Peter Haskell

Scene of police-involved shooting in Brooklyn, June 18, 2015 (Credit: N Nagima)

Police: Officer Shoots, Kills Man Who Stabbed Him In Brighton Beach

A police officer shot and killed a man who stabbed him in the neck in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, officials said Thursday.

06/18/2015

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MTA Kicks Off New Campaign To Make Railroad Crossings Safer

MTA Chief Tom Prendergast says one key element is education.

06/17/2015

FILE -- These Ortley Beach, N.J., homes were badly damaged in Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NJ Sandy Victims Hit Workshop Before Round 2 In Fight For Aid

Nearly 100 people showed up for the free informational clinic in Brick Township, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

06/15/2015

A main highway into Cadyville, NY is closed as police search for escaped prisoners on June 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dogs Searching For 2 Escaped Killers Pick Up Scent Near Upstate NY Prison

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that state police have received literally hundreds of leads and possible sightings of two escaped inmates.

06/11/2015

FILE -- Protester holds up a sign at a press conference held in an effort to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act on September 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

First Responders Sickened By Toxins At Ground Zero After 9/11 Testify Before Congress

First responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday.

06/11/2015

Accident involving two buses closes center tuber of Lincoln Tunnel heading into city. (Credit: CBS2)

31 Hurt After 2 Buses Collide In Lincoln Tunnel

A private bus carrying a group of Canadian students visiting New York City was rear-ended by a NJ TRANSIT bus inside the Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday morning, injuring at least 31 people.

06/10/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Big Win For Christie In Jersey State Pension Battle

New Jersey’s top court has sided with Gov. Chris Christie in a fight with public worker unions over pension funds.

06/09/2015

Citi Bikes.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Redesigned Citi Bikes To Roll Out In NYC This Summer

A spokesperson for Citi Bike said the new bikes will have a comfier seat, a better gear system and a steadier kick stand.

06/07/2015

Yogi Berra at Yankee Stadium in 2009 (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Online Petition Calls On White House To Award Yogi Berra Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Yogi Berra’s granddaughter is among those stepping up the effort to get the baseball great a presidential medal of freedom.

06/07/2015

Belmont Stakes crowd

Crowd Erupts In Cheers After American Pharoah Makes History With Triple Crown Win

A Triple Crown winner hasn’t been seen in 37 years, but the crowd arriving early Saturday is hopeful.

06/06/2015

American Pharoah

WATCH: American Pharoah Gallops For Final Time Before Belmont

American Pharoah has taken a final gallop around Belmont Park before he attempts to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday and become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

06/05/2015

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Firms Vie For 5 Medical Marijuana Growing Licenses In New York

Friday is the final day for those hoping to win a slot as one of five medical marijuana dispensaries in New York to submit applications.

06/05/2015

Fans make their way into Belmont Park prior to the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Belmont Not Sold Out — Yet — For American Pharoah’s Run At Triple Crown

NYRA implemented a cap at 90,000 spectators for this year’s Belmont Stakes. In another departure from tradition, no tickets will be sold at the track on race day.

06/05/2015

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Greenwich Residents Urged To Beware Of Burglars

Police say eight homes have been burglarized within the last month.

06/04/2015

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah getting a bath after light morning run at Belmont Park on June3, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

American Pharoah Gets First Look At Belmont Park

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah has gotten his first look at Belmont Park, jogging the mile-and-a-half around the huge oval with ease.

06/03/2015

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