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Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Holds 2-Day Speeding Enforcement Initiative

The latest 48-hour ticket blitz, which began at midnight on Tuesday, follows last week’s distracted driving initiative as part of Mayor Bill de Blaiso’s signature “Vision Zero” plan.

05/20/2014

Eliceo Cortez (right), a 14-year-old autistic boy from Brooklyn, returns home on Monday, May 19, 2014  after he went missing days earlier. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mother Says Missing Autistic Brooklyn Teen Spent Weekend At Times Square Dave & Busters

Eliceo Cortez was found in good health in the area of Oriental Boulevard around 7 a.m. Monday, police said.

05/19/2014

Beyonce and Jay Z at at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)/Solange at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: First Zapruder, Now Jay-Z?

My immediate reaction was, “Who cares?” That is a legitimate question when deciding what stories to cover and which ones to ignore on any given day. I did not care…but plenty of people did.

05/16/2014

UWS Package Theft Suspect Arrest

CBS 2 Exclusive: Neighbor Steps In After String Of Package Thefts On UWS

Surveillance cameras captured a man stealing packages seconds after a delivery on the Upper West Side, and one neighbor decided he had to take action.

05/15/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge Speech

President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

05/14/2014

Ras Baraka

Ras Baraka Wins Newark Mayoral Race

City Councilman Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday evening in the race for Newark mayor.

05/13/2014

Yankees captain Derek Jeter talks with Mets manager Terry Collins prior to a Subway Series game on May 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bragging Rights At Stake: Yankees, Mets Set For Jeter’s Final Subway Series

The Mets aren’t going to miss Derek Jeter. Not on the field, anyway. Just look at these numbers: .368 average with 13 home runs and 43 RBIs in 84 games.

05/12/2014

Citi Bike (file/credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Cycle And The City

New York is now a cycling city.

05/09/2014

Rebecca Ramnarine (credit: CBS 2)

Family Who Lost Child In Brooklyn Car Crash Targeted By Scammer

The Ramnarine family said someone set up a fake fundraising website in their daughter’s name following her death in a car accident on Sunday.

05/07/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Traffic Fatalities Down Under Mayor De Blasio’s Vision Zero Effort

Forty were killed this year, compared with 60 during the same period last year, and those injured by vehicles dropped by 8 percent.

05/07/2014

Andre Robinson seen kicking cat (Facebook)

Brooklyn Man Seen On Video Kicking Cat, Laughing Afterwards, Arrested

A man seen on video luring a stray cat, patting the cat on the head and then viciously kicking it in the stomach– sending the feline sailing 20 feet through the air, was arrested Monday afternoon.

05/06/2014

Andrew Jarzyk, 27, had been missing since March 30. (Credit: Hoboken Police)

Radio Free Montone: Rest In Peace, Andrew

“In the midst of life, we are in death.”

05/02/2014

Flooded streets in Howard Beach, Queens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Hit With Flooding, Mudslides Caused By Soaking Rain

The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.

05/01/2014

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