Morningside Heights

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VIDEO: NYPD Looking For Pair Of Suspects In Violent Manhattan Robbery

The female victim was walking on Riverside Drive when two male suspects approached her from behind and forcefully robbed her.

01/30/2013

Pets and owners at annual 'Blessing of the Animals' at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine Oct. 7, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Morningside Heights Church Holds Annual ‘Blessing Of The Animals’ Service

A llama, a mini horse, falcons, dogs and even a camel were offered blessings at the Morningside Heights church to celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment.

10/07/2012

City leaders join family of Mohamed Bah at news conference Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Lawyer: Grand Jury To Hear Case Of Deadly Police Shooting In Coming Months

The family said they want to know why officers entered the apartment even though Mohamed Bah was inside alone. They also said officers should have allowed Mohamed’s mother to talk to her son through the door.

09/30/2012

Scene of the apparent hit-and-run in Morningside Heights (Credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Man Run Down And Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run In Morningside Heights

Police said that the black Honda Civic was heading northbound when it hit 75-year-old Arnold Slater, who was crossing from the east side to the west side of the street. They tried to rush him to St. Luke’s Hospital to save him, but he couldn’t hold on.

09/29/2012

Hawa Bah mourns her son, who was shot and killed by police in Sept. 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Fatally Shoot Man They Say Attacked Them With Knife In Morningside Heights

Hawa Bah, the mother of the man who was killed, is now demanding answers from police.

09/25/2012

“I’m here with my wife and two children, ages five and two.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Mim In Morningside Heights

“My friends say it’s a little glamorous. I think it’s awesome.” – Mim and his Mercedes

08/06/2012

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NYPD: Suspect Snapped Photo Under Woman’s Skirt In Manhattan Subway Station

The suspect rode up an escalator inside the W. 125th St and Broadway station along the 1 and 9 line in Morningside Heights and held his cellphone under the victim’s skirt. He also touched her thigh in the process, police said.

07/18/2012

Surveillance video of Roberto Nunez shortly after the shootings that left three men dead. He was sentenced to life without parole on Nov. 26, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Surveillance Footage Of Suspect Released In Morningside Heights Triple Shooting

Killed were 30-year-old Amaury Rodriguez, 26-year-old Heriberto Suazo and 25-year-old Louis – aka Patrick – Catalan, according to police.

06/08/2012

Police investigate the Morningside Heights scene where three men were found shot to death Thursday evening. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

3 Men Found Shot Dead Inside BMW In Morningside Heights

The startling discovery was made in front of the Manhattan School of Music by two men who walked by and noticed the dead bodies inside a 2012 BMW.

06/07/2012

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CBS 2 Exclusive Investigation: NYC’s Moldy Classrooms

Teachers at a school in Morningside Heights have come forward to speak up about mold in New York City public schools. One said she came forward because the school is making her sick and she wants everyone to know.

04/11/2012

Surveillance image of Bronx carjacking suspect (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Suspect In Bronx Carjacking Arrested

Police say a Morningside Heights man is under arrest for carjacking a minivan in the Bronx with a 3-year-old boy still inside the vehicle.

01/31/2012

The late comic known for his profanity-laden stand up served in the US Air Force, where he was allegedly court-martialed three times. AP

Local Pastor: Comedian Carlin Said Too Many ‘Dirty Words’ To Get Street Name

There is a controversy brewing in Morningside Heights over renaming a street in honor of the late comedian George Carlin. The local Catholic priest says it dishonors his church.

10/10/2011

Robert Cartagena, Tyshawn Brockington (credit: DCPI)

Suspects In Fatal Shooting Of Basketball Star Tayshana Murphy Back In NYC

Police say 21-year-old Robert Cartagena and 21-year-old Tyshawn Brockington arrived in New York City Wednesday to face murder charges.

10/06/2011

Tayshana Murphy (credit: CBS 2)

Community Mourns Tayshana Murphy, H.S. Hoops Star Killed In Harlem

Monday night, the NYPD told 1010 WINS they are not questioning anyone in connection with the shooting and are still seeking witnesses.

09/12/2011

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Michael James Sought For Questioning In Morningside Heights Stabbing

Sackiwa Ntuli, 34, of 2232 Seward Avenue was found stabbed in the abdomen at around 8:45 p.m. Saturday night. EMS took him to St. Luke’s hospital, where he died.

08/22/2011

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