Workers Trying To Stabilize Upper East Side Synagogue Damaged In Fire

Last Updated on Monday, 18 July 2011 07:36 Written by CBS News Monday, 18 July 2011 07:28

Manhattan, NY - Construction workers are trying to stabilize the historic upper east side synagogue badly damaged in a fire.

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After Brooklyn Boy’s Murder, Father of Etan Patz Has a Suggestion

Last Updated on Monday, 18 July 2011 07:09 Written by Patrick McGeehan / NY Times Monday, 18 July 2011 06:58

Stanley Patz sorts through photos of his son Etan Patz at his home and photography studio in 2010. Patz lost his son by a kidnapper

Stanley Patz has been conditioned to expect his telephone to ring whenever a child goes missing, so he was bracing when he heard about the disappearance of an 8-year-old boy, Leiby Kletzky, last week in Brooklyn.

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Static on the line: Beth Israel's phone hell - Verizon Over Charged Beth Israel Hospital by $9 Million

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 July 2011 14:08 Written by Kathianne Boniello / NYPost Sunday, 10 July 2011 13:57

Can you pay me now?

Verizon slyly overcharged and double-billed Beth Israel Medical Center by millions for years, the hospital claims, and has allegedly refused to refund the money.

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'Stooge' in Diamond District's 'Snatch' jewelry heist scores points for defense

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 February 2011 23:43 Written by By Laura Italiano / NYPost Thursday, 10 February 2011 23:12

Atul Shah, 48, and Mahaveer Kankariya, 43.

The beards may well have been fake, but the alleged hoax Hasid heist of $7 million in Diamond District gems was terrifyingly real, testified the jeweler who prosecutors say was the plot's unwitting stooge.

"We'll blow your brains out!" one of two goons dressed in Hasidic garb shouted convincingly during the Dec. 31, 2008 robbery, according to Ujjwal Bistal.

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New Yorkers turn into ballerinas on city streets, avoiding puddles by any means necessary

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 January 2011 15:02 Written by Daily News Sunday, 30 January 2011 14:48

Melting snow and poor drainage have caused pedestrians headaches around the city.

The city's snow turned into a slushy danger zone for dry feet and clean clothes Friday, as pedestrians maneuvered through a gauntlet of melting drifts and puddles.

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Whales in the NY Harbor

Written by Daily News Sunday, 30 January 2011 14:40

Captain Tom Paladino takes people on whale watching tours in and around the NY Harbor.

 

Sanitation Crews Plowed Manhattan Before Brooklyn, Queens

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 January 2011 21:31 Written by NY1 Saturday, 01 January 2011 21:13

City records reportedly show Manhattan streets were plowed long before parts of Brooklyn and Queens after Sunday's blizzard.

According to the New York Daily News, Sanitation Department records show that by 4 a.m. Monday, all of Manhattan's primary streets and 92 percent of its secondary streets had been plowed at least once, except for streets blocked by abandoned vehicles.

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Explosives Found at Manhattan Cemetery

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 October 2010 10:38 Written by CBS2 Tuesday, 12 October 2010 10:34

NEW YORK (AP/CBS 2/WCBS 880/1010 WINS) – Police say an employee doing gardening work dug up a garbage bag containing military-grade explosives at a historic Manhattan cemetery last fall but left it at the site. It remained there until a volunteer told authorities about it on Monday.

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Police Find C4 Explosives in Lower Manhattan Cemetery

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 October 2010 17:41 Written by NY Daily News Monday, 11 October 2010 22:13

Several blocks of deadly C-4 explosive were found Monday morning in an East Village cemetery, police sources said.

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