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Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.

10/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces initiative giving NYPD smartphones, tablets. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Officers Getting Smartphones, Tablets Under New Initiative

New York’s Finest are getting a new weapon in the war on crime: improved mobile communications.

10/23/2014

NYPD officers stand guard outside the Canadian Consulate. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NYPD Beefing Up Security At Locations Tied To Canada

The NYPD is beefing up security at New York City locations associated with the Canadian government after gunfire erupted at the country’s capital on Wednesday.

10/23/2014

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City Council Backs Bill Requiring Warning Signs About Assaulting Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.

10/22/2014

FILE -- A view of the entrance to the Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Votes For Bills To Protect Jailed Immigrants From Feds

The measure, supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would prohibit correction officials and police from handing over detainees to immigration officials.

10/22/2014

OEM Commissioner Joe Esposito (left) at practice drill for nuclear bomb attack on Times Square. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Emergency Agencies Practice Response To Nuclear Explosion In Times Square

The city’s Office of Emergency Management ran a training exercise Wednesday that simulated a response to a nuclear explosion in Times Square.

10/22/2014

A man walks in front of the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Balks At JPMorgan Chase’s Proposed $1 Billion Tax Break

JPMorgan Chase wanted to construct the buildings at Hudson Yards, costing about $6 billion. The skyscrapers would have housed 16,000 employees.

10/21/2014

Barbara Smith (L), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor and member of the CDC's Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate to health care professionals how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the Ebola virus at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Massive Ebola Training Session Held At Javits Center As CDC Releases Revised Gear Guidelines

Federal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

10/21/2014

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks to demonstrators on the opening night of "The Death Of Klinghoffer" at the Met. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

10/20/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

Recordings Reveal De Blasio Aide Noerdlinger’s Boyfriend Name-Dropped When Fighting Parking Ticket

Audio tapes released by New York City’s Department of Finance reveal the boyfriend of Rachel Noerdlinger, the chief of staff for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife, invoked Noerdlinger’s name when fighting parking tickets earlier this summer.

10/17/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (L) speaks at a meeting with city representatives on New York's planned response to an Ebola case on October 16, 2014 in New York City.   (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

8 Hospitals Designated To Treat Any Ebola Cases In New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that all 200 hospitals across the state are prepared, but said the eight hospitals are especially prepared with go-to teams who’ve been drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.

10/17/2014

JFK Port Authority Hi-Risk Ebola Kit (PAPD)

Port Authority, NYPD Taking Steps To Protect Officers From Ebola

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the NYPD are taking steps to protect officers from potential exposure to Ebola.

10/15/2014

A Brooklyn shop owner says his business was torn apart by a group of rowdy teenagers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Continues For Teen Suspects Who Vandalized Brooklyn Deli

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other elected and interfaith religious leaders gathered Tuesday to denounce a recent attack by a group of teens who ransacked a Crown Heights deli and butcher shop.

10/14/2014

Sunrise at 1 World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Proposes Bill To Make Trespassing On City Infrastructure A Crime

Sen. Charles Schumer announced legislation to make it a federal crime to trespass at places like the Statue of Liberty and Indian Point with the intent to commit a crime.

10/13/2014

Pope Francis chats with cardinals as he arrives at the Synod Hall for the Synod on the themes of family on Oct. 6, 2014 in Vatican City. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Vatican Document Signals Possible Shift In Attitude Toward Gays, Unmarried Couples

A two-week meeting of bishops on family issues arrived at its halfway point with a document summarizing the closed-door debate so far. No decisions were announced, but the tone of the report was one of almost-revolutionary acceptance, rather than condemnation.

10/13/2014

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