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Police Identify Woman Found Dead On Upper West Side

Police have identified a woman who was found dead on the Upper West Side early Saturday morning as 25-year-old Anne Wiswell.

08/09/2014

Memorial Day Observance

Tri-State Area Honors Those Who Gave Their Lives In Service For Memorial Day

Mayor Bill de Blasio this Memorial Day led observances to remember those who gave their last measure of devotion, at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park.

05/26/2014

File photo of Central Park (credit: Getty Images)

Residents Say NYC Is Best Place To Spend Memorial Day Weekend

As droves of people have left New York City for the Memorial Day weekend, those who stayed behind were enjoying a picture-perfect day in a less-crowded, less-chaotic city.

05/25/2014

Photo Credit: Cafe Lalo

Nora Ephron’s New York City Landmarks

Author Linda Yellin shares her favorite Nora Ephron movie locations across New York City.

01/14/2014

Julius Graham, who police say stabbed a number of people on the Upper West Side on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Indicted In Riverside Park South Stabbing Rampage

A suspect was indicted Tuesday on accusations that he stabbed five people – including a toddler – in Riverside Park South earlier this month.

10/29/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance (File/Credit: Manhattan DA's Office)

DA: Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2-Year-Old In Riverside Park

Jason Carroll, 23, has been charged with two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, prosecutors announced.

10/24/2013

A police officer carries a woman injured in stabbing attack on the Upper West Side on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Parks Enforcement Officers Demand Guns In Wake Of Stabbing Rampage

Following a violent stabbing rampage last week that injured five people – including a toddler – in Riverside Park South last week, Parks Enforcement Patrol officers are pushing the city to give them guns.

10/06/2013

L to r: James Fayette, Jennifer Lipps, Ben  Loehnen, Deanna Koestel, Luke Fayette (Facebook)

Victims Recovering Day After Upper West Side Stabbing Rampage

The victims continued to recuperate Wednesday, following the bizarre slashing of five people – including a toddler – in Riverside Park South on the Upper West Side.

10/02/2013

A police officer carries a woman injured in stabbing attack on the Upper West Side on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

2-Year-Old Boy, 4 Others Hurt In Upper West Side Scissor Attack

The incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday on a bike path along the Hudson River near West 59th Street.

10/01/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Search On For Suspect Who Held Up Jewelry Store On Upper West Side

Police on Monday evening were looking for a suspect who posed as a construction worker to find his way into an Upper West Side jewelry store, then robbed the store at gunpoint.

08/19/2013

FDNY Marine Units respond to helicopter down in the Hudson River. (credit: FDNY Twitter)

Helicopter Splash Landing Compared To ‘Miracle On The Hudson’

Shortly after takeoff, the helicopter landed upright in the water near 79th Street around noon and was drifting south. A family of four Swedish tourists and the pilot were rescued, as the chopper was safely towed to shore.

06/30/2013

Riverside Park (CBS 2)

Woman Who Alleged Rape By Police Officer In Riverside Park Recants Her Story

The 44-year-old woman had said she was walking alone along Riverside Drive at West 74th Street at around 5 a.m. when a man came up from behind her and said he was a “cop and an FBI agent,” according to police.

06/06/2013

Riverside Park in Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Survey Gives NYC’s Big Parks B-Plus For Maintenance

The survey of 43 parks ranging from 20 to 500 acres was conducted by the advocacy group New Yorkers for Parks.

03/11/2013

Central Park Snow Angels

Families Crowd City Parks To Take Advantage Of Snow

Parts of New York City racked up accumulations of more than a foot and a half of snow overnight, and on Saturday morning, many families were headed to city parks and taking advantage of it.

02/09/2013

Tracy Thorne DL

Local Musician Spotlight: Tracy Thorne

This is the first in a series of pieces shining a light on local musicians in and around New York City.

09/21/2012

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