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Kids participate in the Chess-in-the-Parks Tournament in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Turn Out In Central Park For Chess-In-The-Parks Tournament

It was a beautiful day to get an outdoor workout Saturday, but mental exercise took over Central Park.

09/20/2014

Police investigate after a man was struck and killed by a falling roll gate in the Bronx on Sept. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Struck And Killed By Falling Roll Gate In The Bronx

A makeshift memorial has been growing for 79-year-old Alfredo Thiebaud on St. Anne’s Avenue in the Morrisania section.

09/19/2014

Lines of people wait to get in the Apple store on Fifth Avenue on September 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo credit: CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Line Up Outside Apple Stores As iPhone 6 Goes On Sale

Many would-be buyers waited in line for days, including thousands that lined up for blocks near Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue.

09/19/2014

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Cases Of Respiratory Virus Afflicting Children Showing Up In Tri-State Area

Officials said Wednesday that a New York City child and a Long Island elementary school student have been diagnosed with enterovirus 68. Cases of the virus have also been confirmed in New Jersey and Connecticut.

09/18/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: NYC In ‘New Era Of Potential Terrorism’

Police have stepped up security in Times Square while still insisting that there’s no information pointing to any terror plot against New York City linked to the Islamic State group.

09/17/2014

A man and woman were shot on the evening of Friday, Sept. 12 at 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

State Narcotics Agent Suspected In UWS Shooting That Injured Two

The shooting took place at 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue — an area filled with restaurants and teeming with people on a Friday night.

09/13/2014

The remains of a massive fire that destroyed a warehouse in Bridgeport, Conn. is seen on Sept. 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cause Of Massive Bridgeport Industrial Fire Under Investigation

Firefighters remained on the scene Friday and officials have temporarily closed fishing areas in Bridgeport Harbor and on the Long Island Sound from Norwalk to Milford.

09/12/2014

Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on Sept. 10, 2014. (credit: Pool)

In Wake Of ‘Cabaret’ Fiasco, Actor LaBeouf Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct

Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.

09/10/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Trial Begins For Socialite Gigi Jordan, Accused Of Killing Son In NYC Hotel

Socialite Gigi Jordan was arrested in 2010 after police said they found her 8-year-old son, Jude Mirra, dead from a drug overdose in a 16th-floor suite at the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown.

09/10/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers speaks to reporters at the awards ceremony for the 11th Annual Mark Twain Prize on November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Family, Friends, Fans Remember Joan Rivers As Investigation Widens

Tributes continued on Saturday outside of Rivers’ Upper East Side apartment, as preparations were finalized for her funeral on Sunday.

09/06/2014

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Volunteers Deliver Meals, Smiles For National Grandparents Day

Tiffany Challenger, 12, has grandparents of her own, but on National Grandparents Day, she’ll be adopting five others.

09/06/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers speaks to reporters at the awards ceremony for the 11th Annual Mark Twain Prize on November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Joan Rivers’ Funeral Set For Sunday In Manhattan

Funeral services have been set for comic legend Joan Rivers as the New York City Medical Examiner said Friday that further tests are needed to pinpoint the cause of her death.

09/05/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Inner Force Early Childhood Learning Center at 1181 East New York Avenue on September 4, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Theodore Parisienne-Pool/Getty Images)

De Blasio Promises Better ‘Foundation’ With Pre-K As NYC Public School Students Head Back To Class

Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.

09/04/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

Last Day Of Preparations For NYC Pre-K Rollout

Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.

09/03/2014

City Council looking to stiffen civil penalties for hit-run drivers. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

City Council Considers Stiffer Penalties For Drivers In Deadly Hit-And-Runs

The City Council is considering imposing tougher civil penalties for drivers involved in fatal hit-and-run accidents.

09/03/2014

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