East River

A  buildup of ice is viewed in the East River near the Manhattan Bridge on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: Body Of Woman Found In East River

Authorities said they were called to the East River at 23rd Street Sunday afternoon by someone who reported the body to 911.

03/09/2015

First responders swarm the East River after a woman went overboard near Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday, Feb. 27. (Credit: Marian Zambrano, via Twitter)

Police Swarm East River After Woman Goes Overboard

Multiple first responders were on the scene in the East River Friday evening, after a woman went overboard.

02/27/2015

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

(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Could New York Harbor Ever Freeze Solid?

The shallower East River has frozen more often over the years, most famously in 1867.

02/16/2015

Photo Credit: Jonathan McPhail Photography

Zoom to Zum Schneider

Gentlemen, it’s time to break out the lederhosen. That’s right; a real Oktoberfest is coming to New York, and more specifically to the East River and 23rd Street.

09/25/2014

Police say a woman found floating in the East River was wearing this jewelry when her body was discovered. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops Seek Help In Identifying Woman Found Floating In East River

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a woman who was found floating in the East River on Tuesday morning.

09/16/2014

East River Skyway Proposal (credit: EastRiverSkyway.com)

Entrepreneur Proposes Aerial Gondolas To Bridge Brooklyn & Manhattan

A Brooklyn entrepreneur has proposed a four-minute ride over the East River with spectacular views.

09/16/2014

NYPD Boat

Police: Officers Pull 3 Men From East River In Queens; 2 Had Jumped In

Police Monday evening pulled men from the water after they jumped into the East River offshore from Long Island City, Queens, along with a third person who jumped in to rescue them himself.

08/25/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Jones Beach Among 4 New York State Parks To Get Free Wi-Fi

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office said Wednesday that the Wi-Fi service is available at Jones Beach, Niagara Falls, Saratoga Spa and East River state parks.

08/06/2014

NYPD Boat

Police Rescue Dock Worker Who Falls In Water At South Street Seaport

Police on rescued a dock worker Monday afternoon after he fell into the water at Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport.

08/04/2014

Vanessa Fontaine, Avonte Oquendo

Law Passes Requiring Audible Alarms On Doors Of Schools With Special Needs Programs

The New York City Council has unanimously approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs.

07/24/2014

German fans watch the final game of the World Cup on a big screen TV near the East River. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

German Fans Celebrate Close Win Over Argentina In World Cup Title Game

Germany beat Argentina to win the world Cup with a lone goal in extra time on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, 2014 (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Millions Watch Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

The Macy’s fireworks show returned to the East River this year after spending the past five years on the Hudson.

07/04/2014

Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges for the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Macy’s Gets Ready For 4th Of July Fireworks Show

Dozens of fireworks technicians have started wiring mortars and shells on three barges, but executive producer Amy Kuhl said the star of this year’s show will be the Brooklyn Bridge.

06/27/2014

Police Search East River For Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer (CBS 2)

Police Search East River For Body Of Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer

Police are searching for a man who apparently got swept away after going for an early morning swim with friends in the East River.

06/26/2014

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