The 12 Most Talked About Stories Of 2012From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.
Mourners Say Goodbye To Man Killed Outside Empire State BuildingMourners gathered for a solemn service at Our Lady of Sorrows in White Plains Wednesday morning in honor of fashion executive Steve Ercolino, who was remembered as a loving uncle, tireless worker and die-hard New York sports fan.
Man Who Killed Coworker Outside Of Empire State Building Had Been Asked To Leave His ApartmentThe man who shot and killed a former co-worker outside of the Empire State Building was not evicted but was told to vacate his Upper East Side apartment so the landlord could make renovations, a police source told Reuters.
Construction Worker Who Pointed Out Midtown Shooter To Cops TalksPolice were able to quickly respond to Friday's shooting near the Empire State Building after a construction worker nearby pointed out gunman Jeffrey Johnson.
Woman Recalls Feeling Helpless As She Witnessed Her Friend's Murder Former coworkers of Jeffrey Johnson, the alleged perpetrator of Friday's shooting on West 33rd Street, near the Empire State Building, claimed that he had feuded with the victim, Steve Ercolino, in the past.
Investigators Digging To Find What Caused Gunman Jeffrey Johnson To Suddenly SnapInvestigators are digging deeper into Friday's midtown shooting, learning more about the gunman and why he suddenly snapped, killing his old boss at an apparel company.