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A drone prototype is tested in Saint-Martin d'Hères, France. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD: Threat Of Terrorists With Drones Is A Growing Concern

Top NYPD counterterrorism officials have warned that a possible new tool for terrorists could have a chilling effect on New York City.

10/29/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect police believe ripped off a woman's iPhone, and knocked her down the stairs, at the St. Lawrence Avenue No. 6 train station in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Knocked Down Stairs In Robbery At Bronx Subway Station

Police on Wednesday were searching for a man who ripped off a cellphone for a woman at Bronx subway station, and sent her plunging down the stairs during the struggle.

10/29/2014

Habitat for Humanity works to repair a Coney Island home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Marks Second Anniversary Of Superstorm Sandy

On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.

10/29/2014

Edward Meier (credit: CBS 2)

Award-Winning N.J. Guidance Counselor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 5-Year-Old

Meier has also been an NBA referee and the Ivy League coordinator of women’s basketball officials since 1990. He’s also been a professional magician. But on Wednesday he was behind bars.

10/29/2014

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Police Investigate String Of Robberies On, Near Rutgers University Campus

Students are Rutgers University are shaken up by a string of robberies on and near campus.

10/29/2014

Catcall video (credit: YouTube)

Group: Woman In NYC Catcall Video Receives Rape Threats Online

The woman featured in a YouTube video being catcalled in New York City is now receiving rape threats online, according to the organization that posted the clip.

10/29/2014

Stephanie and Tony combined leftovers to make this rigatoni and chorizo dish. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stephanie & Tony’s Table: Rigatoni With Chorizo

If you’re looking for something to do with those leftovers, look no further!

10/29/2014

A UPS driver is seen kicking a package in this surveillance video. (credit: CBS 2)

UPS Driver Caught On Video Kicking Package

A surveillance camera was rolling when a UPS driver took out his frustration on a package, flipping it, kicking it, even bowling with it.

10/29/2014

Greenfield Cemetery in Hempstead (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Upset By Crackdown On Gravestone Items At Hempstead Cemetery

The town claims the crackdown is strictly a maintenance issue, but critics argue it’s disrespectful.

10/29/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks next to Richard Weited, owner of East Dover marina,  in Toms River on Oct. 29, 2014, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy slamming into the state. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Officials, Residents On Sandy Anniversary: Rebuilding Has Been Too Slow

The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.

10/29/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Denies Mistrial In Gigi Jordan Case

Ron Kuby, one of Gigi Jordan’s many lawyers, made a last-minute appearance demanding a mistrial based on the judge’s refusal to let the jury see evidence that might have proved Jordan believed her ex-husband was going to have her killed.

10/29/2014

Oxycodone pills. Abuse of prescription painkillers is reaching epidemic proportions in New York according to the Attorney General. (Credit:CBS2)

Brooklyn Doctor Charged For Illegally Selling Prescription Pills

A physician for 34 years, Dr. Schiller Desgrottes was charged Wednesday with the illegal sale of more than 200 prescriptions for 41,000 oxycodone pills.

10/29/2014

NYPD Officer Kenneth Healey is released from the hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 24 -- six days after being attacked with a hatchet. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Officer Attacked With Hatchet Released From Hospital

There was applause all around on Wednesday, as an NYPD officer made his way out of the hospital six days after being attacked with a hatchet.

10/29/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of $35,000 in cash and other items from a Bronx church. (Credit: NYPD)

Bishop Hopes Stolen Money, Religious Artifacts Will Be Returned To Bronx Church

Police are hoping surveillance footage can help them find out who stole more than $35,000 worth of money and other items from a church in the Bronx.

10/29/2014

SheRides app launch on Oct. 29, 2014 (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS

SheRides Launches App For All-Female Livery Service In NYC

The mobile app for the all-female livery service SheRides has officially launched in New York City.

10/29/2014