Upper West Side

Parents protest a construction project on the Upper West Side on May 8, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Parents, Students Protest Planned Construction Of 20-Story Tower Near UWS Elementary School

Demonstrators came out in force Thursday morning to protest plans to construct a 20-story nursing home tower less than 50 feet from P.S. 163 on West 97th street.

05/08/2014

Manhattan Store Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Robber Who Held Up Manhattan Stores, Newsstands

Police on Thursday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect in a string of robberies targeting grocery stores, bodegas, newsstands and other businesses around Manhattan.

05/05/2014

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Come Together To Honor Cooper Stock, 9, Killed In UWS Crash

Four months after a taxi cab crash killed a nine-year-old boy his family, friends, and even strangers have come together to honor his memory.

05/04/2014

New Yorkers hit the streets for the March of Dimes - March for Babies. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Supporters Hit The Streets For Annual ‘March For Babies’ On UWS

The day was off to a chilly start, but once things warmed up it was a beautiful morning for the March of Dimes – March For Babies.

04/27/2014

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Boy Fatally Struck By Cab On UWS Finds Hope In Helping Others

Family and friends of Cooper Stock, who was killed in January, started a fundraiser called Coop’s Hoops, to help other young kids go to basketball camp.

04/23/2014

James Walton is wanted in a string of bank robberies in Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In String Of Manhattan Bank Robberies

Police have identified a suspect in eight bank robberies around Manhattan.

04/15/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Struck, Injured By Squad Car On Upper West Side

A man was in serious but stable condition after being struck by a police car on the Upper West Side on Sunday.

04/13/2014

Kang Chun Wong

No Prosecution For 84-Year-Old UWS Man Ticketed For Jaywalking

An 84-year-old Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking will not face prosecution.

04/09/2014

76th Street Fire

Major Fire Breaks Out At Upper West Side Brownstone

An extra-alarm fire was raging Thursday evening in a brownstone on the Upper West Side.

03/20/2014

Police on the scene of a stabbing on the Upper West Side on March 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Son Charged In Upper West Side Stabbing Of Mother, Father

A man has been charged with murder and assault after a stabbing Tuesday morning on the Upper West Side that left his father dead and mother injured, police said.

03/18/2014

Kang Chun Wong

Elderly Upper West Side Man Ticketed For Jaywalking Appears In Court

An elderly Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking appeared in court on Wednesday. Kang Chun Wong, 84, showed up in court with his family to sign his traffic ticket.

03/12/2014

Ariel Russo Place (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Street Renamed In Memory Of UWS Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4

West 97th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway was renamed “Ariel Russo Place” on Monday.

03/10/2014

The dog pictured is not the one that was recently tattooed (Credit: Clip Art)

New York Assemblywoman Rosenthal Pushes Law To Ban Tattooing Animals

Tattooing or piercing an animal falls under New York’s animal cruelty statutes, however, it is not explicitly illegal.

03/07/2014

UWS Rescued Cat

CBS 2 Exclusive: 23 Cats Rescued From Squalid Apartment On UWS

Nearly two dozen cats were rounded up on the Upper West Side Thursday night, and the rescuers were shocked to see so many animals overrunning a single apartment.

03/06/2014

Upper West Side Protest Sign

Protesters Cover NYPD Signs Urging Pedestrian Safety On Upper West Side

Signs of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.

03/04/2014

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