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file - Ebola health workers dress in protective clothing.(credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Officials Discuss Ebola Training For At-Risk NYC Employees

New York City is stepping up its training for city workers who could be the first ones to make contact with anyone with Ebola.

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Two people are dead after a motorcycle crash on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn on Oct. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Gowanus Expressway In Brooklyn

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a Brooklyn couple who were killed in an early morning motorcycle crash.

10/17/2014

A man checks his cell phone on a subway platform in the Union Square station of the L line/file. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Cell Phone, Wi-Fi Service Expanding To 40 Additional Underground Subway Stations

Straphangers will be able to use their smartphones and other devices in 40 more underground stations in midtown Manhattan and Queens.

10/16/2014

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Man Wrongfully Convicted In 1985 NYC Kidnapping, Killing Freed After Nearly 30 Years In Prison

A man who served nearly 30 years in prison for a New York City murder was ordered freed after prosecutors concluded he falsely confessed when he was 16.

10/15/2014

Area of LIRR's former Rockaway Beach Branch that would be turned into the QueensWay park (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Plans For QueensWay Park Unveiled; Opponents Want Rail Line Restoration

The overgrown 3.5-mile stretch of rail line that was once the Long Island Rail Road’s Rockaway Beach Branch, hasn’t been active for more than 50 years.

10/14/2014

A group marches in the Columbus Day parade in Manhattan on Oct. 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Celebrates Italian-American Heritage At Columbus Day Parade

Monday’s parade, which runs from 44th Street to 72nd Street, is organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation. It’s billed as the world’s largest celebrations of Italian-American heritage and culture.

10/13/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Jails Boss Faces Tough Questions About Treatment Of Juvenile Inmates On Rikers Island

In the wake of a scathing federal review of New York City jails, city lawmakers grilled the city’s correction commissioner Wednesday about the treatment of juvenile inmates on Rikers Island.

10/08/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Announces Community Parks Initiative To Improve City Parks System

It will begin by targeting 35 community parks with capital investments of $130-million that will promote the full recreation of parks.

10/07/2014

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2 NYPD Officers Under Investigation After Video Shows Them Punching, Hitting Suspect With Gun

Security video that captured the arrest of a teen drug suspect on a New York City sidewalk has prompted an investigation of alleged abuse by two police officers.

10/07/2014

This taxi slammed into a building on East 59th Street on Oct. 6, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Taxi Jumps Curb, Strikes Pedestrian On East 59th Street

The incident happened at approximately 11:45 a.m. at East 59th Street near Madison Avenue.

10/06/2014

Big rally in Foley Square for charter schools on Oct. 2, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Thousands Of Charter School Supporters Hold Rally In Foley Square

It was a sea of red in Foley Square on Thursday — a message from parents and students to Mayor Bill de Blasio that they are seeing red over the poor quality of New York City public schools.

10/02/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Promotes Veteran Officer To Deputy Chief, Commander Of Joint Terrorist Task Force

He tracked down New York’s notorious Zodiac Killer in the early 90s, now Deputy Chief Joe Herbert will work with the FBI to combat terrorism and track down threats.

09/30/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Begins Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case

The proceedings come five weeks after the 43-year-old asthmatic father of six died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police.

09/29/2014

Three retired firefighters -- (l-r) Firefighter Daniel Heglund, Lt. Robert Leaver, Firefighter Howard Bischoff -- all died Monday as a result of illnesses from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Credit: FDNY)

3 Retired Firefighters Die On Same Day From 9/11-Related Illnesses; Union Leaders Seek Renewal Of Zadroga Act

Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all died Monday.

09/25/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding for increasing security in New Jersey and New York on September 24, 2014 at 7 World Trade Center. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Govs Agree To Increase Security In N.Y., N.J. In Response To Rising Global Terror Threat

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have ordered an unprecedented heavier police presence on commuter rail lines, subways, bus stations, airports and bridge and tunnel crossings.

09/24/2014

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