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Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.

10/23/2014

Home Of Possible Ebola Patient Dr. Craig Spencer

Hamilton Heights Neighbors Shaken After Doctor’s Positive Test For Ebola

Police on Thursday afternoon swarmed a Hamilton Heights apartment building where a doctor suspected of having the Ebola virus lives.

10/23/2014

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New Rochelle Police Search For Suspect After Reports Of Shots Fired

A lockdown of New Rochelle High School was lifted Thursday afternoon after police received reports of shots fire in nearby Nature Study Woods.

10/23/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds a response and readiness briefing about Ebola at Hackensack University Medical Center on Oct. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Announces NJ Ebola Response Team

Gov. Chris Christie said he has signed an executive order to create an Ebola virus joint response team to coordinate on Ebola preparedness in the state.

10/22/2014

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Turnpike Set To Open Newly Expanded Stretch

The $2.3 billion project means there will be six lanes, rather than three, in each direction between interchanges 6 and 9.

10/22/2014

Charles “Chuckie” Tuzzo, left, was a Genovese crime family capo, and Vito Alberti was one of its soldiers, authorities allege. (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

New Jersey Charges 11 Reputed Genovese Crime Family Members, Associates

Authorities say one of those charged is 80-year-old Charles Tuzzo of Bayside, New York, a reputed capo in the Genovese crime family.

10/21/2014

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Yonkers Elementary School Cleaned Out After Student’s Enterovirus D68 Case

An elementary school in Yonkers was scrubbed down Monday morning, after a student there was diagnosed with Enterovirus.

10/20/2014

FILE -- Participants compete behind their computers during the ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack 2014 on March 21, 2014 in Geneva. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Assemblyman Hosts Summit On Cybersecurity

Assembly Republican leader Jon Bramnick invited state Homeland Security officials and business leaders, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

10/20/2014

Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announce plans to improve New York City's airports. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Vice President Biden, Gov. Cuomo Push To Revitalize NY’s Airports

Biden joined Cuomo on Monday as the governor announced a design competition to modernize and improve John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports, bringing them up to 21st Century standards.

10/20/2014

JFK Port Authority Hi-Risk Ebola Kit (PAPD)

Port Authority, NYPD Taking Steps To Protect Officers From Ebola

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the NYPD are taking steps to protect officers from potential exposure to Ebola.

10/15/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City, TLC Launch ’25 Days to 25 MPH’ Public Awareness Campaign

Workers with the Department of Transportation were handing out flyers Wednesday to drivers on Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn, warning motorists of the impending speed limit reduction.

10/15/2014

Area of LIRR's former Rockaway Beach Branch that would be turned into the QueensWay park (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Plans For QueensWay Park Unveiled; Opponents Want Rail Line Restoration

The overgrown 3.5-mile stretch of rail line that was once the Long Island Rail Road’s Rockaway Beach Branch, hasn’t been active for more than 50 years.

10/14/2014

Firefighters make their way through rubble and debris after the collapse of one of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001. (Credit: Getty Images)

Deadline For Filing 9/11 Sick Claims Is Midnight

People diagnosed with one of 67 specific types of cancer have until midnight to apply. Those who either worked at the World Trade Center or lived in the neighborhood after 9/11 are eligibile.

10/14/2014

A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images  for Crumbs Bake Shop)

Crumbs Bake Shop Reopens First Store In Midtown

The flagship store at 37th Street and Broadway reopened Tuesday morning.

10/14/2014

A group marches in the Columbus Day parade in Manhattan on Oct. 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Celebrates Italian-American Heritage At Columbus Day Parade

Monday’s parade, which runs from 44th Street to 72nd Street, is organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation. It’s billed as the world’s largest celebrations of Italian-American heritage and culture.

10/13/2014

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