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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

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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

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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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21-Year-Old Syracuse University Student Athlete Found Dead In Times Square Hotel

A 21-year-old woman has died in a Times Square hotel.

03/07/2015

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

NYC Fields Over 200 Pre-Lawsuit Claims From East Harlem Gas Explosion

City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office says it has received 205 notices of claim surrounding the March 12 gas blast as of Monday.

12/30/2014

FILE - US Postal Service letter carrier Anthony Ow sorts through mail in the back of his delivery truck. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

USPS: Priority Packages Not Guaranteed To Arrive In 2 Days

If you used the United States Postal Service’s priority mail thinking it would be delivered in two days, you should know, the post office says the service is not guaranteed to arrive on a particular day.

12/29/2014

Officials in Borough Park, Brooklyn, discuss on Dec. 29, 2014, Project Sweep, a state-funded cleanup program that puts unemployed and disabled people to work. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Program Keeping Brooklyn Neighborhood Clean, Putting Unemployed To Work

State Sen. Simcha Felder helped to obtain $100,000 in state funds to expand the program, which employs out-of-work and disabled people, into the Brooklyn neighborhood for at least a year.

12/29/2014

Wenjian Liu's family visits the makeshift memorial to their slain son on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Family Of Wenjian Liu Visits Makeshift Memorial For Murdered Officers

They carried two huge wreaths. A line of police officers stood saluting in silence as they placed the wreaths at the site.

12/24/2014

Holiday travelers at  LaGuardia Airport on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Wet, Foggy And Windy Weather Snarling Some Holiday Travel

Forecasters say rain will be heavy at times Wednesday and could cause flooding on the streets and in areas of poor drainage.

12/24/2014

Protesters against the NYPD planned to be back out on the streets on Dec. 23, 2014, in in defiance of the mayor's quest for a moratorium following the murder of two cops on Dec. 20. (Photo: CBS 2)

More Chants Against Police As Protesters Break Mayor’s Moratorium

Some protest organizers have dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request for a “time out” until after the murdered officers are laid to rest.

12/23/2014

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