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Tracy Morgan (Photo by Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Truck Driver Fatigue To Blame In Fatal Tracy Morgan Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is blaming a fatigued Walmart truck driver for a June 7, 2014 New Jersey Turnpike crash that severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian.

08/11/2015

Frank Gifford speaks at the 10th Anniversary of Cassidy's Place at  Cassidy's Place on October 24, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Pro Football Hall Of Famer, Giants Legend Frank Gifford Dead At 84

Gifford was the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 1956 when he led the New York Giants to a league championship.

08/09/2015

The State Mobile Command Center is open at Hostos Community College to lead the effort, and expanded outreach and testing efforts are taking place throughout the borough.

City And State Health Inspectors Continue To Investigate Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The State Mobile Command Center is open at Hostos Community College to lead the effort, and expanded outreach and testing efforts are taking place throughout the borough.

08/09/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Cuomo Calls On N.Y. Congressional Delegation To Help Obtain Funds For Hudson Rail Tunnel

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday was keeping up the pressure in trying to obtain federal funding for a new Amtrak tunnel under the Hudson River.

08/09/2015

The Health Department ordered that within the next 14 days, all buildings with cooling towers that haven't been tested in the last 30 days be tested and any towers found contaminated be disinfected.  (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Team From CDC Addresses Bronx Legionnaires’ Outbreak; Case Also Reported In Rockland

A team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to be in New York City on Friday to meet with state and city officials regarding an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.

08/07/2015

Irving Fryar with the Philadelphia Eagles back in 1996. (Photo: Andy Lyons /Allsport)

Former NFL Star Irving Fryar Convicted In Mortgage Scam

Former NFL star Irving Fryar was found guilty Friday of a role in a mortgage scam, and faces up to 10 years in prison.

08/07/2015

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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

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