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Bone marrow recipient Aaron Faulkner and Firefighter Michael McCauley (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

FDNY Firefighter Meets Bone Marrow Donation Recipient

Michael McCauley’s marrow was a perfect match for former Marine Aaron Faulkner, of Pittsburgh, who is suffering from leukemia

11 hours ago

Neighbors say the sidewalk outside 896 E. 167th. St. in the Bronx has not been shoveled at all this winter. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sanitation Department: Unkempt Sidewalks Worst In The Bronx

The Sanitation Department said the borough has the most snow-removal violations for its size.

12 hours ago

A train and a truck collided in December 2013 at a crossing in West Nyack, N.Y. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Railroad Regulators: Issue More Tickets To Drivers At Grade Crossings

National railroad regulators are asking local police departments to issue more tickets to drivers who ignore warnings at grade crossings.

03/03/2015

Rev. Ann Kansfield (left) takes the Oath of Office from Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro. Her wife, Jennifer Aull, held the chaplain's family Bible. (Credit: FDNY)

FDNY Swears In First Female, Openly Gay Chaplain

The Fire Department of New York is swearing in its first female and first openly gay chaplain.

03/03/2015

Lacey Spears was convicted in the death of her son, Garnett Spears (inset) on Monday, March 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Lacey Spears Convicted Of Killing Her 5-Year-Old Son With Lethal Dose Of Salt

The jury deliberated for 2 1/2 days and found Spears, 27, guilty of second-degree, depraved indifference murder.

03/02/2015

Lacey Spears often wrote about her son Garnett's health problems on Facebook. (credit: Facebook)

No Verdict Yet In Salt-Poisoning Case Against Mother

Jurors considering murder and manslaughter charges against a woman accused of poisoning her son with salt have completed their first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

02/27/2015

Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Lawyer In Murder Trial: Medical Treatment, Not Lacey Spears, To Blame For Son’s Elevated Sodium Level

Riebling said the prosecution’s failure to allege a motive “offends our senses.” He also accused police of botching the investigation, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

02/26/2015

A federal criminal complaint against three Brooklyn men accused of trying to leave the country to join ISIS. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI: 3 Brooklyn Men Arrested For Attempting To Join ISIS, Plotting Terror Attacks In U.S.

FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.

02/25/2015

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Drug Investigation Continues At Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company After Owner’s Suicide

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery.

02/25/2015

The NYC Dept. of Education is adding more girls sports teams to comply with Title IX (Credit: CBS2)

Civil Rights Complaint: NYC Schools Not Offering Level Playing Field For Girls Sports Teams

The New York City Department of Education denies violating Title IX, but they have entered into an agreement to resolve the complaint.

02/24/2015

NYPD honors girl who sent cards of support after murder of 2 Brooklyn officers. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Honors Texas Girl Who Sent Cards Of Support After Deaths Of 2 Brooklyn Officers

A Texas girl who made about 500 handmade thank you cards for law enforcers after two officers were slain in Brooklyn will get to meet some of her New York heroes in person.

02/24/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The summit is hosting a group of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates to discuss core conservative principles ahead of the January 2016 Iowa Caucuses. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Christie To Put More Funds Into State Employee Pensions

A judge on Monday ordered New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.

02/23/2015

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

City’s DOE To Unveil New Disciplinary Policies After Lawsuit

The New York City Department of Education plans to unveil some changes in disciplinary policy.

02/13/2015

Bronx teacher Stephen Ritz has been nominated for a $1 million global teacher prize. (Credit: Varkey Foundation)

Bronx Teacher Nominated For $1 Million Worldwide Teaching Prize

A Bronx schoolteacher’s selflessness has positioned him as a top 10 finalist in a worldwide community service contest.

02/13/2015

The scene of a crash that killed longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon on Feb. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

TLC Commissioner Stresses Importance Of Seatbelts After Bob Simon’s Death

The TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there’s no state law requiring passengers to wear them.

02/13/2015

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