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Woman Fatally Struck By Gas Truck In Manhattan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman was struck and killed by a gas truck early Friday morning in Manhattan. It happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. near the intersection of East 37th Street and Third Avenue in the Murray Hill neighborhood.


New Rochelle Presidents Day 2019: What's Open, What's Closed

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — In observance of Presidents Day Monday, Feb. 18, local schools and government facilities will be closed, as will state and federal offices. There will be no mail delivery either.


Students wage ‘Cupcake Wars’ in Bronxville

BRONXVILLE - Students showed off their baking skills Wednesday as they competed in ‘Cupcake Wars’ at the Bronxville Public Library. Using icing and lots of candy, they had 20 minutes to create their masterpiece.


Westchester County Exec Urges NYS Approval For Sales Tax Hike

The Westchester County executive is pushing a proposal to bring in new revenue. In a move to combat a limited SALT deduction and a winnowing fund reserve, the new funding stream would not raise property taxes.


Amazon cancels plans to build New York headquarters

New York (CNN Business)Amazon is ditching its plans to build a new headquarters in New York after facing backlash from members of the community. "After much thought and deliberation, we've decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens," Jod


Suspect: Wild Sex Killed Missing Hudson Valley Women

The man arrested in connection with the death of a missing Hudson Valley woman whose body was found in a suitcase says she died during wild sex, according to a criminal complaint obtained by the New York Post.


BREAKING: Cuomo wants to close three more NY state prisons

Governor Cuomo announced Friday that three state correctional facilities will close under the new state spending plan. "In my first State of the State address eight years ago, I said prisons are not a jobs program. Since then, I am proud to have closed more prisons than any governor in history," Cuo


Police: New Jersey burglary suspect trying to escape gets into cop car instead of Lyft

ROCHELLE PARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A burglary suspect's plan didn't go as intended when he ended up getting into the back of a police car instead of his Lyft while trying to escape.


Investigation continues into Greenwich worker accused of taking photo of murder victim

GREENWICH — An investigation is continuing into a town employee accused of taking photos of the crime scene where the body of 24-year-old murder victim Valerie Reyes was found last week on the side of Glenville Road.


Police seek bank robber captured on video just before he hit Bank of America branch in N.J.

Authorities released surveillance video Friday of a man they say robbed a Bank of America in Bergen County earlier this month. The video shows the man in a brown or tan hooded jacket, tan pants and sneakers, as he walks south along Engle Street in Englewood toward the bank on Park Place. The bank wa


N.J. student, 13, gave classmates marijuana gummy bears. Teen girl ends up in hospital.

A 13-year-old student in Bergen County has been charged after giving her classmates edible marijuana gummy bears during school hours after a fellow student became ill and had to be taken to the hospital, police said.


NYPD: 70-Year-Old Stabbed To Death By Woman Inside Bronx Deli

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have arrested a woman accused of stabbing a 70-year-old man to death inside of a Bronx deli Friday afternoon. According to authorities, the elderly customer was inside a store on Westchester Avenue when he got into a verbal argument with a 31-year-old woman around 12:2


5 people dead, 5 officers wounded in Aurora, Illinois shooting; gunman also killed

AURORA, Ill. — Five people were killed and five police officers were wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, city police Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night.


Police In Westchester Investigate Stolen $1,300 Louis Vuitton Purse

Police are investigating a woman who allegedly stole a Louis Vuitton purse worth more than $1,300. Officers from the Scarsdale Police Department received a report from the owner and an employee at I Am More Scarsdale on Spencer Place, when a suspect allegedly stole the purse on Friday, Feb. 8.


Middle School Student In New Rochelle Alleges Sexual Abuse, Officials Say

Police in Westchester are investigating a claim that a middle school student was sexually abused by a security guard. Investigators at the New Rochelle Police Department were notified last week of an Albert Leonard Middle School student who alleges that a security guard was involved in a sexual abus


Several injured, shooter apprehended at Aurora, Ill., manufacturing plant

Multiple people have been injured at a manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday and a shooter has been apprehended, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of an active shooter at the Henry Pratt Company, the city announced just after 2 p.m. CST.


Alleged Suitcase Killer Was in Country Illegally as First Pictures Emerge

The man who allegedly killed a New York woman, stuffed her into a suitcase, and dropped the body on the side of the road in Connecticut is in the country illegally, according to Immigration authorities.


Fort Lee Apartment Fire Does Not Appear Suspicious: Police

FORT LEE, NJ — The fire that engulfed the Linwood Park apartment building Thursday does not appear suspicious as authorities continue to investigate what caused the blaze, which displaced dozens of residents.


Maryland hoping for second look from Amazon after New York HQ2 falls through

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — After political pushback led to the collapse of Amazon's deal with New York to establish an HQ2 in Queens, the state of Maryland is looking to capitalize on the opportunity.


Pair of Accidents on NJ Turnpike, Route 17 Causing Major Traffic Mess for Evening Rush

A pair of accidents on major roads in New Jersey is causing a major traffic mess for the evening rush Friday. In Ridgefield, a truck has rear-ended another on the New Jersey Turnpike, and emergency responders are attempting to rescue a driver from the cab of a white truck smashed into a dump truck a