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Staten Island Traffic Stop

NYPD Cracks Down On Reckless Driving In Weeklong Effort

The NYPD has launched a weeklong crackdown on reckless driving – targeting infractions including speeding, running red lights, and texting behind the wheel.

05/26/2014

Crews Continue To Make Repairs After Water Main Break Near Katz’s Delicatessen On Lower East Side (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Continue To Make Repairs After Water Main Break Near Katz’s Delicatessen On Lower East Side

The break occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday, sending water pouring into businesses on the street.

05/23/2014

FILE -  People enjoy the beach at Coney Island. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Coney Island Ceremony Marks Kickoff Of Summer Season In NYC

At a ceremony Thursday morning, officials announced city beaches will open at 10 a.m. Saturday for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/22/2014

Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

A man swipes his MetroCard at the Union Square.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Working On Plan To Phase Out MetroCards

The MTA is working on a plan to phase out the MetroCard over three years, replacing it with a new fare payment system.

05/20/2014

Officer Rosa Rodriguez is released from the hospital on May 19, 2014. (credit: Don Champion/CBS 2)

Rosa Rodriguez, Cop Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire, Released From Hospital

Dozens of NYPD officers lined up outside Weill Cornell Medical Center clapped as Officer Rosa Rodriguez was released after spending six weeks in the hospital.

05/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Major Safety Reforms Announced For Metro-North Railroad

Six months after a deadly derailment in the Bronx, the Metro-North Railroad has announced a series of sweeping safety reforms.

05/15/2014

Jamie Pugh, 20, is charged in the beating death of Ruan Wen Hui, 68, in the East Village. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Fatal East Village Beating Held Without Bail

A man charged in the deadly beating of a grandfather in the East Village was ordered held without bail Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge Speech

President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

05/14/2014

Alec Baldwin arrested (Credit: In Touch Weekly)

Police: Alec Baldwin Arrested After Riding Bike Wrong Way On Fifth Avenue

Two officers stopped Baldwin after they spotted him riding his bike the wrong way on the street near Union Square Park, police said.

05/13/2014

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

NYPD Holds 2-Day Crackdown On Distracted Driving

The citywide initiative being held Tuesday and Friday is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero program, which is aimed at eliminating traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

Five teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Farmingdale on May 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Sources: Long Island Teens Were Seen Drinking, Drag Racing Before Fatal Crash

A teenage driver was drag racing just before his car crashed head-on with an SUV on Long Island over the weekend, sources told CBS 2.

05/12/2014

Roll-Up Gate Rescue

Brooklyn Boy Recovering After Getting Caught In Roll-Up Gate

A young Brooklyn boy is in stable condition after getting stuck in a roll-up gate on Thursday.

05/09/2014

Members of civil society groups shout slogans  to protest the abduction of Chibok school girls during a rally pressing for the girls' release in Abuja on May 6, 2014.    (Photo credit PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Nigeria Kidnappings Of Girls ‘Act Of Terrorism’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria by an Islamic extremist group an “act of terrorism.”

05/08/2014

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