Paul Murnane

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Begins Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case

The proceedings come five weeks after the 43-year-old asthmatic father of six died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police.

09/29/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: blumenthal.senate.gov)

Reports: Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Mentioned As Possible Attorney General Replacement

Connecticut’s senior senator is being mentioned in reports as a possible choice to replace Attorney General Eric Holder.

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Goes Out In Glory In Final Game In Pinstripes

Derek Jeter put on New York’s navy pinstripes for the last time Thursday night, for a game that culminated in a fairytale ending.

09/25/2014

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces a settlement for Kennedy Airport skycaps on Sept. 24, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Kennedy Airport Skycaps Get $925,000 In Wage Settlement

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that between 2008 and 2014, Alstate Maintenance LLC paid about 40 skycaps as little as $3.90 per hour.

09/24/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on airstrikes against Islamic State and Khorasan Group targets in Syria from the White House South Lawn on Sept. 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Talks Airstrikes, Says U.S. Will ‘Do What’s Necessary’ To Stop Terrorists

Does the U.S.’s go-it-alone attack in Syria on the Khorasan Group, an al Qaeda offshoot, raise the terrorism threat to New York City?

09/23/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the United Nations Climate Summit on Sept. 23, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama: No Nation Gets A ‘Pass’ On Climate Change

In a forceful appeal for international cooperation on limiting carbon pollution, President Barack Obama warned starkly on Tuesday that the globe’s climate is changing faster than efforts to address it.

09/23/2014

Protesters calling for The Metropolitan Opera to cancel "The Death of Klinghoffer" because they say it glorifies terrorism. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Call For Metropolitan Opera To Cancel ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

“The Death of Klinghoffer” depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.

09/22/2014

United Nations headquarters - New York, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Brace For Traffic Headaches As World Leaders Gather For UN General Assembly

More than 140 government leaders, including President Barack Obama, are gathering in New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly.

09/22/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Missing Brooklyn 15-Year-Old Special Needs Student Found Safe

Nashaly Perez, 15, was found at a friend’s house at 7 a.m. Thursday and has since been reunited with her family, police said.

09/18/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver In Fatal Hudson River Crash Sentenced To 2 Years

Jojo John pleaded guilty in June to vehicular manslaughter and admitted that he was drunk at the time.

09/16/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers speaks to reporters at the awards ceremony for the 11th Annual Mark Twain Prize on November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Joan Rivers’ Funeral Set For Sunday In Manhattan

Funeral services have been set for comic legend Joan Rivers as the New York City Medical Examiner said Friday that further tests are needed to pinpoint the cause of her death.

09/05/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Inner Force Early Childhood Learning Center at 1181 East New York Avenue on September 4, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Theodore Parisienne-Pool/Getty Images)

De Blasio Promises Better ‘Foundation’ With Pre-K As NYC Public School Students Head Back To Class

Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.

09/04/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

Last Day Of Preparations For NYC Pre-K Rollout

Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.

09/03/2014

A poster announcing the return of G train service between Brooklyn and Queens. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

G Train Service Resumes After Five-Week Shutdown

Subway service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Court Square in Long Island City, Queens resumed Tuesday morning.

09/02/2014

Randall's Island prepares for Electric Zoo Festival. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Safety Measures For Electric Zoo Festival At Randall’s Island

Organizers of this year’s Electric Zoo Festival on Randall’s Island are unveiling new safety measures for partygoers.

08/29/2014

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