Tamara Leitner

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Dissolving Tablet Offers Possible Alternative To Allergy Injections

Allergy doctor Clifford Bassett said the pill alternative appears to be safe, as well as effective.

12/06/2013

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Horse-Drawn Carriages Could Take One-Way Trip Out Of NYC

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has vowed to ban horse-drawn carriages after he takes office in January, leaving carriage drivers worried.

12/05/2013

Police on the scene after a woman is found dead on Passaic Street in Rochelle Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Found Dead On Road In Rochelle Park, N.J.

Police said 53-year-old Christine Bezak was discovered at 8:30 a.m. on Passaic Street, just off Route 17.

12/04/2013

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UES Woman Embraces The Holiday Spirit, Buys New Coat For Shooting Victim

Earlier this week, Contreras spoke with CBS 2 about the fear that he felt when he was shot. Upper East Side resident Fran Black saw the report and took action.

11/28/2013

Javier Contreras

Exclusive: Bryant Park Ice Rink Shooting Victim: ‘There’s No Point’ In Attack

A 20-year-old man who was shot and wounded on the Bryant Park ice rink spoke out about his experience Tuesday.

11/26/2013

Stryofoam Container In Food Cart (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Public Hearing Held On Foam Food Container Ban

The City Council’s sanitation committee held a hearing Monday on proposals to ban the containers and explore recycling them.

11/25/2013

David Ayala helped two officers save a woman from a burning vehicle. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Good Samaritan Helps Rescue Woman From Burning Vehicle

The incident occurred on Middle Country Road and New Moriches Road in Lake Grove around 5:45 p.m. Thursday.

11/22/2013

Donovan, 6, is recovering from injuries sustained during a hit-and-run incident in Spring Valley. (Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 6, Recovering After Being Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver

A six-year-old boy was in recovery on Thursday night after being seriously injured in a hit-and-run.

11/21/2013

Four-alarm fire in Washington Heights on Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: Tamara Leitner/CBS 2)

Fire Tears Through Washington Heights Building

The fire appears to have started in a 99 cent store on the first floor of a building on 174th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue around 10:45 a.m. Monday.

11/18/2013

Generic Hospital Bed File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Parents At Bronx School Outraged Over Lack Of Communication About Suspected MRSA

Officials were concerned that the bacterial infection Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, better known as MRSA, turned up at the Lewis and Clark Special Education School on Tratman Avenue on Tuesday.

11/14/2013

Oxford Kitchen in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, accepts the virtual currency bitcoins. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Businesses: Show Me The Virtual Money

“Bitcoin” is a growing trend and have been around since 2009. Anyone can buy it using real money at an online store, or an “exchange.”

11/13/2013

Chinatown jewelry store armed robbery suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Suspects Wanted In String Of Jewelry Store Armed Robberies

Parish Joshi says his Jackson Heights jewelry store was hit on Halloween. Police said the masked men got away with $200,000 worth of gold jewelry.

11/12/2013

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Couples To Tie The Knot On 11/12/13

Whether it’s lucky or just plain fun, 3,000 brides have registered with David’s Bridal to get married on 11/12/13.

11/11/2013

Students at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School take gym class in the hallway. (Credit CBS 2)

No Gym? No Problem; Crown Heights Students Hit The Halls To Break A Sweat

For students at one Brooklyn school it has been a fight to find space for physical education classes, but a creative solution to the problem has left students running the halls.

11/08/2013

Mug shot of Mario Cernas, teen charged with making terroristic threat on Twitter. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police: Teen Charged With Making Terroristic Threat On Twitter

According to Suffolk County Police, Mario Cernas, 19, posted that there would be a shooting during a high school soccer game at the Dowling College Sports Complex in Shirley.

11/07/2013

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