Sonia Rincon

Adam Saalfield, 21, of Huntington Station, who was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Maggie Rosales. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

21-Year-Old Man Charged In Stabbing Death Of L.I. Teen Held Without Bail

A 21-year-old man faces charges in connection with the stabbing death of a teenager earlier this month on Long Island.

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Dyasha Smith, 21, died after choking at the School for International Studies in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Student Dies After Choking At Brooklyn School

Authorities say a 21-year-old student has died after choking at a Brooklyn school.

10/28/2014

Jay Walder, CEO of Alta Bicycle Share, checks out a Citi Bike on Oct. 28, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Citi Bike’s New Owners Say Program Will Double In Size By 2017

This week, a local investment firm struck a deal to buy the Oregon company that has been operating Citi Bike.

10/28/2014

Ousmane Drame is joined by Sen. Bill Perkins as describes the attack on his two sons, ages 11 and 13.  (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NYC Leaders Say African Children Bullied At School In Wake Of Ebola Scare

An African advocacy group wants more protections after two brothers from Senegal were allegedly bullied and beaten at their new school in the Bronx.

10/27/2014

An employee from Bio Recovery Corporation carries a blue barrel into 546 West 147th Street, the apartment building of Dr. Craig Spencer, the doctor recently diagnosed with Ebola, on October 24, 2014. Bio Recovery Corporation was handling the clean-up of Dr. Spencer's apartment after he was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday night. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Health Officials Trace All The Steps Of First NYC Ebola Patient

Residents of Dr. Craig Spencer’s building on 147th Street are trying to stay calm after he tested positive for the disease on Thursday.

10/24/2014

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.

10/23/2014

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

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