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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

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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

Protestors spill over onto FDR. (Credit: kristen Gwynne)

Critics: Protesters Are Getting Away With Too Much Under New NYPD Protocol

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.

11/26/2014

Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning at police officer Darren Wilson, of the Ferguson, MO police department, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson Decision

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.

11/25/2014

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