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Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Brooklyn After Becoming Engulfed In Flames

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man was badly burned overnight in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park.

As 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported, it was an alarming scene for residents in the neighborhood who, around 12:30 a.m. 190 more words


Bus Strikes Pedestrian In Greenwich Village

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A pedestrian was hit by a tour bus in Manhattan Friday afternoon.

The accident happened at Sixth Avenue and West 4th Street just before 1:50 p.m., CBS2 reported. 88 more words


NYPD Steps Up Patrols For Illegal Fireworks Across New York City

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is stepping up its enforcement of the city’s ban on fireworks as Fourth of July celebrations get underway.

As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, the police department is urging New Yorkers to let the professionals handle the rockets’ red glare. 138 more words


Police: Men In Suits Forced Woman To Withdraw Thousands From Bank In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are on the hunt for three well dressed robbers in Brooklyn.

Authorities said a 47-year-old woman was approached by a man dressed in business attire on June 6 at the corner of Herzl and Newport streets around 1:30 p.m. 171 more words


Race Relations In America: Where Are We Now?

Are race relations in America improving or more intense? While the election of President Obama brought out the racist side in many Americans that were opposed to his leading the country, we now face multiple occurrences of racially motivated crimes and injustices in the judicial system. 72 more words


Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police across New York state will be beefing up road patrols this holiday weekend.

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols. 240 more words