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This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Doctor: On Average, Measles Will Infect 18 Other People

While the Ebola virus was a big concern, Dr. Saul Hymes, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Stony Brook Medical Center said there are other things to worry about.

01/23/2015

FILE -- A man uses a crosswalk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Advocates Looking For Ways To Make NYC Streets Safer For Pedestrians

The advocacy group Families for Safe Streets estimates every 35 hours someone is killed in traffic in New York City.

01/23/2015

Police want to talk to this man in connection with a stabbing death in Times Square. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Picture Of Man Sought In Times Square Stabbing Death

Around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said a 36-year-old man was stabbed during a fight in the New Star Cafe on Seventh Avenue.

01/21/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton addresses religious leaders in the Bronx on Jan. 21, 2015 (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bratton Talks Police-Community Relations, Crime Decline In The Bronx

Shootings in the Bronx are down this month and murders are under 100 for a second year in a row.

01/21/2015

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Company To Launch Helicopter Service To JFK, Newark Airports

Why sit in traffic on your way to the airport when you can just fly over it?

01/20/2015

Alexander Padilla and Anthony Arenas cut a piece of cake after being married by U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Decide Historic Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to quickly put out new rules regulating the use of drones. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Wants Feds To Crack Down On Drones

Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration and the federal Office of Management and Budget to hurry and release the new rules for the use of the small, unmanned aircraft.

01/16/2015

Surveillance image of a suspect who police said is wanted for a string of sex assaults in Manhattan.  (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Sought In String Of Manhattan Sex Assaults

Authorities released new surveillance video Thursday morning of the suspect linking him to a total of five incidents. The most recent one happened early Wednesday on the Lower East Side.

01/15/2015

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City Council Proposes Funding For New Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Cops

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Thursday that the new vests for NYPD cops will be one of the things council members will be pushing for in next year’s budget.

01/15/2015

Mayor De Blasio Discusses Use Of Police Body Cameras At Police Academy In Queens

Bratton Gives Brooklyn Cops Pep Talk Ahead Of Planned Protests

Anti-police protests are planned for Thursday evening near the Brooklyn precinct house where two murdered NYPD officers were assigned.

01/15/2015

Long line to sign up for NYC's new ID card at an annex of the main  library on 40th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

High Demand For NYC Municipal IDs Forces Change In Application Process

Due to the high level of demand the ID cards, dubbed IDNYC, are now being issued by appointment only.

01/14/2015

Shots were fired at the Old Paramus Reformed Church in Ridgewood, New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 26. (Credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

2 Men Arrested, Charged For Shooting Of Historic Ridgewood Church

Two men are in police custody after a historic Ridgewood, New Jersey, church was left riddled with bullets.

01/13/2015

Officials cut the ribbon Jan. 13, 2015, for the second phase of Delta's expansion at Kennedy Airport's Terminal 4. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Delta Unveils JFK Terminal Expansion

The latest expansion adds 11 new gates at the terminal and allows the airline to relocate a majority of its connecting flights from Terminal 2, said Delta Senior Vice President Gail Grimmett.

01/13/2015

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NYPD On High Alert After New Threat By ISIS

Officials said the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter calling for attacks on police officers and soldiers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and France.

01/12/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton addresses the press on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bratton: Signs Of More Arrests After Suspected Slowdown

NYPD statistics show arrests were up in the past week after plummeting in the weeks following the fatal ambush of two patrolmen in December.

01/12/2015

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