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The Rent Guidelines Board meeting on Monday, June 29. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

First Time Ever: NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes For Stabilized Rent Freeze

For the first time in its history Monday, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted in favor of a rent freeze on one-year rent-stabilized leases.

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David Sweat was apprehended after being captured and shot by Sgt. Jay Cook (NYSP)

Escaped Killer David Sweat Shot, Captured Near Canadian Border

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said “a nightmare is finally over” Sunday evening, following the capture of David Sweat, the second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison upstate.

06/28/2015

People celebrate outside the Stonewall Tavern in the West Village on June 26, 2015.  (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Crowds Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Ruling At Historic Stonewall Inn

Crowds continue to celebrate at the Stonewall Inn following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that declares same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

Nilda Sing, 55, was found dead in an apartment with high carbon monoxide levels. (CBS2)

Family Speaks Out After Woman Found Dead In Home With High Carbon Monoxide Levels

Residents smelled gas and immediately called 911 and firefighters evacuated all 20 apartments.

06/21/2015

Oleg Tcherniak was shot and killed by a police officer he allegedly stabbed in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. He is seen her with wife Larisa Tcherniak. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Widow Of Man Killed By Cops Says Husband Wasn’t A Violent Man

Police say a man stabbed a police officer who shot and killed him in response in Brooklyn this week, but his widow said in a statement that her husband was not capable of violence.

06/19/2015

Parks Department worker Margarita Melion was attacked at the beach in the Rockaways on Thursday, June 11. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Parks Worker Nearly Drowned In Rockaway Attack

A woman who works for the Department of Parks and Recreation was attacked on a beach in the Rockaways in broad daylight Thursday.

06/11/2015

Accident involving two buses closes center tuber of Lincoln Tunnel heading into city. (Credit: CBS2)

31 Hurt After 2 Buses Collide In Lincoln Tunnel

A private bus carrying a group of Canadian students visiting New York City was rear-ended by a NJ TRANSIT bus inside the Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday morning, injuring at least 31 people.

06/10/2015

A man is seen on surveillance video taking a package from inside a Hell's Kitchen apartment building. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Heartless Thieves Steal Breast Pump Meant For Premature Twins

A Manhattan couple with newborn premature twins is angry after thieves swiped two packages from their apartment building, one that included a breast pump.

06/10/2015

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

Yonkers Rescue One Firehouse

Yonkers Firehouse Condemned, Firefighters Forced To Relocate

Firefighters knew fixes needed to be made, but say they had no idea how bad it really was.

06/07/2015

Two children and an adult were injured when a car slammed into a chicken restaurant in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx. (Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Boy Killed, Girl And Father Hurt When Car Hits Restaurant In The Bronx

Two children and a man were struck — and one of the children later died — when a vehicle crashed into a restaurant late Thursday afternoon in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.

06/04/2015

A florist in Brooklyn turned the table on a would-be armed robber. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Finds Himself On Losing End Of Brooklyn Armed Robbery

A Brooklyn florist turned the tables on a would-be robber who pointed a gun at his head.

06/01/2015

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Selling Tourists $400 Tickets For Free Staten Island Ferry Ride

A majestic view of Lady Liberty from the Staten Island ferry cost two tourists from Virginia $409.

05/30/2015

Manhattanhenge, seen in Midtown on Friday, May 29, 2015. (Credit: @knarch81)

Clouds Get In Way Of Manhattanhenge, But Light Show Is Still Spectacular

Crowds gathered Friday evening to look at the setting sun, for what has become known as Manhattanhenge.

05/29/2015

The tips outlined in the video called, "Burglars on Burglary" are from three men currently serving time for burglary in Ohio. (Credit: CBS2)

Prison Inmates Offer Advice On How To Protect Home From Burglars

The men explain how they chose the houses they robbed, what they were looking for and what they did with the goods.

05/26/2015

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