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Flowers mark the grave site of slain NYPD officer Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYPD Officer Slain In Sicily In Century Old Mafia Cold Case Honored With Special Ceremony

Prayers were said and thanks were offered to the Italian police who kept the investigation, into the death of Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino, open.

06/28/2014

FILE -- Commuters exit a PATH train station at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: SEC Launches Probe Into Port Authority Financial Books

Yet another agency is taking a closer look at the financial books of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, according to a published report.

06/12/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Anti-Carriage-Horse Activists Take Message To Times Square

Activists hit Times Square to distribute information to tourists explaining why they believe horse-drawn carriages should be outlawed in New York City, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.

06/12/2014

Police officers monitor Occupy Wall Street protesters as they march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged Wrongful Arrests

Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.

06/10/2014

The bicycle being ridden by a man killed in a crash with a minivan sits in the trunk of a police car on June 10, 2014, in Queens. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Police: Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Minivan Near Citi Field

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a minivan near Citi Field on Tuesday, police said.

06/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer and others gather for the state of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 8, 2014, in Manhattan. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Leads His 1st Puerto Rican Day Parade

Hundreds of thousands of marchers and onlookers packed the avenue on a warm sunny day. The theme of this year’s parade was “One Nation, Many Voices.”

06/08/2014

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Police: Man Fired Gun In Yard Near Seaford Habor Elementary School

A Long Island man was taking target practice in his backyard, which is adjacent to a school, police said.

06/08/2014

Stanley Hochhauser, of Wantagh, sounds the shofar for the 17th consecutive year at the Celebrate Israel parade on June 1, 2014, in Manhattan. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Sea Of White And Blue At Celebrate Israel Parade

New York’s 50th Celebrate Israel Parade up Fifth Avenue features some participants high up in the air: 16 planes in a flyover salute

06/01/2014

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New Yorkers Line Up For Free Books In Far Rockaway

The line for a free book giveaway stretched for more than two blocks in Far Rockaway, on Saturday.

05/31/2014

California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado and assistant trainer Alan Sherman, leaves the track at Belmont Park on May 27, 2014. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Spectators Come Out To Catch A Glimpse Of California Chrome During Belmont Training Run

He is a superstar on four legs, California Chrome could be the first Triple Crown Winner since 1978.

05/31/2014

John Liu (credit: Used with permission via Flickr/John Liu 2013)

Rally Held In Support Of John Liu As He Looks To Return To Politics

Supporters crowded into the parking lot at the Bayside Long Island Rail Road station to cheer on Liu’s return to politics.

05/23/2014

The American Dream complex is seen from Chopper 880 – East Rutherford, NJ (file/credit: Evan Bindelglass)

American Dream Megamall To Be Redesigned, Open In 2016

The developer of a massive New Jersey megamall has signed a union agreement to jumpstart work on the long-delayed project.

04/28/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

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

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