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City officials announce expanded heroin antidote program on Staten Island, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NYPD Expands Use Of Anti-Overdose Drug On Staten Island To Fight Heroin Problem

Police officers assigned to the 120 Precinct have already saved the lives of three overdose victims by using naloxone this year, officials announced Thursday.

04/17/2014

Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

04/17/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Commits $50 Million To New Grassroots Gun Safety Effort

The new campaign, Everytown for Gun Safety, will be about targeting political dollars. Candidates who support stronger gun laws will receive money.

04/16/2014

Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a Town Hall Meeting  (file/credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie Calls For Changes To State Pensions, Wants Realty Transfer Fees Tossed

Gov. Chris Christie’s town hall meeting in Somerset on Tuesday focused on the state budget.

04/15/2014

Workers at the Pupa and Zehlem Matzoh Bakery on Broadway make Matzoh April 9, 2006 in Williamsburg.  (Photo by Michael Brown/Getty Images)

Break Out The Matzo: Passover Has Begun

The holiday celebrates the Israelites’ exodus from years of slavery in Egypt.

04/14/2014

Fireworks Light Up Skies Over New York City On The Fourth Of July

Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks To Return To East River This Year

The dazzling display was moved to the Hudson River in 2009 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage up the river.

04/14/2014

Sneeze - (file / credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Allergy Season In Full Bloom Following Abnormally Cold Winter

The flowers and trees in Central Park seem to be bursting into spring.

04/14/2014

President Barack Obama addresses members of the National Action Network at their 16th annual convention at the Sheraton New York Times Square on April 11, 2014 (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Speaks At Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention In Times Square

The group is holding its annual convention at a Times Square hotel. Some major traffic problems are expected in the area as a result of the president’s visit.

04/11/2014

Stephen Colbert (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

CBS Names Stephen Colbert As Next ‘Late Show’ Host

CBS announced Thursday that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of the “Late Show.”

04/10/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ Transit To Conduct Top-To-Bottom Safety Review

At its monthly board meeting Tuesday, the agency approved spending nearly a half-million dollars on an outside consultant to conduct a comprehensive safety review.

04/08/2014

President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against employees during an event in the East Room of the White House in honor of "Equal Pay Day" on April 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NYC Elected Officials Rally, President Obama Signs Executive Order On National Equal Pay Day

Obama cited Census Bureau figures show that the annual earnings of women were 77 percent of what men earned in 2012, a difference that has barely budged over the past decade.

04/08/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Advocates Rally At DOE Headquarters Against ‘Unfair’ Charter School Co-Locations

Co-location opponents said charter schools are crowding out existing schools and hurting students who are already there.

04/08/2014

Jakeabob's original location on Raritan Bay was washed away during Superstorm Sandy. The restaurant's long time owner has started a community kitchen for Sandy victims. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Superstorm Sandy Victims Dining Out At Union Beach Community Kitchen

A community kitchen in Union Beach is serving up meals in a restaurant setting to Superstorm Sandy victims for those who can’t afford to dine out.

04/07/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Reunites With ‘Core Four’ For Final Yankees Home Opener

Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.

04/07/2014

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