Washington Heights

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Held After In Violent Death Washington Heights

A man was in police custody late Monday, after another man was found dead with head trauma death in Washington Heights.

11/17/2014

A surveillance image of a man police believe impersonated an officer and stole a cellphone from a 13-year-old boy in Washington Heights. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Pretended To Be Cop, Stole Boy’s Cellphone In 168th Street Subway Station

Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who allegedly pretended to be a police officer as he stole a cellphone from a 13-year-old boy at a subway stop in Washington Heights.

11/11/2014

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Murder Charges Dropped In Washington Heights Cold Case

The murder of restaurant owner Jose Martinez in Washington Heights is 1986 was a cold case that went unsolved until the victim’s daughter, using the internet, tracked down the confessed killer.

10/30/2014

A man (left) wanted in the shooting of another man in Washington Heights on Sunday, Sept. 21, and a woman who allegedly fled the scene with him. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Suspect Who Shot Man In Foot In Washington Heights

Police on Monday were asking for help in finding a suspect who allegedly shot a man in the foot, and a woman who allegedly ran off with the suspect, in Washington Heights last month.

10/06/2014

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Fatal Washington Heights Shooting Captured On Surveillance Video

The video shows the victim was simply outside talking on his phone when the gunfire erupted.

10/04/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Seek Shooter That Killed 1, Wounded 2 In Washington Heights

Police on Friday continued to search for those responsible for a shooting that left one man dead, and another man and a teenage girl injured, in Washington Heights.

10/03/2014

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars after the shutdown of two orthodontic offices, including this one on Fordham Road in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Dental Patients Out Thousands After Offices Suddenly Shut Down

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars following the sudden shut down of two offices in Washington Heights and the Bronx. Now, they are calling for an investigation, and begging for their money back.

09/30/2014

Women gathered at the 14th Annual Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk/Brides’ March. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parade Of Brides, Grooms March In Washington Heights To Raise Awareness For Domestic Violence

A parade of brides and a few grooms marched in Washington Heights to raise awareness to end domestic violence.

09/26/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the attempted robbery of a livery cab driver in Washington Heights. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Tried To Rob Livery Cab Driver At Knifepoint In Washington Heights

Police were searching Tuesday night for a man who attempted to rob a livery cab driver, and got into a fight that left the driver injured, in Washington Heights earlier this month.

09/23/2014

The Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Toni On! New York: The Artifacts And Delights Of Washington Heights

WLNY TV 10/55’s Toni Senecal takes us on a trip to Washington Heights, with a look at the breathtaking medieval art at the Cloisters, a visit to the historic Morris Jumel Mansion, Dominican delights and fusion dining, and more.

09/20/2014

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

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Denies NYPD Was Directed To Back Off In Bronx, Brooklyn

The New York Post reported Monday that cops in the 63rd and 69th precincts were ordered to ignore illegal liquor sales inside three Brooklyn junkyards where open-air parties were being thrown.

09/02/2014

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

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