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Uber job tour in Queens on July 21, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Comptroller Stringer Sides With Uber On Day For-Hire Car Service Holds Job Fair

Uber kicked off a citywide jobs tour at Queensbridge Park in Long Island City on Tuesday.

07/21/2015

Nail Salon Worker Protections

Gov. Cuomo Signs Legislation For Nail Salon Worker Protections

The legislation gives the Department of State power to shutter unlicensed salons.

07/16/2015

Police say this is the man who opened fire at the City Diner on the Upper West Side on July 16, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Suspect In UWS Diner Shooting

A man has suffered a graze-wound to the head after police said he was shot point-blank at an Upper West Side diner.

07/16/2015

Children play on the Big Piano, made famous by the movie "Big," in FAO Schwarz on July 14, 2015. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Playtime Over At FAO Schwarz On Fifth Avenue

There have been rumblings that FAO Schwarz, owned by Toys R Us, is close to a deal for a new flagship store in Times Square.

07/15/2015

The NJ TRANSIT board votes on fare hikes and service cuts on July 15, 2015, in Newark. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Board Approves Fare Hikes

A monthly ticket will increase 9 percent, from $440 to $480.

07/15/2015

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Announces $5.9 Million Settlement For Eric Garner’s Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Monday announced the settlement of $5.9 million with the family of Eric Garner.

07/13/2015

A retired police officer was shot, reportedly while investigating a burglary, on Monday, July 13. (Credit: CBS2)

Retired Greenburgh Police Officer Shot After Interrupting Attempted Burglary

Supervisor Paul Feiner said the man’s injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

07/13/2015

Renee Mafaro was shot several times with a paintball gun while walking her brother's dog on Staten Island on July 11, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Several Paintball Attacks Rattle Residents On Staten Island

The NYPD released photos of a dark-colored GMC Terrain that it says was involved in the incidents.

07/13/2015

USWNT ticker-tape parade kicks off on July 10, 2015. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

NYC Celebrates Women’s World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall Ceremony

The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.

07/10/2015

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Monitor: NYPD Cops Not Reporting Some Stops

A federal judge ordered changes in 2013 after a class-action civil rights trial in which black and Hispanic men said they had been unfairly targeted by police because of their race.

07/09/2015

New York Attorney General named Alvin Bragg, right, the head of the new Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit. (Credit: New York Attorney General's Office)

Schneiderman Names Team To Investigate Killings By Police

Alvin Bragg, now an executive deputy attorney general for social justice, will oversee four other prosecutors serving on the new Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit.

07/09/2015

Scott Stringer, with school children outside Queens Library Astoria branch, releases audit showing financial abuse. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Stringer: Former CEO, Other Officials Used Queens Library As ‘Personal Piggy Bank’

The 18-month audit found former CEO Thomas Galante and his executive team used an internal fund as their own “personal piggy bank,” Stringer said, calling the findings sickening.

07/08/2015

Miss Susie, the oldest person in the world, celebrates her 116th birthday in Brooklyn on July 7, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Miss Susie, Oldest Person In The World Celebrates, 116th Birthday In Brooklyn

There were speeches, gifts, music and dancing to celebrate the 116th birthday of Susannah Mushatte Jones, who is the oldest person in the world.

07/07/2015

Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his bid for the presidency in the 2016 presidential race during an event at the Trump Tower on the Fifth Avenue on June 16, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

ESPN Latest To Dump Donald Trump

They are the latest company to part ways with Trump, the Republican presidential candidate who caused controversy with inflammatory remarks about Mexican immigrants.

07/06/2015

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