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The most odor complaints in city come from this building in Washington Heights. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Manhattan Residents Make A Stink About Smelly Borough

311 has logged more than 13,000 odor complaints about Manhattan over the last four years.

08/10/2014

This enormous hornet nest was found in a tree in Raoul Wallenberg Playground in Washington Heights on Wednesday, July 23. (Credit: CBS 2)

Huge Hornet Nest Found In Washington Heights Playground Tree

An enormous hornet nest was found in a tree surrounding a Washington Heights playground Wednesday, prompting a response from the NYPD.

07/23/2014

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a robbery and attempted rape that took place in Washington Heights. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Suspect Fled With Victim’s Cell Phone Following Failed Rape Attempt

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with an attempted rape and robbery in Washington Heights.

07/22/2014

Suspect wanted in alleged rape in Washington Heights. (credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest Nearly 7-Foot-Tall Suspect In Alleged Rape Of Washington Heights Woman

Jean Rodriguez, 23, of the Bronx is charged with rape, burglary, menacing, sexual abuse and criminal sexual act, police said.

07/18/2014

Suspect wanted in alleged rape in Washington Heights. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Nearly 7-Foot-Tall Man Sought In Washington Heights Rape

Police are looking for a very tall man who they said forced his way into a Washington Heights apartment and raped a 20-year-old woman.

07/16/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Schools Get Green Light To Get Creative With Schedules, Teaching Methods

Dozens of New York City schools are getting to cut the bureaucratic red tape and try out new ideas for size in the coming school year.

07/07/2014

Yeshiva University

Report Finds Losses Of $1 Billion At Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University is reportedly $1 billion in the red, with $500 million in debts and another $500 million in losses with risky investments.

06/20/2014

Washington Heights Robbery Suspects

Police Seek 4 Young Women In String Of Washington Heights Robberies

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find four young women, in the robberies of four people in just one morning last month in Washington Heights.

06/19/2014

Trailers at P.S. 48 in Washington Heights. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Parents, Activists Again Push For Removal Of Deteriorating School Trailers At P.S. 48

The trailers, known as Temporary Classroom Units, have been used for kindergaten students for more than 10 years.

06/13/2014

Yuri Kochiyama print (dignidadrebelde/Creative Commons, via CBS San Francisco)

Activist Who Cradled Malcolm X After Shooting Dies At 93

Civil rights activist and former Harlem resident Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine showing her cradling the head of Malcom X moments after he was shot, has died of natural causes in her Berkeley, California home.

06/05/2014

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AG Schneiderman: Drug Pipeline From NYC To Dutchess County Busted

A husband and wife allegedly ran the high-volume drug pipeline between their Washington Heights apartment and Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County.

05/28/2014

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

3 City Employees Arrested Following Early Morning Confrontation With Police

Police said the incident happened at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday outside the 809 Bar and Grill on Dykman Street.

04/27/2014

Trap behind medicine cabinet in Washington Heights apartment used for alleged drug trafficking operation. (credit: Officer of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

Authorities Seize More Than 60 Pounds Of Drugs Stashed In Washington Heights Apartments

Three men have been arrested and charged with allegedly running a sophisticated drug trafficking operation out of two Washington Heights apartments, authorities announced Wednesday.

04/16/2014

A trailer at P.S. 48 in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Others Claim School Trailers At P.S. 48 Are Health Hazard

The trailers have been used for kindergarten students for over 10 years, but parents and others claim the trailers have poor ventilation, are moldy and smell like mildew.

04/08/2014

Bus Crashes Into Washington Heights Building (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

5 Hurt After MTA Bus Crashes Into Pizzeria In Washington Heights

Five people have been hurt when a bus collided with a minivan and then crashed into a pizzeria in Washington Heights, authorities said.

04/04/2014

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