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The 14th Street, Union Square subway station. (credit: CBS2)

NY Lawmakers Set Penalty For Improper Subway Touching

The misdemeanor also applies to public buses or trains and carries a penalty of up to one year in prison.

06/20/2015

Residents gather at #IamAME rally at Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York in Queens (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rally Held At Queens Cathedral In Response To South Carolina Church Shooting

Mayor Bill de Blasio attended the rally dubbed #IamAME at Greater Allen African Methodist Episcopal Cathedral of New York in Jamaica Saturday afternoon.

06/20/2015

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Innocent Bystander Injured In Coney Island Double Shooting

Neighbors say the shooting was a result of the ongoing drug war in the area.

06/14/2015

The NYPD says a suspect menaced a police officer with a knife as officers approached three men stripping a car in Brooklyn on June 12, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Knife-Wielding Tire Theft Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police Remains At Large

The search is on for a suspect who was shot by a police officer after threatening the officer with a knife and refusing to drop the weapon, police said Friday.

06/12/2015

Route 3 crash in East Rutherford (CBS2)

Deadly Tractor-Trailer Crash Shuts Down Route 3 WB In Rutherford

A deadly accident shut down westbound lanes of Route 3 in Rutherford, N.J. Monday. The accident happened at Ridge Road, police said.

06/08/2015

Bill Murray speaks to reporters ahead of the Poets House's Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge on June 8, 2015 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Bill Murray Leads Group Of Poets Across Brooklyn Bridge For Fundraising Event

Poets House’s Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

06/08/2015

A makeshift memorial in front of a home in Yonkers where a 4-year-old girl died after she accidentally shot herself in the face. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Investigation Continues Into Death Of 4-Year-Old Yonkers Girl

Police are continuing to investigate the death of a 4-year-old girl in Yonkers who accidentally shot herself in the face earlier this week.

05/30/2015

The Air France terminal at JFK is seen on May 25, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Anonymous Threats Against Airliners Prompt Plane Searches At JFK, Newark Airports

Authorities say several anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners Monday haven’t been found to be credible.

05/25/2015

Police have stepped up their presence in Central Park following a string of robberies (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Police Step Up Presence At Central Park Following Another Robbery

Police are seemingly omnipresent at Central Park even as residents express concerns about the rash of robberies.

05/25/2015

Coney Island

Tri-State Area Residents Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

The long Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer driving season and beach season.

05/23/2015

Eleanor the pug sits along the railing while her owner eats nearby. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

New York Lawmakers Consider Allowing Outdoor Dining With Dogs

Lawmakers are pushing a bill through that would allow you to keep your dog at your side while eating outside at restaurants.

05/23/2015

Lizzie Valverde (left) and Katy Olson realized they were sisters while taking a writing class at Columbia University. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

2 Sisters Adopted Separately Reunite At Columbia University Writing Class

Katy Olson figured out the connection when Lizzie Valverde introduced herself to the writing class and talked about being adopted.

05/16/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Judge Declares Mistrial In Etan Patz Case After 1 Juror Holds Out

The judge has decided the jury is hung and says he will declare a mistrial in the Etan Patz case, CBS2’s Jessica Schneider reported.

05/08/2015

Demetrius Blackwell

Suspect In Queens Police Shooting Arraigned; Search Is On For Weapon

Demetrius Blackwell, 35, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.

05/03/2015

Bethesda French Seventh-Day Adventist Church congregants pray following crash that killed three church members in upstate New York (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

3 Congregants Of Brooklyn Church Killed In Upstate NY Van Crash

The seven occupants of the van had been attending a religious retreat at the Honors Haven Resort in Ellenville, police said.

05/03/2015

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