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Man Dead After Firefighters Put Out Fire At Queens Home

Authorities say the body of a man was discovered after firefighters put out a blaze at a home in Queens.

2 hours ago

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All Lanes Of Cross Bronx Expressway Reopened Following Jackknifed Truck, Fuel Spill

All lanes of the Cross Bronx Expressway have been reopened after a jackknifed truck and fuel spill made a mess of the westbound lanes just before Jerome Avenue Wednesday morning.

2 hours ago

Rambo the hawk was rescued after getting stuck in the Ravenswood Generating Station in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Red-Tailed Hawk Released After Getting Stuck In Queens Power Plant

A hawk was rescued, rehabbed and released in Queens Tuesday, after getting stuck inside the Ravenswood Generating Station.

9 hours ago

A surveillance image of a shooting that left a bodega worker dead after being hit by a stray bullet in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Bronx Bodega Worker Dies Days After Being Hit By Stray Bullet

A bodega worker has died, days after he was wounded by a stray bullet outside his workplace in the Bronx.

10 hours ago

A man was blinded with pepper spray after an apparent clash between drivers on the Upper East Side. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Pepper-Sprayed During Upper East Side Road Dispute

An apparent clash between motorists on the Upper East Side ended with a man blinded by pepper spray.

10 hours ago

The man in the window, who is confirmed to be an NYPD detective, berated an Uber driver seen from the back. (Credit: via YouTube)

NYPD Detective Caught On Video Berating Uber Driver

An Uber cab driver was caught on video getting berated by an NYPD detective in the West Village this week.

10 hours ago

This Upper West Side gingko tree was stripped of its bark and will not survive. (Credit: CBS2)

Neighbors Say Upper West Side Tree Was ‘Murdered;’ Police Investigate

People on the Upper West Side wanted justice Tuesday, after a towering fixture in the neighborhood was deliberately damaged.

10 hours ago

A still from surveillance video of a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in a building on Third Avenue in East Harlem. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Suspect In East Harlem Attempted Rape

Police Tuesday night were searching for a suspect in an attempted rape in East Harlem last week.

11 hours ago

Two women were shot and wounded in Ridgewood, Queens on Tuesday, March 31. The suspect barricaded himself in an apartment afterward, police say. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Women Shot In Ridgewood, Queens; Police Say Suspect Committed Suicide

Two women were shot and wounded Tuesday evening in Ridgewood, Queens, police said.

11 hours ago

Actor Tony Danza attends SiriusXM Celebrates Frank Sinatra's 99th Birthday Live On SiriusXM's 'Siriusly Sinatra' From Patsy's Restaurant on December 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Reports: ‘Honeymoon In Vegas’ To End Broadway Run Early, Effective Sunday

Less than three months after it officially opened, the Broadway production of “Honeymoon in Vegas” will close this coming Sunday, according to multiple published reports.

12 hours ago

Hillary Clinton speaks at the UN on March 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

State Department: Only 4 Hillary Clinton Emails Found About Drone Strikes, Surveillance

The U.S. State Department said Tuesday that it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs.

12 hours ago

A map of Washington Square Park transformed into a Pac-Man board. (Credit: Google Maps)

Google Maps Transformed Into Pac-Man Board For April Fool’s Day

With April Fool’s Day around the corner, Google Maps provided a new diversion for Internet browsers – treating them to a game of Pac-Man using the image of their very own neighborhoods.

12 hours ago

Two young men were stabbed Tuesday evening outside the Williams Plaza public housing development on Tuesday, March 31. (Supplied to CBS2)

2 Stabbed In Front Of Williamsburg Public Housing Building

Two young men were stabbed Tuesday evening in outside a public housing building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

13 hours ago

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DOE: Suspensions, Arrests Of NYC Students Have Dropped

Suspensions and arrests of students have dropped in the past year, according to the New York City Department of Education.

13 hours ago

Police believe that Melvin Johnson, 49, may be the man who robbed a pregnant woman at a West Village ATM. (Credit: CBS2)

West Village ATM Stop Turns Into Alarming Close Call For Young Mother-To-Be

A stop at an ATM in the West Village turned into a frightening experience for a pregnant woman.

14 hours ago