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Javier Contreras (CBS 2)

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

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Worker Uses Chair To Chase Hammer-Wielding Robbery Suspects Out Of Jewelry Store

It happened around 4 p.m. Sunday at Travers Fine Jewelry on Madison Avenue. The entire incident was captured on the store’s surveillance video.

11/05/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Maloney: New Yorkers Could Soon See Flood Insurance Rates Skyrocket

U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday a dramatic increase that could soon be facing New Yorkers.

10/27/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Woman Struck, Injured By Police Vehicle On Upper East Side

A woman was hospitalized after being struck and injured by an NYPD vehicle on the Upper East Side Friday evening.

10/26/2013

This man is wanted in connection with the burglary of an Upper East Side salon. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Search For Upper East Side Salon Burglar

Police are looking for a man who burglarized an Upper West Side salon, only to steal an empty cash register.

10/23/2013

Starbucks coffee logo (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Starbucks To Open First Tea Bar On Upper East Side

Starbucks may be associated more with coffee than any other corporate name, but now the company is planning to branch out to open its first Tea Bar in New York.

10/23/2013

Security experts say gates and locks may not be enough to hold off thieves that have hit a number of Upper East Side businesses. (Credit CBS 2)

Bold Thieves Bypass Security Measures In String Of Upper East Side Burglaries

The same burglars have hit thirteen small mom and pop businesses on the Upper East Side during a two month span, police said. Each time they entered through a security gate and smashed or stole the cash register.

10/17/2013

Upper East Side Burglary Suspect

Police Seek Burglar Who Struck Multiple Homes On Upper East Side

Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect connected to five burglaries, and one attempted burglary, on the Upper East Side.

09/24/2013

Photo Credit: The Pony Bar

NYC’s 5 Best Bars With Weekend Happy Hours

Most NYC bars only offer happy hour during the week. Here are five New York City bars with weekend drink deals.

09/13/2013

Opening of 2nd Avenue Subway Community Information Center, July 25, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

MTA Unveils Second Avenue Subway Information Center On Upper East Side

The center will offer up-to-date information on the construction and feature interactive exhibits. It will also let residents get a feel for the coming subway line.

07/25/2013

Michael Bloomberg, Ray Kelly (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg On Crime: ‘Every Borough Has Gotten Safer’

Crime is at a historic low in New York City, according to Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

07/21/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski

Alleged Police Impersonator Rabbi Fired From Jewish Learning Center Post

A Westchester County rabbi has been fired from his post at the helm of an adult Jewish learning center on the Upper East Side, after being accused of pretending to be a police officer and harassing motorists on at least three occasions.

07/03/2013

A blind New York City man who relied on his wife to drive him around on this tandem bike is upset because the bike was recently stolen. (Photo: CBS 2)

Heartless Thieves Make Off With Blind Man’s Tandem Bike

It wasn’t the two seater’s charm or it’s green color that made the bike so important, instead it was the experience of riding the bike with her blind husband that Catherine loved so much.

06/27/2013

Man answers call at call center. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Emergency Dispatcher Praised For Spending Hours Trying To Track Down Stroke Victim

Dispatcher Joann Hilman-Payne took the call around 1 p.m. Monday and kept the line open until medics found the woman around 8:30 p.m.

06/16/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Motorcycle Officer Struck By Car On Upper East Side

A New York City police officer on a motorcycle was injured when he was struck by a car on the Upper East Side.

06/09/2013

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