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New Jersey Posts Details Of $225M Exxon Settlement On Website

The proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.

04/06/2015

Korean Union United Methodist Church (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 14 Hurt In Ceiling Collapse At Rahway Church

Churchgoers were in the middle of a song at around 1:20 p.m. Sunday at the Korean Union United Methodist Church when they heard a cracking sound from above, witnesses said.

04/05/2015

FILE -- Gowanus Canal (credit: Getty Images)

NY Proposes Continuing Cleanup Along Gowanus Canal

State officials say National Grid, former site owner, will pay for the cleanup that includes building a sealed wall along the western shoreline of the Gowanus Canal and removing coal tar that accumulates.

04/05/2015

The man in the window, who is confirmed to be an NYPD detective, berated an Uber driver seen from the back. (Credit: via YouTube)

Federation Of Taxi Drivers Calls For Firing Of Detective In Confrontation With Uber Driver

At first the Fernando Mateo, head of the taxi drivers federation, was willing to cut Det. Patrick Cherry some slack.

04/04/2015

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McDonald’s Workers, Supporters Protest For Higher Wages In Chelsea

McDonald’s employees and supporters protested for a larger wage increase in New York City Saturday.

04/04/2015

The famous T206 Honus Wagner baseball card (Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Bids Reach Over $1M For 1909 T206 Honus Wagner Card

For baseball card collectors, it’s the Holy Grail.

04/04/2015

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

JFK Runway Closure Could Jam Up New York Skies This Summer, Experts Warn

A runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport will soon close for about five months, causing a potential traffic jam in the skies above New York City this summer.

04/03/2015

Jean Green Dorsey stands outside Stonehenge Village in August 2014  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Upper West Side Apt Building’s Policy Barring Low-Paying Tenants From Using Gym May Be Discriminatory

According to tenant Jean Green Dorsey’s complaint, the rent-regulated tenants excluded from the gym are largely over 65, while market-rate tenants aren’t.

04/03/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Cyclone Gets Stuck On First Public Ride Of Season

Photos and video from the scene show workers helping riders walk down to safety.

03/29/2015

First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 2nd Body Found At Site Of East Village Explosion

The body has not been identified or moved, police said. Two men went missing Thursday when an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings on Second Avenue at East Seventh Street.

03/29/2015

Civilians watch firefighters battle a blaze caused by an explosion that forced two buildings to collapse on Second Avenue in Manhattan's East Village on March 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Red Cross Reception Centers Offer Help To East Village Explosion Victims

The American Red Cross of Greater New York continued to offer a hand Saturday for those who were left homeless by the East Village explosion earlier this week.

03/28/2015

A Brooklyn community is reeling after a deadly fire claimed the lives of seven children. (Credit: Sasoon Family Friend)

Funeral Services Held For Children Killed In Brooklyn House Fire

Funerals were held on Sunday for the seven brothers and sisters who were killed in a tragic Brooklyn fire.

03/22/2015

A tractor-trailer and a car collided on the West Shore Expressway on Staten Island on March 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Investigating If Alcohol Played A Part In Wrong-Way Crash On S.I.

NYPD investigators are looking to test the blood alcohol level of 27-year-old Pedro Abad, the off-duty Linden police officer behind the wheel driving the wrong way on Staten Island’s Westshore Expressway.

03/21/2015

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Commuters Brace For More MTA Fare & Toll Hikes

Bridge and tunnel tolls will also go up by 4 percent for E-ZPass users and about 6 percent to 10 percent for cash customers.

03/21/2015

A tractor-trailer and a car collided on the West Shore Expressway on Staten Island on March 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Linden Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Critically Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash On S.I.

Police in New Jersey say three off-duty officers were involved in a wrong-way crash on Staten Island that left one of the officers and a civilian dead and three others hurt.

03/20/2015

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