Marla Diamond

4-Year-Old Mia Olarte (right) with her mother, Dora Olarte. (credit: NYPD)

AMBER Alert Canceled After 5-Year-Old Bronx Girl Found Safe

Police canceled an AMBER Alert that had been issued for Mia Olarte. The little girl was found in Queens Tuesday morning and has been taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

06/09/2015

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Survey: Workers Think NJ TRANSIT Values On-Time Performance Over Safety

A survey has revealed that NJ TRANSIT workers believe those in charge think being on time is more important than being safe.

06/08/2015

A Toyota Camry jumped a curb before striking a light pole and pedestrians on June 8, 2015. (Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Officials: Car Strikes Pedestrians Near Central Park

Four people were injured Monday afternoon when a car jumped a curb near Central Park, officials said.

06/08/2015

FILE -- Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

Bronx Man, Whose Rikers Imprisonment Sparked Reforms, Takes Own Life

Three traumatic years at Rikers as a teenager for a crime he was never convicted of haunted Kalief Browder.

06/08/2015

Joseph Elone

Poughkeepsie Play Tells Story Of Teen Victim Of Lyme Disease

A 17-year-old’s death from Lyme disease that went undiagnosed is the subject of a play being performed Monday evening at the Bardavon Opera House in Poughkeepsie.

06/08/2015

New York Lottery's Yoland Vega presents a prize check to Powerball winner Anthony Perosi, who plans to split the money with his son (left). (Credit: Julie Papa/1010 WINS)

Staten Island Plumber Wins $136 Million Powerball Jackpot

A Staten Island plumber is now a multi-millionaire thanks to a winning Powerball ticket.

06/04/2015

A collision-avoidance system will be installed in some New York City cabs. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Taxis Testing New Safety Technology, Including ‘Black Box’ Recorders

The pilot program in a dozen taxis and for-hire vehicles keeps an electronic eye on the driver and the road.

06/02/2015

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Make First Major Speech At Roosevelt Island

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, will hold a rally and deliver her first major policy speech of her candidacy next weekend on Roosevelt Island.

06/02/2015

Queens Casino Shooting

NYPD To Beef Up Patrols With Shootings, Homicides On Rise

Crime has been spiking in New York City — with shootings and murders up — and the NYPD is preparing for a long summer.

06/01/2015

A lifeguard boat sits on the beach in front of the closed Revel Casino September 15, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Expand Referendum On Expanding N.J. Gambling Beyond Atlantic City

The Atlantic City monopoly on New Jersey casino gambling may soon be coming to an end.

06/01/2015

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NY Launches Campaign To Protect Nail Salon Workers

New pocket cards listing the “Top Five Things to Ask When Entering Nail Salons” are being distributed statewide.

05/29/2015

FILE -- Former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Ex-NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Indicted On Corruption Charges

Dean Skelos was New York state’s most powerful Republican when he was arrested on conspiracy and extortion charges.

05/28/2015

Uber Protest

Uber Drivers Protest New Rules They Say Give TLC Greater Power Over Company

Four credit unions lending the buyers of yellow cab medallions are filing a lawsuit, as the Taxi and Limousine Commission considers new regulations on Uber and similar operations.

05/28/2015

Tracy Morgan (Photo by Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

Tracy Morgan Settles Lawsuit With Walmart Over Fatal Crash

A filing in federal court in Newark on Wednesday refers to a confidential settlement reached by the two sides.

05/27/2015

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses charges in the FIFA corruption scandal on May 27, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Charges Against FIFA Officials Announced In Brooklyn Federal Court

Seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a U.S. corruption probe.

05/27/2015

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