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Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Mom Tries To Help Others After Son’s Autism Recovery

An unusual and wonderful development for one Yonkers mother has led to her to try and seek out other mothers who need the help she didn’t have.

04/22/2013

Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the 97th annual Pulitzer Prize winners at Columbia University - April 15, 2013 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Times Wins Four Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzers, journalism’s highest honor, are given out each year by Columbia University on the recommendation of a board of journalists and others. Each award carries a $10,000 prize except for the public service award, which is a gold medal.

04/15/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Probe Continues Over Woman’s Death At Columbia

Autopsy results remained inconclusive for a young woman who was found dead in a Columbia University residence hall this past weekend.

04/01/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Found Dead In Columbia University Dorm

A 21-year-old woman was found dead Sunday morning in a Columbia University dormitory.

03/31/2013

Columbia Thief

Man On Crutches Makes Off With Laptop Bag At Columbia

A thief may have been on crutches, but police said that didn’t stop him from stealing a laptop bag from someone at Columbia University and escaping.

03/26/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia: No, Students Are Not Consuming $5,000 Worth Of Nutella A Week

Reports that Columbia University students were stealing $5,000 worth of Nutella a week are greatly exaggerated, according to the university.

03/10/2013

Quantum Mechanics Demonstration

Students Baffled By Professor’s Performance In Columbia Science Class

A Columbia University science professor left students baffled, and found himself the talk of the campus, after stripping down and changing clothes in a performance widely described as bizarre.

02/19/2013

Sree Sreenivasan (credit: CBS2)

Sree Tips: Online Video Tutorials

They’re a great way to learn a new skills or re-master an old one.

01/16/2013

Kenny Smith, TNT analyst listens to Kenny Williamson, Assistant General Manager of the Memphis Grizzlies during practice during EA Sports NBA Europe Live Tour at Palacio de Deportes de Malaga Copyright 2007 NBAE  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harlem Native And Grizzlies’ Assistant GM Williamson Passes Away

Harlem native and Memphis Grizzlies’ Assistant GM Kenny Williamson passed away on Tuesday at 65.

11/13/2012

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Columbia To Resume Classes Wednesday; NYU Closed For Rest Of Week

Columbia University was set to resume classes on Wednesday, but classes at New York University will be canceled for the rest of the week following Superstorm Sandy.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

iPhone 5 (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sree Tips: Best Smartphone Apps

There are millions of smartphone apps to choose from, but it’s hard to know which ones are worth trying.

10/17/2012

Lou Gehrig (Credit: www.lougehrig.com)

Did Lou Gehrig Really Die Of Lou Gehrig’s Disease? Some Lawmakers Aren’t So Sure

Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.

10/05/2012

Scene of the apparent hit-and-run in Morningside Heights (Credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Man Run Down And Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run In Morningside Heights

Police said that the black Honda Civic was heading northbound when it hit 75-year-old Arnold Slater, who was crossing from the east side to the west side of the street. They tried to rush him to St. Luke’s Hospital to save him, but he couldn’t hold on.

09/29/2012

Martha Corey-Ochoa (credit: Facebook)

Columbia University Freshman Dies In Plunge From Dorm

Martha Corey-Ochoa, who was the valedictorian of her class at Dobbs Ferry High School, was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital after she was found on West 114th Street and Amsterdam Avenue late Monday.

08/28/2012

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President Barack Obama’s 1980s Upper West Side Apartment For Rent

When President Barack Obama lived in the 109th Street apartment with a roommate while attending Columbia University, the monthly rent was $360.

07/19/2012

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