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DOT Worker Struck And Killed While Paving On Upper East SidePolice say the 44-year-old man was part of a paving crew on the Upper East Side. He was hit by a DOT truck around 1 a.m. on East 88th Street between York and East End avenues.
Witnesses Clash With Police After Shooting On Upper West Side; 3 In CustodyA 27-year-old man was shot around 4:30 p.m. outside the Amsterdam Houses at 63rd Street and West End Avenue, and several fights broke out as officers arrived on the scene.
Council Speaker Corey Johnson Says He Supports Banning Cars From Busy Crosstown StreetsJohnson told WNYC the city should consider making 34th and 42nd streets open to only buses and trucks, like the 14th Street busway that took effect earlier this month.
Exclusive: Employee Beaten In Head With Skateboard In Washington Square Park Attack Speaks OutA city parks department employee assaulted on the job in Washington Square Park is talking about his terrifying ordeal as police seek his attacker.
'Joker' Fans Come For The Stairs, Locals Hope They Stick Around For Bronx ExtrasPeople who live and work at the real-life Highbridge location hope the attention around the stairs from the "Joker" movie leads to some good local changes.
NYC Transit Union Takes Aim At MTA, Starts Online Dirty Subway ContestThere has been some trash talk from subway workers about the sad state of trains. The Transport Workers Union is holding a contest for the photo capturing the train car with the most litter.
New York Law Allows Breastfeeding As Reason To Postpone Jury DutyThe newly signed measure allows nursing mothers to delay jury service for up to two years.
17-Year-Old Arrested After Rutgers Student Allegedly Sexually Assaulted While Asleep In Dorm RoomThe attack happened around 7:40 a.m. Sunday on the Livingston Campus in Piscataway.

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C.C. Sabathia Announces Retirement From Major League Baseball, Thanks Yankees FansIt certainly wasn't the way fans wanted to see it end, but C.C. Sabathia coming off the field due to a shoulder injury on Thursday in game 4 of the ALCS was the pitcher's last time playing professional baseball. The veteran Yankee announced his retirement from baseball on Monday, reports CBS2's Otis Livingston.
Employee Beaten In Head With Skateboard In Washington Square ParkA city parks department employee assaulted on the job in Washington Square Park is talking about his terrifying ordeal as police seek his attacker. CBSN New York's Jessica Layton reports.
Investigation Continues Into Drowning Death Of 8-Year-Old In HaverstrawRockland County investigators are consulting with the Coast Guard as they probe the drowning death of an 8-year-old boy. CBSN New York's Alice Gainer reports.
Video: Shooting Suspect Take Down On The Upper West SideNYPD officers tackled and took into custody a suspect connected to a shooting on Manhattan's Upper West Side on Monday afternoon. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
New Mental Illness Initiatives In NYCThe new $37 million initiative, in partnership with the NYC Crisis Prevention and Response Task Force, is aimed at reducing mental health crises that end in in 911 calls and serious mental illness cases. 
Staten Island Officials Alarmed By Invasive Species Of GrassAn invasive species of grass is taking over woodlands on Staten Island and could have a long-term impact. CBSN New York's Nick Caloway reports.
New Mural Created For American Dream MallArtists were finishing up a mural on the outside as the mall gets ready to open a portion of the entertainment complex later this week. CBSN New York’s Meg Baker reports.
1 Killed, 1 Injured After Wall Collapses On Lower East SideOne worker was killed and another was seriously injured after a partial wall collapse Monday morning. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
1 Killed, 1 Hurt In LES Wall CollapseThe FDNY says one construction worker was killed and another was seriously injured when a wall collapsed Monday on the Lower East Side.
2 Workers Rescued After Partial Wall Collapse On Lower East SideTwo workers were injured after a wall partially collapsed on them on the Lower East Side.
Series Of Car Break-Ins In College Point, QnsOne Queens neighborhood is becoming a dangerous place to park. Police in College Point say there have been at least five car break-ins there since Aug. 23. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Rutgers Sex Assault Under InvestigationA Rutgers University student was sexually assaulted while asleep in his or her dorm room, police say. CBSN New York's Reena Roy reports from the Livingston campus in Piscataway.