Derricke Dennis

Nepalese people search for belongings from their damaged homes in Sankhu town in the Kathmandu Valley on May 3, 2015, following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which struck the Himalayan nation on April 25. The death toll from an earthquake that ripped through Nepal will climb 'much higher', the government warned May 3, as relief teams raced to reach survivors of the disaster that has already claimed more than 7,000 lives. (credit: PHOTO Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

Schumer: Allow Nepalese To Stay In US As Nation Recovers

Schumer, D-N.Y., is asking the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to grant temporary protected status to Nepalese nationals now residing in the U.S.

05/03/2015

Rev. Al Sharpton

Rev. Sharpton Holds ‘Thanksgiving’ Rally In NYC Following Charges Against Baltimore Cops

Garner’s widow asked why there seems to be justice in Baltimore, but not in New York City.

05/02/2015

Scene of hit-and-run crash in Brooklyn on May 2, 2015 (Credit: Derricke Dennis/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating Brooklyn Hit-And-Run That Left Teen In Critical Condition

The teenage girl was taken to Brookdale Hospital where she is listed in critical condition.

05/02/2015

A man climbs on top of debris after buildings collapsed on April 26, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Await Fate Of Loved Ones As Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Soars Past 4,000

It’s been an agonizing wait as people in our area wait for word on loved ones in Nepal.

04/27/2015

Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs Past 3,000

Among those killed was Marisa Eve Girawong, of Edison, New Jersey.

04/26/2015

Ambien Bottle  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Report: Bronx Woman Found Dead After Allegedly Taking Ambien

There are questions and concern over the death of a 20-year-old woman in the Parkside Houses on Arnow Avenue in the Bronx.

04/26/2015

CBS2's cameras caught a coyote running around in the area of Riverside Park on the Upper West Side, on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: CBS2 News Crew Comes Face To Face With Coyote Near Riverside Park

The coyote was spotted around 5 a.m. at Riverside Park along the Hudson River, between 96th and 79th streets, police said.

04/22/2015

Garbage BIG DL

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Aggressive Plan To Reduce New York City Waste 90 Percent By 2030

The plan includes an overhaul of the city’s recycling program, incentives to reduce waste and tacit support for the City Council’s plan to dramatically reduce the use of plastic shopping bags.

04/22/2015

Spring Creek Brooklyn formerly Starrett City (Wikimedia Commons)

Power Outage Hits Spring Creek Towers In Brooklyn

Spring Creek Towers comprises 46 buildings and 5,881 residential units. Some 15,000 people live there.

04/20/2015

Investigators on the scene of a fatal carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens on Apr. 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

4 Dead After Carbon Monoxide Incident In Queens

A couple in their 80s and another man and woman were killed in a carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens Friday afternoon.

04/10/2015

First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Residents, Business Impacted By East Village Explosion Getting Additional Help

The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, chaired by First Lady Chirlane McCray, announced $125,000 has been raised to help those impacted by the tragedy.

04/10/2015

Crowds at a 7 train station after service was suspended due to a smoke condition. (Credit: Sam Yim)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Smoke Condition Leaves Hundreds Stranded On No. 7 Train In East River Tunnel

A mechanical problem created a smoke condition in a New York City subway tunnel east of Grand Central Terminal, stalling trains and leaving hundreds stranded.

04/06/2015

Artists installed this bust of Edward Snowden at the Prison Ship Martyr's Monument in Brooklyn on Apr. 6, 2015. (credit: Aymann Ismail/Animal New York)

Artists Install Massive Bust Of Edward Snowden At Prison Ship Martyrs Monument In Brooklyn

According to the report, the sculpture weighs 100 pounds and was attached in a way that will make it easy to remove.

04/06/2015

Two people were killed when a car lost control, struck scaffolding and burst into flames April 5, 2015, in Jamaica, Queens, witnesses said. (credit: CBS2)

2 Killed In Fiery Car Crash In Jamaica

Just before 4:30 a.m., a 2001 Nissan Maxima was traveling eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway in Jamaica and lost control coming off the roadway, police said.

04/05/2015

Students in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: CBS2)

Parents Unhappy After Fort Lee School Board Cuts Spring Break In Half

Vacation plans have been put on hold for many families in one New Jersey community after the Board of Education cut spring break in half at the last minute.

03/24/2015

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