Washington Heights

Edena Hines, 33, of Washington Heights, step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman. (CBS2)

Boyfriend Arraigned In Stabbing That Killed Morgan Freeman’s Granddaughter

The boyfriend of Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter was arraigned from his hospital bedside Wednesday in her fatal stabbing on the street in Washington Heights.

08/19/2015

Edena Hines, 33, of Washington Heights, step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman. (CBS2)

Police: Boyfriend Of Morgan Freeman’s Granddaughter Charged In Her Death

Lamar Davenport was charged with second-degree murder on Monday, a day after 33-year-old Edena Hines was found lying on the street with multiple stab wounds to the chest, police said.

08/17/2015

Edena Hines, 33, of Washington Heights, step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman. (CBS2)

Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter Found Stabbed To Death In Washington Heights ‘Exorcism’

A man was in police custody Sunday after a woman who is a family member of of actor Morgan Freeman was found stabbed to death in Washington Heights.

08/16/2015

A suspect in the robbery of Dunkin' Donuts stores on the Upper West Side and in Washington Heights. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Held Up Dunkin’ Donuts Locations On UWS, In Washington Heights

Police were searching Friday for a robber who held up two Dunkin’ Donuts locations on Broadway – one on the Upper West Side, the other in Washington Heights.

08/07/2015

CBS2 executive producer Tara Cifarelli suffered serious burns on the stairwell of the High Bridge. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Suffers Severe Burns On High Bridge Stairway Railing

The newly-restored High Bridge connecting Upper Manhattan with the Bronx has become a tourist hot spot – in a very literal and not exactly welcome way.

08/03/2015

Missing Washington Heights children Justin Tapia, Andy Cruz. (credit: NYPD)

2 Missing Washington Heights Children Found Safe

Justin Tapia, 9, and Andy Cruz, 10, disappeared together from their home on West 183rd Street at around 9:45 a.m., sources told CBS2.

07/15/2015

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2 Buildings Lose Power After Washington Heights Manhole Fire

Two buildings lost power in Washington Heights late Monday, after a fire broke out in a manhole.

07/13/2015

Police investigating a fatal crash on Amsterdam Avenue at 157th Street in Washington Heights on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Person Killed In Multi-Car Crash In Washington Heights

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Monday on Amsterdam Avenue at 157th Street.

06/29/2015

A video image of a suspect police believe punched a man who complained about a screaming child on the A Train on Thursday, June 25. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Punched Man Who Complained About Screaming Child On Subway

Police on Friday were searching for a woman who punched a 65-year-old man, after the man complained about a screaming child on a subway train in Upper Manhattan.

06/26/2015

A bullet struck the window of a mini bus in Washington Heights on June 22, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bus Driver Speaks Out After Stray Bullet Misses Him By Inches In Washington Heights

It happened around 6:30 a.m. on 164th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

06/22/2015

High Bridge reopens for the first time in 45 years. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Bike Lanes Leading To High Bridge Could Improve Safety

The city DOT expects an influx of visitors to the newly reopened High Bridge.

06/13/2015

High Bridge reopens for the first time in 45 years. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

High Bridge Reopens To Bikes, Pedestrians For First Time In 45 Years

New York City’s oldest standing bridge designed for pedestrians and bicyclists is reopening for the first time in 45 years.

06/09/2015

Kevin Dunbar was arrested in New York on Wednesday, June 3 in connection with a shooting in Tucson, Arizona. (Credit: Tucson Police)

Tucson, Arizona Shooting Suspect Arrested In Upper Manhattan

A man accused of shooting and seriously wounding his ex-girlfriend in southern Arizona three months ago was arrested this week in Upper Manhattan.

06/04/2015

Bikers surround a Range Rover in Washington Heights.

Woman Describes Run-In With Bikers On The West Side Highway

Overwhelming fear is how a woman described what she felt during a run in with a group of bikers.

05/19/2015

Fourth-graders at P.S. 128 in Washington Heights are taught to dance. (credit: CBS2)

Washington Heights Fourth-Graders Learn Life Lessons Through Dance

At P.S. 128 in Washington Heights, fourth-graders are learning everything from swing to the foxtrot to the tango. But they’re also learning about teamwork and respect.

05/14/2015

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