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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

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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

FILE -- Riverside Park (Photo: CBSNewYork.com)

Is Someone Purposely Poisoning Dogs In Riverside Park?

Pet owners are sounding the alarm about a possible deadly danger in Washington Heights. Four dogs died over two days, and the one thing they all had in common was a walk in Riverside Park.

09/10/2012

Coach John Tortorella (credit: New York Rangers)

New York Rangers Hosting Walk To End Animal Abuse

Hockey season is still a little way off. So, before the New York Rangers hit the ice, the team and their coach will be hosting the Rangers Dog Walk.

09/06/2012

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Rape Reported In Riverside Park, Police Hunt For Potential Suspect

Police are hunting for a man who allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman in Riverside Park on Monday morning.

09/03/2012

Credit 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten

Participant Dies After Experiencing ‘Distress’ At Ironman U.S. Championship

Concern over whether participants would get to swim the more than two-mile first leg was outweighed by the fact that one of the participants died after experiencing what race organizers described as distress during the Hudson River swim.

08/11/2012

The George Washington Bridge and the Palisades are seen from Chopper 880 over the Hudson River (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Ironman Triathlon Comes To New York City, Palisades On Saturday

How do you top the New York City Marathon as a test of endurance and strength? With the Ironman Triathlon, which makes its NYC debut on Saturday.

08/06/2012

Triathletes compete in the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon. (Credit: CBS 2)

Aquaphor New York City Triathlon Causes Commuter Alert, Road Closures

More than 3,000 triathletes competed in the 12th Annual Aquaphor New York City Triathlon, and a commuter alert was in effect on Sunday for people traveling on the west side of Manhattan.

07/08/2012

Attempted Rape Suspect (credit: DCPI)

NYPD Hunts For Suspect In Riverside Park Rape Attempt

The NYPD asked for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of an attempted rape Friday night in Manhattan’s Riverside Park.

04/14/2012

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