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Sunrise Highway (Photo/Doug Kerr via Flickr)

Locals Want Input Into Safety Improvements On Sunrise Highway

The New York State Department of Transportation is planning safety improvements along the 16-mile highway. Businesses and residents have written to the state, asking to be consulted.

08/18/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Family: Man Died Of Apparent Heart Attack After Cops Barged Into Home

Police say they knocked and that Carlos Alcis let them in; his family says officers barged in.

08/16/2013

A demonstrator holds an "Anti Coup" sign outside of the Egyptian Mission to the UN on Friday Aug 16, 2013. (Credit CBS 2)

Demonstrators Rally Outside Of Egyptian Mission As Clashes Fuel Worldwide Outrage

In Long Island City parishioners of a Coptic Christian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the violent clashes.

08/16/2013

Brookhaven Town landfill in Yaphank (file/credit: CBS 2)

City, Parents Of Cancer Kids Reach $12M Settlement Over Bronx Landfill

Pelham Bay landfill was eventually designated a federal Superfund site. Twelve children who lived nearby developed cancer — three of whom died.

08/12/2013

Westport, Conn. Little League team wins LLWS berth (credit: Facebook/Little League Baseball & Softball)

Westport, Conn. Little League Team Gears Up For Little League World Series

The undefeated Westport Little League team will represent New England in the Little League World Series. Their first game is Thursday night.

08/12/2013

Artists sculpted sandcastles on Rockaway Beach on Friday. (Credit Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Artists Hit Rockaway Beach To Sculpt Annual Sandcastle Display

The sand castles will remain in place for the neighborhood to enjoy, unless the rain washes them away.

08/09/2013

NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott attends Common Core teacher training session, August 8, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NY Education Officials Banking On ‘Incremental Progress’ On Standardized Test Scores

City and state education officials met with teachers Thursday, one day after the New York State standardized test scores were released.

08/08/2013

Crowd at mayoral forum, August 6, 2013. (credit: Twitter/AARP NY)

10 Candidates Take Part In Mayoral Forum

Personal attacks, name calling and even an arrest highlighted Tuesday’s mayoral forum at Hunter College.

08/06/2013

Lindsey Stewart, Mark Lennon

Body Believed To Be That Of Missing Man Found After Hudson Boat Crash

A body found Sunday in the Hudson River was believed to be a would-be best man, who had been missing and presumed dead after his boat crashed into a barge.

07/28/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Gang Suspected Of Recruiting Young Children

A Long Island gang has been recruiting children as young as 9 years old, according to officials.

07/28/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Head To NYC To Generate Ideas On Immigration Reform

Some members of Congress broke away from the Beltway this weekend and came to New York to visit local immigration sites.

07/27/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Bloomberg: Not Comptroller’s Job To Investigate Wall Street

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it’s “not very helpful” to New York City’s economy when Eliot Spitzer badmouths Wall Street while campaigning.

07/26/2013

Opening of 2nd Avenue Subway Community Information Center, July 25, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

MTA Unveils Second Avenue Subway Information Center On Upper East Side

The center will offer up-to-date information on the construction and feature interactive exhibits. It will also let residents get a feel for the coming subway line.

07/25/2013

A man relaxes with half his shirt on in Times Square on July 16, 2013. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Heat Taking Its Toll On New Yorkers, Transit On Fifth Day Of Heat Wave

Temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Thursday with relief from the largest heat wave of the summer still days away.

07/18/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Westchester Rabbi Arrested On 3rd Impersonation Charge

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski was arrested in connection with an incident on Interstate 87 in Yonkers in April, state police said.

07/18/2013

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