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City Lawmaker Wants More Funding To Fix Potholes

Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.

02/18/2014

The casket carrying actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an alleged drug overdose on February 1, 2014, arrives at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church, for Hoffman's funeral service on February 7, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Family, Friends Mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman At Upper East Side Funeral

The coffin holding Hoffman’s body was brought out of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola by pallbearers and put it a hearse, and family and guests began to stream out Friday afternoon.

02/07/2014

Ofelia Ruiz of the TSA stands on Feb. 4, 2014, with laptops left at Newark Liberty Airport within the previous month. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Super Bowl Fans Leave Behind Jewelry, Electronics, More At Newark Liberty

Transportation Security Administration officials in Union are sorting through the items left behind at security checkpoints.

02/04/2014

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

FBI: 16 Juveniles Rescued In Super Bowl Prostitution Busts

16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.

02/04/2014

Crews respond after a Delta Connection flight skidded off the icy runway at Kennedy Airport on Jan. 5, 2014. (credit: @res7cuefox5/Twitter)

John F. Kennedy Airport Reopens After Plane Skids Off Runway

John F. Kennedy Airport was closed for about two hours Sunday morning after a plane skidded off the runway into a snow bank.

01/05/2014

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

Report: Most NYC Murder Victims In 2013 Knew Their Killers

Of the 334 murders in New York City in 2013, it appears only 29 victims did not know their killer.

01/05/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Cuomo Reverses Field, Will Legalize Medical Marijuana

Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize medical marijuana represents an about-face for the Democratic governor.

01/05/2014

7 Train (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

West Side Subway Extension, More Wi-Fi Service Coming In New Year

In June, the 7 train will begin running to 11th Avenue and the Fulton Street Transit Center will open. The MTA has also promised more frequent G train and M train service in the new year.

12/30/2013

Organizers perform a confetti test, attended by Spider-Man, for the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 29, 2013. (credit:  Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Nearly 800 Hard At Work On Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration

Nearly 800 people will be hard at work the next few days to pull off one of the world’s largest New Year’s Eve parties.

12/29/2013

A Range Rover in connection with a fatal carjacking at The Mall at Short Hills. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Spike In Newark Carjackings

Newark has become a center of carjacking. Three of the suspects in the Dec. 15 carjacking murder at The Mall at Short Hills were from Newark.

12/29/2013

Cadets sit in Madison Square Garden for graduation ceremony, Dec. 27, 2013 (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

2013 On Track For Fewest Murders Ever Recorded In New York City

With just days left before leaving office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly took time Friday to reflect on their legacies.

12/27/2013

Police: Man May Have Thrown Son From Roof Before Jumping

A man and his 3-year-old son died Sunday after plummeting from a building near Lincoln Center.

12/22/2013

Crash on New Jersey Turnpike Dec. 15, 2013 (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Freezing Rain, Ice Wreak Havoc On Roadways

Snow, ice and rain from Saturday’s storm have caused hazardous road conditions across the Tri-State area.

12/15/2013

Bullying (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Report Shows Drop In School Bullying Incidents

The report released by New Jersey’s Department of Education found the number of school bullying investigations declined by nearly 40 percent in the 2012-13 school year.

12/06/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Harry Belafonte For ‘Race Baiting’ Comments

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio hit the campaign trail Sunday with several events around the city.

11/03/2013

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