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Emerson Power Lines Down

Trees, Power Lines Torn Down, Flights And Transit Snagged By Powerful Storms

A round of storms ripped down trees and power lines, and brought delays and cancellations to Tri-State Area airports and train lines Monday afternoon.

10/07/2013

Crane malfunction on West 57th Street (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Crews Safely Lower Crane’s 13,000-Pound Load Stuck Above 57th Street

Officials closed West 57th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues for several hours after a tower crane hoisting a load got stuck Monday morning.

10/07/2013

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

Fire Breaks Out In Midtown Jewelry Business

A fire broke out Sunday evening in a jewelry store in the heart of Midtown.

10/06/2013

Sian Green (Instagram)

Tourist Who Lost Foot In Midtown Taxi Accident Now Back In U.K.

Sian Green, the tourist who lost her foot when a cab jumped the curb and slammed into her in Midtown, has returned home to the U.K.

10/01/2013

Amanda Bynes attends an appearance at Manhattan Criminal Court on July 9, 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Actress Amanda Bynes’ Lawyer Hopes For Resolution In Bong-Tossing Case

The 27-year-old actress is charged with possession of marijuana, reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence for allegedly tossing a marijuana bong from the window of her midtown Manhattan apartment in May.

09/26/2013

Store not one but two beverages in a single container. This and more were on display at the Housewares Show in Midtown. (Credit CBS 2)

Hot New Kitchen Gadgets On Display At Housewares Show In Midtown

Many of these items have not yet hit stores but the latest houseware gadgets have been unveiled in Midtown.

09/25/2013

Wheelchair-Bound Theft Suspect

Wheelchair-Bound Suspect Charged With Stealing Purses, Wallets

A wheelchair-bound man was in police custody Saturday morning, accused of stealing wallets and purses from guests at high-end Manhattan restaurants and hotels.

09/21/2013

Schumer On Iranian Government Building

Schumer: Seizure Of Midtown Building Sends Strong Message To Iran

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that the forfeiture of a Midtown Manhattan office building allegedly controlled by the Iranian government shows the U.S. means business in sanctions against Iran.

09/18/2013

Midtown Nightclub Shooting

Man Shot, Wounded At Midtown Nightclub

A man was hospitalized Monday following an early-morning shooting at a nightclub in Midtown.

09/09/2013

Car slams into scaffolding near the UN (Al Jones/Twitter)

4 People Hurt After SUV Crashes Into Scaffolding In Manhattan

The crash happened at around 3 p.m. at 42nd Street and 1st Avenue steps away from the United Nations.

09/05/2013

One Direction

Fans Flock To Midtown In Hopes Of A Glimpse Of One Direction

Fans of the pop group One Direction descended en masse Monday to the Ziegfeld Theatre in Midtown, hoping to catch just a peek at the young men from London as they visit New York to debut their documentary, “This Is Us.”

08/26/2013

(credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

Taxi Driver Advocate: Bike Messenger To Blame For Shocking Accident

Following the horrific taxi crash this week that ripped off the foot of a British tourist from Midtown, the union representing cab drivers has called for tighter regulations on bike messengers.

08/24/2013

Jennifer Rosoff

Friends Say Goodbye To Ad Exec Who Fell From Balcony, Died

Family and friends paid their last respects Sunday to an advertising executive who plunged 17 stories to her death from a Midtown balcony.

08/04/2013

Lee and Herbert Margolin took on an armed mugger in Midtown...and won. (Credit CBS 2)

Elderly Couple Fights Off Accused Armed Mugger In Midtown

An elderly couple, who have been married for nearly 60 years, worked together to fight off an accused robber in Midtown on Tuesday night.

08/02/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Police: Pedestrian, 16, Killed In Midtown Crash

Renee Thompson was crossing Third Avenue when she was hit by 19-wheel tractor trailer that was turning onto Third from East 60th Street, police said.

08/01/2013

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