CBS2 Exclusive: ‘The Miracle On 93rd’ Man Recalls Being Saved By FDNY In Daring ‘Roof Rope Rescue’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A firefighter pulled a resident to safety in a daring roof rope rescue early Thursday morning from a massive apartment building fire on the Upper East Side that left one person dead. 817 more words


Student Accused Of Beating Manhattan School Principal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Students are divided after their classmate was accused of beating up their principal.

CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reports Luis Penzo, an 18-year-old student at the Manhattan Early College for Advertising, was arraigned Tuesday on assault charges in the alleged beating of Matthew Tossman, the school’s principal. 251 more words


Feral Cats On Rat Patrol In New York City

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Multitudes of feral cats roam New York City’s concrete jungle, and some now have a practical purpose: They’re helping curb the city’s rat population. 540 more words


New York City Dealing With Record-Breaking Heat In October

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Coats have been cast aside as the Tri-State area is treated to another day of summerlike warmth as it was another record-breaking day in Manhattan. 237 more words


Police ID Suspect Wanted For Knocking 69-Year-Old Woman Unconscious In Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection to  an attack 69-year-old woman in Queens over the weekend.

According to police, Eve Gentillon, 69, was walking by Sutphin King Deli on Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica at around 8 a.m. 200 more words


Full NJ TRANSIT Service Resumes At Hoboken Terminal Following Deadly Crash

HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Full NJ TRANSIT rail service resumed at Hoboken Terminal Monday morning, less than three weeks after last month’s crash that killed a woman on the platform and injured more than 100 other people. 451 more words


NYPD Detective Recovering After Being Shot In Head, Possibly By BB Gun

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An investigation is underway in Queens after an NYPD detective was shot in the forehead, possibly by a BB gun.

The detective, who was not seriously hurt, is out of the hospital but the incident triggered a massive police response. 240 more words