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The subway on Nov. 1, 2012. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Despite Overhaul Bronx Subway Station Poses Challenges To Wheelchair Bound Riders

The MTA recently updated a Bronx subway station to help disabled commuters. The project was part of a multi-million dollar overhaul.

12/26/2014

St. Patrick's Cathedral on Christmas Day, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christians Across Tri-State, World Celebrate Christmas

At the Vatican, Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to tens of thousands in St. Peter’s Square. In his Urbi et Orbi address, the pontiff prayed for hope and peace.

12/25/2014

Guns confiscated in a weapons bust involving JFK Airport (Credit: CBS2)

Baggage Handler Accused Of Helping Smuggle Guns Aboard Delta Flights To NYC

Former Delta baggage handler, Eugene Harvey was arrested last weekend in Atlanta. A FBI affidavit said there was enough evidence to charge him with trafficking firearms, violating airport security and aiding others in the scheme.

12/23/2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton with Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference at Woodhull Hospital following the killing of two NYPD officers on Dec. 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: Gunman Who Killed Two NYPD Cops Made ‘Anti-Police’ Online Posts

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the gunman who ambushed and killed two police officers in Brooklyn had made online posts that were “very anti-police.”

12/20/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bans Fracking In New York Over Health Concerns

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration prohibited fracking in New York Wednesday citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.

12/17/2014

Mayor de Blasio's plan to update the art on display at City Hall has drawn criticism from some New Yorkers. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor de Blasio’s Plan To Update City Art Collection Draws Criticism From Some New Yorkers

The City Hall Portraits Collection consists of more than 100 paintings of presidents, mayors, and military heroes from centuries past, something the mayor wants to change.

12/15/2014

A 56-year-old man was killed in a fire at the Sayonara Motel in North Amityville, N.Y., on Dec. 14, 2014. (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Authorities: Man Killed In North Amityville Motel Fire

Kevin Furey, 56, who was staying at in a second-story room at motel, was overcome by smoke, authorities said. He was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage, where he was pronounced dead.

12/14/2014

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

Santas Swarm Midtown For Annual SantaCon Pub Crawl

Beginning at 10 a.m. the Christmas-clad participants will down drinks at dozens of bars across Midtown.

12/13/2014

Gas station attendant Maninder Singh was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver as he chased a customer who refused to pay in Bergen County, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Drunken Driver Hit, Killed Gas Station Attendant Chasing Customer In Bergen County

A gas station attendant was killed by an alleged drunken driver this week, as he ran across a busy New Jersey highway to collect money from a customer.

12/11/2014

Surveillance images of suspects police say stole coats from high-end clothing stores on Madison Avenue. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Couple Sought For Stealing $200K Worth Of Fur Coats From High-End Madison Avenue Stores

Police said the pair took coats from the Loro Piana Fur store and the J. Mendel Sable store last month.

12/10/2014

Students at Columbia Law school have been given the option to delay their final exams in the wake of the Garner and Brown decisions. (Credit: CBS2)

Columbia Law School Offers Exam Delays In Wake Of Garner, Brown Grand Jury Decisions

Students at Columbia Law School will be allowed to delay final exams, and it’s all due to the grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/09/2014

An employee rings up sales at a cash register at a  Walmart in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles on Black Friday, November 29, 2013. US stocks Friday moved higher in a holiday-shortened session following better eurozone economic data and positive early assessments of "Black Friday" shopping traffic by some leading retailers.    AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

Expert: Holiday Shoppers Need To Read The Fine Print Before Jumping On Dazzling Deals

Holiday shopping may not be for the faint of heart, and the dazzling deals out there sometimes come with fine print that shoppers should read.

12/08/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Latest Toll Hikes Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges And Tunnels

Starting at 3 a.m. Sunday, the tolls jumped 75 cents for cars with E-ZPass, costing $9.75 for off-peak hours and $11.75 for peak times.

12/07/2014

Akai Gurley's family gathers for his funeral on Dec. 6, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Loved Ones Say Final Farewell To Akai Gurley, Man Shot Dead By Police

On Friday, loved ones solemnly carried Gurley’s casket into the Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, where his wake drew dozens of mourners.

12/06/2014

Surveillance video of two men wanted for robbing a jewelry store on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Seeks 2 Men In Armed Robbery At Brooklyn Jewelry Store

The suspects were wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks when they walked into the store on Coney Island Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.

12/05/2014

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