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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

A fire destroyed the James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, N.J. Saturday evening. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Edison Elementary School Fire Under Investigation As Possible Arson

Classes have been canceled for the 500 students for Monday, school officials announced via the school’s website Sunday afternoon.

03/23/2014

Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

Fort Lee Students Head To School For Saturday Make-Up Session

The season may have changed but old man winter is still haunting some students in New Jersey.

03/22/2014

Citi Bike docking station at Carmine St. and 6th Avenue, May 26, 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork)

Citi Bike Remains In The Red, Looks To Boost Weekly, Daily Ridership

The program that operates the ubiquitous blue bikes is in the red. Without an infusion of green, the bike share program could fade to black.

03/21/2014

Firefighters respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse at East 116th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Investigators Locate Gas Main Leak At East Harlem Explosion Site

The NTSB released an update Tuesday saying the 8-inch cast iron and plastic main between 116th and 117th streetes failed a pressure test and that tracer pumped into the main exposed the leak.

03/18/2014

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Controversy

The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.

03/17/2014

Five people were injured in a fire on the fifth floor of the Wyckoff Gardens building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, on March 16, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Fire Leaves 3 Children With Serious, Critical Injuries

Firefighters arrived at the Wyckoff Gardens in Boerum Hill just after 2 a.m.

03/16/2014

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Crews Nearly Finished Clearing Debris From Basements At East Harlem Explosion Site

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said Saturday crews were nearly finished removing debris from the basements of both of the buildings.

03/15/2014

Bergen County Luring Suspects

Parents On Edge After Rash Of Luring Attempts In Bergen County

Police are warning parents that several suspects may be on the prowl trying to lure young kids. At least eight children have been targeted so far, police said.

03/14/2014

Eula Mae Pickett and Rev. William Pickett. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For 4 Killed In Jersey City Fire

Mourners paid their respects to the Rev. Bishop William Pickett, his wife, Eula Mae, and their two adult sons Friday at the Mount Olive Baptist Church.

03/14/2014

East Harlem Building Explosion Rescue

East Harlem Explosion Leaves Survivors, Rescuers In Shock

Both during and after the explosion that leveled two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday, people were stepping in to help rescue people inside, and take care of the victims afterward.

03/12/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: We’re Committed To Making Sure Charter School Kids Are Accommodated

The mayor made the comments in Harlem, flanked by community religious leaders following a rally for his plan for universal pre-kindergarten.

03/08/2014

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