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Marla Diamond

Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

04/17/2014

Mona Jha of Montclair, N.J. witnessed the Boston Marathon bombings as she reached mile 26 on the course. She will go back and run the race this year to finish what she started. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ Marathoner Who Witnessed Boston Bombings Determined To Finish Race This Year

When the first blast went off, the Montclair native kept going. She said she feels if she hadn’t slowed down, she would have been right where the explosion happened.

04/15/2014

East Harlem building explosion survivor Carmen Quinones hugs a member of FDNY Rescue 1 who helped save her, April 11, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

East Harlem Explosion Survivor Who Lost Daughter In Blast Thanks First Responders, Doctors

Carmen Quinones lost her daughter Griselde Camacho in the March 12 blast. Quinones has been at Mount Sinai Medical Center for the past month after suffering a brain hemorrhage, a fractured spine and a broken wrist in the explosion.

04/11/2014

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Council Introduces Bill To Create Municipal Identification Cards

All city residents will be eligible for the cards. But they will be targeted to those who cannot easily get photo ID cards because they are not legal U.S. residents.

04/10/2014

MTA officers Luis Alvarez (L) and Errold Borges with Tie. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train From The Bronx Into Manhattan

A Metro-North train was forced to slow down on Tuesday thanks to a dog that decided to chase the train into Manhattan from the South Bronx.

04/09/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Judge: Ex-Christie Aides Don’t Have To Comply With Bridgegate Subpoenas

Former Christie loyalists Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien had been fighting subpoenas calling for them to hand over documents regarding a plot to create traffic jams in Fort Lee to retaliate against the town’s mayor.

04/09/2014

A hearing of the New Jersey Joint Legislative Committee into the “Bridgegate” scandal. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tempers Flare Amid Partisan Bickering At ‘Bridgegate’ Committee Hearing

Democrats have warned that they will issue more subpoenas in the “Bridgegate” scandal that is threatening Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.

04/08/2014

A sign indicates a work zone is being monitored by a camera in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, on April 8, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Looks To Crack Down On Reckless Driving In Work Zones

New York City officials on Tuesday unvieled nine camera-equipped trailers to be placed in highway work zones in an effort to deter and document reckless driving.

04/08/2014

Dominique Ansel Bakery (credit: Siobhan Wallace/BlondieandBrownie.com)

Dominique Ansel Bakery To Reopen Tuesday After Being Cited For Mice

A Dominique Ansel spokeswoman said the Soho bakery was approved by the city Board of Health for reopening after an intense a three-hour inspection.

04/07/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB: Engineer In Fatal Metro-North Derailment Has ‘Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea’

A medical document made available Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board said engineer William Rockefeller has “severe obstructive sleep apnea.”

04/07/2014

Noel Polanco

Grand Jury Won’t Indict NYPD Detective In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Army Reservist

While a grand jury failed to indict Hassan Hamdy, the NYPD did charge him with failure to employ proper tactics, which could result in his dismissal from the department if he is found guilty.

04/04/2014

President Barack Obama and David Letterman speak during a break in the taping of the “Late Show with David Letterman” at the Ed Sullivan Theater on Sept. 18, 2012 in New York. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

David Letterman Announces Plans To Retire In 2015

The man who has been synonymous with late nights on CBS for more than two decades will soon be giving up his prestigious post.

04/03/2014

Rev. Sharpton (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Rev. Sharpton, NYPD & Major Retailers Reach Deal In ‘Shop-And-Frisk’ Incidents

Under the agreement, police won’t enter a store to investigate a report of shoplifting unless a store employee has called 911, creating a public record of the incident.

04/03/2014

Guns purchased by under cover officers prior to arrest of two in New York City (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Indicted On Gun Trafficking Charges In New York City

Bronx resident Javon Burgess, 36, and 24-year-old Paul Lee, of Brooklyn are accused of selling the illegal weapons in broad daylight.

04/03/2014

55th Street Construction Accident

Construction Worker Killed In Fall From Scaffolding At Midtown Hotel

A construction worker fell to his death from scaffolding at a construction site in Midtown Wednesday afternoon.

04/02/2014

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