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David Letterman Urges Stephen Colbert To Shake Up 'Late Show'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Stephen Colbert appeared as a guest Tuesday on the late-night talk show he will soon inherit.

In a visit to CBS’ “Late Show” the Comedy Central funnyman told David Letterman he is obviously “thrilled” to succeed him after he retires next year. 169 more words


Art Taken In Brooklyn Gallery Heist Returned To Rightful Owner

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Two pieces of stolen artwork have been returned to a Brooklyn gallery.

In a heist that was caught on video in March, thieves were seen… 106 more words


Metro-North Plans To Evaluate All Engineers For Sleep Apnea

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Metro-North Railroad will soon evaluate all of its engineers for sleep apnea.

The move comes two weeks after a National Transportation Safety Board report revealed that the… 104 more words


Police Seek Suspect In Connection With Series Of Grand Larcenies In Midtown, West Village

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a series of Grand Larcenies that took place in Manhattan. 211 more words


Ex-Cop, Heavy Metal Singer Admits To Disability Fraud

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A former police officer was ready to rock despite that he was still receiving disability payments.

Christopher Inserra, a former Port Authority cop, pleaded guilty in a Brooklyn court Tuesday to one count of fraud after he was accused of collecting disability for an arm injury while performing in a metal band called Cousin Sleaze. 159 more words


Dr. Max Gomez: High Pollen Counts Could Cause Spike In Asthma Cases

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A wet snowy winter and a sudden burst of warm weather have combined to create a pollen explosion.

When pollen counts go up, so do the number of new asthma cases. 399 more words


Female Pedicab Driver Says Discrimination Has Reached A Dangerous Level

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A female pedicab driver claims that getting cursed at, spit at and kicked at work have become the norm and that a group of fellow drivers are to blame. 360 more words