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Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon infected with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone, arrives at the Nebraska Medical Center on November 15, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Surgeon Being Treated For Ebola In Nebraska Dies

“Dr. Salia was extremely critical when he arrived here, and unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to save him,” said Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the biocontainment unit.

11/17/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Cover NY Ebola Costs

The New York Democrat says Sunday that more than $20 million has been spent on tracking health professionals and others arriving from Ebola-stricken countries and treating Dr. Craig Spencer.

11/16/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mother Arrested, Charged After 9-Year-Old Accidentally Shot By Brother Playing With Gun In Newark

A 9-year-old girl was seriously wounded in Newark Saturday when her 12-year-old brother shot her by accident while playing with a handgun, police said.

11/15/2014

Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) stand at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia on October 27, 2014. (Photo ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Staten Island Liberian Community Ships Food To Ebola-Stricken West Africa

The Liberian community on Staten Island collected food to ship to West Africa Saturday, at an event where free flu shots were also available.

11/15/2014

Police are investigating a deadly accident that took place in Queens on Saturday night. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Charged Following Deadly Wreck Outside Of Queens Banquet Hall

Police are trying to determine if a deadly crash in Queens Saturday night was intentional.

11/09/2014

Organizers for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade take six new balloons for test flight on Nov. 8, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

New Balloons Take Test Flight Ahead Of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The new stars include the Pillsbury Doughboy, Pikachu, Paddington, the Red Power Ranger, Skylander’s Eruptor, and Thomas the Tank Engine.

11/08/2014

Officer Elisha Duncan (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Locates Officer Who Disappeared With $40K From Fellow Officers

The 14-year veteran disappeared for two days and it remains unclear what happened to the money

11/08/2014

New York City Medical Examiner's Office (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Medical Examiner’s Office To Hold ‘Missing Persons Day’ Saturday

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the New York Medical Examiner’s Office is holding “Missing Persons Day.”

11/07/2014

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Proposed Plans To Update Northeast Corridor, Commuter Lines On Display In Newark

Plans for updating Amtrak, Metro North, New Jersey Transit, the Long Island Rail Road and other lines were on display in Newark Thursday.

11/06/2014

Police seek two suspects wanted for mugging an 81-year-old man in Queens. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

NYPD: 81-Year-Old Blind Man Beaten, Robbed After Withdrawing Money From Queens ATM

A rally was held demanding arrests for the violent mugging of an 81-year-old legally blind man last month in Queens.

11/04/2014

Officer Nicholas Guerrero is released from Stony Brook University Hospital on Oct. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Officer Critically Injured In Hit-Run Released From Hospital

Hundreds of fellow officers applauded as Officer Nicholas Guerrero, 36, was released from Stony Brook University Hospital and transferred to a rehabilitation facility Friday.

10/17/2014

Emergency workers on the scene of a collapsed floor which trapped two workers in Mineola on Oct. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Two Construction Workers Trapped When Ceiling Collapses In Mineola

The collapse happened inside the old Social Services building, which is now being turned into a family court in Mineola.

10/17/2014

JPMorgan Chase  (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

JPMorgan Chase Breach Heightens Data Security Doubts

The New York-based bank disclosed Thursday that the breach compromised customer information pertaining to roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

10/03/2014

Autumn, the cat rescued by a taxi driver on the Van Wyck Expressway. (credit: Family Handout)

Cabbie Stops In Traffic To Save Kitten On Van Wyck Expressway

Bill Cannon, one of the owners of Beech Street Taxi in Long Beach, stopped in heavy traffic on the Van Wyck Expressway Thursday afternoon to save a kitten from on top of a traffic barrier.

10/03/2014

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

TLC Cracking Down On Unsafe Taxi Drivers

The TLC issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That’s a 95 percent increase from last year.

09/30/2014

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