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Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer blames lack of garbage cleanup along West Side Highway on bureaucratic red tape. (credit: CBS 2)

Stringer: ‘Bureaucratic Meddling’ To Blame For Lower Manhattan Garbage Pileup

The medians that divide the West Side Highway are being choked with trash from 59th Street to Battery Park City and the Manhattan Borough President is not happy about it.

08/21/2012

Rush hour on the West Side Highway at 8:15 a.m. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: N.J. Cop Stops Traffic On West Side Highway Without Much Of An Explanation

It was morning rush hour in New York City, but things came to a dead stop on the West Side Highway for the convenience of a convoy of New Jersey police officers. Why were cops from across the river stopping traffic in New York?

05/09/2012

A billboard posted on the side of a Chelsea gallery featuring the work of photographer Kenneth Willardt (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Offensive Or Art? Chelsea Billboard Features Nude Woman Floating In Water

The 8-foot by 10-foot panel posted on the side of a Chelsea gallery features a nude woman partially covered in water, completely exposing her bare chest.

02/17/2012

(credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Officials: Woman Drives Car Into Hudson River In Apparent Suicide Mission

Officials say the woman nearly collided with another car on the Henry Hudson Parkway which caused her to skid off the highway onto a service road at 96th Street and then through a cyclone fence and into the river.

01/12/2012

Wodka Ad (credit: ADL.org)

‘Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing’ Vodka Billboard Stirs Outrage

The Anti-Defamation League called the ad “crude and offensive,” and in a press release said it “reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes.”

11/22/2011

Bike MS New York City (credit: CBS 2)

MS Bike Ride, Pulaski Day Parade Prompt Road Closures Around Manhattan

Events and parades throughout New York City Sunday will cause some road closures and traffic tie-ups.

10/02/2011

Motorcycle Wreckage (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Investigates Fatal Hit-And-Run On West Side Highway

Police said a motorcyclist died after being hit twice, being knocked off his bike first by a white Honda SUV, then struck and killed by a Chevy.

08/07/2011

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Thousands Line Up Along The Hudson To Enjoy The 35th Annual Macy’s Fourth Of July Fireworks Show

It was an Independence Day with a flair, as the 35th Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show over the Hudson River lit up the night sky in every color of the rainbow.

07/04/2011

Fireworks are seen on the Hudson River - New York, NY - Jul 4, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Macy’s Fireworks Preparations Underway On Staten Island

The Macy’s folks say this year’s show is going to be a 25-minute show with more colors, shapes and effects.

06/30/2011

An artist's rendering of W57, a new residential building on Manhattan's west side. (credit: big.dk)

Residential Pyramid To Rise On Manhattan’s West Side

If approached from the south on the West Side Highway, the structure appears to be akin to a pyramid. Approach from the north, and you’ll see a glass tower and a number of terraces.

02/23/2011

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Report: Fatalities Down But Notable NYC Roads Still Dangerous

New Yorkers are facing real road dangers. A new study shows some of the city’s busiest intersections are also some of its most dangerous.

02/16/2011

Generic Hospital Bed File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Several Hurt In Multi-Vehicle Crash on West Side Highway

A fire department spokesman said the victims all suffered minor injuries. They were taken to Harlem Hospital.

01/28/2011

Bike MS New York City (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Cyclists Ride For MS Research Funding

The cyclists pedaled for 30 miles on closed roads to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis, and in support of hundreds of programs and services organized by the Southern NY Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

10/04/2010

Thousands Of Cyclists Ride To Fight MS

Around 5,000 cyclists circled Manhattan on 30 miles of closed roadways during the Bike MS NYC event.

10/03/2010

Carmen Huertas (file)

Huertas Pleads Guilty To 16 Counts

There was a guilty plea entered Tuesday in the drunk-driving case that lead to “Leandra’s Law” here in New York State.

08/10/2010

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