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Robert Jackson

Officer Accused Of Hitting Car

Brooklyn Man Says Surveillance Video Shows NYPD Tried To Set Him Up

A Brooklyn man claims he was blamed and framed by police for an accident involving a squad car. He says surveillance video proves he’s innocent, and the officers concocted a story to protect themselves.

02/21/2014

Christopher Kiezek (credit: Handout)

Christmas Wish Comes True For L.I. Boy Born Without Arm

Christopher Kiezek was born without most of his left arm. This year, he told Santa he wanted a new prosthetic arm with fingers.

12/26/2013

Christopher Kiezek (credit: Handout)

Online Fund Aims To Make L.I. Boy’s Christmas Wish Come True

Christopher Kiezek, of East Northport, was born without most of his left arm. This year he told Santa Claus that he wants an Xbox One and a new prosthetic arm with fingers so that he could play with it.

12/12/2013

Gale Brewer

Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough President

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.

09/11/2013

Police said Dan Contarino was attacked in the East Villageon May 20, 2013, jist the latest victim in a long line of recent attacks on gays in New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Victim Describes Horror Of Monday Night’s Anti-Gay Attack In The East Village

The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.

05/21/2013

March Against Anti-Gay Violence

An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay Attacks

A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.

05/20/2013

(FILE - credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

DOE Official Angers Council Members After Saying PCBs Present ‘No Danger’

Members of New York City Council ripped into a Department of Education official Tuesday, criticizing a 10-year plan to clean up PCBs, which may be leaking from faulty light fixtures, in about 800 city schools.

03/19/2013

Three Kings Day Parade

First Three Kings Day Parade Held In Inwood

Music and animals paraded in Upper Manhattan Sunday to celebrate Three Kings’ Day.

01/06/2013

Illegal Guns from a bust in New York City (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Officials Urge Surrender Of Illegal Weapons; Seek Citywide Gun Recovery

In the wake of the horror in Newtown, Connecticut, elected officials and religious leaders in New York City are calling for people to turn in their illegal guns and they also want a citywide gun recovery initiative.

12/18/2012

Members of the New York City Council and police commissioner Ray Kelly - New York, NY - Mar 15, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Heated Exchanges Mark Ray Kelly’s Testimony Before City Council

New York City’s top cop was grilled Thursday during a City Council committee hearing over the NYPD’s controversial surveillance of Muslim communities and stop and frisks.

03/15/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Calls Continue For Gov. Cuomo To Extend Millionaire’s Tax

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.

10/25/2011

Classroom (File - credit: CBS 2)

NYC Lawmakers Rally At City Hall To Protest Teacher Layoffs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed teacher layoffs has caused a stir among New York City lawmakers, teachers and parents.

06/01/2011

(AP Photo/Andy King)

Candidates Booted From NJ Supermarket Lot

Management told Democratic Cape May County freeholder candidate Robert Jackson to stop greeting voters in the Acme parking lot in Lower Township.

11/02/2010