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The warning comes after two drone sightings by airplanes near John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday, CBS2's Dick Brennan reports. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating (CBS2)

Department Of Homeland Security Issues Warning After 2 Drone Sightings Near JFK

The NYPD says there is no specific drone threat against New York, but still run daily chopper patrols with an eye on drones.

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NYC Officials: 4th Person With Legionnaires’ Disease Dies In South Bronx Outbreak

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.

6 hours ago

Officers Anthony Sangimino and Michael Malone were patrolling nearby and responded to the call of swimmers in distress. (Suffolk County PD)

Two Suffolk County Officers Rescue Man, Woman From Rip Current At Fire Island

A National Weather Service advisory for strong rip currents was in effect at the time of the rescue and surf height at the time of the rescue was approximately four feet.

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The Empire State Building was illuminated with images of endangered species Saturday night amid the outrage of the death of Cecil the Lion. (CBS2)

Empire State Building Projects Images Of Endangered Species Amid Outrage Over Death Of Cecil The Lion

Large-scale images of endangered species will be projected onto the side of the iconic building as a way to raise awareness of potential mass extinction and inspire global conservation action.

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Suspect in theft of wallet at Bronx Dunkin' Donuts

NYPD: Suspect Stole Woman’s Wallet Off Counter At Bronx Dunkin’ Donuts

Authorities said on Friday, May 8, a woman who had just ordered at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 1 East 233 St. left her wallet on the counter after making her purchase.

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GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Off-Duty Police Officer Helps Rescue 2 From Roof Of Burning Home In Lyndhurst

Officer Nick Abruscato was driving down Willow Avenue when he saw smoke coming from the home shortly before 4 a.m.

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LI Doctor Completes Cross-Country Bike Ride To Raise Awareness Of Human Trafficking

Dr. Santhosh Paulus, with Glen Cove Hospital/North Shore-LIJ, led the 3,400-mile journey that started on June 6 in Seattle, Washington.

10 hours ago

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Prices At Gas Pumps Continue To Fall In New Jersey

This marks the sixth straight week that pump prices have fallen in New Jersey.

11 hours ago

Central Park robbery

Police: 53-Year-Old Man Choked And Robbed In Central Park

Police said they have stepped up patrols in Central Park because of the spike in crime, but urge residents to remain vigilant.

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NYC Man Convicted In Beating Of 4-Month-Old Puppy

On doctors’ advice, the dog was euthanized.

13 hours ago

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Suffolk Police Arrest Suspect In Bay Shore Barbershop Shooting

James Nicholson faces a charge of first-degree assault.

14 hours ago

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

NYC Teacher Killed In Oklahoma Crash While Biking Across Country

Wanninkhof was a teacher at Fordham High School for the Arts in The Bronx.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in four robberies on Staten Island in July 2015. (Credit: NYPD)

CBS2 Exclusive: Video Shows Staten Island Serial Robbery Suspect In Action

Exclusive CBS2 video Friday night showed a man who police said has been on a robbery spree on Staten Island.

07/31/2015

A suspect in the attempted strangulation of three women in Park Slope, Brooklyn on July 20 and 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Park Slope Residents Horrified After Man Tries To Strangle 3 Women

The neighborhood of Park Slope, Brooklyn was on alert Friday night, as police searched for a man who has been attacking women and trying to strangle them.

07/31/2015

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NYC Officials: Third Person With Legionnaires’ Disease In South Bronx Has Died

The Health Department said a third location, the Opera House Hotel, has tested positive for the bacteria Legionella.

07/31/2015