Sean Adams

British and German troops make a Christmas and New Year truce in the trenches of the Western Front.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Looking Back At The Christmas Truce Of 1914

A century ago there was peace on earth, at least for a fleeting moment as the guns fell silent and enemies embraced during the Christmas truce of 1914.



Yonkers Fire Department Asks You To Help ‘Fill The Boot’

If you’re in the Yonkers area this weekend, consider stopping by the local fire department to help spread some holiday cheer.


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Cons Put New Twist On Old Phone Scam In Wyckoff

In Wyckoff, there’s a new twist to an old scam.


Jose Leon (credit: Yonkers Police Department)

Searchers Find Autistic Queens Man Missing From Yonkers School

Jose Leon failed to board his bus back home to Queens after dismissal Wednesday afternoon from Greenberg North Castle School in Yonkers, where he is a student.


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How Low Will It Go? Gas Prices Expected To Drop Even More In 2015

The Energy Department has again lowered its prediction for the average price of a gallon of gas next year to $2.60.


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Tenafly School District Parents Sound The Alarm On Too Much Homework

There is a homework debate brewing in Bergen County. Hundreds of parents have complained that their kids are just getting too much.


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Stories From Main Street: Diocese Of Brooklyn Takes On Youth Gambling

For Eric, who works with Gamblers Anonymous, it all started at a tender age with a $1 Super Bowl bet.


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Days Are Numbered For Connecticut’s System Of Marking Highway Exits

The federal government wants Connecticut to get in line with most of the country, which means highway exits that correspond to mileage.


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Protesters Close Thoroughfares, Clash With Police To Decry Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.


Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.


A poster of suspects charged in "Operation Street Sweeper II" hangs during a news conference in New Rochelle on Dec. 3, 2014. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Cops Arrest 64 In New Rochelle Drug Sweep

With the help of the FBI and DEA, police rounded up 64 alleged low-level heroin dealers. “Operation Street Sweeper 2″ launched at 4 a.m.


Burglaries struck multiple houses in Greenwich, Connecticut during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (Credit: CBS2)

Cops: Burglars Hit Empty Greenwich Homes Over Holiday Weekend

Authorities said that at least eight homes were hit by thieves. The targets all had one thing in common, no one was home.


Judith Clark was convicted as a getaway driver in the 1981 Brinks armored car robbery in Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland Officials To Cuomo: Don’t Free Brinks Robbery Getaway Driver

The Rockland County district attorney’s office said paperwork arrived from Cuomo’s office about a possible commutation of Clark’s sentence. The DA’s office said it will oppose her release.


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NYC Making Changes In Way It Handles Mentally Ill, Drug-Addicted Inmates

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to spend $130 million over four years to overhaul how the city deals with mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects.


Five students at New Jersey's William Paterson University face charges stemming from the sexual assault of a female student in a dorm. (credit: Passaic County Sheriffs Office)

School President: 5 William Paterson University Students Charged In Sex Assault

Five students at New Jersey’s William Paterson University face charges stemming from the sexual assault of a female student in a dorm.