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Adam Silver (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Silver, Mutombo, 22 Others To Run NBA Relay At NYC Marathon

Each celebrity will be joined on his or her one-mile leg with a local student who takes part in marathon organizer New York Road Runners’ youth programs.

10/28/2014

Sikh runners participate in a race in New York City. (credit: Surat Fauj Running Club)

NYC Marathon: Sikh Group Fights Racism With Running

Simran Jeet Singh helped form a running club for Sikhs, in part, “to help normalize and humanize people who look like us,” he said.

10/28/2014

FILE -- Runners make their way through Queens during the 2011 New York City Marathon in New York November 6, 2011. (credit: Getty Images)

Ebola Fears Expected To Have Little Impact On NYC Marathon

There will be runners from around the globe at this year’s TCS New York City Marathon, but none who registered are from the three West African nations plagued by the Ebola outbreak.

10/27/2014

From left, Black Girls Run members Adrianne Jenkins, Megan White and Melody Davis of Brooklyn (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Running Group Sets Sights On Finish Line In Race Against Obesity

Some members of the group Black Girls Run are participating in Sunday’s TCS New York City Marathon.

10/27/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who struck and critically injured an NYPD officer with a hatchet. He was shot and killed by police. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Man Who Attacked Cops In Queens With Hatchet Was A ‘Self Radicalized’ Muslim Convert

Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson’s computer for clues about Thursday’s daytime assault, which left one officer with a serious head injury.

10/24/2014

A hatchet-wielding man was shot and killed in a police-involved shooting in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hatchet-Wielding Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.

10/23/2014

Children audition for a walk-on role in Madison Square Garden's "Grinch" performances. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dozens Of Kids Compete For Walk-On Role In ‘Grinch’ Musical

The musical, which was first performed on Broadway, begins a limited run Dec. 5 at Madison Square Garden.

10/23/2014

"George Carlin Way" on West 121st Street in Morningside Heights. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Morningside Heights Block Named ‘George Carlin Way’ In Honor Of Late Comedian

During a special ceremony Wednesday afternoon, a sign will go up on 121st Street between Broadway and Amsterdam naming it “George Carlin Way.”

10/22/2014

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Homeland Security: Travelers From Ebola-Plagued Nations Must Pass Through Airports With Enhanced Screening

Customs and Border Protection officers earlier this month started screening passengers from West Africa who arrived at Kennedy, Newark Liberty, Washington’s Dulles, Chicago’s O’Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airports.

10/21/2014

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks to demonstrators on the opening night of "The Death Of Klinghoffer" at the Met. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

10/20/2014

Center For Safety and Change (credit: http://www.centerforsafetyandchange.org/

Rockland County-Based Domestic Violence Center Marking Milestone With Fundraiser

A group dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence in New York and New Jersey is celebrating a milestone.

10/17/2014

David McCallum (credit: Handout)

Man Wrongfully Convicted In 1985 NYC Kidnapping, Killing Freed After Nearly 30 Years In Prison

A man who served nearly 30 years in prison for a New York City murder was ordered freed after prosecutors concluded he falsely confessed when he was 16.

10/15/2014

Health workers in protective gear pose at the entrance of the Ebola treatment unit of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on October 13, 2014. (credit: Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images)

WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/14/2014

A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

Ambulances outside of an explosion at a factory in Moonachie, New Jersey (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Small Explosion At NJ Factory Injures 4 Workers

The four-alarm blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Crest Foam Industries building on Carol Place in Moonachie.

10/13/2014

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