Peter Haskell

Yankee Stadium in the Bronx (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Excited Fans Flock To Yankee Stadium On Opening Day

It’s an exciting day for fans who are are hoping that the good weather is a good omen for things to come this season for the Yankees.

04/06/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio, Progressive Leaders Discuss Income Gap

Mayor Bill de Blasio, aiming to have a larger national profile as a leader of liberal causes, gathered a group of progressive elected officials and civic leaders on Thursday to fashion a call for solutions to the nation’s growing income inequality.

04/03/2015

A still of a video showing passengers sliding off the wing of a plane that ran into a fence at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, March 5. (Credit: Jason Aspes)

NTSB: Plane Began Veering Off LaGuardia Runway 6 Seconds After Landing

The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said a plane that skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport last month began veering off course six seconds after touching down.

04/02/2015

Pascal Tessier
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Boy Scouts’ New York Chapter Hires Nation’s First Openly Gay Eagle Scout

The Boy Scouts’ New York chapter has hired the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as an employee, which is in public contrast to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members.

04/02/2015

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

Cuomo Bans Nonessential State-Funded Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

The Democratic governor announced the ban Tuesday, saying it shows the state stands by “our LBGT family members, friends and colleagues.”

03/31/2015

Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

City Comptroller Scott Stringer: Superstorm Sandy Aid Program A Disgrace

Stringer’s office examined the city’s Build it Back and found there were double billings and a lack of accountability.

03/31/2015

This is the last Passover on the Lower East Side for Streit's Matzo. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Last Passover On Lower East Side For Streit’s Matzos As Company Plans To Move After 90 Years

The Streit’s factory is the oldest in the nation still churning out the unleavened flatbread that’s essential for Jewish holidays. About 2.5 million pounds of matzos were baked for April’s Passover holiday and distributed worldwide.

03/31/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, Fire

Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.

03/27/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces the indictments of 13 people in an alleged heroin ring on March 26, 2015. (credit: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's Office)

Authorities: Heroin Ring Used Metro-North Trains, Greyhound Bus

The group’s purported kingpin, Brian Bacon, 52, had his son, Tamar Dillard, 37, use trains to transport heroin from Harlem to Newburgh, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

03/26/2015

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Transit Advocate: Cuomo Must Step Up, Help MTA Financially

Without that money, MTA chief Tom Prendergast says the agency needs to better manage overcrowding.

03/25/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: Candidates Need To Be Blunt To Win

Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.

03/24/2015

Crews begin installing glass at the World Trade Center transportation hub on March 16, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Crews Install Glass Plates At WTC Transportation Hub, Moving Project Closer To Completion

The $4 billion project is expected to be completed sometime in 2016.

03/21/2015

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Tri-State Area Gets Another Blast Of Winter On 1st Day Of Spring

Snow fell across the Tri-State Area all day Friday, causing travel delays and leaving people fit to be tied on the first day of spring.

03/20/2015

Sgt. Francis "Buddy" Murnane (Family photo)

NYPD Sgt. Who Never Took Sick Day In 42 Years Dies Of Heart Attack Weeks Before Retiring

Sgt. Francis “Buddy” Murnane was weeks away from his 63rd birthday when he died Sunday after an apparent heart attack at his home.

03/18/2015

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