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A man with his child walks by pro-Russian armed men blocking acces to the Ukrainian frontier guard base in Balaklava, a small city not far from Sevastopol, on March 1, 2014.  (Credit: VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Obama Speaks With Russian President Putin Amid Ukraine Crisis

President Barack Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the United Nations is “gravely concerned” following the Russian takeover of a part of Ukraine.

03/01/2014

Crown Heights police-involved shooting (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Injured In Crown Heights Police-Involved Shooting

The police officers were called to the apartment in Crown Heights for an alleged domestic dispute.

02/22/2014

KIEV, UKRAINE - FEBRUARY 22:  Anti-government protestors guard the streets next to the Presidential offices on February 22, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. The offices of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych have been left unguarded, with the protesters in full control of the streets surrounding the government district. The opposition have called for elections to take place on May 25 and demanded that President Yanukovych stand down immediately. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Residents With Ties To Ukraine Celebrate Change, Mourn Dead

After a tumultuous week that left scores dead and Ukraine’s political destiny in flux, fears mounted that the country could split in two – a Europe-leaning west and a Russian-leaning east and south.

02/22/2014

A cabbie named Omar said that his window shattered after shots rang out in Midtown. (Credit Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cabbie Claims Gunshots Shattered Cab’s Rear Window In Midtown

The driver who identified himself as Omar said that he heard what he claims were gunshots just before glass shattered all over the back of his cab.

02/22/2014

Cabs lined up outside repair shop to fix damage from pot holes (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cab Drivers Line Up At Repair Shops To Fix Damage From Potholes

As many as a dozen cabs lined up on Tenth Avenue near 34th Street in front of Downtown Tire to fix flats and damage to their cabs due to pot holes.

02/15/2014

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Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Fire At Paterson Apartment Building

Fire officials said everyone who lived in the three-story apartment building located above a storefront on River Street has been displaced by the blaze.

02/13/2014

Valentine's Day arrangements are being delivered in spite of the snowstorm, Feb. 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Valentine’s Day Flower Deliveries Go On Despite Snowstorm

One florist on the Upper West Side is gearing up for one of the busiest days of the year, making deliveries as planned ahead of Valentine’s Day.

02/13/2014

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Attorney General Eric Holder Applies Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To Justice Department

Holder was headline speaker at the 13th annual Human Rights Campaign’s “Greater New York Gala” at the Waldorf Astoria.

02/08/2014

Edison, NJ police car. (credit: CBS 2)

Edison Police Sergeant Accused Of Watching Super Bowl At Home While On Duty

Despite that officers are supposed to be protecting and serving, it’s alleged that one Edison, N.J. police sergeant parked his police cruiser outside his house and watched the Super Bowl inside.

02/06/2014

Staten Island: Bard Avenue Snow

Staten Island Residents Complain About City’s Response As Snow Falls Again

As another snowstorm struck New York City Monday, residents of Staten Island complained about dangerous and unplowed streets – following similar complaints on the Upper East Side after a Jan. 21 snowstorm.

02/03/2014

Police and K-9 at Penn Station on Feb. 2, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Officials Ramp Up Security On Eve Of Super Bowl

Security has been beefed up at all of the Tri-State area’s mass transit hubs that connect to MetLife Stadium.

02/01/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/
Getty Images News)

Fans Boo Governor Christie At Super Bowl Event

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was greeted with a scattering of boos and some cheers during a visit to a Super Bowl ceremony in New York City on Saturday.

02/01/2014

A Mute Swan (file/credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Some Sheepshead Bay Residents Not Happy With DEC’s Plan To Remove Mute Swans

Mute swans are large white birds with orange and black bills; they are less vocal than other swans.

01/25/2014

A crew member works to remove snow from MetLife Stadium on Jan. 22, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Officials Ready For Possibility Of Snow, Extreme Cold At Super Bowl

The snowstorm Tuesday dumped more than a foot of accumulation in East Rutherford, N.J. – the site of Super Bowl XLVIII.

01/22/2014

These buses got stuck in the snow at 79th & 2nd Avenue amid a snow storm on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Robyn Hartman/CBS 2)

Snow Pounds NYC; Parts Of Tri-State End Up With More Than Foot Of Snow

More than 1,500 flights were canceled, many students were sent home early, and the roads were a miserable mess through the night Tuesday as the Tri-State area was pounded with a brutal blast of heavy snow and bitter cold.

01/21/2014

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