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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

Muni-meter

Lawmakers Considering Changes To NYC’s Muni Meter System

A new bill calls for the meters to be deactivated when parking rules are not in effect or when receipt paper is not available.

05/29/2013

A muni-meter in front of 345 Hudson Street - New York, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

City Council Proposes Muni Meter Reprogramming To End Overpayment ‘Scam’

Currently, if a driver deposits cash into a Muni Meter when payment isn’t required, there’s no way to get a refund.

05/01/2013

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Cop On Modified Duty As Officials Investigate Violent Crown Heights Arrest Video

The Oct. 8 incident at the ALIYA Center on East New York Avenue in Crown Heights is being investigated by the Internal Affairs Bureau and the Brooklyn district attorney.

10/16/2012

Aidan Jack Seeger  (credit: Personal Photo)

Brooklyn Family, Who Lost Son To Genetic Disease, Hoping To Save Other Children

From eye doctors to a neurologist, no one could figure out what was wrong with Aidan Jack Seeger until an MRI uncovered that Aidan had called Adrenoleukodystrophy or ALD.

10/11/2012

A swastika found painted on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Friday, June 15, 2012 (credit: Office of Assemblyman Dov Hikind)

6 Swastikas Spray Painted Across Borough Park, Including At School, Synagogue

Brooklyn lawmakers are vowing to find those responsible after six swastikas were found painted on multiple locations in Borough Park Friday morning.

06/15/2012

Muni-meter

City Council Votes For Muni-Meter Grace Period, Banishes Alternate-Side Stickers

Drivers in the city know what it’s like to cut it close at the muni-meters or get one of the much-maligned stickeds on their cars. Now, after the City Council vote, New Yorkers will get a break.

03/28/2012

New York City Sanitation Truck (file / credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

City Council Members Slam Plan To Charge Non-Profits For Trash Pickup

Council members from all five boroughs are vowing to stop a Bloomberg administration plan to charge non-profits for garbage pickup.

03/01/2012

Faucet (file / credit: Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Protest Held At City Hall Over NYC Water Bills

Politicians, business owners, and residents fuming over water bills that have gone sky high since New York City began installing automated meter readers protested on the steps of City Hall on Monday.

02/28/2012

(credit: nyc.gov)

Council Member Wants NYC Alternate Side Violation Sticker Ban Despite Poll Results

A new poll says a majority of New Yorkers like the sticker policy, even though the City Council recently voted to get rid of it.

02/09/2012

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