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Lafayette Street

(Credit: CBS 2)

Bidding Adieu To Summer With ‘Summer Streets’ Last Call

The event marked the final time this season that Park Avenue and Lafayette Street were closed to cars and trucks.

08/16/2014

Canal Street Fire

4 Injured When Fire Rips Through Canal Street Building

An extra-alarm fire in a building in Lower Manhattan left four people injured early Saturday.

03/01/2014

Chen Zhibin, Yun Wei Huang

Couple Busted For Allegedly Selling Knockoff Handbags, Jewelry

Authorities conducted a major bust of counterfeit bags, watchers and sunglasses Wednesday afternoon at a small store in Lower Manhattan.

01/15/2014

Firefighters were on the scene near NYU on Sunday where a 19-year-old student was found trapped between two buildings. (Credit CBS 2)

NYU Student Rescued From Between Pair Of Buildings

The 19-year-old, NYU student was conscious and speaking when he was rescued on Sunday.

11/03/2013

Bernard Goal

Police: NYU Student With Arsenal Of Imitation Assault Weapons Arrested

An NYU student was arrested Monday for allegedly building realistic looking air rifles in his dorm room.

04/23/2013

Petrosino Square Petition

Petitioners: Jail Cell Artwork In SoHo Park Is Insult To Italian-Americans

Some opponents have launched a petition demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg stop a replica of a Rikers Island jail cell from being mounted in Petrosino Square in SoHo, calling the exhibition an insult to Italian-Americans.

CBS New York–10/10/2012

Zip Line (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Summer Streets To Include Zip Line At Foley Square

At the southern end of this year’s Summer Streets festivities will be a high-flying attraction, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/13/2012

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Suspect Sought In 3 Armed Robberies At Manhattan Parking Garages

Police said the suspect has approached garage employees while displaying a gun and demanded money in all 3 incidents.

09/30/2011

Summer Streets Pool (credit: CBS 2)

Large Turnout For NYC’s First Summer Streets Event

Nearly seven miles of Manhattan streets, from Park Avenue at 72nd Street down to Washington Square Park all the way down to the Brooklyn Bridge, were shut down to traffic Saturday for this year’s first Summer Streets event.

08/06/2011

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Man Struck And Killed By Train In Lower Manhattan

A man was struck and killed by a train on Saturday night in the Lower East Side.

04/03/2011

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

12-Year-Old Bed-Stuy Boy Shot In Crossfire

The boy managed to find uniformed police officers just a block away who were able to get him to King County Hospital.

10/24/2010