Upper East Side

Firefighters secure the area where a dog was electrocuted by frayed wires on Saturday. (Credit: Peter Gerber)

Dog Electrocuted While Walking Down Lower East Side Street

On Saturday evening, Bella an 11-year-old pit bull mix was being walked back to her building when she began to spasm and stopped moving.

02/16/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Takes Jabs At Bloomberg, Addresses Serious Issues On ‘The Daily Show’

Mayor Bill de Blasio took shots at his predecessor and poked fun at the snow removal complaints on the Upper East Side last month – all while addressing the serious issues he has sought to tackle in office – in an appearance on “The Daily Show” Monday night.

02/04/2014

A car sits in the median along Interstate 75 in icy conditions January 29, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Thousands of motorists were stranded, many overnight, as a winter storm dropped three inches of snow, and ice made driving hazardous. (Photo by Scott Cunninghaml/Getty Images)

Faced With Criticism, Atlanta Mayor Slams NYC Snow Response In Tweet

The mayor of Atlanta slammed New York City’s snow removal efforts this week, after a New Yorker mocked the response in Atlanta to a snowstorm that amounted to 3 inches.

01/29/2014

UES Snow Wed Night

Cleanup Controversy Heats Up As More Snow Coats Tri-State Area

The Sanitation Department said on Friday that its workers were loading 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows and preparing chains for Saturday’s dusting.

01/25/2014

A plow in the Graniteville section of Staten Island on Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Pressed On Why Republican Strongholds Weren’t Plowed Adequately

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is vowing to learn from mistakes made in response to this week’s snowstorm. Several neighborhoods, including the Upper East Side, were not plowed effectively, snarling traffic.

01/24/2014

Traffic moves slowly  through ice and snow along 5th Avenue January 22, 2014 in New York. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘More Could Have Been Done’ To Clear Snow On Upper East Side

Complaints about unplowed streets mounted in many areas Tuesday night, especially on the Upper East Side.

01/22/2014

City Plow Map

Sanitation Comm.: Map Showing No Plowing On UES Was Due To Bad GPS On Salt Truck

New York City Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty said a map that showed streets going unplowed on the Upper East Side was due to a faulty GPS system on a salt spreader, and traffic problems.

01/21/2014

A car jumped a curb and hit a storefront on the Upper East Side on Jan. 20, 2014.

Car Slams Into Upper East Side Store

A car jumped a curb Monday and slammed into an Upper East Side store.

01/20/2014

Gracie Mansion Open House

De Blasio Greets New Yorkers At Gracie Mansion Open House

Mayor Bill de Blasio played host Sunday for thousands of New Yorkers who dropped in for an open house at the Gracie Mansion.

01/05/2014

Suspect wanted for scamming elderly people since 2011. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Group Claiming To Be Cops Target Elderly Victims In Citywide Scam

In each case, the suspect calls the victims claiming to be a police officer involved in an investigation concerning their bank accounts, police said.

12/12/2013

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

(credit: NYPD)

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

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