Chinatown

Surveillance image of a suspect who police say is wanted for attacking an elderly woman in Chinatown. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Attack On 85-Year-Old Woman In Chinatown

A 43-year-old man has been charged with burglary and robbery in connection with an attack last weekend on an elderly woman in Chinatown.

07/27/2013

Surveillance image of a suspect who police say is wanted for attacking an elderly woman in Chinatown. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Questioning Suspect In Alleged Attack On 85-Year-Old Woman In Chinatown

The victim rode the elevator with her alleged assailant and the pair got off on the same floor. The man allegedly followed her to her door and then pushed her down.

07/26/2013

2010 Chinatown apartment fire (credit: CBS 2)

Chinatown Residents Back In Rent-Controlled Apartments Following 2010 Fire

One of the worst fires ever in Chinatown ravaged three apartment buildings in April 2010 and left 200 people homeless.

07/18/2013

Passengers left stranded when their tour bus broke down en route from North Carolina to New York. (Credit CBS 2)

Passengers Finally Arrive In Chinatown After ‘Nightmare’ Bus Ride

Bus passengers finally arrived in Manhattan early Wednesday morning after unexpected mechanical trouble trapped them in the heat for hours.

07/17/2013

Fire crews respond to the scene of an apparent gas explosion in Chinatown, July 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Expert: Chinatown Building Explosion Shows Danger Of Bug Bombs

Fire officials said Saturday that a resident of the Chinatown building that partially collapsed from an explosion this week had set off two rounds of bug bombs – and also neglected to turn off a pilot light.

07/13/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a partial building collapse and fire in Lower Manhattan on Thursday, July 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Explosion Leads To Partial Collapse Of Building In Chinatown

Of the injuries, three were listed in critical condition, suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, EMS told WCBS 880. The firefighters’ injuries were listed as minor.

07/11/2013

New map at Worth Street and Mulberry Street - June 24, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Installing New Maps To Help Pedestrians Navigate The Streets

In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.

06/24/2013

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Soldier Wants Chinatown Block Renamed ‘Danny Chen Way’

Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, shot himself in Afghanistan in 2011 after being racially harassed by other soldiers.

06/11/2013

A Lucky Star bus (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Order Discount Bus Service In Chinatown To Cease Operations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered carrier Lucky Star to immediately cease all operations because it says it poses an imminent hazard to public safety.

06/07/2013

Counterfeit Handbags

City Councilwoman Seeks Crackdown On Counterfeit Handbag Buyers

Knockoff purse peddlers are a common sight on Canal Street in Lower Manhattan, but a City Councilwoman would like to see that change.

04/07/2013

A Fung Wah bus rolls into Chinatown on Feb. 25, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Serious Safety Issues Plague Bargain Carrier Tour Bus Out Of Chinatown

There were calls Monday night for the federal government to shut down a bargain bus service especially popular with college students.

02/25/2013

Police say a meat cleaver attack in Chinatown was caught on surveillance video on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2013.  (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Charged In Chinatown Meat Cleaver Attack On Wife

Ming Guang Huang, 28, has been hospitalized for a psychiatric evaluation after being charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

02/25/2013

Credit CBS 2

Police: Man Attacked, Critically Injured Wife With Meat Cleaver

A man allegedly attacked his wife with a meat cleaver in Manhattan’s Chinatown Sunday, leaving the woman in critical condition.

02/24/2013

Performers ring in Chinese New Year (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Firecrackers Set Off To Mark Year Of The Snake In Chinatown

Organizers of the annual event said about 50,000 firecrackers were set off to scare away the evil spirits.

02/10/2013

Ophadell Williams in court on Dec. 7, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Bus Driver In Deadly Bronx Crash Not Guilty Of All Charges Except One

Ophadell Williams was cleared of the most serious charges against him in connection with the March 12, 2011 crash. He was found guilty of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree.

12/07/2012

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