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Pedro Vargas, who police say claimed to be a livery cab driver tried to sexually assault a woman in Queens, in front of her children. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Accused Of Posing As Livery Cab Driver, Attacking Family Appears In Court

Police said 48-year-old Pedro Vargas of Yonkers was arrested Thursday night and charged with two counts of felony assault and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

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Joan Rivers attends the 'The Realistic Joneses' opening night at The Lyceum Theater on April 6, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Joan Rivers In Medically-Induced Coma After Going Into Cardiac Arrest

Joan Rivers was in a medically-induced coma Thursday night at Mount Sinai Hospital, after she went into cardiac arrest while undergoing a throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side.

08/28/2014

Residents of West 58th Street are furious that their block has been shut down for the entire length of the U.S. Open. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

West 58th Street Residents Fuming After Street Shuts Down Through US Open

Residents of 58th Street just south of Central Park were crying “foul” this week over the decision to close their street for the entire length of the US Open.

08/27/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist In Court After Climbing Brooklyn Bridge

Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.

08/25/2014

City and religious leaders including the Rev. Al Sharpton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gather for a meeting. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Sharpton Pledges Zero Tolerance For Violence At Eric Garner Rally After Meeting With Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.

08/20/2014

A tractor-trailer is seen  hanging off an overpass after it crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike on Aug. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Critically Injured In NJ Turnpike Crash That Left Tractor-Trailer Dangling Off Roadway

Emergency crews have rescued a truck driver who fell into a creek after his tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike.

08/19/2014

Melissa Mark-Viverito (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Reveals She Has ‘High Risk HPV’

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she got the results of a recent gynecological exam on Friday and will undergo a biopsy.

08/18/2014

Robin Williams attends The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Official: Actor Robin Williams Hanged Himself

Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Keith Belajonas (credit: CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Killing Wife, Abducting Kids, Found Dead On Staten Island

It was a jealous rage that may have motivated Keith Belajonas. Police said he posted a chilling message on Facebook Thursday morning.

08/07/2014

A police officer works the scene where two double-decker buses collided together in Times Square on August 5, 2014.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Double-Decker Tour Bus Driver In Times Square Crash Arrested

William Dalambert has been charged with driving while ability impaired.

08/06/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks out about the case of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on Staten Island, on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Police Advocates Fire Back Against Rising Anger Fueled By Death Of Eric Garner

Police advocates are firing back against a rising tide of anger fueled by the death of Eric Garner, the man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent choke hold by police.

08/05/2014

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

Feds: Violence Pervasive At Rikers Island Juvenile Jails

New York City jails holding teenage inmates are extremely violent and unsafe and major reforms are needed, the federal government said in a scathing report released Monday.

08/04/2014

Art Everywhere display in Times Square (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

American Artworks Take Over Times Square As National Art Exhibit Kicks Off

The nationwide exhibit launched Monday and runs through Aug. 31.

08/04/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo May Face Federal Probe For Office’s Involvement With Moreland Commission

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has reportedly warned Cuomo about having contact with former members of the now-defunct Moreland Commission after some voiced their support for the governor’s handling of the anti-corruption panel.

07/31/2014

A broken window is seen at a building on 57th Street on July 31, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Hurt After Glass Falls From Midtown Manhattan Building

At least three people have been injured after glass fell from a high-rise building on West 57th Street and Sixth Avenue.

07/31/2014

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