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Tweet by NYPD deputy commissioner that drew criticism (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD Deputy Commissioner’s Tweet Draws Ire On Social Media

Legal experts say the department is trying a new way to get their message out, but it tripped over its own tweet.

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Moms-To-Be Getting A Sneak Peek At Their Child With Ultrasound Parties

Mothers-to-be are breaking the mold when it comes to getting a sneak peek at their unborn child.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at EMILY's List 30th Anniversary Gala at Washington Hilton on March 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List)

Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi-Related Email Exchanges Likely To Be Subpoenaed

The phrase “you’ve got mail” could take on new meaning for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as federal probers appear intent on slapping her with a subpoena for her e-mail exchanges about Benghazi.

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Domenic Maffetone says he has received 20 red light violation tickets for a car that was not his on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Gets Repeated Red Light Tickets For Car That’s Not His

A Long Island driver has been barraged with red-light camera violations, even though his car was not involved and he has proof.

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North Hall of Nassau Community College. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Seek 2 Men In Robbery At Nassau Community College

Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a robbery at Nassau Community College.

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FILE - Students in a classroom (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Announces Addition Of Muslim Holidays To NYC Public Schools Calendar

Schools will now close for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, making New York City the largest school district in the nation to recognize the two holidays on the official school calendar.

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Neighbors say the sidewalk outside 896 E. 167th. St. in the Bronx has not been shoveled at all this winter. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sanitation Department: Unkempt Sidewalks Worst In The Bronx

The Sanitation Department said the borough has the most snow-removal violations for its size.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gives the annual State of the State address on January 13, 2015 in Trenton, New Jersey. Christie addressed topics ranging from state pensions to new drug addiction solutions.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Budget Plan, Urges Parents To Not Opt Out Of PARCC During Town Hall Event

Gov. Chris Christie says the state would have to raise taxes to afford paying a court-mandated amount into the pension system for public sector employees.

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NYPD Detective Paul Duncan was killed in a crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway on Friday, Feb. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

Funeral Held For NYPD Detective Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Sprain Brook Parkway

Funeral services were held Wednesday for an off-duty NYPD detective killed on his way to work in a wrong-way crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway.

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Multiple drivers pulled over after getting flat tires from a pothole on I-95 in NJ on March 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Potholes Causing Problems For Many Across Tri-State Area

Potholes are causing problems for drivers on roads around the Tri-State area after another round of snow and sleet Tuesday night.

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Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont, N.Y. on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. The road was ranked 2nd in a study of the most dangerous roads in the region. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Study Ranks Rt. 25 In Suffolk County As Most Dangerous For Pedestrians

The annual Tri-State Transportation Campaign study ranks roads based on pedestrian fatalities.

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FILE -- A snowplow (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Brutal Winter Leaves Some Municipalities With Depleted Snow-Removal Budgets

As Mother Nature belts the Tri-State Area with snowstorm after snowstorm, some municipalities are draining their budgets to clean up the mess.

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Abid Naseer

Pakistani Man Guilty In Al Qaeda Plot To Attack NYC Subway

The verdict was reached Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn where Abid Naseer acted as his own lawyer. No date was set for sentencing.

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Man wanted in connection with the murder of Oscar Ventura in Mineola. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Release Sketch, Video Of Man Wanted In Mineola Murder

Police have released a sketch and surveillance video of a man wanted in connection with a murder in Mineola.

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Vietnamese Man Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges In New York

Minh Quang Pham pleaded not guilty to charges that include providing material support to al Qaeda, receiving military training from the terrorist organization in Yemen and possession of a firearm intended for use in crimes of violence.

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