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Rabbinical Student Released From Hospital After Stabbing Inside Brooklyn Synagogue

A rabbinical student was released from the hospital Wednesday, about eight days after being stabbed by a man who was later shot and killed by police in a Brooklyn synagogue.

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Avon catalogs are on display outside an Avon store February 3, 2003 in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Avon To Pay $135 Million After Unit Admits To Bribing Chinese Officials

Avon Products Inc. will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after its China unit pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing officials there.

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Flu Bug Hits Long Island Hard

The flu bug is hitting Long Island hard this year and the number of reported cases since October have more than tripled over last year.

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Rapper Bobby Shmurda performs on stage at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 30, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Power 105.1)

Rapper Bobby Shmurda Arrested In Narcotics, Shootings Probe

New York rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested at a Midtown recording studio Wednesday, following a long-term NYPD investigation related to narcotics and shootings.

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Activists of Pakistan civil society hold candles for the victims of an attack by Taliban gunmen on an army-run school in Peshawar, in Karachi on December 17, 2014. Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif and Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani vowed to fight "terrorism and extremism" together, a day after Taliban militants killed 148 people at a Pakistani school. AFP PHOTO / Asif HASSAN        (Photo credit should read ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Pakistani Communities Mourn Deaths In Taliban Attack On School

A group of Pakistanis on Long Island gathered to condemn the violence and to plead for help for innocent Pakistanis

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Former Hempstead Town Deputy Finance Commissioner Sues Over Firing

An attorney for a 21-year veteran deputy finance commissioner for the Town of Hempstead announced a legal claim Wednesday, alleging that age, sex and ethnic discrimination were the reason he was fired.

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Misspellings on a sign outside of a Paterson school may have cost the principal her position. (Credit: CBS2)

Misspelled Sign May Have Cost Paterson Principal Her Position

Some serious misspellings on a school sign may have cost a principal her position.

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FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Found Stabbed To Death In East New York Building

A man was found stabbed to death early Wednesday in an East New York, Brooklyn building.

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Judge Weighing Whether To Make Garner Grand Jury Proceedings Public Pulls Himself Off Case

The judge weighing whether to make the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings public has pulled himself off the case.

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Peter Fedden's family is suing police for not arresting him following a drunk driving accident in 2013. (Credit:CBS2)

Family Of Man Killed In Drunk Driving Crash Says Suffolk County Cops Are To Blame

The family of a man who died in a drunk driving crash claims the police are to blame.

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Police Search For Attempted Rape Suspect In Queens

Police in Queens are searching for a man accused of attempting to rape a 15-year-old girl.

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FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Ends Solitary Confinement For Adolescent Inmates

New York City has ended its longstanding practice of sending 16- and 17-year-old inmates to solitary confinement for breaking rules.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bans Fracking In New York Over Health Concerns

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration prohibited fracking in New York Wednesday citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.

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Students at the Schechter School Of Long Island celebrate the release of Alan Phillip Gross, the prisoner who had been held in Cuba. The students had written back and forth with Gross while he was imprisoned. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Students Overjoyed At Release Of Prisoner They Wrote To In Cuba

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some Long Island schoolchildren have a special bond with Alan Phillip Gross, the American prisoner who has been freed in Cuba. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported exclusively Wednesday, Gross is a […]

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Holiday Gifts For $20 Or Less

You don’t have to spend a fortune to give a quality or memorable gift.

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New York City Protest Against Police Violence

New York City Protest Against Police Violence

Protesters took to the streets of New York City on Dec. 13, 2014 to express outrage over the grand jury decisions not to indict the officers involved in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases.

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

Hundreds of so-called Santas have made their way to Midtown Manhattan Saturday for the annual SantaCon pub crawl.

Demonstrations Over Recent Grand Jury Decisions In Police Shooting Deaths Continue

Friday Night Eric Garner Protests

Demonstrators gathered for a third night, protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Eric Garner case.

Thursday Night NYC Eric Garner Protests

Thousands hit NYC streets Thursday night to protest the grand jury’s decision in the Eric Garner case.

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