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Crucita Alvarado, 73, was last seen Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, near her home in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Grandmother, 73, Missing For More Than A Week From Coney Island

Police Wednesday evening were asking the public to help them find a 73-year-old woman who has not been seen since Tuesday of last week.

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Prosecutor: Rockland County Murder Suspect Wanted To Get Rid Of Witnesses

A woman accused of killing her 80-year-old mother-in-law tried to get rid of two prosecution witnesses by suggesting a murderous plot to a fellow jail inmate, the district attorney said Wednesday.

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This Palestinian flag was unfurled on the span of the Manhattan Bridge during a protest march on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Credit: L. Mazzei)

Police Investigate After Palestinian Protest Flag Is Unfurled On Manhattan Bridge

Police were investigating Wednesday evening after pro-Palestinian groups unfurled a political protest flag on the span of the Manhattan Bridge.

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FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cops: Brooklyn Man, 35, Fatally Shot Inside Of Bed-Stuy Home

Senecca McCullough was shot in the head and back. He was taken to Woodhull Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Police: 2 Men Ran Into LI House To Escape Gang-Related Shooting

A woman who lives at a house on Segal Avenue said she heard several shots fired. Then two men ran into her house.

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Suit Filed By Family Of Mentally Ill Man Shot Dead By Paterson Police

The family of a 39-year-old mentally ill man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Paterson, nearly two years after the man was shot and killed by a Paterson police officer.

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The fountain in front of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center (Credit: Getty Images)

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Deal With Stagehands

The opera house is still in negotiations with eight smaller unions, including those representing painters and costume and makeup artists.

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Ex-School Union Official Pleads Guilty In NY Theft

The Westchester district attorney’s office says Frank Gluberman of Congers pleaded guilty to grand larceny on Wednesday.

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Fire Department personnel hoist an injured worker from the 2nd Avenue subway tunnel on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pipe Falls On 2nd Avenue Subway Worker 100 Feet Below Ground

The worker was about 100 feet below ground between two tunnels when a pipe fell on his leg, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

08/20/2014

Stonehenge Village on the Upper West Side has opened a new gym that is only open to market-rate tenants. (Credit: Danny Perry/DNAInfo)

Complaint Alleges UWS Building Owners Are Discriminating Against Older Residents

Some rent-stabilized tenants in the Stonehenge Village building, at 120-196 W. 97th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues, were furious after a gym opened up in their building and they were told they were forbidden from using it.

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Brooklyn residents have called on store owners to replace tattered American flags atop their businesses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Customers Call On Brooklyn Businesses To Replace Tattered American Flags

Residents are calling tattered, dirty, and shredded American flags above several Brooklyn stores a slap in the face to Old Glory.

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2 Hospitalized When Steam Pipe Breaks In Edison, N.J. Laboratory

A ruptured steam pipe sent two people to the hospital from an Edison, New Jersey laboratory Wednesday afternoon.

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FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Many Voters Remain Unfamiliar With Gov. Cuomo’s Republican Challengers

A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger in New York’s gubernatorial race.

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Landlord Probed Over Claims It Forced Asian-Americans Out Of Apartments

The New York State Tenant Protection Unit has launched an investigation into a major city landlord, over allegations that it forced Asian-American tenants to leave their rent-regulated apartments.

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From left, Terrence Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Man Convicted In 2007 Newark School Yard Killings Seeks New Trial

Jose Carranza appeared in front of a judge in Newark on Wednesday, but the judge didn’t make an immediate decision on his request.

08/20/2014