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Demonstrators gather in City Hall Park to show support for lowering the speed limit in New York City. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Advocates Rally To Support Lowering Speed Limit In NYC

With just nine days left in New York’s legislative session, a rally is being held to drum up support in Albany for lowering New York City’s speed limit.

06/10/2014

The funeral program for 6-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto is seen on June 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of 6-Year-Old Boy Killed In Brooklyn Elevator Attack

The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.

06/06/2014

Daniel St. Hubert In Court

Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Meets Angry Crowd, Faces Judge For First Time

A man appeared before a judge late Thursday, after being charged in an elevator stabbing in Brooklyn that killed a 6-year-old boy and critically injured a 7-year-old girl is also being eyed in two other knife attacks in the city.

06/05/2014

Police say a man was stabbed on the southbound No. 1 train platform at 18th Street and Seventh Avenue in Chelsea on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Stabbed Multiple Times On Subway Platform In Chelsea

It happened in Chelsea around 5:30 a.m. on the southbound No. 1 train platform at 18th Street and Seventh Avenue.

06/04/2014

East New York Stabbing Sketch

Brooklyn Community Calls For Action As Search Intensifies For Stabbing Suspect

The father of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death inside an elevator in Brooklyn claims the suspect being sought by police is a homeless man he’s seen in the building before.

06/03/2014

A view of the outside clock of Grand Central Terminal (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

1,200-Foot Tower Planned Near Grand Central Terminal

New York City officials have announced rezoning plans for the area around Grand Central Terminal including new skyscrapers and transportation improvements.

05/30/2014

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Elected Officials, Others Call For Change To NYC’s 911 System

Accusations of major delays in the city’s 911 emergency response system was the subject of a rally and two City Council hearings on Friday.

05/30/2014

Authorities raid the Micropower Career Institute in Chelsea looking for evidence related to visa and education fraud on May 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Raid Micropower Career Institute Campuses In Fraud Investigation

Arrests have been made in connection with a fraud investigation at a New York-area career school.

05/29/2014

Maya Angelou speaks during the AARP Magazine's 2011 Inspire Awards at Ronald Reagan Building on December 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Poet, Author Maya Angelou Dies At 86

Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she had served as a professor of American Studies since 1982.

05/28/2014

Police investigating after they say two men were stabbed at the Lexington Avenue-116th Street Station on May 27, 2014. 9credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Investigates Series Of Shootings, Stabbings After Memorial Day Weekend

Warm weather and hot tempers led to a series of shootings over the Memorial Day weekend and the violence spilled into the early morning hours of the work week.

05/27/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

NYPD Officers To Carry Heroin Overdose Antidotes

Thousands of New York City police officers should soon be carrying emergency antidotes to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses.

05/27/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio tours the rebuilt Hamilton Avenue Department of Sanitation asphalt plant in Brooklyn on May 14, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Touts Efforts To Fix Potholes Across New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio says pothole-ravaged New York City streets are going to get a lot smoother.

05/14/2014

Rabbi Samuel Hiller and three others were accused of stealing $12.4 million in city and state education funds earmarked  for special needs preschoolers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Rabbi, 3 Others Accused Of Stealing $12.4 Million In NYC, State Education Funds

Police handcuffed a rabbi in Queens on Tuesday, accusing him in a scheme to steal millions of dollars earmarked for preschoolers with special needs.

05/13/2014

Redesigned intersection at 96th Street and Broadway as part of Vision Zero initiative, May 13, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Dangerous Upper West Side Intersection Reconfigured Under ‘Vision Zero’ Initiative

The New York City Department of Transportation on Tuesday unveiled a new northbound median-to-median crosswalk at 96th Street and Broadway as part of an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

New York artist James De La Vega (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

New York Artist Claims Apple Stole His Slogan

The company is using the slogan “You are more powerful than you think” in its successful new advertising campaign for the iPhone 5s. James De La Vega said he has been using the phrase in his artwork for years.

05/12/2014

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