Local News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
August 10, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that allowing oil drilling off New York’s coast would be “an act of insanity.”
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Long Island Artificial Reef
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
August 10, 2018 - 12:30 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- A new artificial reef is being constructed off of Nassau County. As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, a former bridge and old barges are being transformed into something that brings life into the water off Hempstead. The artificial reef is being constructed from the...
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Central Park Dog Walker
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
August 10, 2018 - 12:16 pm
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Friday put out a warning to those who walk their dogs in Central Park to keep them on a leash, after two people were bitten by raccoons this week.
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James Currie
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
August 10, 2018 - 11:28 am
The father of the dead baby found in the East River this past weekend is back in New York and appeared in court Friday.
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Dreamstime
August 10, 2018 - 9:34 am
Prosecutors say 43-year-old Palisades Interstate Parkway Chief Michael Coppola went to the post office Thursday to pick up an order, but detectives had placed imitation cocaine inside the package.
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NJ TRANSIT Board Meeting
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
August 10, 2018 - 9:30 am
NJ TRANSIT is finally acknowledging it has a problem. A problem it calls "unavailable trainmen."
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Marla Diamond
August 10, 2018 - 8:57 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Imagine if your train was cancelled every day for 15 months. That's what's happening on the L train next year and riders will get a preview this weekend. #LTrainshutdown preview this weekend. One construction worker tells @wcbs880 he will have to stay home Saturday. Transit...
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Long Island City, Queens Assault Suspect
NYPD
August 10, 2018 - 8:29 am
A Wake Forest University basketball coach is accused of throwing a punch that left a Florida tourist dead.
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Gavel
Dreamstime
August 09, 2018 - 8:34 pm
After years of exceedingly long wait times for court appearances at Bronx Criminal Court, a settlement has emerged that looks to start speeding things up.
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Andrew Hillard, Lala Washington
NYPD
August 09, 2018 - 7:39 pm
Two missing children were founds safe in Midtown Thursday a day after vanishing from their home in Brooklyn.
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