East River Park

FILE -- A truck drives through a flooded street on the Lower East Side on Oct. 30, 2012, a day after Superstorm Sandy hit. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Spending $1 Million On Lower East Side Flood Protection Project

As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

11/13/2014

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Sketch Of Suspect Released In Attempted Rape On Lower East Side

The 42-year-old victim was jogging when she was thrown to the ground by the suspect, who removed her pants. However, the suspect fled the scene when the victim fought back, police said.

12/28/2012