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A 79-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle being chased by police in Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

Elderly Newark Woman Struck By Car During Police Chase, Hospitalized In Serious Condition

An elderly woman out for a walk with her dog was seriously injured, when she was struck by a car that police were pursuing.

08/27/2015

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NYPD’s Miller: Gunman In Killings Of Va. Reporter, Cameraman A ‘Classic Injustice Collector’

The NYPD’s deputy police commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism said the gunman who killed two Virginia journalists on live TV was a “classic injustice collector.”

08/27/2015

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Jerry Seinfeld’s Family Lemonade Stand Shut Down By Police On L.I.; Instagram Post Goes Viral

Jerry Seinfeld recently had to deal with some drama in the Hamptons.

08/27/2015

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Trump Swears Hair Isn’t Toupee, Lets Woman Touch It At Campaign Event

The billionaire developer waved a copy of The New York Times shortly after taking the stage, saying the newspaper accused him of wearing a toupee.

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Motorcyclist Crashes, Ends Up In River In Rutherford, N.J.

A man riding a motorcycle went flying into the Passaic River in Rutherford, New Jersey Thursday evening.

08/27/2015

A fire broke out at a historic building at Third Avenue and 13th Street in the East Village on Thursday, Aug. 27. (Credit: juliac123)

Fire Rages In Cottages At Top Of Historic East Village Building

A fire raged late Thursday afternoon on the upper floors of an East Village building.

08/27/2015

Security officer Idrissa Camara was shot and killed at the federal office building on Varick Street on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Crowd Gathers To Mourn Security Guard Shot Dead At Varick Street Federal Building

More than 200 people gathered Thursday to honor a security guard who was gunned down at a federal office building in the Hudson Square area by a former government employee who later killed himself.

08/27/2015

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Man Gets 18 Years For Running Georgia-To-New York Gun Ring

The leader of an illegal Georgia-to-New York gun ring was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday, after being convicted of selling 151 weapons to an undercover officer in Brooklyn in a period of seven months.

08/27/2015

Fetty Wap performs during Billboard Hot 100 Festival - Day 2 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on August 23, 2015 in Wantagh, New York. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Billboard)

Fetty Wap Performs Free Concert For Paterson High School Students

Rapper Fetty Wap paid a visit to his hometown of Paterson Thursday.

08/27/2015

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Newark Robbery Suspect Recaptured After Escaping Police Custody

A man who escaped police custody was later captured by Newark officers, authorities said Thursday.

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The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa is shown in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 24 May 2007. The hotel, which opened in 2003 and features 2,000 rooms, touts itself as the first Las Vegas style resort in Atlantic City. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Card Player Swings Back At Borgata’s Cheating Allegations

A professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of $9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage.

08/27/2015

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Volunteer Firefighter In New Jersey Accused Of Calling In False Alarms

According to authorities, the teen made numerous phone calls reporting suspicious odors and smoke conditions, which proved unfounded.

08/27/2015

A group of tourists embark on a New York harbor cruise on October 12, 2013 in New york City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Vendor In The Battery Says Illegal Vendors Costing New York City Thousands

Statue Cruises is the only line that takes tourists to the island, but their COO, Michael Burke, said illegal vendors are shiphoning off potential customers with lies.

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City To Put In $100 Million To Prevent Flooding In Lower Manhattan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.

08/27/2015

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Arizona Man Accused Of Helping N.Y. College Student’s Efforts To Join ISIS

An Arizona man was indicated Thursday on charges of helping a New York college student get ISIS training in Syria.

08/27/2015