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Panorama of JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Queens Residents Fed Up With Noise Following Change In Flight Patterns At JFK, LaGuardia

Residents who live near LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport say flight patterns instituted several years ago have upped the noise level to unbearable levels.

09/14/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (R) is joined by Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner as they march during a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton Leads March, Rally Over Eric Garner’s Death On Staten Island

The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.

08/23/2014

Garner march map (CBS 2)

Street Closures, Transit Changes For Eric Garner Protest March On Staten Island

The NYPD announced the following street closures for the “We Will Not Go Back” march and rally for Eric Garner on Staten Island Saturday.

08/22/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island DA: Grand Jury To Review Eric Garner’s Death

The Medical Examiner’s office previously dubbed Garner’s July 17 death a homicide caused by “compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police.”

08/19/2014

This sign appeared on Monday, Aug. 18, at the sight where Eric Garner died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Administration Seeks To Keep Peace During Rally Over Garner’s Death

The de Blasio administration on Monday was trying to ensure that peace is maintained the Staten Island rally for Eric Garner – the man who died in police custody last month.

08/18/2014

Michael Brown (Facebook)

National Action Network Rally Demands Justice For Eric Garner, Michael Brown

Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.

08/16/2014

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Rev. Sharpton Joins Family Of Eric Garner, Condemns Use Of Choke Holds During Arrests

The National Action Network held a rally on Saturday, to condemn police officers who use choke holds during arrests.

07/26/2014

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators gather on 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Midtown (Credit: CBS 2)

Pro-Palestinian Rally Held In Midtown

Demonstrators could be seen lining Seventh Avenue just south of 42nd Street near Times Square. The rally stretched for several blocks.

07/25/2014

Israel Rally

New Yorkers Rally For Israel On Day Of Brutal Mideast Violence

A group of New Yorkers gathered to rally for Israel in Times Square Sunday afternoon, as the first major ground battle in two weeks between Israel and Hamas militants left dozens dead.

07/20/2014

Protesters hold signs at an anti-immigration reform rally outside the United Nations in Manhattan (Credit: CBS 2)

Protesters Rally Against Immigration Reform Outside United Nations

The rally was part of a coordinated national day of protesting against immigration reform, amnesty and the recent border control crisis in cities across the country

07/19/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (credit: 1010 WINS/Juliet Papa)

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Rallies To Save Government-Run Export-Import Bank

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Saturday joined business owners and employees in a rally to save the Export-Import Bank from closing.

07/19/2014

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Espaillat Concedes To Rangel In Tight Primary Race

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said Thursday that he called Rep. Charles Rangel to offer his congratulations.

06/26/2014

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

Medical Marijuana Advocates Call On Cuomo To Move Forward With Compassionate Care Act

The group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year’s regular legislative session concludes this week.

06/18/2014

Fast Food

Fast Food Workers Rally In Albany In Favor Of Higher Minimum Wage

Fast food workers from around New York state rallied at the Statehouse in Albany Tuesday, demanding a higher minimum wage and calling for the passage of legislation that would let cities and towns set their own wage rules.

05/20/2014

Politicians, activists rally outside City Hall for Nigerian schoolgirls, May 12, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Officials Rally As New Video Purports To Show Captive Nigerian Schoolgirls

A Nigerian Islamic extremist leader says nearly 300 abducted schoolgirls will not be seen again until the government frees his detained fighters.

05/12/2014

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