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Derrick Griffith (credit: Medgar Evers College)

Funeral Held For Derrick Griffith, College Dean Killed In Amtrak Derailment

Griffith was one of eight people who died in the derailment.

17 hours ago

Jake Sandler, 19, is accused of hosting an underage drinking party in Lynbrook, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Teen Hit With Criminal Charges For Allegedly Hosting Underage Drinking Party

A Long Island high school senior was slapped with criminal charges this week – just before graduation.

18 hours ago

Veterans gather in Baychester ahead of Memorial Day. (Credit: CBS2)

Memorial Day 2015: Veterans Feel Solemn Sense Of Duty To Remind Us Of Sacrifices

For them, this holiday is more than a list of names, or a stack of faded photographs, a flag, a salute and a song. Survivors gather in ceremonies far north of the city and in the heart of the Bronx: the common task of bearing witness.

18 hours ago

Students get a chance to say thank you to troops in Paramus (CBS2)

Military Helicopters Give Paramus Students Hands-On Experience, Chance To Say Thank You

The event is part of Fleet Week and also organized by the Paramus non-profit Operation Goody Bag.

19 hours ago

FILE -- Hillary Clinton (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Reclassifies As ‘Top Secret’ Some Of Hillary Clinton’s Released Benghazi Emails

As the holiday weekend began on Friday, the State Department released the first batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails, and among other things they show she received sensitive information about Benghazi on her unsecure home server.

19 hours ago

Air Force Thunderbirds fly over New York City on May 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Bethpage Air Show: A Preview From High In The Air

More than 300,000 people are expected at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach this weekend.

19 hours ago

Francisca Fernandez slipped while walking down a flight of stairs and plunged to her death outside the Inwood apartment (CBS2)

Woman Falls Down Inwood Apartment Stairs, Out Window In Fatal Freak Accident

The NYPD said the woman slipped on the stairs in her building and then fell out an open window in the stairwell to her death.

20 hours ago

Binyamin Mayefsky was attacked and beaten by three men in his Bayswater, Queens neighborhood. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Attacked By Strangers In Bayswater, Queens; Suspects At Large

A Queens community was on high alert Friday evening, after a man was beaten and robbed in a quiet neighborhood as he left a religious service.

20 hours ago

14-year-old Christopher Duran was shot and killed on May 22, 2015 in the Bronx. (credit: Family handout)

14-Year-Old Shot, Killed In The Bronx

The incident took place at Sheridan Avenue near McClellan Street at around 8:30 a.m. in Concourse Village.

20 hours ago

Daron Wint, suspect in a quadruple homicide in Washington, D.C. (credit: Metropolitan Police)

D.C. Mansion Murder Suspect Had Help In Slaying Of Family: Authorities

Daron Dylon Wint, 34, appeared in court Friday, after a fugitive task force arrested him Thursday night.

20 hours ago

Coney Island

Businesses, Beaches Ready For Summer From The Hamptons, To Coney Island, To The Jersey Shore

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start to the summer, and many businesses are looking forward to a great season.

20 hours ago

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

Suburban NY Physician Traded Painkillers For Sex: Feds

Dr. Michael Fagin is accused of accepting sexual favors in exchange for controlled substance prescriptions.

21 hours ago

FILE -- An iPhone and an Android tablet (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Officers Make First Arrest With Help Of New Tablets

With the help of an app on the tablet, officers were able to make an immediate arrest.

22 hours ago

Three beluga whales spotted in Long Island bay. (credit: Town of North Hempstead)

Trio Of Small Beluga Whales Spotted Off Long Island’s Gold Coast

A trio of small beluga whales was spending the start of the Memorial Day weekend in the waters off Long Island’s Gold Coast.

22 hours ago

Hospital bed (file/credit: clipart.com)

Data On Thousands Of Patients Stolen At New Jersey Hospitals

Thousands of patients at three northern New Jersey hospitals have been alerted that their personal information was stolen in a data breach.

23 hours ago