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Crossing Guard (file / credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

NYC Officials Call For Higher Wages, Benefits For Crossing Guards

Elected city officials gathered on the steps of City Hall this week calling for funding for city crossing guards.

04/09/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Hammers Out Conservative Budget Amid Fears Of State, Federal Cuts

On Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor’s new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.

02/09/2015

FILE -- An SUV is parked on a mound of snow and ice in Brooklyn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Councilman: Suspend Parking Meters During Snowstorms

Councilman David Greenfield is proposing that the meters not be enforced whenever alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow.

02/02/2015

About 70 tires were slashed in Brooklyn on Dec. 14, 2014 (credit: CBS2)

Suspect In Custody For Dozens Of Tire Slashings In Brooklyn

On Sunday morning, dozens of Brooklyn residents in the vicinity of Quentin Road to Avenue S and East 17th Street to Bedford Avenue woke up to their tire slashed.

12/15/2014

About 70 tires were slashed in Brooklyn on Dec. 14, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating After Tires Slashed On 40 Cars In Brooklyn

Police said cars were targeted in the vicinity of Quentin Road to Avenue S and East 17th Street to Bedford Avenue between midnight and 2 a.m. Sunday.

12/14/2014

Police say a knife-wielding suspect who stabbed a student at the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic world headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn was shot and killed by an officer on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Knife-Wielding Suspect Who Stabbed Student At Brooklyn Synagogue Fatally Shot By Police

A man wielding a knife who stabbed an Israeli student inside a Brooklyn synagogue was fatally shot by police early Tuesday morning when he refused to drop the knife, police said.

12/09/2014

Israeli teens Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel (who is an American citizen) and Eyal Yifrach .(credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Gather At Israeli Consulate, Demand Release Of Kidnapped Teens

The desperate search for three missing Israeli teenagers sparked a rally on the East Side on Sunday.

06/22/2014

Anti-Semitic graffit was spray painted around Borough Park, Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Former Cop Charged In Borough Park Spray-Paint Spree To Undergo Mental Evaluation

A former NYPD officer may be responsible for anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled across the heavily Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park.

05/04/2014

Real estate developer Menachem Stark with his family. Police said Stark was kidnapped from outside his Brooklyn office last week, a day before his body was found in a dumpster in Great Neck, Long Island. (Credit: Menachem Stark Family)

1 Charged In Connection With Kidnap, Murder Of Brooklyn Landlord

The partially burned body of Menachem Stark was found inside a dumpster at a gas station in Great Neck, Long Island back in January.

04/30/2014

People shovel snow in Manhattan on Feb. 18, 2014. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Big Thaw: Snow Buildup, Ice Creates Menace On High Rises, Suburban Homes

Sidewalks around many buildings have been cordoned because of falling icicles and rock-hard chunks of frozen snow, a situation that experts warn could get worse over the next few days as a thaw sets in.

02/19/2014

UES Snow Wed Night

Cleanup Controversy Heats Up As More Snow Coats Tri-State Area

The Sanitation Department said on Friday that its workers were loading 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows and preparing chains for Saturday’s dusting.

01/25/2014

New York City Parking Ticket

City Council Member Calls NYC’s Black Friday Parking Regulations ‘Disgusting’

Black Friday might feel like a holiday — but it’s not. At least not when it comes to the city’s parking regulations, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported.

11/29/2013

A bill with the transportation committee could reduce the speed limit on streets like this to 20 mph. (Credit CBS 2)

Proposed Legislation Would Lower Speed Limits On Most City Side Streets

There is a new push to reduce the speed limit from 30 to 20 mph on many residential streets, CBS 2’s Don Champion reported.

11/05/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

For now, the 24-year-old Harvey and the Mets hope that he will be able to avoid reconstruction surgery on the ulnar collateral ligament. A full prognosis will not be made until swelling in the elbow goes down in about two weeks.

08/27/2013

Muni-meter

Lawmakers Approve Changes To NYC’s Muni Meter System

Under the measure, the city’s 13,000 Muni Meters would be required to deactivate when parking rules are not in effect or when receipt paper is not available.

06/12/2013

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