Cause Of Fire That Destroyed Landmark Church In Chelsea Under Investigation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities are trying to figure out what sparked a massive fire that destroyed a historic church in Chelsea.

The fire that started at 7 p.m. 567 more words


McDonald's Tests Out Smaller, Faster Store In Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — McDonald’s is trying to make fast food even faster.

The world’s biggest burger chain is testing out a new restaurant model in Jersey City as part of an effort to meet its customers’ demands for convenience and speed, 1010 WINS’ John Montone reported. 322 more words


De Blasio On Hot Seat Amid Campaign Finance Probe Subpoenas

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio was on the hot seat Thursday, as questions flew about why City Hall was subpoenaed as part of a corruption probe. 943 more words


CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Recalls Violent Run-In With Alleged Serial Attacker

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD has arrested the suspect wanted in a series of attacks on elderly women in Brooklyn and Queens.

Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Clarence Jones was arrested Monday morning at 11:35 a.m. 392 more words


New York City Comptroller To Audit Board Of Election Due To Hundreds Of Thousands Of Polling Problems

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Comptroller said hundreds of thousands may be dealing with polling problems on New York’s primary day.

CBS2’s Steve Langford reported Scott Stringer is going to audit the Board of Elections due to the numerous polling problems across the city. 920 more words


Official: Survival Of Pilot, Passenger In Bayport Small Plane Crash 'Nothing Short Of A Miracle'

BAYPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Officials say a small plane crash on Long Island could have been much worse and the pilot’s family is grateful to the people who rescued him and his passenger. 555 more words


Mets Fans Excited For Home Opener Against Phillies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The home opener for the Mets is always a special day, but there was a lot more excitement this season.

The team came in as the defending National League champions, and their starting pitcher, … 664 more words