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Bill Bratton: Response Appropriate In Police Custody Death Of Ronald Singleton

Ronald Singleton’s death was ruled a homicide on Friday, and “physical restrain by police” was deemed a factor, along severe intoxication from the hallucinogenic drug PCP.

3 hours ago

Police say this man tried to strangle an 88-year-old woman with his sweatshirt. (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For Suspect In Brooklyn Attack On 88-Year-Old Woman

The woman tried to go into her home when the suspect threw her to the ground, assaulted her and tried to strangle her with his sweatshirt, police said.

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Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Wants Tougher Sanctions For Russia

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said after meeting with leaders and locals, there’s no doubt Russia has invaded Ukraine.

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Sen. Charles Schumer (Credit: Getty Images)

Schumer Urges Senate To Approve Terror Lawsuit Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee is marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by focusing its attention on a long-deliberated bill that would allow victims to recover monetary damages from foreign sponsors of terrorism.

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The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Revel Casino Hotel Starts Closing In Atlantic City

Atlantic City’s newest casino and its costliest failure has begun its two-day shutdown. The $2.4 billion Revel Casino resort closed its hotel at 11 a.m. Monday. The casino will close at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Officials: Man Struck, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train Near Matawan

It appears that the man was hit after he stepped in front of a New York-bound train around 5:30 a.m. Monday, near the Aberdeen-Matawan station, NJ TRANSIT spokesman William Smith said. The name of the man killed has not been disclosed.

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People walk through a severe storm that swept through New York City on Aug. 31, 2014 (Credit: Jesse Zanger)

Severe Weather Injures 2, Causes Damage & Throws Wrench In Holiday Weekend Plans

Severe weather swept through the Tri-State area on Sunday, injuring two people and throwing a major wrench in Labor Day weekend happenings.

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Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Bashes The Bronx; NYC Officials Fire Back

Bronx officials fired back Sunday after Sen. Ted Cruz took a shot at the Bronx during a speech to a conservative group.

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The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City (credit: Getty Images)

Curtain Falls On Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino

The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk.

21 hours ago

Todd English (Credit: CBS 2)

Celebrity Chef Todd English Charged With DWI On Long Island’s East End

The 54-year-old posted bail of $1,500 later in the day.

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Milagro Canjura was shot multiple times Aug. 30, 2014, in Bay Shore, N.Y., police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Pregnant Woman Gunned Down Outside Bay Shore Home

Police said they responded to a call about gunshots around 8:40 p.m. Saturday and found the woman unresponsive inside a car outside her home.

21 hours ago

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Rockland Man Accused Of Attacking Roommate With Metal Bar

Patrick Brady was arrested on charges of assault in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon.

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New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Distribution

Armia Alber admitted that between March and July 2013, he was a member of an online peer-to-peer file sharing network and had more than 600 images or videos of children being sexually abused.

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Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police Make Two DWI Arrests In Suffolk County

Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.

24 hours ago

2014 Brazilian Day festivities held on Aug. 31, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Celebrate Brazilian Day In Midtown

The celebration of the Brazilian culture spanned 25 blocks in the heart of Little Brazil on West 46th Street.

08/31/2014