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Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Bronx Bus Driver Accused In Drug Smuggling Case

Francis Abankwa, a bus driver for the past eight years, is accused of rendezvousing with a man who had just been caught hours earlier with a suitcase full of heroin.

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Photo from surveillance video that captured Molotov Cocktail attack at Brooklyn mini-mart on April 23, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

Brooklyn Man Charged With Tossing Molotov Cocktail Into Bodega

Charles Diaz, 35, of Brooklyn, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, arson and criminal possession of a weapon.

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A man walks past posters announcing the double canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII on April 24, 2014, in Rome. (credit: Getty Images)

Rome Buzzing With Excitement Over Dual Canonization

Faithful from around the globe are arriving in Rome for the historic canonization of two popular popes.

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FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: NYPD Detective Shot Partner, Drove Drunk To Hospital

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said Police Detective Jay Poggi, 58, was arraigned on a criminal complaint charging him with driving while intoxicated.

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Westchester County In Hot Water Over Affordable Housing Settlement

Federal authorities are turning up the heat on the county, threatening to once again withhold additional millions in grant money for allegedly not complying with a 2009 housing settlement.

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NASA says it may be able to better predict where sinkholes will occur with new technology. (Credit: CBS 2)

NASA Technology Could Help Predict Sinkholes

NASA says it may be able to predict where the next big sinkhole will occur with new technology strapped to the belly of a jet.

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Some NYU Jewish student believe the eviction notices were an attempt to intimidate them. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYU Jewish Students: Pro-Palestinian Group’s ‘Eviction Notices’ Go Too Far

The leaflets, placed by NYU’s Students for Justice in Palestine, were slipped under dorm-room doors at Palladium Hall, which has a high concentration of Jewish students.

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The nation's first pop-up Cat Cafe opened on Bowery Street  in Manhattan on April 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Pop-Up Manhattan Cat Cafe Brings Animal Lovers, Adoptees Together

The line to get inside the Cat Cafe on Bowery Street was out the door and around the block on its first day open.

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Resurfacing projects are under way around New York City in an effort to repair pothole-laden roads. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Lawmaker Takes De Blasio To Task Over Slashed Road Repair Funds

Drivers beware! Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to slash the city’s road repair budget nearly in half could lead to much bigger problems than flat tires and bent axles.

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The scene of a horse carriage accident near the Plaza Hotel on April 23, 2014. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Animal Rights Activists Protest NYC Horse Carriages After Accident Near Plaza Hotel

Wednesday’s accident comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio looks to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city and replace them with electric vintage-style vehicles.

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National Sept. 11 Museum, as seen from Chopper 880, April 11, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

7-Minute ‘Rise Of Al Qaeda’ Film To Be Shown At 9/11 Museum Stokes Controversy

Some clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.

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Ceiling-to-floor windows in the former crystal room of Tavern on the Green (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Tavern On The Green Opens Doors After 5-Year Hiatus

The iconic Central Park restaurant reopened after five years Thursday, starting with a ribbon cutting attended by park and city officials.

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Firefighters (file/credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

New York Holds 4th Annual RecruitNY Event Seeking Volunteer Firefighters

Volunteer firefighting involves more than running into burning buildings, officials said.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Discusses Rebounding After A Fall At Brick Town Hall

After addressing the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal, Gov. Chris Christie speaking at a town hall Thursday talked about bouncing back after a challenge.

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Using the phone (File Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Woman Calling NJ TRANSIT Customer Service Reaches Dating Line Instead

The transit agency surrendered the number in question in 2008. The phone company apparently reassigned it.

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