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NJ TRANSIT Train

Service Cuts, Fare Hikes Proposed By NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT said it’s looking at fare hikes and service cuts to close a budget gap.

04/21/2015

A man was wounded, and a city bus was damaged, in a shooting in East Harlem on Monday, April 20. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Shot, Wounded In East Harlem; Bullet Also Strikes MTA Bus

A man was shot and wounded in East Harlem late Monday afternoon, and a bullet also struck a passing city bus.

04/20/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train along the Boonton Line in Towaco (credit: NJT via Flickr)

NJ TRANSIT Proposes 9 Percent Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

Among the increases is a 75-cent hike for a one-way ride from Metropark to New York. The proposed monthly rate for that route would rise by $26, to $310.

04/20/2015

Scene of bus crash, truck into store in Queens (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Box Truck Collides With School Bus, Slams Into Fruit Market In Queens

Several people were injured Friday when an out-of- control box truck slammed into a school bus before crashing into a fruit market in Queens.

04/17/2015

(Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

L Train Weekend Service Disruptions From Manhattan To Brooklyn Begin Friday Night

If you take the L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn, get ready for some major weekend disruptions.

04/17/2015

Rodney Stover is charged with the rape of a woman in a restroom in an East Side bar. (Credit: CBS2)

Homeless Sex Offender Accused Of Raping Woman In Kips Bay Bar Bathroom Pleads Not Guilty

A homeless sex offender arrested for allegedly raping a woman inside a restroom stall at a Manhattan bar faced a judge Thursday.

04/16/2015

Amram Israel, front, and his brother, Joel Israel, are led into court in Brooklyn on April 16, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Landlords Accused Of Trashing Apartments Arrested

The Israel brothers pleaded not guilty to charges of scheme to defraud, burglary, grand larceny, criminal mischief, unlawful eviction, offering a false instrument for filing and falsifying business records.

04/16/2015

A US military recruiting station stands damaged in Times Square after an early-morning explosion March 6, 2008.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

$115,000 Reward Offered In Unsolved 2008 Times Square Bombing

A reward of up to $115,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the March 2008 bombing at the Times Square military recruitment station.

04/15/2015

Liana Barrientos (Credit: Facebook)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Alleged Serial Bride Of 10 Husbands Arrested Just After Leaving Court

Never a bridesmaid, always a bride. The Bronx DA charged 39-year-old Liana Barrientos claiming that she was married 10 times since 1999 without divorcing some of her previous husbands.

04/10/2015

This 1994 file photo shows Mumia Abu Jamal at the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Facility in Huntington, Pennsylvania.  (credit: Clark Kissinger/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Teacher Suspended After Third Grade Students Write ‘Get Well’ Notes To Convicted Cop Killer

A New Jersey school district has suspended a teacher for asking her third-grade class to write “get well” letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia policeman.

04/10/2015

Delays at Penn Station after Long Island Rail Road service was shut down due to a report of a person on the tracks. (Credit: Twitter/Mitchell Trinka)

Man Hit By Train At Penn Station; LIRR Service Shut Down As Evening Rush Begins

Long Island Rail Road service was shut down at Penn Station as the Thursday afternoon rush began, amid reports of a person under a train.

04/09/2015

Chris Copeland (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers’ Copeland, Girlfriend Stabbed Outside NYC Club; Suspect, 2 Hawks Arrested

The alleged assailant was arrested. Two Atlanta basketball players — Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic — were also taken into custody for allegedly obstructing the crime scene at 1 OAK.

04/08/2015

Pei Xia Chen, the widow of Wenjian Liu, speaks in Gravesend, Brooklyn, on April 7, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Tunnel To Towers Foundation Fixing Homes For Families Of Slain NYPD Cops Liu, Ramos

Liu and Ramos were fatally shot inside their car in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

04/07/2015

The Croton-on-Hudson home where a mother was found unconscious and her 6-year-old girl dead (Credit: CBS2)

Police Await Autopsy Results Of Young Girl Found Unconscious In Croton-On-Hudson

Investigators are awaiting the autopsy of a young girl found unconscious at a home with her mother in Croton-on-Hudson over the weekend.

04/07/2015

Nicholas Figueroa

Family, Friends Mourn Nicholas Figueroa, Man Killed In East Village Explosion, Fire

Nicholas Figueroa was on a lunch date when he was killed in an explosion and fire on 2nd Avenue in March. The blast claimed two lives.

04/06/2015

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