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A sketch of a suspect in the robbery of two men in Central Park on Aug. 18 and 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Central Park Visitors On Alert After 2 Robberies

An intense search is underway for a man police said went on a violent robbery spree in Central Park.

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FILE -- This gun was used in an Upper East Side pharmacy robbery in May 2014, police said. (credit: NYPD)

City Council Bill Would Make Gun Offender Registry Public

The bill would also allow people to sign up for monthly emails to update them when gun offenders move into your neighborhood, officials said.

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The tattoo Julia Knight received two days ago to commemorate her baby Isabella Glover. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Questions Surround Actions Of 911 Dispatcher In Death Of Bronx Baby

An investigation is underway after a 911 dispatcher allegedly bungled an emergency call that ended with the death of an infant in the Bronx.

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A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Gets $800M In Bank Of America Settlement

New York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

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Black Powder Prompts Hazmat Response On Manhattan’s West Side

The incident took place at around 10:15 a.m. at 10th Avenue and 16th Street, officials said.

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Letter to Staten Island businesses regarding Eric Garner march. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Some Staten Island Businesses To Close For Eric Garner March

The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce is warning local merchants to consider closing their doors on Saturday in case violence breaks out during a march against police brutality.

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The Brooklyn Bolts will play at MCU Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. (Photo Credit Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Gets Team In New Fall Experimental Football League

The Brooklyn Bolts will play at MCU Park, the home of the minor-league baseball Cyclones, a Class A farm team of the Mets.

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The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

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Nets big man Mason Plumlee takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (credit: Instagram/masonplumlee)

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sweeps Internet, But Where Did It Originate?

The challenge got its start among golfers as a way to support pet charities.

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A sketch of a suspect in the robbery of two men in Central Park on Aug. 18 and 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Robber Put Men In Chokehold, Stole Their Bags In Central Park

Police were searching for a suspect Wednesday night in connection with two robberies this week in Central Park.

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Youngsters try out for the Nets' Kids Dance Team on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Flock To Barclays Center In Hopes Of Making Brooklyn Nets Dance Team

Talent was on display Wednesday night, as hundreds of local kids cut a rug in hopes of joining the Brooklyn Nets as part of the dance team.

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Seen At 11: Docs Making House Calls For IV Drips To Fight Jet Lag, Hangovers

Feeling jet lagged after a flight, simply tired and rundown or even hungover aren’t reasons you would typically called your doctor—until now.

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Jerrison Garcia was riding a bicycle when he was struck and killed, allegedly by a livery cab, on Monday, Aug. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Driver Who Allegedly Struck, Killed Cyclist Was Not Licensed For Livery Cab

Heartbreak has been compounded by anger for the family of a bicyclist who was killed earlier this week in East Harlem.

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A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images  for Crumbs Bake Shop)

Cupcake Fans To Get Second Serving Of ‘Crumbs,’ Group Invests $6.5-Million In Failed Chain

An investment group is forking over $6.5-million for the failed cupcake chain. They’re hoping to find sweet success by offering a wider variety of treats that will include vegan and gluten-free options.

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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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