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Nazerah Bugg (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Reduction Request Denied For Man Accused In Slaying Of Paterson Teen

Ricks’ lawyer, Peter Festa, had argued that Passaic County prosecutors have not offered any evidence that ties Ricks to the slaying of high school freshman Nazerah Bugg.

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Tips On Hottest Toys For Kids This Holiday Season

Black Friday is now less than a week away, and with new toys and technology coming out seemingly every day, kids can be among the toughest to please while shopping.

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Water main break floods Bronx subway station (Credit: CBS2)

Water Main Break Floods Bronx Subway Station; Part Of 6 Line Suspended

The 6 subway line is suspended between Third Avenue-138th Street and Hunts Point Avenue.

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Nassau Police: Man Killed, Driver Seriously Injured In West Hempstead Crash

The crash happened around 5:15 p.m. on Eagle Avenue in West Hempstead.

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Linda Hardan (Credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Substitute Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student In Paterson

According to the prosecutor, 21-year-old Linda Hardan sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student from Manchester Regional High School, where Hardan works as a substitute teacher.

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FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In Suffolk County

Police said officers were called to 446 Auborn Ave. around 11:30 p.m. after a report of shots fired.

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Guns recovered after a suspect was apprehended in a robbery in East New York, Brooklyn on Friday, Nov. 21. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Robbery Suspect, Guns Found After Stolen Car Flips Over In Brooklyn

Police caught up to a suspect in a robbery in East New York, Brooklyn Friday afternoon, after the victim’s allegedly stolen car flipped over more than a mile and a half away.

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Neighbors in Wayne, NJ came together to build a Christmas light display for a girl battling a brain tumor. (Credit: CBS2)

Wayne Community Puts Together Christmas Light Display For Young Girl Battling Brain Tumor

A community in Wayne is hoping that Christmas lights will lift the spirits of a young girl who has spent more days in the hospital than in school.

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Dr. Anthony Cicoria said he turned into a pure ball of energy and floated above his body when he was briefly clinically dead. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Stony Brook University Study Sheds Light On What Happens After Death

What happens to us after we die? It’s one of life’s biggest mysteries. Now, thanks to a groundbreaking study by local researchers, we are closer than ever to finding out.

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Ten people were injured when a fire broke out on Friday, Nov. 21, in a building on University Avenue in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)

10 Injured When Fire Breaks Out In Bronx Apartment Building

Ten people suffered minor injuries Friday night in an extra-alarm fire in the University Heights section of the Bronx.

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Families Of Disabled New Yorkers Win Chance To Argue Against Relocations

Families of disabled adults claimed a victory Friday night, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill giving them a chance to go before a judge and plead their cases about why they should be allowed to stay in their current facilities.

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The NYPD is investigating a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn that left one man dead on Nov. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Sources To CBS2: Officer Accidentally Shot Unarmed Man While Opening Door With Gun In Hand

An unarmed and unsuspecting man was shot in the chest and killed by a rookie police officer in the inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex late Thursday, and police officials have said it appeared to be accidental.

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Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Attorney: Allegations Against Cosby Are ‘Past The Point Of Absurdity’

Bill Cosby’s attorney released a statement Friday night, saying the claims from the women accusing him of sexual assault are “fantastical stories” that are “becoming increasingly ridiculous.”

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New Jersey Officials: Stay Away From Hudson River In Jersey City After Sewer Break

The New Jersey state Department of Environmental Protection warned residents Friday not to have direct contact with the lower Hudson River or fish in those waters due to a sewer main break.

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Federal Judge Denies Partial Lift Of Sports Betting Ban In New Jersey

A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries.

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