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NYC Post Office Open Until Midnight For Last-Minute Tax Filers

Super procrastinators can even get the coveted April 15 postmark after midnight as long as they’re in line before the witching hour.

16 hours ago

Police cars are seen outside the 36th Street home in Queens where an officer fatally shot a man holding a shotgun on April 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Neighbors: Man Killed By Police After Not Dropping Gun Was Hard Of Hearing

A uniformed NYPD officer fatally shot and killed Jack Calvello after he killed his daughter and refused to drop his 12-gauge shotgun, police said.

04/13/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Pulaski Skyway Renovation Expected To Bring Major Congestion To North Jersey Roads

The bridge has been trusted by tens of thousands of drivers to get from New Jersey to Manhattan, but will be shut down for the next two years.

04/12/2014

East Harlem building explosion survivor Carmen Quinones hugs a member of FDNY Rescue 1 who helped save her, April 11, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

East Harlem Explosion Survivor Who Lost Daughter In Blast Thanks First Responders, Doctors

Carmen Quinones lost her daughter Griselde Camacho in the March 12 blast. Quinones has been at Mount Sinai Medical Center for the past month after suffering a brain hemorrhage, a fractured spine and a broken wrist in the explosion.

04/11/2014

The fire broke out in a four-story building on Scholes Street in Williamsburg at around 1 p.m. on April 10, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

2 NYPD Officers Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Rushing Into Brooklyn Fire

The fire broke out in a four-story building on Scholes Street in Williamsburg at around 1 p.m., according to the Fire Department.

04/10/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

Eye catching art was available at a reasonable price at the Affordable Art Far. (Credit CBS 2)

One-Of-A-Kind Art And Decent Prices Meet In Chelsea At The ‘Affordable Art Fair’

If you have ever wanted buy art but found the prices to be overwhelming then the Affordable Art Fair may be your chance to snag a one-of-a-kind piece at a decent price.

04/06/2014

Police on the scene in Astoria, Queens where a car plunged into the water. (Credit:CBS 2)

East Elmhurst Community Mourns Loss Of 4 After Car Plunges Into Steinway Creek

The victims were identified as Darius Fletcher, 21; Jada Monique-Butts, 19; Crystal Gravely, 19; and Jaleel Furtado, 20. All of the victims were from East Elmhurst, Queens.

04/05/2014

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Residents Criticize Plan To Build Apartment Complex Next To Morningside Heights Cathedral

A petition opposing the project has already collected more than 1,100 signatures.

04/05/2014

David Letterman

Move ‘The Late Show’ To Los Angeles? New Yorkers Don’t Like The Idea

Less than a day after David Letterman announced his retirement, the mayor of Los Angeles declared that he wants the “Late Show” to move out of New York altogether.

04/04/2014

P.S. 117 in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Parents: Missing $30K From P.S. 117′s PTA Fund May Cost 5th Graders Their Graduation

Parents of fifth graders at P.S. 117 claim $30,000 is missing from the school’s PTA account, handled by last school year’s PTA leaders.

04/04/2014

Students walk to board a school bus in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Police Across NY Enforce School Bus Safety Law With Ramped Up Patrols

Law enforcement officers across New York state participated in a crackdown on motorists who illegally pass school buses when they’re picking up or dropping off students.

04/03/2014

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Prosecutors Add Charge Against Teen Who Climbed 1 World Trade Center

A New Jersey teenager who climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center will be assessed in a program for youthful offenders.

04/02/2014

A man falls from a fourth-story window during a fire in Red Hook, Brooklyn, on March 30, 2014. (credit: Instagram/Red Hook_411)

Man Plunges Several Stories, 13 Injured In Brooklyn Fire

Dramatic cellphone video posted to Instagram captured the man falling from his apartment window as firefighters rushed to save him.

03/30/2014

Some of the city's most talented aspiring chefs competed for a prestigious scholarship on Wednesday. (Credit CBS 2)

New York’s Top Aspiring Chefs Compete For Prestigious Culinary Scholarship

Some of the city’s brightest culinary talent went head-to-head in Manhattan on Wednesday, in front of some of the city’s most well-known chefs.

03/26/2014

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