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Scene of police-involved shooting near 96th Street and the FDR Drive (Alice Gainer/CBS 2).

Police: Suspect Shot Dead On UES May Be Serial Pharmacy Robber

It all began with a gunpoint robbery at Health Source Pharmacy, located at 68th-69th Street and Second Avenue, at 1:40 p.m., sources said.

05/16/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Parts Of The FDR Drive To Shut Down For Pothole Repairs

Motorists are advised that two southbound lanes will be closed between 49th Street and the UN underpass.

02/16/2014

Traffic on the FDR Drive after a tractor-trailer got stuck under an overpass on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Truck Gets Stuck Under Overpass On FDR Drive

It happened on the southbound side of the highway near 80th Street.

11/21/2013

FILE - A hospital sign (credit: ClipArt)

UES Residents Protest Plans For New Development That Includes Cancer Treatment Center

Some residents of the Upper East Side said Wednesday that they were so unhappy with plans for a new cancer treatment center that they think a garage full of garbage trucks would be preferable.

10/09/2013

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announcing expansion of Brooklyn Bridge ramps to ease notorious FDR backups, May 13, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Wider Ramps On Brooklyn Bridge To Ease Congestion

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”

05/13/2013

FDR Drive Pink Mural (credit: CBS 2)

Beauty Or Blight? Some East Side Residents Not Pleased With $4K ‘Bubble Gum’ Pink Mural

The city calls it “barrier beautification,” but for many of the 4,000 people who call Waterside Plaza home, they said it’s an everyday eyesore.

04/26/2013

Lower Manhattan is dark after Con Ed cuts power due to Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: Michael C. Barrows via Facebook)

Massive Con Ed Transformer Explosion Blamed For Widespread Outage

A massive transformer explosion rocked a Con Edison plant as Superstorm Sandy raged.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

Flash Flooding On The FDR (credit: CBS 2)

High Winds And Heavy Rain Leave Their Impact On Tri-State Area

Thousands of outages have been reported around the area, mostly in Connecticut, Long Island and Morris, Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey.

09/18/2012

A current light fixture on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central Park

The way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.

05/27/2012

The rescue unit in the East River. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teenager Dies After Slipping, Falling From FDR Drive Into East River

A 15-year-old boy has died after falling from the FDR Drive, officials said. Justin Smith slipped by accident off a railing and fell into the East River near 102nd Street and 105th Street at round 8:15 p.m on Saturday night.

05/13/2012

TD Five Boro Bike Tour (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

TD Five Boro Bike Tour Is Great For Riders, Not So Great For Drivers

Organizer Ken Podziba told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck that the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is a major gain for “our great city.” But it’s certainly a pain for many taxi drivers.

05/06/2012

Police: Wrong Way Driver Caused Fatal Crash On FDR Drive

A driver travelling the wrong way on the FDR drive caused a fatal chain reaction crash early Sunday morning.

02/12/2012

Generic Police Light File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

31-Year-Old Man Killed In Four-Car Crash On FDR Drive

Police said a white SUV traveling northbound slammed into one vehicle which then struck a third and fourth car near 84th Street shortly after 2 a.m.

01/31/2012

Map of Matt Green's progress

Matt Green Attempts To Walk Every NYC Street

Two years ago, he was an engineer sitting behind a desk. Then he walked across the country. Now, he’s trying to top that!

01/09/2012

Cross Bronx Expressway - Bronx, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: NYC DOT)

Transportation Planners Identify Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In NYC Area

Some of the top ten traffic bottlenecks in the New York City area are not in the five boroughs, but those roads that go around them, according to a new study.

12/19/2011

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