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Hempstead Man Claims Racial Discrimination After Rejection From Suffolk County Police Force

A Hempstead man is planning to sue the Suffolk County Police Department saying he wasn’t hired because of his race.

01/23/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a building on West 144th Street in Hamilton Heights on Jan. 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

8 Injured In Early Morning Hamilton Heights Fire

The fire broke out around 3:15 a.m. Friday at a building on West 144th Street.

01/23/2015

Man wanted in connection with a food truck robbery on the Upper West Side. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Robs Taco Truck At Gunpoint On Upper West Side

The suspect walked into the Super Taco Food Truck parked at the corner of West 96th Street and Broadway around 1:30 a.m. last Thursday, police said.

01/23/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment on January 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Silver Vows Vindication Following Arrest On Corruption Charges

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is vowing to clear his name after his arrest Thursday on conspiracy and bribery charges.

01/23/2015

Snow falls on Hudson Street on Jan. 9, 2015. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Radio Free Montone: Snow Drought?

I know that we haven’t had much snow this winter. Cue up that Hallelujah chorus. And because meteorologists haven’t been able to talk about the “white stuff,” we must be experiencing some sort of freakish weather pattern.

01/23/2015

Marcus Lewis, 32, is charged in the 2010 shooting that killed Michael Anderson in West Babylon, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Man Charged In Fatal 2010 Shooting In West Babylon, Long Island

A suspect was arrested and charged Thursday in a 2010 shooting that left a man dead in West Babylon, Long Island.

01/22/2015

The Town of Ramapo has filed suit demanding that this path between two houses be removed. (Credit: CBS2)

Town Of Ramapo Demands Removal Of Path Linking Two Homes

The asphalt path winds through the woods, traversing a stretch of parkland that is supposed to remain wild.

01/22/2015

A pro-Palestinian protest group disrupted a New York City Council vote commemorating the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. The group says it was a coincidence that they came when they did. (Credit: JPUpdates.com)

Pro-Palestinian Protesters Storm City Council Chambers During Symbolic Auschwitz Vote

There was bedlam at the New York City Council on Thursday. Demonstrators disrupted a deeply moving and symbolic vote, but protest organizers say it wasn’t supposed to happen that way.

01/22/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (right) walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment on January 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested On Corruption Charges

FBI spokesman Peter Donald confirmed the 70-year-old Silver was taken into custody around 8 a.m. at FBI headquarters in New York City.

01/22/2015

Authorities say these counterfeit $100 bills were printed on real money paper. (Credit: CBS2)

Counterfeit Cash Printed On Real Money Paper Making The Rounds Across Tri-State Area

Counterfeit cash is circulating through the tri-state area with hundred tollar bills so realistic they can pass as the real thing. In fact, you may have some and not even know it.

01/22/2015

Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massive Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.

01/22/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the robbery of a bank on 149th Street in the South Bronx on Thursday, Jan. 22. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Suspect In South Bronx Bank Robbery

Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect in the robbery of a bank in the South Bronx.

01/22/2015

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Middlesex County, N.J. Basketball Coach Accused Of Sex Assault

A former college basketball coach in Middlesex County, New Jersey has been charged with sexually assaulting two boys and engaging in sexually explicit conversations with two others, authorities said Thursday.

01/22/2015

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet the Syrian opposition, a day after hosting urgent talks on Syria and Iraq in Paris, as Washington unveiled plans to provide some $500 million in arms and training to the Syrian rebels. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dies; Oil Prices Rise On Wall Street

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died at the age of 90, according to Saudi state TV.

01/22/2015

A surveillance image of two suspects in the robbery of a man in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For 2 Suspects In Bedford-Stuyvesant Robbery

Police were searching Thursday evening for two suspects in a broad-daylight robbery earlier this month in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

01/22/2015