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Man Accused Of Exposing Himself Near Washington Heights Playgrounds

A man has been arrested and charged with exposing himself and committing lewd acts in front of children at playgrounds in Washington Heights.

11/23/2013

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Police Investigate Reports Of Men Asking Kids For Names, Addresses In Washington Heights

There have been at least three similar reports within the past month. In some cases, the men took pictures of the children, CBS 2 reported.

11/22/2013

Four-alarm fire in Washington Heights on Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: Tamara Leitner/CBS 2)

Fire Tears Through Washington Heights Building

The fire appears to have started in a 99 cent store on the first floor of a building on 174th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue around 10:45 a.m. Monday.

11/18/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Group Offers $5,000 Reward For Upper Manhattan Restaurant Burglars

A trade group was offering a $5,000 reward Saturday for information leading to the burglars who struck six restaurants and a bodega in Upper Manhattan.

11/09/2013

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Another Biker Arrested, Charged In Road-Rage Melee

Another biker has been arrested in the road rage attack that left a sport-utility vehicle driver injured.

10/19/2013

NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok is escorted from court after appearing on charges that he participated in the infamous biker melee in Washington Heights. (Credit: CBS 2)

Report: Internal Affairs Officer Admits He Was Among Bikers Involved In Melee

A seventh biker has been arraigned on charges stemming from the Sept. 29 incident that began on the West Side Highway.

10/10/2013

Bikers surround a Range Rover in Washington Heights on Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Detective Charged With Attacking Driver In Motorcycle-SUV Melee

Wojciech Braszczok was arraigned on assault, gang assault and criminal mischief charges.

10/09/2013

Bikers surround a Range Rover in Washington Heights on Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Undercover Cop Among Latest Arrests In Manhattan Motorcycle Melee

His lawyer had said Monday that the detective only witnessed other bikers attacking the vehicle.

10/08/2013

Sergio Consuegra, the man in the black jacket, is being credited with possibly saving SUV driver Alexian Lien's life. (Photo: NYPD)

Another Biker Charged In Washington Heights Melee

New charges were issued overnight in the infamous motorcycle road rage incident on the Henry Hudson Parkway and in Washington Heights.

10/05/2013

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat speaks at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Calling For Crackdown On Large Motorcycle Rallies

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat and others gathered Thursday in Washington Heights where they unveiled what they said was new video of Sunday’s biker rally.

10/03/2013

A video posted online shows a confrontation between a SUV and a group of motorcyclists in New York City. (credit: Daphne Avalon/YouTube)

Disturbing Video Shows Confrontation Between Bikers, SUV In NYC

The video was posted on YouTube Monday morning and appeared to be taken from a camera mounted on a motorcyclist’s helmet.

09/30/2013

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Neighbors Come To Rescue In Washington Heights Apartment Fire

Good Samaritans helped rescue a man Monday afternoon when a fire broke out in a Washington Heights apartment building.

09/16/2013

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Warning Issued To Bicyclists In NYC: Gang Attacking Riders Along The Hudson

The bike path along the Hudson River is popular with New Jersey bikers who even though it’s dark take the route and cross the George Washington Bridge to get home at night.

09/03/2013

A subway train at 42nd Street - Times Square - Jan. 28, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

‘A’ Train To Shut Down North Of 168th Street Overnight This Week

Residents of Washington Heights and Inwood will be stuck with the No. 1 train during the overnight hours this week, as the northernmost leg of the A train shuts down for Fastrack repairs.

08/26/2013

Workers at a Washington Heights McDonald's walked off the job because there was no air conditioning in the eatery. (credit: Russell Murphy)

With No AC, Some McDonald’s Workers Walk Off The Job In Washington Heights

Some workers at a Washington Heights McDonald’s walked off the job Friday, claiming they have been forced to work without air conditioning all summer long.

07/19/2013

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