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FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas (Credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Mourn Death Of Gordon Ambelas, Killed In Brooklyn Blaze

Lt. Gordon Ambelas died after suffering multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of the 21-story building in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, officials said.

07/06/2014

The playground at the Woodbury United Methodist Church has been dedicated to Madeleine Hsu. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Long Island Playground Dedicated To Sandy Hook Victim Madeleine Hsu

That playground was dedicated Sunday to honor Maddie, one of 26 people gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012.

07/06/2014

Evacuated residents stand outside a building in Brooklyn after an early morning fire on July 4, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

FDNY: 4-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn Caused By Lightning Strike

It happened around 1 a.m. at a building on Rockaway Parkway in Brownsville. The fire started on the sixth floor and then quickly spread to about six apartments.

07/04/2014

Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the 98th annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Chestnut Gets Mustard Yellow Belt, Black Widow Outeaten

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut packed away 61 franks and buns in 10 minutes on Friday at the Coney Island contest while defending champion Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas lost her title.

07/04/2014

Scene of shooting in New Dorp section of Staten Island on June 29, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miler/WCBS 880)

Violent Weekend Leaves 21 Shot Across The Five Boroughs

At least 13 people were shot in a violent night across New York City, including a Staten Island man who was shot in the face outside of his own home.

06/29/2014

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Espaillat Concedes To Rangel In Tight Primary Race

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said Thursday that he called Rep. Charles Rangel to offer his congratulations.

06/26/2014

Elected officials and the families of Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa call for fencing around the water at Starlight Park in the Bronx. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Calling For Action At Bronx Park After Drowning Deaths Of Teen Cousins

The family of 13-year-old Wellington Gavin and 13-year-old Erikson Villa are expected to be at a news conference Monday afternoon with State Sen. Ruben Diaz to highlight safety concerns at Starlight Park.

06/23/2014

Atlantic City casinos (file/credit: Getty Images)

Supreme Court Leaves In Place A Ban On Sports Betting In NJ

The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks.

06/23/2014

Iraqi Shiite fighters parade with their weapons on June 21, 2014, in Karbala, Iraq. (Credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants U.S. To Stay Out Of Iraqi Conflict

But the senator said he does believe in protecting the United States by using drones.

06/22/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer wants the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to alert medical professionals in the U.S. about the possibility that anyone who traveled to the World Cup might have potentially contracted the chikungunya virus. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Concerned World Cup Fans Returning To U.S. Might Bring Back Mosquito-Borne Virus

Schumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing the chikungunya virus.

06/22/2014

FILE - Commuters step off the subway in New York City. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Rockaway Subway Stations Among Highest In Crime

Four of the top 10 stations with the highest crime rate are on the Rockaway Peninsula, according to a comprehensive subway safety report released by the New York Daily News

06/22/2014

Thousands of people flocked to Times Square on Saturday, to welcome the Summer Solstice with yoga. (Credit Monica: Miller/WCBS880)

Thousands Flock To Times Square To Celebrate Summer Solstice With Yoga

Thousands of yogis from all over the world welcomed the Summer Solstice with their open arms to the sky on Saturday.

06/21/2014

Lacey Spears often wrote about her son Garnett's health problems on Facebook. (credit: Facebook)

Lacey Spears Pleads Not Guilty To Poisoning 5-Year-Old Son To Death In Westchester County

Lacey Spears, 26, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of second-degree depraved murder and first-degree manslaughter.

06/17/2014

Someone surfs Facebook (Credit: Getty Images)

Couples Including Social Media Clauses In Prenuptial Agreements

Divorce attorney Aaron Weems said couples are determining how they would deal with electronic media — files, photos, videos — accumulated during their marriage.

06/16/2014

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Plastic Flowers Helped Ignite Deadly Newark Fire

Authorities said a yard full of plastic flowers and other decorations helped ignite a fire that led to the deaths of six people, including two children, in Newark on Sunday.

06/16/2014

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