NYC Department of Sanitation

Snow and ice in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Feb. 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Wednesday Warm-Up Allows For Some Snow And Ice Removal In New York City

Taking advantage of a brief “warm” spell, an army of sanitation workers spent all day Wednesday trying to clear city streets of ice and snow. But many residents were wondering why they had not seen trucks and plows sooner.

02/25/2015

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Residents Perplexed By New York City’s Lack Of Snow And Ice Removal

The city suspended alternate side parking again Tuesday for snow removal. But some drivers said they still had to maneuver around mounds of snow and ice.

02/24/2015

Police cordon off a Crown Heights intersection where a man was struck and killed by a sanitation truck on Feb. 23, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

NYC Sanitation Truck Strikes, Kills College Student In Brooklyn

A college student from the Ukraine was struck and killed by a city sanitation truck Sunday morning in Brooklyn, police said.

02/23/2014

A street in need of plowing in the West Brighton section of Staten Island on Feb. 4, 2013, the day after a major snow storm. (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Islanders Blast De Blasio On Plowing: We Feel Like Forgotten Borough

Maybe Mayor de Blasio should have taken a snow plowing 101 course before he took the oath of office. Under his watch there have been three snowstorms, with already two strikes against him.

02/04/2014

The New York City Department of Sanitation's M6 trucks (Photo: CBS 2)

Battle Over Sanitation Garage Looming On The East Side Of Manhattan

The Department of Sanitation wants to build a garage on the site of a soon-to-be empty medical building at 26th Street and First Avenue, featuring 400,000 square feet with room for 150 sanitation vehicles.

07/31/2013

Illegal trash dumping in NYC

Seen At 11: CBS 2 Invades Dirty World Of Illegal Dumping

It’s unsightly, it’s unsanitary and it’s everywhere. Garbage. Illegal dumpers are tarnishing the Big Apple in a big way, but now the city is fighting back — with a trash sting.

05/22/2012

A street in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn two days after the post-Christmas blizzard. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

B’klyn Residents Next To Sound Off At Blizzard Hearing

The City Council blizzard hearings move to Borough Hall Wednesday night.

01/19/2011

Staten Island blizzard

Batting Lead-Off: S.I. Residents Blast City Over Blizzard

Residents on Staten Island are still talking about the snow from weeks ago. The Christmas weekend storm dumped up to 30 inches on the borough — and the city spent days trying to cleanup.

01/18/2011