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Gene Michaels

Antiq Hennis Shooting Suspects

Brownsville Residents Rally Against Violence In Wake Of Toddler’s Slaying

As police held two suspects in the shooting that killed a toddler in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a crowd rallied in the neighborhood to stop the violence Sunday.

09/08/2013

1-Year Old Boy Shot Dead In Brooklyn

Baby Dies After Being Shot In Head In Brownsville, Brooklyn

A 1-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head Sunday evening in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

09/01/2013

Jeff Russ, left, and Olivia Rotondo (credit: Facebook)

Following Deaths, Electric Zoo Music Festival’s Final Day Called Off

The causes of death have not been officially determined, but the city said it appeared both involved the drug MDMA, known as ecstasy, or as molly in its powder or crystal form.

09/01/2013

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

Tri-State Area Celebrates National Radio Day

From Orson Welles to Alan Freed, and from Howard Stern to Ira Glass, radio has brought a throng of voices who came to be household names into American living rooms for over a century.

08/20/2013

Peter Notman, Michael Felenchak

NYPD: 2 Gay Men Attacked Outside Movie Theater In Chelsea

What was supposed to be a pleasant movie night turned into a violent attack and beating for a gay couple in Chelsea.

08/14/2013

Arthur Ashe Stadium (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

USTA: Retractable Roof Will Be Constructed Over Arthur Ashe Stadium

The United States Tennis Association says a retractable roof will be constructed over Arthur Ashe Stadium, the main venue for the U.S. Open.

08/14/2013

Shaaliver Douse

14-Year-Old Dead Following Bronx Police-Involved Shooting

According to police, two officers on foot patrol heard gunfire in the area of Cortlandt Avenue and E. 151st Street in the Melrose section of the Bronx just after 3 a.m.

08/04/2013

Brooklyn Robbery Suspect

Robber Wanted In String Of Broad Daylight Robberies In Brooklyn

Police on Sunday were searching for a robber who is wanted in 14 broad daylight robberies in Brooklyn – many of them targeting victims 65 or older.

08/04/2013

(credit: Maxwell's)

Maxwell’s Live Music Venue In Hoboken, N.J. Closing After 35 Years

Maxwell’s, the famed venue that put Hoboken, N.J. on the map for live music, was preparing to close its doors for good Wednesday night after 35 years in business.

07/31/2013

Jersey City Medical Center distracted driver course. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Medical Center Offers Distracted Driver Course To End ‘Epidemic’

Officials at the Jersey City Medical Center said the majority of people who take the walking course fail it.

07/31/2013

Anthony Weiner In The Bronx

Poll: Weiner Drops To 4th Place In Wake Of Sexting Scandal

His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.

07/29/2013

A subway train. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

MTA To Invest Millions For Subway, Bus, Rail Service Improvements

Most of the improvements, which are the result of additional state funds, increased revenue from toll and fare hikes and cost-cutting, will be phased in over the next year.

07/22/2013

Willets Point business owners protest before the MLB All Star Game (Credit CBS 2)

Local Business Owners, City Clash Over Plans For Willets Point

Shop owners protested what they called a plan by the Mets and city agencies to force them out of business with excessive violations.

07/16/2013

FDNY Marine Units respond to helicopter down in the Hudson River. (credit: FDNY Twitter)

Helicopter Splash Landing Compared To ‘Miracle On The Hudson’

Shortly after takeoff, the helicopter landed upright in the water near 79th Street around noon and was drifting south. A family of four Swedish tourists and the pilot were rescued, as the chopper was safely towed to shore.

06/30/2013

An aerial photo of Jones Beach after Sandy (credit: Twitter/Howard Glaser)

Howard Beach Residents Seek Advice On Continuing Post-Sandy Woes

Superstorm Sandy struck the Tri-State Area eight months ago Sunday, and residents of Howard Beach, Queens have been suffering all the time since.

06/30/2013

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