your dad the best?

06/16/2013

Ricardo Velez (CBS 2)

Arrest Made In Violent Robbery Of Elderly Chelsea Man

Francisco Flores, 40, is accused of following Ricardo Velez, 92, into his Chelsea home, assaulting him, and running off with his bible and other possessions.

06/15/2013

Ricardo Velez (CBS 2)

Exclusive: 92-Year-Old Chelsea Mugging Victim Speaks From Hospital Bed

Police said the suspect followed a 92-year-old man into his building, pushed him to the ground and robbed him.

06/13/2013

Demonstrators rallied for an end to anti-gay violence, after a series of bias attacks (Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten)

Self-Defense Classes Aimed At Empowering Members Of LGBT Community In Wake Of Violent Crimes

Members of the city’s LGBT community attended a self-defense training workshop on Saturday night, under the rallying cry ‘we’re not going back in the closet’.

06/08/2013

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