Feds Favor Expanding 9/11 Health Compensation Program To Include 50 CancersPeople with any of the cancers on the list could qualify for treatments and payments as long as they and their doctors make a plausible case that the disease might be connected to the caustic dust.
Superintendent 'Greatly Disturbed' By Alleged Hazing Of Rye Eighth Graders By High School StudentsStudents at Rye High School say the "Freshman Friday" beat down is a tradition but this year it was particularly brutal.
Cuomo Calls For Decriminalization Of Possession Of Small Amounts Of Pot In PublicThe new legislation would make the possession of 25 grams of marijuana or less, in private or public view, a violation subject to a ticket and fine rather than a misdemeanor, Cuomo announced Monday.
UNBELIEVABLE: Santana Throws First No-Hitter In Mets HistoryAfter a string of close calls in their 51-season history, Santana finally finished the job in the Mets' 8,020nd game since the team was born in 1962.
War Vet Facing Eviction From Coney Island Apartment Over Comfort DogAfter a nine-month combat tour in Afghanistan, a doctor recommended Eugene Ovsishcher get a comfort dog to help him deal with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Last August, he adopted Mickey, a Shih Tzu.
Memorial Day Services, Events Honor Fallen Service MembersFrom parades to solemn ceremonies, Memorial Day is the day we honor those who died defending our freedoms.
Dharun Ravi Sentenced To 30 Days In Jail, Probation In Rutgers Webcam Spy Case In addition to the 30-day jail term and probation, Judge Glenn Berman sentenced the 20-year-old to 300 hours of community service.
New York Holding 2-Week Crackdown On Seat Belt UseWith a holiday weekend approaching, New York is cracking down on drivers and passengers who don’t strap in.
Pilot Program Named After Leiby Kletzky To Put Security Cameras In Borough Park, FlatbushThe $1 million pilot program funded by a grant from State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will purchase about 150 security cameras, to be placed in the Borough Park and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.
Roughly 45,000 Take Part In 27th Annual AIDS Walk New York To Raise Money, Awareness45,000 people walked up to 6.2 miles in the 27th annual AIDS Walk New York on Sunday to raise money for AIDS research. It's the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser in the world, benefiting the Gay Men's Health Crisis and other HIV/AIDS charities.
Mark Schimel Drops Out Of Race For Estranged Wife's Assembly SeatFriends of Mark and Michelle Schimel may have had to pick sides when the couple separated last year, but they won't have to choose between them at the polls in November.
Officials: Would-Be Al-Qaeda Bomber Was Double Agent Loyal To U.S.Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula trained in the desert but was planning on blowing up a U.S.-bound jet. However, the plot was undone by a man they thought was one of their own, CBS News has learned.
Police Looking For Suspect In Tottenville Home InvasionAround 7 a.m., an armed man wearing a black mask confronted a homeowner outside his Dawn Court home, police said.
NYPD: Suspect Slashes Man On Bronx Subway Platform While Trying To Steal HeadphonesIt happened Friday just after 2:30 p.m. on the southbound platform of the East Burnside Avenue and Jerome Avenue No. 4 train station.
Bronx Man Claims That He Was Burned During SurgeryA Bronx man claims that he was badly burned during surgery at Lincoln Hospital. Enrique Ruiz and his family told CBS 2's Ann Mercogliano that they want answers.