West Harlem

Surveillance video of a suspect sought in connection with shooting deaths of two men in Hamilton Heights on Aug. 17, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Release Surveillance Video In Deadly Hamilton Heights Shooting

Police said 21-year-old Kenny Jimenez and 29-year-old Francisco Mercedez were gunned down just before 3 a.m. Sunday in front of a deli at Broadway and 151st Street.

08/18/2014

President Barack Obama. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

New York, Chicago, Hawaii Bid For Obama Presidential Library

At least six locations in three different states, including New York, entered official bids by Monday’s deadline in an effort to house Barack Obama’s presidential library.

06/17/2014

West Harlem Robbery

Emotions High In Hamilton Heights As Police Search For Suspect In Attack On Disabled Woman

After a man allegedly robbed a woman after pretending to be a Good Samaritan, residents in West Harlem fear the suspect will strike again.

07/31/2013

West Harlem Robbery

Police Search For Man Who Attacked, Robbed Woman In West Harlem

Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery in West Harlem.

07/30/2013

Natural Gas

Natural Gas Pipeline Repairs May Bring Odor To West Harlem

Residents of the West Harlem area may notice an odor Monday morning, as crews repair a natural gas pipeline.

06/16/2013

Riverbank State Park (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

City Hopes To Control Stench Of Sewage Plant Below Riverbank State Park

A $106 million project to control the stench of sewage at a wastewater treatment plant beneath Riverbank State Park has been completed.

06/12/2013

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Police Release Surveillance Image Of West Harlem Shooting Suspect

Authorities said the suspect approached a 17-year-old victim and shot him once in the left leg.

01/23/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Officer Arrested, Reportedly For Falsely Accusing Man Of Drug Dealing

A New York City police officer was arrested Wednesday, reportedly on charges that he falsely accused a man of drug dealing in a public housing development in West Harlem.

01/16/2013

Man wanted for robbing Pay-O-Matic (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Help In Finding Suspect Who Robbed West Harlem Pay-O-Matic

Police on Monday renewed their call for help from the public in finding the suspect who robbed a Pay-O-Matic in West Harlem and threatened to set it on fire.

01/14/2013

Tracy Thorne DL

Local Musician Spotlight: Tracy Thorne

This is the first in a series of pieces shining a light on local musicians in and around New York City.

09/21/2012

Luis Gonzalez (credit: NYPD)

Police: Bronx Man Arrested In Petroleum Jelly Burglaries

Police said the 14 incidents all took place in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4, 2011 and March 8 of this year.

04/05/2012

Luis Gonzalez (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Wanted For Questioning In Petroleum Jelly Burglaries

Police say they are looking for 40-year-old Luis Gonzalez in the so-called petroleum jelly burglaries in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4 and March 8 of last year.

03/23/2012

The scene of the collapse at West 130th Street on March 22, 2012. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Construction Worker Dies Weeks Before Retirement In Manhattan Building Collapse

Dozens of rescue crews were called to the scene after part of an old warehouse at Broadway and West 131st Street in Morningside Heights crumbled just before 8 a.m. Thursday, according to the FDNY.

03/22/2012

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Police: Suspect Used Petroleum Jelly In Manhattan Burglary Pattern

The incidents all took place in the Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood sections of the borough between September 4 of last year and March 8.

03/19/2012