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Manhattan DA Vance announces indictments against four who allegedly bribed court employee (Credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

DA Vance: 3 Lawyers, Paralegal Bribed Court Employee To Steer Clients Their Way

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced the indictment Monday of defense attorneys Jae Lee, Benjamin Yu, and Dwane Smith as well as paralegal Jose Nunez.

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CBS 2 Exclusive: Cops Say Criminals Are Going High-Tech, Using Drones To Case Victims

The military uses drones to carry bombs or conduct surveillance, but anyone can buy a drone without a weapon that uses high-definition cameras and GPS, even criminals.

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Surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted rape in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Tried To Rape 25-Year-Old Woman In Greenpoint

The hunt is on for a man who police said tried to a rape a woman in Brooklyn over the weekend.

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Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 29, 2014    (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Says ISIS, Hamas ‘Branches Of Same Poisonous Tree,’ Mentions Derek Jeter In UN Address

“To say Iran doesn’t practice terrorism, is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the New York Yankees,” Netanyahu said.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and others pose with Staten Island Chuck on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Ducks Dead Groundhog Questions

Mayor Bill de Blasio is declining to discuss the groundhog that died a week after slipping from his grasp.

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Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Atlantic City Mayor Balks At Idea Of Tax Break For Taj Mahal Casino

Billionaire Icahn is considering spending $100 million to save the Taj Mahal casino from closing, but the offer comes with considerable strings attached.

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Vote On Makeup Of Ramapo Town Board Set For Tuesday

A vote Tuesday to expand the Town Board in Ramapo — and split it up into districts — is exposing a political battle that runs along ethnic lines.

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Solar panels installed on rooftop of Kennedy High School in the Bronx (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Plan For Solar Panels On Two Dozen School Rooftops

Officials expect the solar panels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2,800 metric tons a year — the equivalent of taking about 600 cars off the road.

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Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

NYC Jail Boss: No Solitary For Teen Inmates By Dec. 31

Commissioner Joseph Ponte announced the proposed policy change in a memo to Mayor Bill de Blasio last week.

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A case containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

NYS Looks To Expedite Medical Marijuana Availability For Epilepsy Patients

Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said the state’s medical marijuana program, with tightly regulated cultivation and manufacture, isn’t scheduled to start before 2016.

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NYC Woman Accused Of Attempting To Defraud New Hyde Park Bank

Sabrina Spencer pleaded not guilty Sunday to attempted grand larceny, identity theft and possessing a forged instrument and resisting arrest.

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Sen. Charles Schumer, County Executive Ed Mangano and police brass during presser about missing children files at Nassau County Police Headquarters in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Wants To Close Federal Loophole In Missing Child Cases

Sen. Charles Schumer is looking to close a federal loophole that he said hinders the search for missing children.

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An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor De Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan Under Fire Following Pedestrian Deaths

De Blasio said he was right to call the plan Vision Zero because it’s calling out to people to change their behavior.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his fourth State of the State address on January 8, 2014 in Albany. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Are Cuomo Trips A Sign He’s Plotting Run For Higher Office?

When asked if the two recent overseas trips hint at any future political ambitions, the governor was quick to shoot down the speculation.

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President Barack Obama (credit: CBS 2)

Obama: US ‘Underestimated’ Islamic State Threat

In an exclusive interview with “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama admits United States intelligence underestimated the threat from ISIS.

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