Mona Rivera

USWNT ticker-tape parade kicks off on July 10, 2015. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

NYC Celebrates Women’s World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall Ceremony

The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.

07/10/2015

Reality TV in NYC Hospitals

NYC Council Members Call On Hospitals To Keep Reality TV Out Of ERs

The move comes after a patient, Mark Chanko, died at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and his widow was stunned to later see his death on reality TV show “New York Med.”

07/09/2015

Scott Stringer, with school children outside Queens Library Astoria branch, releases audit showing financial abuse. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Stringer: Former CEO, Other Officials Used Queens Library As ‘Personal Piggy Bank’

The 18-month audit found former CEO Thomas Galante and his executive team used an internal fund as their own “personal piggy bank,” Stringer said, calling the findings sickening.

07/08/2015

Miss Susie, the oldest person in the world, celebrates her 116th birthday in Brooklyn on July 7, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Miss Susie, Oldest Person In The World Celebrates, 116th Birthday In Brooklyn

There were speeches, gifts, music and dancing to celebrate the 116th birthday of Susannah Mushatte Jones, who is the oldest person in the world.

07/07/2015

Elisa Pellino

Long Island Woman Accused Of Leaving Racist Voicemail On Church Phone Pleads Not Guilty

Pastor Sallie Lloyd said the voicemail included a racial epithet and because of the recent racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, she called police.

07/03/2015

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Long Island Beach Reopens After Shark Scare

A Long Island beach is back in business Thursday a day after it was closed over a shark sighting.

07/02/2015

Pedestrians were struck after an accident in Brooklyn on July 1, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 Pedestrians Hurt After Cars Crash In Brooklyn

The accident took place at around 10:30 a.m. at Pennsylvania & Cozine Avenues in East New York.

07/01/2015

Marvin Sinkler

Man Fights Tickets For Dropping Niece Off At Roosevelt High School Prom

Sinkler’s tickets totaled $2,200, but he was ultimately vindicated and the tickets were thrown out.

06/25/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

New York Attorney General Schneiderman To Temporarily Take Over Investigations Into Police Killings

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is using his executive power to appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate when police are involved in killings.

06/24/2015

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Lunar New Year Becomes Official Holiday On NYC School Calendar

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made the Lunar New Year an official public school holiday.

06/23/2015

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Could Help Protect, Restore Long Island Sound

Officials and environmentalists from several communities along Long Island Sound gathered at Hempstead Harbor on Monday to sound the alarm.

06/22/2015

Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy & activists protest at site of NYS DOT yard on June 17, 2015 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Mayor, Activists Protest Over State DOT Storage Yard On Village Property

Freeport Village, which owns the land, has gone to court to try and push the state off the property.

06/17/2015

Iknoor Singh (ACLU)

Judge Rules Sikh Hofstra Student Can Enroll In ROTC Without Shaving Beard, Removing Turban

“It was kind of surreal. This is something I have been fighting for for two or three years. I’m excited and nervous; very excited to learn,” Iknoor Singh said.

06/15/2015

Pamela Geller. (Credit:CBS2)

ISIS Reportedly Tweets Upper East Side Address Of Blogger Pamela Geller

ISIS terrorists have reportedly tweeted the Upper East Side address of Pamela Geller, the conservative blogger known for provoking Muslims, with the hashtag #GoForth.

06/15/2015

Maxwell Sherman, Lauren Daverin (Nassau PD/Facebook)

Man Gets 18 Years To Life In Murder Of Newlywed At Rockville Centre Park

A Long Beach man who admitted strangling a teenager he met near a Long Island park has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.

06/11/2015

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