Peter Haskell

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)

Fans React With Sadness, Disbelief After Death Of Joan Rivers

News of her death spread quickly at Lincoln Center where shows were underway.

09/04/2014

New York Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Zephyr Teachout (credit: Getty Images and Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cuomo, Teachout Disagree On Whether Israel Is A New York Issue

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger differ on whether the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas is an issue that impacts New York.

09/03/2014

City Council looking to stiffen civil penalties for hit-run drivers. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

City Council Considers Stiffer Penalties For Drivers In Deadly Hit-And-Runs

The City Council is considering imposing tougher civil penalties for drivers involved in fatal hit-and-run accidents.

09/03/2014

Heavy traffic delays after an accident inside the inbound center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel on Sept. 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Lincoln Tunnel Accident

The inbound center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel has been closed after a chain-reaction accident involving a New York-bound jitney bus and two other vehicles.

09/02/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Zephyr Teachout: Gov. Cuomo Is ‘Scared’ To Debate

Gov. Cuomo has a comfortable lead in the polls and in fundraising, but his Democratic opponent thinks he’s running scared.

09/02/2014

Kyle Pavlik poses in front of the 9/11 memorial he's building in Haworth, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Teen Building 9/11 Memorial In Front Of Haworth Fire Department

The work by Kyle Pavlik, a 17-year-old Bergen Catholic High School student, uses three pieces of twisted, rusted World Trade Center steel and is displayed in front of the Haworth Fire Department.

08/25/2014

The 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Daughter Of 9/11 Victim Brings One-Woman Play To NYC

East Brunswick native Sarah Van Auken, 25, was 12 years old when her father, who worked for the investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald, was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

08/22/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Donates $1 Million To Foundation That Gives Homes To Veterans

Frank Siller, who heads the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, said the “smart homes” are going to veterans who have suffered catastrophic wounds.

08/21/2014

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Macy’s To Pay $650,000 To Settle Racial Profiling Allegations

Macy’s has agreed to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Herald Square.

08/20/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Supplying SUNY Campus Cops With Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday on the SUNY Purchase campus that $27,000 will be provided to university police departments to buy 258 naloxone kits.

08/20/2014

Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Traffic Concerns Follow Unveiling Of Meadowlands Plan

Jim Kirkos, head of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, says traffic is a priority.

08/20/2014

Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Meadowlands Proposal Includes Casinos, Hotels

Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail at New Jersey’s Meadowlands? That’s the plan business leaders laid out Tuesday to transform the area into a multi-venue entertainment district.

08/19/2014

Vendors serve customers at an indoor picnic in Grand Central Terminal on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Grand Central Terminal Hosts An Indoor Picnic

The iconic transit hub’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into an indoor picnic space as part of a special promotion this week.

08/18/2014

Crews search for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma. (credit: CBS 2)

Search For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma Resumes

The man went out in his kayak around 3 p.m. Thursday and someone saw the boat tip over, but the man never resurfaced, officials said.

08/15/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

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