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Indian Field Road overpass over I-95 in Greenwich, Conn. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Group: Hundreds Of Connecticut Bridges Are ‘Structurally Deficient’

“If you put all the structurally deficient bridges end to end from New York, you’d end up in Colorado somewhere, according to Steve Davis with the group Transportation for America.

06/19/2013

Scott Willens, who joined the U.S. Army three days after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, pauses by the South Pool during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan - Sept. 11, 2012 (credit: Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: First 9/11 Memorial 5K Sells Out

On September 11, 2001, evil and hatred made many people run away from the World Trade Center. Now, and for years to come, love will bring people back… to run.

04/15/2013

Andrew Quinn, 22, was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Chelsea. (Credit CBS 2)

Search Continues For Driver Who Hit, Killed Man In Chelsea

Police on Sunday continued to search for the hit-and-run driver who killed a recent Cornell University graduate.

03/10/2013

Andrew Quinn, 22, was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Chelsea. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Chelsea Hit-And-Run

A 22-year-old man was struck and killed early Saturday in Chelsea near the Hudson River.

03/09/2013

Start of Bike MS Race Oct. 21, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Thousands Participate In 28th Annual Bike MS Race

Organizers said the bikers are challenging themselves mentally and physically to raise money to fight the disease that attacks the central nervous system.

10/21/2012

Point Thank You at Christopher Street along the West Side Highway - Sep 11, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

West Side Highway Becomes Point Thank You For 9/11

Every year, on 9/11, the West Side Highway is transformed into what is, for many, an unexpected cheer zone.

09/11/2012

Sword-wielding man handcuffed (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Cops Handcuff Sword-Wielding Man Along West Side Highway

A man with unkempt hair wearing a long shiny overcoat was waving a three-foot sword on the pedestrian path at 41st Street on the West Side Highway, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.

09/10/2012

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

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