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LI Doctor Completes Cross-Country Bike Ride To Raise Awareness Of Human Trafficking

Dr. Santhosh Paulus, with Glen Cove Hospital/North Shore-LIJ, led the 3,400-mile journey that started on June 6 in Seattle, Washington.

08/01/2015

Churchgoers attend Mass at Our Lady of Peace on the Upper East Side on July 31, 2015. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Stressful Times For New York Catholics As Churches Close, Parishes Merge

Churchgoers lit candles early Friday morning at Our Lady of Peace on the Upper East Side, one of 31 churches that must merge with a nearby parish by Saturday.

07/31/2015

Breezy Point 1 Year After Superstorm Sandy (credit: Paul Lurrie)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Cutting Red Tape For Superstorm Sandy Victims

During the bill singing, Cuomo announced New York Rising will conduct a study on raising homes in Breezy Point.

07/17/2015

Samuel Thornton (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Suspect In Theft Of Off-Duty Officer’s Gun Taken Into Custody In Philadelphia

Investigators said 21-year-old Samuel Thornton attacked the off-duty cop in the parking garage of her building in the Wakefield section early Wednesday morning.

07/16/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Bringing Free Broadband Service To 5 Public Housing Complexes

The city will invest $10 million at five New York City Housing Authority developments in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx to provide high-speed broadband service.

07/16/2015

Buses drive into the Lincoln Tunnel from Port Authority November 2, 2012 in New York City. Limited public transit has returned to New York. With the death toll continuing to rise and millions of homes and businesses without power, the U.S. east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Affordable Housing Apartment Building Slated For Eleventh Avenue Site

An affordable housing apartment building is in the works for the West Side of Manhattan, near the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel.

07/10/2015

Midfielder Megan Rapino holds the World Cup trophy  on float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family (CBS2)

Kids From Across Tri-State Area Bring Energy, Excitement To World Cup Championship Parade

UFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women’s soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes — especially girls.

07/10/2015

A man waves a Greek flag in Syntagma Square in front of the Greek parliament in central Athens on July 5, 2015.  (Credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Astoria Residents React After Greece Votes ‘No’ To Europe’s Bailout Offer

Meanwhile, Greeks living in Astoria, Queens, are hoping there is some sort of new survival plan.

07/05/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Takes Aim At Stalking In Queens

Indentifcation of incidents on Staten Island increased more than 200 percent last year under the same program.

07/05/2015

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Report: Port Authority Officials Hiring Lawyers As Investigations Continue Into Use Of Toll Money

Both the Manhattan district attorney’s office and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether the Port Authority had the right to spend $1.8 billion in toll money to rebuild the Pulaski Skyway and three other roads.

07/05/2015

Rendering of Willets Point redevelopment. (credit: NYC Economic Development Corporation)

Court Rules Against Planned Mega Mall On Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Land

A lawsuit has halted a planned mega-mall and development planned for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.

07/03/2015

Greek newlyweds stranded in NYC

Honeymoon Nightmare: Greek Couple Stranded In NYC Due To Debt Crisis Back Home

Banks in Greece are freezing accounts as the country deals with the debt crisis.

07/03/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo officiates a gay wedding in front of the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 2015. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Revelers Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling At Gay Pride March

The Pride March starts at noon at 36th Street and Fifth Avenue and winds its way through Midtown to Greenwich Village.

06/28/2015

People celebrate outside the Stonewall Tavern in the West Village on June 26, 2015.  (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Crowds Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Ruling At Historic Stonewall Inn

Crowds continue to celebrate at the Stonewall Inn following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that declares same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces a proposal for a $100 million fund to help struggling schools, including those in  Yonkers. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Proposes $100 Million For Yonkers, Upstate Schools

Cuomo said Yonkers schools face a “crisis in education,” with the Board of Education proposing elimination of all sports and layoffs of 200 teachers.

06/14/2015

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