Upper West Side

The Beacon School (credit: beaconschool.org)

Family Sues City Over High School Chemistry Experiment That Left Teen Burned

The parents of a teenager who was badly injured in a chemistry experiment at an Upper West High School have filed a $27 million lawsuit against the city.

11/07/2014

A Manhattan woman claims her landlord installed hidden cameras in her apartment. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Claims Landlord Hid Cameras In Her Upper West Side Apartment

A Manhattan woman made a shocking discovery in the privacy of her own home. Hidden cameras had been recording her every move for months.

11/06/2014

UWS Assault Suspect

Police Release Surveillance Video In Upper West Side Assault

Police released a surveillance video Tuesday of a suspect in the terrifying sexual assault of a woman on the Upper West Side.

09/30/2014

Police investigate sex assault on Upper West Side on Sept. 27, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Seek Suspect In Upper West Side Sex Assault

Police are searching for a man who they said sexually assaulted a woman on the Upper West Side Friday night.

09/27/2014

Multiple roads will be closed ahead of the People's Climate Change March on Sunday, Sept. 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Road Closures, Tow Zones Come Ahead Of Climate Change March

A massive march for climate change was set to roll into Midtown and the Upper West Side on Sunday, and commuters will have to be ready for bumper-to-bumper delays.

09/20/2014

A fire broke out in the apartment building at 185 West End Ave. on Friday. Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out In Upper West Side Apartment Building

A fire swept through an apartment building on West End Avenue on the Upper West Side Friday night.

09/19/2014

A man and woman were shot on the evening of Friday, Sept. 12 at 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bail Set At $100K For State Narcotics Agent Accused In UWS Shooting

Victor Zambrano is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, assault, reckless endangerment, and resisting arrest.

09/14/2014

A man and woman were shot on the evening of Friday, Sept. 12 at 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

State Narcotics Agent Suspected In UWS Shooting That Injured Two

The shooting took place at 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue — an area filled with restaurants and teeming with people on a Friday night.

09/13/2014

A man and woman were shot on the evening of Friday, Sept. 12 at 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gunman Leaves Two Wounded After Opening Fire On Upper West Side

The shooting took place at 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue — an area filled with restaurants and teeming with people on a Friday night.

09/12/2014

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 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

(Credit: CBS 2)

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  (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

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