Local News

Bicycle Safety
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
April 08, 2018 - 1:34 pm
Family and biker safety advocates gathered together Sunday to remember a bicyclist killed and to push for safer streets.
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Handcuffs
Dreamstime
April 08, 2018 - 1:10 pm
A member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration whose job involves criminal justice was under arrest on gun possession charges Sunday.
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NYPD Car
Dreamstime
April 08, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Police say a man bit off a piece of an NYPD’s officer’s finger as he resisted while the officer tried to adjust his handcuff in Brooklyn late last week.
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East River Helicopter Crash
Eric Adams via USA TODAY NETWORK
April 08, 2018 - 11:39 am
An expert said Sunday that the passenger harnesses system used on the helicopter that crashed into the East River last month should never have been operating.
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Trump Tower Fire
FDNY/Twitter
April 07, 2018 - 9:02 pm
A man has died after an extra-alarm fire broke out early Saturday evening at Trump Tower.
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Some slot machines in the casino.
Dreamstime
April 07, 2018 - 5:16 pm
ISLANDIA, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- A guest at Jake's 58 Casino in Islandia forgot something in his room, and that got him in some legal trouble. Police say Raymond Hansen left behind a semi-automatic rifle. Cops in Suffolk County are trying to figure out why he brought it along. Hansen was released on $...
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Modern vape device: electric box mod on dna chip and tank with vaping liquid in sun light
Dreamstime
April 07, 2018 - 4:45 pm
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- Nicotine is a growing concern for Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. She said e-cigarettes -- vape pens -- have become harder and harder to detect. "You can't smell it. you know the whole idea of smoking in the boys room? You can't even tell because you can't...
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East River Helicopter Crash
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
April 07, 2018 - 4:27 pm
The pilot of the helicopter that capsized into the East River warned of safety issues months before the deadly crash.
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NYPD Vehicles
April 07, 2018 - 2:39 pm
The NYPD has added 20 investigators to its Special Victims Division, expecting a further uptick in sexual assault complaints as it launches a new multimedia campaign urging victims to step forward.
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Youth Football Talking with Teammates on the sidelines during game.
Dreamstime
April 07, 2018 - 2:20 pm
A New Jersey lawmaker wants to ban tackle football for kids under 12, but her bill may have trouble making it into the end zone.
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