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Chen Guangbiao during Central Park luncheon on June 25, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

1010 WINS: Some Storm Out After Chinese Tycoon Treats 250 Homeless New Yorkers To Lunch In Central Park

A Chinese tycoon treated hundreds of homeless New Yorkers to a fancy lunch at the Boathouse restaurant in Central Park on Wednesday, but the event apparently didn’t go as smoothly as planned.

06/25/2014

Rep. Charles Rangel and opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat address their supporters at their respective headquarters late on the night of Tuesday, June 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rangel Declares Victory; Espaillat Says Race Too Close To Call

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel declared victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary late Tuesday, while opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat said the race was too close to call and went home for the night.

06/24/2014

Rivky Stein has started a Facebook page in which she  asks for help in obtaining a religious divorce from her husband. (Credit: Facebook)

Orthodox Jewish Wife Turns To Social Media In Fight For Religious Divorce

With the help of family and friends, Rivky Stein created a Facebook page in which she accuses her husband of raping and beating her while she was pregnant, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

06/24/2014

Jersey City, including the Liberty Science Center, plus the Bayonne Bridge in the distance, as seen from the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

New Jersey Celebrates 350th Anniversary

State officials are encouraging local governments, schools and religious institutions to ring bells for a full minute at noon to mark the occasion.

06/24/2014

Angry tenants protest the Rent Guidelines Board's decision to hike rents on June 23, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Allow Rent Increases In Stabilized Apartments

Tenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.

06/23/2014

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Obama Won’t Endorse In Rangel-Espaillat Race

President Barack Obama won’t be making an endorsement in the Democratic primary for New York’s 13th Congressional District.

06/23/2014

Richard R. Green Middle School (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Police: Girl, 14, Stabbed And Injured Near Bronx School

A 14-year-old girl was hospitalized Monday evening, after being stabbed twice in a fight near her school in the Bronx.

06/23/2014

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

Investigators Sweep Rikers Island; 12 Correction Officers Referred For Prosecution

Investigators on Monday searched about 75 locations at Rikers Island Monday for drugs, contraband and weapons as part of a probe into violence and other criminality.

06/23/2014

Wyckoff Police Car (file/credit: CBS 2)

Wyckoff Burglary Resembles ‘Wet Bandits’ Home Alone Break-Ins

An odd burglary in Wyckoff, New Jersey had all of the hallmarks of the 1990s classic ‘Home Alone.’

06/21/2014

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Police In New Jersey Investigate ‘Wet Bandit’ Burglary

The odd burglary had all the hallmarks of the 1980’s classic “Home Alone.”

06/20/2014

Quai Jefferson and his mother, Vaida at Yankees HOPE Week (Credit: CBS 2)

Yankees HOPE Week Honors Teen For Caring For Mom With Multiple Sclerosis

Quai Jefferson thought he was being honored for his athletic accomplishments, but the two-sport star athlete at St. Joe’s of Montvale got more than he ever expected on the final day of HOPE Week.

06/20/2014

Former Yankee Bernie Williams plays guitar at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital on June 19, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Yankees HOPE Week: Team Honors Group That Brings Music To Hospitals

As part of the Yankees’ HOPE Week — which recognizes people and groups that make a difference in their communities — the team honored Musicians On Call, a volunteer group that brings music to hospital patients nationwide.

06/19/2014

Zhaundu Bradley (credit: NYPD)

9-Year-Old Boy Found More Than 24 Hours After Vanishing In East Harlem

Police found a missing 9-year-old boy Wednesday afternoon, more than 24 hours after he vanished in East Harlem.

06/18/2014

Derek Jeter takes suit measurements for a man on June 17, 2014, as the Yankees honored the group Career Gear. (Credit: Yankees)

Yankees HOPE Week: Team Honors Manhattan Group Providing Interview Suits To Low-Income Men

As part of the team’s annual HOPE Week — which recognizes people and groups that make a difference in their communities — the Yankees honored Career Gear.

06/17/2014

Past Yankees HOPE Week honorees return for a luncheon aboard the Intrepid on June 16, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mariano Rivera, David Cone Return For Yankees’ HOPE Week

HOPE Week — which stands for “Helping Others Persevere and Excel” honors five people each year for making a difference in their communities by surprising them with a day celebrating their accomplishments.

06/16/2014

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