Upper West Side

Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo, 4, Accused Of Dragging Police Officer

Franklin Reyes, 18, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving and unlicensed driving, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said.

09/03/2014

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Dog Zig-Zags, Avoids Capture In UWS

Video caught a crazy scene on the Upper West Side as a dog zig-zagged up Amsterdamn Avenue in the 80s.

08/23/2014

Stonehenge Village on the Upper West Side has opened a new gym that is only open to market-rate tenants. (Credit: Danny Perry/DNAInfo)

Complaint Alleges UWS Building Owners Are Discriminating Against Older Residents

Some rent-stabilized tenants in the Stonehenge Village building, at 120-196 W. 97th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues, were furious after a gym opened up in their building and they were told they were forbidden from using it.

08/20/2014

An artist rendering of the changes being made on West End Avenue (credit: NYC Department of Transportation)

With Eye On Pedestrian Safety, City Redesigning Stretch Of West End Avenue

A complete redesign of West End from West 72nd to West 106th streets has been fast-tracked by city transportation officials.

08/12/2014

Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Identify Woman Found Dead On Upper West Side

Police have identified a woman who was found dead on the Upper West Side early Saturday morning as 25-year-old Anne Wiswell.

08/09/2014

Traffic cop (Credit: CBS 2)

New Slow Zones To Take Effect Monday In NYC

New lower speed limits — part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative aimed at curbing pedestrian deaths — will take effect on some major roadways Monday.

08/03/2014

Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo Could Accept Plea Deal

A judge will soon decide whether Franklin Reyes, 18, should get off with a lighter sentence.

07/30/2014

Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Accused In UWS Accident That Killed Girl, 4, Now Charged With Looting Apartment

The teen accused in a traffic accident that left a 4-year-old girl dead on the Upper West Side last year has now been accused of looting an apartment along with his father.

07/19/2014

Debra Goodman (center) alleged in a lawsuit that the NYPD has a practice of arresting people for videotaping officers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Claims NYPD Has Practice Of Arresting People For Recording Officers

The NYPD on Tuesday was hit with a First Amendment lawsuit, alleging the department has a practice of arresting people for shooting video of officers.

07/15/2014

A surveillance image of two suspects in a home invasion and attack on a man and woman on the Upper West Side. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Surveillance Photos In UWS Home Invasion, Attack

Police on Tuesday released surveillance photos of two suspects who allegedly stormed into an apartment on the Upper West Side and attacked the man and woman who were inside.

07/15/2014

Police investigating slashing inside apartment building (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Slashed Inside Upper West Side Apartment

The building at West End and West 104th Street has a doorman so you would think residents would be secure, but somehow at 4:45 a.m. two men got past the doorman and up the 17th floor.

07/12/2014

Scene of accident on UWS that killed 61-year-old Jean Chambers. (Credit: CBS 2)

UWS Residents Call For Change After Another Pedestrian Fatally Struck

A pedestrian was hit and killed on the Upper West Side Thursday in the same neighborhood as several other accidents this year.

07/11/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Police: Pedestrian Killed By SUV On Upper West Side

Jean Chambers was struck around 11 a.m. at the intersection of West 95th Street and West End Avenue by a 2004 Ford Explorer as its driver made a left turn, police said.

07/10/2014

Israelis hold Israeli flags along the road of the funeral procession of Gilad Shaer, 16, on July 1, 2014 in Hashmonaim settelment, West Bank. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

As Israel Buries Teens And World Mourns, Airstrikes Target Hamas

Hundreds of people participated in separate memorial services in the hometowns of the three teens — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel ahead of a joint funeral.

07/01/2014

Williams Residence on 95th Street and West End Avenue (Credit: CBS 2)

UWS Senior Citizens Oppose Plan To Relocate Residence To East Harlem

Some Upper West Side senior citizens claim they’re being forced from their homes at the Williams Residence on 95th Street and West End Avenue.

06/17/2014

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