Ginny Kosola

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

NYC Fields Over 200 Pre-Lawsuit Claims From East Harlem Gas Explosion

City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office says it has received 205 notices of claim surrounding the March 12 gas blast as of Monday.

12/30/2014

FILE - US Postal Service letter carrier Anthony Ow sorts through mail in the back of his delivery truck. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

USPS: Priority Packages Not Guaranteed To Arrive In 2 Days

If you used the United States Postal Service’s priority mail thinking it would be delivered in two days, you should know, the post office says the service is not guaranteed to arrive on a particular day.

12/29/2014

Officials in Borough Park, Brooklyn, discuss on Dec. 29, 2014, Project Sweep, a state-funded cleanup program that puts unemployed and disabled people to work. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Program Keeping Brooklyn Neighborhood Clean, Putting Unemployed To Work

State Sen. Simcha Felder helped to obtain $100,000 in state funds to expand the program, which employs out-of-work and disabled people, into the Brooklyn neighborhood for at least a year.

12/29/2014

Wenjian Liu's family visits the makeshift memorial to their slain son on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Family Of Wenjian Liu Visits Makeshift Memorial For Murdered Officers

They carried two huge wreaths. A line of police officers stood saluting in silence as they placed the wreaths at the site.

12/24/2014

Holiday travelers at  LaGuardia Airport on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Wet, Foggy And Windy Weather Snarling Some Holiday Travel

Forecasters say rain will be heavy at times Wednesday and could cause flooding on the streets and in areas of poor drainage.

12/24/2014

Protesters against the NYPD planned to be back out on the streets on Dec. 23, 2014, in in defiance of the mayor's quest for a moratorium following the murder of two cops on Dec. 20. (Photo: CBS 2)

More Chants Against Police As Protesters Break Mayor’s Moratorium

Some protest organizers have dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request for a “time out” until after the murdered officers are laid to rest.

12/23/2014

Guns confiscated in a weapons bust involving JFK Airport (Credit: CBS2)

Baggage Handler Accused Of Helping Smuggle Guns Aboard Delta Flights To NYC

Former Delta baggage handler, Eugene Harvey was arrested last weekend in Atlanta. A FBI affidavit said there was enough evidence to charge him with trafficking firearms, violating airport security and aiding others in the scheme.

12/23/2014

A memorial of candles and flowers in front of the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn, NY on December 21, 2014. Police officers Wenjian Liu (L) and Rafael Ramos (R), from the 84th Precinct, were shot and killed execution style as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn on December 20, 2014. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Funeral Plans Set For Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

An NYPD baseball cap surrounded by flowers, teddy bears and candles marks the spot where two police officers were killed by a gunman in Brooklyn who was targeting law enforcement.

12/22/2014

Ugly Sweater Run (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Thousands Don Their Holiday Worst For Ugly Sweater Run At Citi Field

The event benefits the non-profit group Save the Children.

12/20/2014

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

FILE -- 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

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