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Wojciech Braszczok (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Undercover Detective Gets 2 Years In 2013 Motorcycle Melee Case

Wojciech Braszczok had faced up to seven years in prison after being acquitted of the most serious charges but convicted of lesser crimes.

08/05/2015

Wojciech Braszckok (CBS2)

Undercover NYPD Detective Guilty Of Lesser Charges In 2013 Motorcycle Melee Case

Detective Wojciech Braszczok and his co-defendant, Robert Sims, said they believed the SUV driver had just struck a biker and fled during the September 2013 rally on the West Side Highway.

06/09/2015

Bikers surround a Range Rover in Washington Heights.

Woman Describes Run-In With Bikers On The West Side Highway

Overwhelming fear is how a woman described what she felt during a run in with a group of bikers.

05/19/2015

Clint Caldwell appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. (Credit: Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News/Pool)

Man Gets 1 Year In Prison In West Side Highway Motorcycle Melee Case

A biker was sentenced to a year in prison Wednesday in an infamous road rage case on the West Side Highway.

05/06/2015

A large pothole on West 37th Street on Monday, March 3. (Credit: CBS2)

More Potholes Cropping Up As Repeated Severe Weather Slams Area

Potholes have been plaguing area roads, as the Tri-State Area has been pounded time and again with severe weather.

03/02/2015

CBS News and '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon, seen in 2011. Simon was killed in a car crash on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Private Memorial For Bob Simon Being Held At Met Opera House

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.

02/17/2015

Bob Simon (CBS News)

Private Memorial Service To Be Held Tuesday For CBS ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Bob Simon

A private memorial service will be held Tuesday for veteran CBS News and “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon.

02/14/2015

The scene of a crash that killed longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon on Feb. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

TLC Commissioner Stresses Importance Of Seatbelts After Bob Simon’s Death

The TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there’s no state law requiring passengers to wear them.

02/13/2015

The scene of a crash that killed longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon on Feb. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Bob Simon Was Thrown Across Livery Cab In Deadly Crash

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.

02/12/2015

CBS News and '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon, seen in 2011. Simon was killed in a car crash on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Tributes Pour In For Longtime CBS ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Bob Simon

Tributes have been pouring in for longtime “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon, who died Wednesday night in a car crash. He was 73.

02/12/2015

Biker Christopher Cruz appears in court on Oct. 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Biker Accused Of Sparking Motorcycle Melee Pleads Guilty

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.

01/29/2015

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Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

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.

12/05/2014

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Protesters Close Thoroughfares, Clash With Police To Decry Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

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.

12/04/2014

Protesters on the West Side Highway after the decision not to indict in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters Swarm West Side Highway, Try To Disrupt Tree Lighting After Garner Decision

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.

12/03/2014

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Police: Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On West Side Highway

A motorcyclist was killed on the West Side Highway in a freak chain of events Saturday night, police said.

11/29/2014

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