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Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Robin Williams attends The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Official: Actor Robin Williams Hanged Himself

Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Subway performers protest outside City Hall after spike in arrests. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Outcry From Subway Performers After Spike In Arrests

The spike in arrests of subway dancers has performers fighting back, speaking on the steps of City Hall Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey takes part in a Q&A following the New York premiere of the HBO documentary "Fall to Grace" on March 21, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

10 Years After Resigning, Jim McGreevey Doesn’t View Himself As A Gay Trailblazer

The struggle for gay rights and acceptance has moved leaps and bounds since that speech, but McGreevey said he doesn’t see himself as a trailblazer.

08/12/2014

Actor Robin Williams speaks onstage during "The Crazy Ones" panel discussion at the CBS, Showtime and The CW portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Found Dead In Calif. Home In Suspected Suicide

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday in his northern California home, in what was suspected to be a suicide.

08/11/2014

New York Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout is questioned in court on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Judge Rules Cuomo’s Challenger, Zephyr Teachout, May Stay On Ballot

A judge in Brooklyn has ruled that liberal law professor Zephyr Teachout is eligible to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in next month’s Democratic primary, dismissing an attempt by Cuomo supporters to kick her off the ballot.

08/11/2014

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Barneys To Pay $525K In Shopper-Profiling Probe

Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against major retailers last year.

08/11/2014

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NYC Reaches Settlement With Family Of Man Struck, Killed By Police Cruiser

The city will pay the mother of Tamon Robinson, Laverne Dobbinson, $2 million.

08/08/2014

Glass from a shattered plate glass window penetrated Javier Payne's lung, his family said. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bronx Family To File $25M Lawsuit After Cop Allegedly Pushes Teen Through Window

The family of a 14-year-old Bronx boy who says he was thrown by cops through a plate glass window is suing the city for $25 million.

08/07/2014

New York Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout is questioned in court on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY Gubernatorial Candidate Hopeful Zephyr Teachout Calls Residency Challenge Frivolous

Law professor Zephyr Teachout headed to court Thursday to defend her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo against claims that she hasn’t lived in New York long enough to be on next month’s Democratic Primary ballot.

08/07/2014

Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan (credit: Getty Images)

Mount Sinai Hospital: Patient In Isolation Does Not Have Ebola

The Mount Sinai Hospital patient who has been in isolation since Monday does not have the Ebola virus, hospital officials said Wednesday afternoon.

08/06/2014

Mayor De Blasio With Rev. Al Sharpton At Roundtable On Police-Community Relations (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sharpton’s Harsh Words For Mayor Make Some Experts Wonder Who’s In Charge

Mayor Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Friday evening, after allowing the Rev. Al Sharpton to come to City Hall and lay down the law about how policing should be handled in the wake of the police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/01/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio hands out "go bags" to residents in Brooklyn on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Talks Hurricane Preparedness As Tropical Storm Bertha Churns In Atlantic

De Blasio appeared alongside Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito in Brooklyn Friday to talk hurricane preparedness.

08/01/2014

A broken window is seen at a building on 57th Street on July 31, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Hurt After Glass Falls From Midtown Manhattan Building

At least three people have been injured after glass fell from a high-rise building on West 57th Street and Sixth Avenue.

07/31/2014

Caroline Wozniacki, Meb Keflezighi and New York City Marathon President Mary Wittenberg with Team for Kids participants. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Meb Keflezighi, Caroline Wozniacki To Run In 2014 NYC Marathon

Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plan to run in the 2014 New York City Marathon on behalf of Team for Kids, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

07/31/2014

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