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A pair of firefighters ran down a mugger on the Lower East Side on Monday. (Credit: CBS2)

Firefighters Run Down Suspected Mugger On The Lower East Side

Firefighters on the Lower East Side added ‘crime fighting’ to their job description on Monday.

05/18/2015

Emergency responders appear after a series of manhole explosions near Penn Station on May 6, 2015. (credit: Twitter/AnakiKHearts)

2 Manholes Explode, Rock Buildings, Rattle Nerves Near Penn Station

The blasts occurred at the corner of Eighth Avenue and 35th Street at around 10:16 a.m.

05/06/2015

FILE -- Bruce Jenner attends a charity event in New York in September 2013. (credit: Mike McGregor/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)

People In Jenner’s Home Town Of Tarrytown Support Former Olympic Star’s Transformation

On Monday, the buzz about Jenner from Tarrytown resident and visitor alike was because of his decision to live his life as a woman.

04/27/2015

The MTA is trying to rid a Brooklyn subway station of feral cats (Credit: CBS2)

Residents: MTA Starving Stray Cats In Effort To Rid Them From Subway Station

Members of the non-profit Ferals in Peril offered their volunteers to trap, neuter and relocate the cats if the MTA would allow it.

04/21/2015

Michael Konstalid uses discarded items to build furniture for schoolchildren with physical challenges. (Credit: CBS2)

Physical Therapist Turns Trash Into Special Furniture For Disabled Kids In Brooklyn

A man has taken on a mission to turn trash into tools for children with physical challenges in schools across Brooklyn.

04/20/2015

6-year-old Charlie Hayes stretches before soccer practice. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts: Warm Up, Cool Down Can Help Avoid Spring Sports Injuries

Doctors say there are things kids should do to avoid injuries that can end their season before it even gets started.

04/07/2015

A controlled burn in a New Jersey forest. (Credit: William Rashak)

Officials Warn Forest Fires Threat Could Be Disastrous In New Jersey This Year

The spring wildfire season is here, and this one has the potential to be disastrous in New Jersey.

04/06/2015

Researchers say there may be a link between bleach and illness in children. (Credit: CBS2)

Research Points To Link Between Use Of Bleach, Infections In Children

They found that children living in homes that are cleaned with bleach weekly had a 20 percent higher rate of childhood infections than those who did not.

04/03/2015

A new bill would provide training for city parents who are trying to get back into the workforce. (Credit: CBS2)

Bill Could Provide Boost To City Parents Trying To Re-Enter The Work Force

Parents re-entering the work force may soon get help from New York City. A New bill introduced on Tuesday would provide free job training to parents trying to get back to work.

03/31/2015

Kids are stuck playing indoors on their spring break due to chilly temperatures (credit: CBS2)

Parents Scrambling To Keep Kids Busy During Chilly Spring Break

For most of the winter, people anxiously counted down to spring. But so far, it’s been a cold, snowy let down.

03/30/2015

Joseph Amorese of Pennsylvania received a get well card from his father containing a scratch-off lottery ticket. It turned out to be a winner worth $7 million. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Wins $7 Million On Scratch-Off Ticket In Get Well Card From Rockland County Dad

The “$7,000,000 Golden Ticket” scratch-off was purchased at Just A Dollar at 20 North Main St. in New City.

03/25/2015

A memorial sits upon an Astoria tree that the city removed over safety concerns. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Demand Answers After City Removes Astoria Tree Citing Safety Concerns

After nearly 100 years on a block of 34th street in Astoria, city workers chopped it down as upset residents exchanged angry words with them.

03/24/2015

As run-flat tires are becoming more popular, experts warn of their faults. (Credit: CBS2)

Some Experts Warn Of Down Sides To Flat-Resistant Tires

Run-flat tires are now standard on dozens of cars, but some experts say they aren’t right for most drivers.

03/23/2015

A mudslide forced the evacuation of two high-rises on Walsh Road in Yonkers, NY on March 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Mudslide Forces Evacuation Of Two High-Rise Buildings In Yonkers

The mudslide is at the site of the Old Croton Aqueduct behind the two senior housing buildings located at 95 and 97 Walsh Road, fire officials said.

03/11/2015

A dirty snow pile is seen on the Upper West Side. (credit: CBS2)

New Yorkers Hope End Is Near For Mounds Of Filthy Snow

The weather is finally warming up, but New York’s sidewalks and streets are still covered with the remnants of the long, messy winter.

03/10/2015

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