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Monsey Park Closed Following Sunday Afternoon Bear Sighting

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Bears were spotted in a tree in Monsey, on Sunday.

A mamma bear and three cubs were seen in Manny Welder Park in Rockland County, CBS2 reported. 29 more words


Sen. Gillibrand Pushes For Nationwide Online Voter Registration System

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says every eligible voter in the United States should be able to register to vote online.

She was joined by good government groups on Sunday as she announced legislation that would require all 50 states to let voters register online. 174 more words


Fire At Hotel Outside Of DC Destroys Belongings, Sends Students Home Early

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A fire just outside of Washington D.C. cut a field trip short and destroyed most of the belongings of about 100 Queens high school students. 51 more words


Two Injured When SUV Crashes Into Store In Queens

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — An SUV crashed into a store in Queens on Sunday.

It happened around 4:30 in the afternoon, at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 109th Avenue. 211 more words


Demonstrators: NYPD Officer Peter Liang Being Unfairly Prosecuted In Brooklyn Shooting

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — It was a different view of justice from last year’s protest.

Demonstrators on Sunday said NYPD Officer Peter Liang is an easy target, being prosecuted unfairly to quiet public anger. 152 more words


Thousands Rally In Times Square To Mark 100th Anniversary Of Massacre of Armenians

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A rally in Times Square is marking the centennial of the killings of as many 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire — today’s Turkey. 349 more words


Project Sunshine Grows From Dorm Room To Global Volunteer Group Helping Sick Kids

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Project Sunshine is a nonprofit group that helps children by organizing thousands of volunteers to bring them special programs while they undergo medical treatments. 209 more words