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Terror Suspect Arrested In NJ; NYPD On High Alert For July 4 Fireworks

The arrest comes at the same time that the NYPD is on high alert, concerned about a possible ISIS-inspired terror attack in the United States this holiday weekend.

06/29/2015

Starting Monday, there will be a ban on cars in certain areas of Central Park (Photo: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Central Park Car Ban Goes Into Effect Monday

That means the drives in most of the park will be mainly for recreational use.

06/28/2015

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Divorce Lawyer Says Uptick In Business To Follow Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

John Patti said for states new to same-sex marriage unions, it will take about 10 years before divorce lawyers will start seeing extra business.

06/27/2015

A suspect is escorted from Bryant Park as police hold up the machete used in the attack on a woman on June 23, 2015. (credit: G. Rey)

Woman Slashed By Man With Machete In Bryant Park; Suspect Charged

The attack appears to have been unprovoked. The victim, a Korean woman, was coming from a yoga class at the time of the incident, police said.

06/23/2015

The Stonewall Inn.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stonewall Inn Designated A City Landmark

The Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village tavern widely considered to be the birthplace of the gay rights movement, has been designated a city landmark.

06/23/2015

Police at scene of Upper East Side stabbing (Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Woman Stabbed Several Times In UES; Suspect Accused Of Attacking Co-Workers Afterward

The stabbing happened at around 2:30 p.m. at 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue — the building where convicted ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff once lived.

06/22/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYC Taxi Commission OKs New Rules For App-Based Car Services

The commission initially required companies such as Uber and Lyft to submit any proposed app changes for its approval. The providers said that would stifle innovation.

06/22/2015

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NJ Pet Grooming Business Faces Civil Charges After Dog Paralyzed

A beloved family dog went into a New Jersey business to be groomed and left paralyzed, the New Jersey SPCA charges.

06/21/2015

Residents gather at #IamAME rally at Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York in Queens (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rally Held At Queens Cathedral In Response To South Carolina Church Shooting

Mayor Bill de Blasio attended the rally dubbed #IamAME at Greater Allen African Methodist Episcopal Cathedral of New York in Jamaica Saturday afternoon.

06/20/2015

A close-up of the front of the US 10-dollar bill. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Congressman: Put Woman On $20 Bill, Not $10

Rep. Bill Pascrell says he’s all for a woman on a bill, but that Alexander Hamilton should keep his place on the $10.

06/20/2015

Dylann Storm Roof (Credit: Charleston Police)

Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Held On 9 Counts Of Murder

Police in Charleston say the suspect in a fatal church shooting at a historic black church is charged with nine counts of murder as well as possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

06/19/2015

Revelers line up on Fifth Avenue for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 14, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

58th National Puerto Rican Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue

Hundreds of thousands of people lined Fifth Avenue on Sunday to express their Puerto Rican pride.

06/14/2015

High Bridge reopens for the first time in 45 years. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Bike Lanes Leading To High Bridge Could Improve Safety

The city DOT expects an influx of visitors to the newly reopened High Bridge.

06/13/2015

High Bridge reopens for the first time in 45 years. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Plans Afoot For New High Bridge Bike Lane

Now that the High Bridge between Manhattan and the Bronx has reopened, the city Department of Transportation wants to make it easier to get there.

06/12/2015

Accident involving two buses closes center tuber of Lincoln Tunnel heading into city. (Credit: CBS2)

31 Hurt After 2 Buses Collide In Lincoln Tunnel

A private bus carrying a group of Canadian students visiting New York City was rear-ended by a NJ TRANSIT bus inside the Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday morning, injuring at least 31 people.

06/10/2015

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