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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.

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Miss Harper with her new family. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Gets New Home On Long Island

Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off.

10/21/2014

Jai’Launi Tinglin and his sister, Aniya (CBS 2)

Report: Human Error, Flawed Dispatch System Delayed Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.

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

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Liberian Population On Staten Island Concerned About Discrimination In Wake Of Ebola Scare

As many as 8,000 Liberians live in the Clifton section of Staten Island, known as Little Liberia.

10/17/2014

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Park Avenue Skyscraper Becomes Tallest Building In NYC, Western Hemisphere

New York City just reached a new milestone in architecture: 432 Park Avenue is now the tallest building in the city and the western hemisphere.

10/14/2014

David Thornton addresses the crowd at a rally outside of Boys And Girls High School in Bed Stuy. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Parents At ‘Boys And Girls’ Want City To Take Action, Turn Around Struggling School

At a rally outside of the school on Monday, parents voiced their frustration with what they called empty rhetoric and a lack of a plan to turn around the failing school.

10/13/2014

Luis Ramos hold a sign brought to a gathering at Columus Circle to mark Native American ancestry on Columbus Day (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Residents With Indigenous American Ancestry Mark Columbus Day

For the last few Columbus Day weekends there have been quiet gatherings in Columbus Circle of people with indigenous American ancestry honoring their part of the story when the old and new worlds met face to face.

10/13/2014

The Long Island GLBT Services Network has received four threatening letters. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. LGBT Advocacy Group Undeterred By Threatening Letters

Police on Long Island are investigating a series of hateful letters sent to a gay advocacy group, including one that threatened to kill its leader and burn down a housing complex.

10/10/2014

Two children were killed and a man and three firefighters were injured when a fire broke out in St. Albans, Queens on Monday, Oct. 6. (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY: Unattended Candles Caused Fire That Killed 2 Young Brothers In Queens

The fire began on the first floor of the home on Tioga Drive in the St. Albans neighborhood at about 7 p.m., authorities said. The brothers were discovered unconscious on the second floor, police said.

10/07/2014

A selection of shoes and handbags fraudulently purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue as part of the scheme. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Prosecutor: ID Theft Ring Used Stolen Info To Buy Designer Goods From Saks Fifth Avenue

An identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers’ stolen information to buy over $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship store, according to prosecutors.

10/06/2014

Parents and players gathered on Friday, Oct. 3, demanding answers about why three Sayreville High School football games were suddenly canceled. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sayreville, N.J. High School Football Games Canceled; Sources Say Hazing May Be Reason

Controversy has erupted after Sayreville High School in New Jersey suddenly canceled three football games, and prosecutors have also launched an investigation into what sources told CBS 2 may have been hazing.

10/03/2014

Joe Giudice (9th from L) and wife Teresa Giudice arrive for sentencing at federal court in Newark on October 2, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

‘Real Housewives Of New Jersey’ Stars Joe And Teresa Giudice Sentenced To Prison

Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice was sentenced to 41 months in prison Thursday and his wife, Teresa Giudice, was sentenced to 15 months behind bars on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges.

10/02/2014

This dog run in Van Cortlandt park is running into trouble with historians because of its location. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Historians Oppose Dog Run In Van Cortlandt Park Near Native American Memorial

A dog run near a Native American memorial in the Bronx is an insult, according to historians.

09/29/2014

Solar panels installed on rooftop of Kennedy High School in the Bronx (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Plan For Solar Panels On Two Dozen School Rooftops

Officials expect the solar panels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2,800 metric tons a year — the equivalent of taking about 600 cars off the road.

09/29/2014

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