Juliet Papa

The New York Mets hold a blood drive on Jan. 8, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Fans Flock To Citi Field For Blood Drive Hosted By New York Mets

It may not be baseball weather, but fans flocked to Citi Field in the bitter cold Thursday for a good cause.

01/08/2015

Chris Cuomo (Back L) helps carry the casket of his father, former three-term governor Mario Cuomo, as it departs St. Ignatius Loyola Church on January 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Bid Final Farewell To Ex-Gov. Mario Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo eulogized his father by saying he was steadfast in his beliefs and sought a career in government to do good for New Yorkers who had been neglected by the system.

01/06/2015

Bess Myerson in 1957 (Wikimedia Commons)

Bess Myerson, Miss America 1945, Dies At Age 90

Former Miss America, television personality and longtime friend of former NYC Mayor Ed Koch, has died.

01/05/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Hearing Held On Requests For Release Of More Information In Eric Garner Case

Protesters rallied with signs, banners and instruments outside the State Supreme Court in Staten Island during the hearing, calling on records from the Garner grand jury proceedings to be unsealed.

01/05/2015

Governor Mario Cuomo attends the Rodale launch party for Al Gore's New Book 'OUR CHOICE: A Plan To Solve The Climate Crisis' at the American Museum of Natural History on November 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Rodale)

Former Gov. Mario Cuomo Dies At 82

Legendary former New York state Gov. Mario Cuomo died Thursday – the same day his son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in for a second term.

01/01/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio finishes speaking at a NYPD graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 29, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD Crime Stats Report Shows Drastic Drop In Arrests

In the week since the deaths of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, the numbers of arrests in some areas have dropped dramatically compared to the same week last year.

12/30/2014

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm leaves US District Court in Brooklyn on December 23, 2014. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Boehner: Rep. Grimm’s Resignation ‘The Honorable Decision’

House Speaker John Boehner called Rep. Michael Grimm’s announcement that he will be resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion “the honorable decision.”

12/30/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the NYPD graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 29, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio To Meet With NYPD Unions Amid Volatile Relations

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced applause, boos and catcalls when he took the stage Monday to address hundreds of new police recruits at a police graduation ceremony.

12/29/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane, visit the memorial site for two NYPD officers who were shot and killed in Brooklyn on Dec. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Vice President Biden To Attend Funeral For Officer Ramos On Saturday

The mayor, along with his wife, Chirlane, stood silent before placing a bouquet of flowers at the memorial site for Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

12/23/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a blaze in Cypress Hills (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

1 Dead, 14 Displaced, Several Others Hurt In 2 Brooklyn Fires

Fires in two Brooklyn neighborhoods early Friday morning claimed the life of one man and left several other people injured.

12/12/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Reputed Gambino Underboss Arrested In Brooklyn In Connection With Italian Extortion Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested the reputed underboss of the Gambino crime family in Brooklyn after he allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from an Italian businessman. Italian law enforcement officials tracked […]

12/11/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (2nd L) pose with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (2nd R), Global Ambassador Dikembe Mutombo (L) and Sr. Vice President, Community & Player Programs Kathleen Behrens (R) as they attend the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Prince William, Kate Middleton Enthrall Crowds At Nets Game

The Duchess of Cambridge shook hands with New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray before both entered the Northside Center for Child Development in Harlem.

12/08/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Judge Releases Limited Grand Jury Details In Eric Garner Case

The investigation will look for potential civil rights investigations in the July 17 death of Garner, 43, who was confronted by police on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

12/04/2014

Esaw Garner, the wife of Eric Garner, speaks at a news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton about the decision not to indict an officer involved in Eric Garner's death. (Credit: CBS2)

Garner’s Wife Says, ‘Hell No,’ She Won’t Accept Officer’s Condolences

Reaction across the city was mixed Wednesday after a grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the apparent chokehold death of Staten Island man Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: No Violence Anticipated After Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said officers were sent to Ferguson to see what tactics might be used by agitators once a grand jury decides whether to indict a Staten Island officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

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