Derricke Dennis

Giants punter Steve Weatherford and former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice (Credit: Steve Overmyer/CBS2)

Giants Punter Steve Weatherford To Donate Brain For Scientific Research

Giants punter Steve Weatherford, along with former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice, will donate his brain for scientific research after he passes away.

03/03/2015

A picture of Sugar, a missing 4-year-old pit bull mix (credit: Findsugarnyc/Facebook)

$10K Reward Offered For Return Of Pet Pit Bull Mix ‘Sugar’ Who Went Missing While With Dog Walker In Manhattan

A $10,000 reward is being offered for the return of a beloved pet that vanished while in the care of a Manhattan dog walker.

03/03/2015

New York Assemblyman David Weprin and other officials speak in opposition to proposed tolls on East River bridges on March 1, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Opposition Growing To Proposal For Tolls On East River Bridges

Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Queens, told reporters Sunday at the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge that implementing tolls at now-free bridges won’t work.

03/01/2015

A large pothole is spotted on 108th Street in Corona, Queens, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

50 NYC Crews Hit Streets To Tackle Potholes

The city Department of Transportation is hitting all five boroughs as workers try to repair as many potholes as they can.

03/01/2015

Commuter brave cold temperatures on 42nd Street in New York on February 20, 2015. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Day Of Bitter Cold Brings Record Low Temperatures To Tri-State Area

Forecasters are calling for high temperatures in the low to mid 20s Tuesday with the wind chill making it feel more like 10 to 15 degrees.

02/24/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD Swearing-In Ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton Discusses Police Relations With African-American Community At Black History Month Breakfast In Queens

Bratton told the audience community relations have been improving, and progress can be shown in the city’s dropping crime rate, Dennis reported.

02/24/2015

From left, Glen Hochman, Alissa Hochman and Deanna Hochman (credit: Handouts/CBS2)

Harrison Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide Involving Retired Cop, Teenage Daughters

Glen Hochman killed the teens before taking his own life, sources told CBS2. Police said family pets were also killed.

02/22/2015

A woman braves the cold during her morning commute on Fiftth Avenue in Manhattan on Jan. 7, 2014. (credit: Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Braces For Possibility Of Record Cold

A wind chill advisory is in effect for New York City, northern New Jersey, western Long Island and southern portions of western Connecticut through 9 a.m. Monday.

02/15/2015

A small fire at 2874 Grand Concourse in the Bronx on Feb. 15, 2015, left a 78-year-old woman dead. (credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Bronx Apartment Fire Claims Life Of 78-Year-Old Woman

They found the victim in the kitchen unresponsive and unconscious, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

02/15/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer calls for the CDC to make measles shots more accessible during a news conference Feb. 8, 2015, in Manhattan. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Wants Measles Vaccine More Accessible

Schumer, D-N.Y., made the recommendation Sunday, noting that the CDC says at least 102 people have contracted measles in 14 states, including New York and New Jersey, so far this year.

02/08/2015

Tri-State area residents are hoping to win the $380M Powerball drawing on Feb. 7, 2015 (Credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

No Winner In $390M Powerball Drawing; Jackpot To Climb To $450M

The next drawing will be Wednesday after no one matched Saturday’s winning numbers.

02/08/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

An exterior view of The Kings Theatre in Brooklyn on January 23, 2015.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Diana Ross Kicks Off Kings Theatre’s Grand Reopening With Sold-Out Show

Diana Ross headlines Tuesday’s grand reopening of the 3,200-seat Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

02/03/2015

A Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

No. 7 Train Loses Power In Queens; Service May Not Be Fully Restored For Morning Rush

The Tri-State area is starting the work week with a mixture of snow, rain and freezing rain.

02/02/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

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