FDR Drive

Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network,  Esaw Garner, widow of Eric Garner,  and Emerald Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, hold a press conference December 3, 2014. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Garner Family Plans Trip To DC Protest; 220 Protesters Arrested In NYC Friday

The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.

12/06/2014

(Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

Protestors spill over onto FDR. (Credit: kristen Gwynne)

Critics: Protesters Are Getting Away With Too Much Under New NYPD Protocol

The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.

11/26/2014

People protest in Times Square over the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown case November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: 10 Arrested During Protests Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The Rev. Al Sharpton held an event in Harlem Wednesday with the family of Michael Brown — a day after 10 people were arrested as during protests over the grand jury decision.

11/26/2014

Police are investigating a wrong-way crash on the FDR Drive that left four people hurt on Nov. 13, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

4 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On FDR Drive

Just after 4 a.m., police said a 33-year-old woman driving a Kia sedan entered the FDR at East 34th Street and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.

11/13/2014

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

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