Columbus Avenue

Multiple roads will be closed ahead of the People's Climate Change March on Sunday, Sept. 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Road Closures, Tow Zones Come Ahead Of Climate Change March

A massive march for climate change was set to roll into Midtown and the Upper West Side on Sunday, and commuters will have to be ready for bumper-to-bumper delays.

09/20/2014

Police on the scene of a stabbing on the Upper West Side on March 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Son Charged In Upper West Side Stabbing Of Mother, Father

A man has been charged with murder and assault after a stabbing Tuesday morning on the Upper West Side that left his father dead and mother injured, police said.

03/18/2014

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

Ariel Russo (Handout)

FDNY Commish: Human Error Delayed Response To Crash That Killed 4-Year-Old

“Somebody made a mistake that was handling that call and we’re looking into it, we’ll find out what happened,” Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano said Friday.

06/07/2013

Franklin Reyes

Attorney: Unlicensed Teen Driver Admits To Everything In Accident That Killed Girl, 4

The 17-year-old unlicensed driver accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring her grandmother on the Upper West Side was in court Wednesday night to answer to serious charges.

06/05/2013

Manhattan Robber

Police Search For Man Who Robbed Small Stores Across Manhattan

Police Saturday were asking for the public’s help in finding a robber who held up multiple two convenience stores, a deli and a Dunkin’ Donuts around Manhattan in recent weeks.

03/16/2013

Marijuana Plants (file / credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Woman Caught With Nearly 100 Pounds Of Pot In Nassau County

Police in Nassau County found almost 100 pounds of marijuana in a woman’s car, after they pulled her over for allegedly talking on her cell phone behind the wheel.

01/27/2013

LuLu Krim (L), Leo Krim (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Parents Of Children Allegedly Slain By Nanny Reach Out Through Facebook

The parents of a young brother and sister who were murdered – allegedly by their beloved nanny in their Upper West Side apartment – are reaching out.

01/07/2013

Signs for a store closing sale at Therapie on the Upper West Side - New York, NY - Feb 3, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Upper West Side Zoning Plan Could Become Model For Rest Of City

On the two sides of Columbus Avenue at 78th Street are the two sides of the argument. To the west is a deli, a little boutique furniture store, and a few other small shops. To the east, the entire block is a Duane Reade, and a Chase bank.

02/03/2012

Parking Day at Forham University at West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue - New York, NY - Sep 16, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Parking Day Observed With Outdoor Theater At Fordham Manhattan Campus

It’s not exactly Shakespeare in the Park, but they are calling it Shakespeare in the Parking Space.

09/16/2011

Upper West Side Sinkhole (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Investigate Sinkhole On Upper West Side

People are stopping and taking pictures of a massive sinkhole that opened in the middle of 82nd Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West, and frustrated residents are asking what city officials intend to do to prevent future collapses.

08/17/2011

Muni-meter

Manhattan Florist Nick Bazas Says He’s Racked Up Tickets For Parking Legally

The owner of Quality Florist on Columbus Avenue says there are no Muni Meters on the block and that meter maids mistakenly have written up ticket after ticket.

04/20/2011

Harlem Shooting

Man Killed In Early Morning Shooting In Harlem

Police said a man was shot dead in Harlem early Sunday morning.

03/06/2011

(Photo/CBS 2)

Will Fire Trucks Be Forced To Use NYC Bike Paths?

One of the changes being considered is to allow cars to park in front of certain fire hydrants, and force fire trucks to use the bike path.

02/07/2011

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Police Seek Help Finding Harlem Sex Assault Suspect

The suspect approached a woman in the early morning hours on September 26 and forcibly touched her before fleeing with her cell phone.

10/07/2010