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Office cleaners at two Midtown high-rises went on strike Wednesday, saying their salaries have been slashed and their health benefits have been done away with. (Credit Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Midtown Office Cleaners Strike, Say Pay Has Been Cut And Insurance Eliminated

Office cleaners at two Midtown high-rises went on strike Wednesday, saying their salaries have been slashed and their health benefits have been done away with.

11/20/2013

Screenshot of National Adoption Day website (credit: http://www.nationaladoptionday.org)

13 Foster Children Officially Adopted During L.I. Ceremony

The Garden City event draws attention to the 400,000 children in foster care nationwide who need permanent homes.

11/18/2013

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Neighbors: Gym Rats At Brooklyn CrossFit Center Are Too Noisy

A CrossFit gym in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, has drawn complaints from neighbors who have said those who work out there are just too loud.

10/30/2013

Damage in Gerritsen Beach following Superstorm Sandy. (Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten)

A Year After Sandy, Gerritsen Beach Residents Look Forward To Halloween Celebrations

The tight knit community of Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last year. But, will it be ready for Halloween next week?

10/23/2013

FILE - A hospital sign (credit: ClipArt)

UES Residents Protest Plans For New Development That Includes Cancer Treatment Center

Some residents of the Upper East Side said Wednesday that they were so unhappy with plans for a new cancer treatment center that they think a garage full of garbage trucks would be preferable.

10/09/2013

Christopher Cruz in court on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Biker Arraigned In Manhattan Motorcycle Melee

Police are continuing to piece together the chain of events that led to the confrontation, which was all caught on a camera mounted on the helmet of a fellow biker and posted to YouTube.

10/02/2013

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OKCupid Begins Allowing Paid Users To Be Picky About Body Types

People looking for love on OKCupid can now be picky about whether they prefer partners who would call themselves “average” or “full-figured;” “a little extra” or “jacked;” “athletic” or “used up.”

10/02/2013

Republican Mayoral Debate Big DL

Republican Mayoral Candidates Get Into The Issues During Debate

The three Republican candidates for mayor fielded an assortment of questions Wednesday night, on issues ranging from stop-and-frisk and public housing to the city’s free condom program.

08/28/2013

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Mumford & Sons Concert Draws Throng To Forest Hills, Queens

Fans crowded Forest Hills, Queens Wednesday night, as Mumford & Sons drew a crowd to the historic West Side Tennis Club.

08/28/2013

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls (L-R): Christine Quinn (credit: council.nyc.gov); Bill Thompson (file/credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images); John Liu (credit: comptroller.nyc.gov); Bill de Blasio (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for NY1)

De Blasio Slammed By Several Fellow Candidates At Mayoral Debate

Bill de Blasio in particular was the target of several barbs Wednesday evening, as seven Democratic mayoral candidates went head-to-head in their third debate.

08/21/2013

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

Cops Follow Blood Trail To Track Down Queens Rape Suspect

The 22-year-old victim was sleeping in her family’s Long Island City home when she was targeted by the 30-year-old suspect, according to police.

08/21/2013

Anthony Weiner, wife Huma Abedin speak at a news conference on July 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Weiner Moving Forward With Mayoral Campaign Despite Calls From Opponents To Quit Race

Anthony Weiner admitted sending a woman sexually explicit photos and messages as recently as last summer, more than a year after he resigned from the House because of similar behavior.

07/24/2013

Hempstead Public Schools (credit: CBS 2)

Hempstead School District’s Summer Reading List Riddled With Errors

The seven-page list provided by the Hempstead School District had more than 30 errors.

07/10/2013

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Grilling Enthusiasts Coming Out In Force For 4th Of July

When it comes to sizzling grills, the Fourth of July is the most popular holiday for barbecuing in the U.S., according to a barbecue industry group.

07/03/2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Celebrated In West Village

Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.

06/26/2013

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