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State Sens. Marty Golden, Jeff Klein and Diane Savino appear at a news conference Feb. 22, 2015, discussing a law protecting children from sexual offenders. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NY Lawmakers Target Loophole Allowing Sex Offenders To Live Near Pre-K Programs

Klein said some pre-K programs are located in stand-alone facilities. He is sponsoring a bill to cover those in the existing law, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

02/22/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

CBS2's Don Champion speaks with Malcolm X's daughter, Malaak Shabazz, on the 50th anniversary of his assassination (Credit: CBS2)

Hundreds Gather To Mark 50 Years Since Malcolm X’s Assassination

Shortly after Malcolm X broke off from the group and turned his back on what it stood for, members of the Nation of Islam gunned him down in the Audubon Ballroom in 1965.

02/21/2015

The famous awning of the Village Vanguard legendary jazz club

Iconic Jazz Club Village Vanguard Celebrates 80 Years Of Business

Debra Gordon has heard many ways to describe the Village Vanguard, but she likes to compare it to a concert hall that serves bourbon.

02/21/2015

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Authorities: Mom, Daughter Charged With Assault After Refusing To Move Car At Newark Airport

A Port Authority police officer was allegedly beaten up by a daughter and mother who didn’t want to move their car in the arrivals pick up area at Newark Airport on Thursday.

02/20/2015

A man walks down a slushy and icy Manhattan street during frigidly cold weather on February 17, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Chester Police Looking Into Whether Cold Played Part In Man’s Death

Police in Port Chester are looking into whether the brutally cold temperatures played a part in the death of a man found behind a school Friday morning.

02/20/2015

Con Edison crews work to restore power to buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues in Chelsea on Feb. 20, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Power Outage Strikes Part Of Chelsea

Con Edison spokesman Sidney Alvarez says several crews are responding to the affected buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues.

02/20/2015

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Democrats Blast Giuliani For Questioning President Obama’s Love Of Country

Democrats are assailing former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning President Barack Obama’s love of country.

02/19/2015

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NYC Officials Launch Task Force To Combat Tenant Harassment

State and city officials have launched a joint task force to crack down on New York City landlords who harass tenants to force them into vacating rent-regulated apartments.

02/19/2015

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Extreme Cold Coming Thursday Warrants Warning From NYC OEM

Extreme was set to return to the Tri-State Area on Thursday, and the New York City Office of Emergency Management has issued a warning in advance.

02/18/2015

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NYC Officials Outline ‘Vision Zero’ Pedestrian Safety Plan For Bronx

City officials outlined a new pedestrian safety plan for the Bronx Wednesday as the de Blasio administration marks the one year anniversary of the Vision Zero program with a five-borough tour.

02/18/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer calls for the CDC to make measles shots more accessible during a news conference Feb. 8, 2015, in Manhattan. (credit: TV 10/55)

Schumer, Blumenthal Propose More Funding For Railroad Crossing Safety

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal spoke at Grand Central Terminal, the departing point for the Metro-North Railroad train that crashed into a car earlier this month in Valhalla, in Westchester County.

02/15/2015

A small fire at 2874 Grand Concourse in the Bronx on Feb. 15, 2015, left a 78-year-old woman dead. (credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Bronx Apartment Fire Claims Life Of 78-Year-Old Woman

They found the victim in the kitchen unresponsive and unconscious, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

02/15/2015

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

De Blasio To Allocate $70M Over 5 Years To Cut Down Ambulance Response Times

City officials said the funding will allow for the fire department to staff 45 additional ambulance shifts and employ 149 additional Emergency Medical Service dispatchers.

02/08/2015

Ebbetts Field Apartments (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Mayor, New Assembly Speaker Vow To Protect Rent Stabilized Apartments In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie toured the 1,500-unit Ebbetts Field apartment complex in Crown Heights while advocating for rent stabilized tenants.

02/08/2015

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