Varick Street

Security officer Idrissa Camara was shot and killed at the federal office building on Varick Street on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Funeral Held For Security Guard Shot Dead At Varick Street Federal Building

A funeral will be held Friday in East Harlem for a security guard who was killed on the job at a federal government office building last week.

08/28/2015

Security officer Idrissa Camara was shot and killed at the federal office building on Varick Street on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Crowd Gathers To Mourn Security Guard Shot Dead At Varick Street Federal Building

More than 200 people gathered Thursday to honor a security guard who was gunned down at a federal office building in the Hudson Square area by a former government employee who later killed himself.

08/27/2015

Kevin Downing Fort Lee Home

Authorities Search Home Of Gunman In Shooting At Varick Street Federal Building

Police said Downing walked into a federal building at 201 Varick St. just after 5 p.m. with guns hidden in a bag.

08/22/2015

Police say Kevin Downing shot and killed a security guard at the federal office building at 201 Varick St., and then shot and killed himself, on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Rep. Pascrell: Gunman In Federal Building Shooting Got ‘Raw Deal’ In 1999 Firing

The former economist believed he was fired for whistle blowing on alleged corruption and public waste.

08/22/2015

Police say Kevin Downing shot and killed a security guard at the federal office building at 201 Varick St., and then shot and killed himself, on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Varick Street Federal Building Gunman Had Been Fired By Labor Department

Residents of a Fort Lee block were shocked Friday night, after police said one of their neighbors shot and killed a security officer at the federal building in the Hudson Square area before turning the gun on himself.

08/21/2015

Sources said a gunman shot a security guard, and then killed himself, at the federal building at Varick and Houston streets on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Gunman Shoots Security Officer Dead, Kills Self At Varick Street Federal Building

A man shot and a security officer who later died, and then took his own life, at a federal office building in the Hudson Square area Friday, police said.

08/21/2015

A car being towed after a suspect allegedly hit a Port Authority squad car and threatened officers near the Manhattan entrance to the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Hit Port Authority Police Car Near Holland Tunnel, Made Threats To Officers

A man was arrested and charged Wednesday night after he allegedly hit two parked vehicles and a Port Authority police car, and made threatening statements to police, near the Lower Manhattan entrance to the Holland Tunnel.

01/07/2015

Crews on the scene of a water main break in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Mess Persists Into Night From Water Main Break Near Holland Tunnel In Lower Manhattan

The 12-inch main broke around 6 a.m. at the intersection of Varick Street and Spring Street.

10/10/2014

Brooklyn Lumber Yard Fire

Firefighters Suffer Through Extreme Cold To Battle Brooklyn Lumber Blaze

Firefighters endured extreme cold overnight as they battled an extra-alarm blaze that ripped through a lumber yard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

01/04/2014

Shooting At Sounds of Brazil Club (SOB's) on Varick Street (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Four Hurt In Shooting At Lower Manhattan Nightclub

Gunfire erupted around 12:15 a.m. Thursday at the Sounds of Brazil Club, also known as SOB’s, on Varick Street.

09/12/2013

Varick Street McDonald's Robbery

Robbers Strike McDonald’s In Hudson Square

Police on Sunday were searching for a pair of robbers who held up a McDonald’s in the Hudson Square area of Lower Manhattan during the early morning hours.

06/23/2013

Manhattan Robberies

Cops: Man Holds Up 4 Manhattan Businesses In One Day

Police on Monday said a man used the tactics of a bank robber to hold up not only an actual bank, but also stores and restaurants, from Midtown to the Financial District during one day last week.

03/11/2013

Powerball Ticket (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images/File)

Huge Sales Push Powerball Jackpot To $500 Million

Huge tickets sales nationwide boosted the top prize from $425 million to $500 million for Wednesday’s drawing.

11/27/2012

Holland Tunnel Landscaping

Neighbors Question Plan To Beautify Traffic Islands Near Holland Tunnel

A cup of coffee and the morning paper right beside traffic gridlock? It is indeed all part of a plan to socialize and beautify traffic islands near the Holland Tunnel.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine is thrown out of the game by home-plate umpire Mike Everitt. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can Yankees Fans Still Hate The Red Sox When They’re This Bad?

It’s almost impossible to hate the Red Sox when they’re this bad. Almost. Stomp them now, before they get good again, which will eventually happen. Eventually.

09/07/2012

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