Washington Heights

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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NYC’s 5 Best Used Bookstores

New York City is lucky enough to boast many independent bookstores, but don’t take them for granted. Instead, take your spare change and loose bills and head over to any or all of the bookstores listed below, and see what treasures you can find for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

03/13/2014

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Officials: 19 Cases Of Measles Identified In Outbreak Across Upper Manhattan, The Bronx

Officials now say that they have seen 19 cases of measles in an outbreak that took place across parts of Manhattan and the Bronx.

03/11/2014

Cauliflower Chop from Rusty Mackerel (credit: Alex Denis)

Dine On Demand: Rusty Mackerel

Rusty Mackerel has only been open for about seven months, but it has already become the place to go in Washington Heights.

01/16/2014

Bikers blocking traffic in Washington Heights on Jan. 12, 2014. (credit: YouTube/WaHi Report)

Cops: Reckless Bikers Sought For Blocking Street In Washington Heights

Video uploaded to YouTube shows at least a dozen bikers and ATV operators driving in circles and performing stunts in the middle of Broadway Sunday afternoon.

01/16/2014

Mother Cabrini High School in Washington Heights (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Mother Cabrini High School To Close Its Doors After 115 Years

Mother Cabrini High School, the all-girls Washington Heights institution founded by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, is closing after 115 years.

01/15/2014

Bikers blocking traffic in Washington Heights on Jan. 12, 2014. (credit: YouTube/WaHi Report)

New Video Shows Bikers Shutting Down Street In Washington Heights

Bikers can be seen performing wheelies, donuts and riding ATVs outside the R.G. Ortiz Funeral Home at 190th Street and Broadway.

01/13/2014

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