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Potholes have been plaguing area roads, as the Tri-State Area has been pounded time and again with severe weather.
Representatives of CBS News and the Met said Saturday that the service is intended for family and close friends. A larger public service will be held at a later date.
A private memorial service will be held Tuesday for veteran CBS News and “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon.
The TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there’s no state law requiring passengers to wear them.
Sources told CBS2 the livery driver had a valid taxi license, but he had two moving violation convictions last year and nine cleared suspensions for previous violations.
Tributes have been pouring in for longtime “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon, who died Wednesday night in a car crash. He was 73.
A motorcyclist accused of touching off a bloody, caught-on-video confrontation between bikers and an SUV driver on the West Side Highway has pleaded guilty to assault and rioting.
Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.
City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
Some protesters said they planned to disrupt the Rockefeller Center tree lighting — following a decision by a grand jury not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
A motorcyclist was killed on the West Side Highway in a freak chain of events Saturday night, police said.
The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.
The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.
One lane of the southbound West Side Highway on an Upper West Side stretch will be closed through at least Monday morning, as crews conduct inspections.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office had said in December that the SUV driver’s facial injuries were healing and might not warrant the first-degree assault and gang assault charges against Detective Wojciech Braszczok and nine other bikers. The charges require permanent disfigurement.