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Amtrak police security outside Penn Station on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Increases Fourth Of July Security, Says NY Is ‘Top Target For Terrorists’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to be on alert this holiday weekend as security increases across the Tri-State area amid recent terror attacks overseas and threats from ISIS and ISIS sympathizers.

07/03/2015

Joey Chestnut is weighed in by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Competitive Eaters Weigh In Ahead Of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Eight-time champion Joey Chestnut is back this year, and hungry for another win.

07/03/2015

Fireworks seized by FDNY Fire Marshals in 2014 (Credit: FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigation)

NYPD Steps Up Patrols For Illegal Fireworks Across New York City

Chief of Patrol Carlos Gomez said more boots will be on the ground and eyes in the sky.

07/03/2015

Per Se Restaurant Menu

NYC Restaurant Per Se To Pay $500,000 In Wage Violation Complaint Settlement

Per Se said it was an unintentional oversight.

07/02/2015

Yolanda Vega presents retired firefighter Carmelo Mercado with an over-sized prize check Thursday. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Retired 9/11 First Responder Wins $5 Million Scratch-Off Ticket Prize

Retirement just got a lot easier for one of New York’s bravest who was a first responder on Sept. 11, 2001.

07/02/2015

NYPD officers in Times Square on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: CBS2)

Major NYC Crimes On Pace For Record Low In 2015

The number of arrests so far in 2015 has fallen by about 35,000.

07/01/2015

People gather to watch the annual Macy's fourth of July fireworks show looking over the East River on July 4, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NYPD Stepping Up Security For Fourth Of July Fireworks

The security measures include radiation detection, checks on suspicious vehicles, hotel staffs and suspicious guests, and social media monitoring.

07/01/2015

Chris Christie announces 2016 run (CBS2)

Chris Christie Focusing Campaign Efforts On New Hampshire Over Next Several Days

Christie participated in a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Sandown, New Hampshire.

07/01/2015

Sanitation worker Curtis Jackson jumped into action to stop an attempted robbery at this 7-11 store on East 23rd Street and Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS2)

Rookie Sanitation Worker Hailed As Hero For Breaking Up Robbery At Gramercy 7-Eleven

After less than a year on the job, a rookie New York City sanitation worker is being called a hero after stopping a robbery in progress and tackling the suspect to the ground.

06/30/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially announces 2016 presidential bid during event at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Christie Officially Jumps Into Presidential Race

The Republican governor launched his campaign in the old gymnasium of Livingston High School in the town of Livingston, where he experienced some of his first political victories.

06/30/2015

Screen capture from a trailer for the film "The Muslims Are Coming."

Filmmakers Sue After MTA Refuses To Post Ads For Muslim Comedy Documentary

The filmmakers, Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah, claim the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is violating their First Amendment right to free speech.

06/25/2015

Police investigate an attack on a bus driver on the Upper West Side. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Bus Driver Describes Being Attacked For Gold Chain

The incident occurred on an M72 bus around 7:20 a.m. at West 66th Street and Freedom Place.

06/25/2015

City Comptroller Scott Stringer holds a news conference on June 24, 2015 about vacant NYCHA units. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Audit: NYC Housing Authority Sitting On 2,000 Vacant Units

An audit has found that hundreds of apartment units stand empty while 270,000 New Yorkers are on a waiting list for public housing.

06/25/2015

Advocates for stronger rent laws rally outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office on June 24, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Blast Cuomo Over Deal On Rent Regulations

Rent-regulated tenants and advocates rallied Wednesday outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office, accusing him of selling out to wealthy developers.

06/24/2015

Inside a Whole Foods in Manhattan. (Credit: CBS2)

Investigation Finds Whole Foods Routinely Overcharged Customers In NYC Stores

An investigation by the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs found Whole Foods may be ripping customers off.

06/24/2015

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