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Marcy Borders covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001. Borders was caught outside on the street as the cloud of smoke and dust enveloped the area. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Seen Covered In Dust In 9/11 Attacks Dies Of Cancer

A hazy image of a woman coated in ash was one of the iconic images of Sept. 11, 2001, and now, the woman in the picture has died of cancer.


worker falls to death

Police: Worker Falls To His Death In Hell’s Kitchen Elevator Shaft

An elevator mechanic was killed Tuesday when he plunged four stories down a shaft in a Hell’s Kitchen building, police said.


An explosion caused severe damage at John F. Kennedy High School in Marble Hill on Thursday, Aug. 20. (Credit: Mike Allan)

Explosion Rocks John F. Kennedy High School In The Bronx; 3 Injured

Three workers were injured Thursday night when an explosion severely damaged a high school in the northwest Bronx late Thursday.


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N.J. Woman To Get New Hearing After Conviction For Leaving Small Child In Car Briefly

Six years ago, a New Jersey mother left her 19-month-old in the car while she ran into the Middlesex Mall in South Plainfield for 5 or 10 minutes.


Legionella bacteria was found in a cooling tower at the Opera House Hotel in the Bronx.(Credit: CBS2)

City Officials: Opera House Hotel Cooling Tower Source Of Bronx Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The Legionella strain found at the Opera House Hotel cooling tower matched the strain found in patients, officials announced Thursday.


A woman wearing body paint poses in Times Square. (credit: CBS2)

PBA Prez: NYPD Officers Punished For Posing With Topless Models In Times Square

Two uniformed New York City police officers who were spotted snapping selfies with the topless models in Times Square have been reassigned.


Jared "The Subway Guy" Fogle at the Red Dress Collection show on Feb. 6, 2014 at Lincoln Center in New York City. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images for Subway)

Prosecutors: Jared Fogle Paid For Sex Acts With Minors In NYC, Received Child Pornography

Documents released Wednesday say Fogle, 37, faces one count of travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor and one count of distribution and receipt of child pornography.


Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez (obscured top left) attend a meeting on a new Hudson River tunnel on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation Officials

The meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.


A teenage boy poses for a photograph with a topless, painted woman in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Spokeswoman: De Blasio Opposes Topless Times Square Women, Agencies At Work To Tackle Issue

Mayoral spokeswoman Karen Hinton said it’s a quality-of-life problem and city agencies are working on approaches to tackle it.


Seven people were hurt in an early morning crash on the outbound Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Separate Incidents Snarl Manhattan Morning Rush

It was a tough morning commute for drivers and NJ TRANSIT customers after three separate incidents snarled traffic and transit in and out of New York City on Monday.


A plane went down in Hicksville, Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 16, leaving one person dead and shutting down the Long Island Rail Road. (Credit: Frank Hoeffner)

1 Dead, 1 Injured When Small Plane Crashes On LIRR Tracks In Bethpage; LIRR Service Restored

Long Island Rail Road service was snagged Sunday morning in the Bethpage, Long Island area, after a small plane crashed right at the tracks.


Police say Austin Stephenson escaped from police custody in East Harlem on Sunday, Aug. 16. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Escaped Custody In Handcuffs In East Harlem

Police in East Harlem were on the hunt Sunday morning for a man who escaped custody for still in handcuffs.


Queens Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues Recovery Efforts

FEMA: People Should Sandy-Related Payment Review Requests By Sept. 15

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday said it strongly encourages people to submit their requests for reviews of Superstorm Sandy-related payments by Sept. 15.


Bill de Blasio at SI standoff press conference (CBS2)

De Blasio Questioned About Going To Gym After Firefighter Shot On Staten Island

De Blasio’s press secretary Karen Hinton said the mayor was at the gym for at least 80 minutes during the standoff, which started at around 6 a.m.


FILE - A cooling tower (credit: CBS2)

City Council To Debate Bill To Register, Regulate NYC Cooling Towers

New York City lawmakers will start debating a bill requiring all cooling towers to be registered and routinely tested after the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.