Marla Diamond

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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

New York Police Department Commisioner Bill Bratton (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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

Emergency vehicles outside building where elevator accident killed worker (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Elevator Repairman Pinned Between 2 Elevators, Killed In Upper West Side Building

The 30-year-old man was pinned between two elevators around 11:20 a.m. in a building on West End Avenue between W. 62nd and W. 63rd streets, police said.

01/09/2015

Grizzly bears Betty and Veronica at Central Park Zoo. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Grizzly Bears Betty And Veronica Make First Public Appearance At Central Park Zoo

It’s frigid outside but Central Park Zoo newcomers Betty and Veronica find their new quarters quite cozy.

01/09/2015

Brendan Jordan (credit: Family Handout)

Boy Killed After Folding Bench Attached To Wall Collapses At New Jersey School

A folding bench attached to a wall came crashing down, killing a 7-year-old New Milford boy in a freak accident during indoor soccer practice at a New Jersey school.

01/08/2015

Jason Polanco (left) is charged with shooting and wounding two NYPD officers in the Bronx on Monday, Jan. 5, while Joshua Kemp is charged with Polanco in a robbery before the shooting. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspects In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers Appear In Court

Two men charged in the shooting of two NYPD officers in the Bronx are due to face a judge on Wednesday as one of the wounded officers was released from the hospital.

01/07/2015

Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce says they got 29 tips on wanted poster, 10 ID'd Jason Polanco at news conference Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Arrested In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers

A massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night’s shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.

01/06/2015

Governor Mario Cuomo attends the Rodale launch party for Al Gore's New Book 'OUR CHOICE: A Plan To Solve The Climate Crisis' at the American Museum of Natural History on November 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Rodale)

Mario Cuomo’s Wake Held In Manhattan

New York said farewell to the state’s former three-term governor, Mario Cuomo, at his Manhattan wake on Monday.

01/05/2015

Revelers Celebrate New Year's Eve In New York's Times Square

Throng Gathers In Times Square To Ring In 2015

People from all over the world are already starting to pack Times Square, where up to a million revelers are expected to ring in 2015.

12/31/2014

The Times Square crystal ball is tested one last time before New Year's Eve on December 30, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Security Tight With Ball Drop Ready To Go In Times Square For New Year’s Eve

The glittering 11,875-pound ball was tested Tuesday ahead of the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, where tens of thousands of revelers are expected to ring in 2015.

12/30/2014

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