Ginny Kosola

David Sweat and Richard Matt

Escaped NY Prisoners Left Note Saying ‘Have A Nice Day’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Richard Matt and David Sweat staged “a really elaborate, sophisticated operation” that ended at a manhole cover blocks away from the prison.

06/07/2015

Science (file / credit: clipart.com)

11th Annual ‘Urban Advantage’ Science Fair To Be Held At American Museum Of Natural History

Fair will be held Saturday at American Museum of Natural History

06/05/2015

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Plane From Newark To Connecticut Lands Safely After Small Cockpit Fire

A United Express flight landed safely at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut Friday, after the pilot extinguished a small cockpit fire.

06/05/2015

Celebrate Israel Parade

Thousands March In Annual Celebrate Israel Parade On Fifth Avenue

The event featured musicians, bands and politicians.

05/31/2015

Compostable materials bins are seen stored in a warehouse at the Norcal Waste Systems transfer station April 21, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Norcal Waste Systems is collecting food scraps from nearly 2,000 restaurants in San Francisco and thousands of single-family homes and are turning the scraps to make high quality, nutrient rich compost that gets sold back to Bay Area farmers. The garbage company has turned 105,000 tons of fodd scraps into 20,000 tons of compost. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hempstead Residents Worried About Proposed Green Waste Transfer Station

Neighbors are concerned about traffic, odor and dust.

05/31/2015

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Preservationists Pleased With Landmark Consideration For Stonewall Inn

Preservationists were excited Friday about reports that the historic Stonewall Inn in the West Village will be up for consideration for city historic landmark status.

05/29/2015

Members of the military unfurl an American flag during a wreath laying ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on May 25, 2015. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Ceremonies And Parades Mark Memorial Day Across Tri-State Area, Nation

Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are being held across the Tri-State area and the nation Monday to honor America’s fallen heroes.

05/25/2015

A military band performs at a ceremony honoring World War II veterans at the Brooklyn War Memorial on May 24, 2015. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Push Begins To Restore Brooklyn War Memorial

The Parks Department has set aside $3 million, and there is a GoFundMe campaign. But complete restoration would take tens of millions of dollars.

05/24/2015

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand discusses her bill supporting same-sex adoptions on May 17, 2015, in New York City. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Gillibrand Bill Would Prevent Anti-LGBT Adoption Bias

New York is one of seven states that explicitly ban discrimination in adoption based on sexual orientation.

05/17/2015

TOWER

1,000 Race Up 1 WTC Stairs

The event raised $500,000 to buy a “smart house” for a service man or woman who suffered catastrophic injuries abroad fighting terrorism.

05/17/2015

Black smoke billows from the Indian Point nuclear power plant on May 9, 2015. (Credit: @RocklandFires/Twitter)

Indian Point Fire Spurs Environmental Concerns Along Hudson River

Cuomo said the state Department of Energy Conservation is on-site and on high alert.

05/10/2015

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Expert: Info Shared On Social Media Could Lead To Identity Theft

Levin said to be especially careful about sharing children’s information because no one is checking their credit.

05/10/2015

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: Clearing Court Backlog Will Shrink Rikers Jail Census

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says fixing bureaucratic backlogs in the courts will reduce the number of people locked up in the troubled Rikers Island jail complex.

04/14/2015

Potholes on Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side on Wednesday, March 11. (Credit: CBS2)

New York City Council Asks For $103M To Repair Roads In Budget Response

New York City Council wants to spend more to fix roads, however the money wasn’t outlined in the mayor’s original budget proposal.

04/14/2015

A car smashed into the Second Baptist Church in Baldwin, N.Y., on March 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Man Charged After Car Crashes Through Wall Of Long Island Church

The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday at the Second Baptist Church in Baldwin, police said.

03/08/2015

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