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Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Commits $50 Million To New Grassroots Gun Safety Effort

The new campaign, Everytown for Gun Safety, will be about targeting political dollars. Candidates who support stronger gun laws will receive money.

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One of the Postal Service's green lock boxes broken into in Freeport. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials: Mail Stolen From Postal Boxes On Long Island

The mail was apparently taken from two green locked boxes used by carriers to pick up mail to distribute on their routes. It happened in Freeport on April 7.

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The 2015 Ford Mustang convertible is revealed at the top of the Empire State Building in New York, April 16, 2014. (Photo:  EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ford Celebrates Mustang’s 50th Anniversary From Top Of Empire State Building

Ford is celebrating the golden anniversary of its iconic Mustang by unveiling the new 2015 model from the top of the Empire State Building.

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A New York University (NYU) student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities on February 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

End Of NYPD Muslim Surveillance Program Applauded

The NYPD said Tuesday it had disbanded the surveillance program and that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the division.

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Snow falling in Rockaway Township, N.J. (Credit: Nancy Wybolt)

Winter Making A Return To Tri-State Area With Snow, Record Cold Possible

The week began with downright summerlike temperatures, but the grip of winter slipped back onto the Tri-State Area late Tuesday.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting that wounded Gama Droiville, 13 (inset) in Brooklyn on Monday, April 14. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD/Droiville Family)

Suspect Sought After Boy, 13, Shot In The Head In Brooklyn

Gama Droiville, 13, was waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin when police said a gunman opened fire on the sidewalk.

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Queens Anti-Muslim Statements Suspect

Police: Man Made Anti-Muslim Remarks, Spat On Teenage Girl On Bus In Queens

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who allegedly spat on a 15-year-old girl and raised his fist to her while making anti-Muslim statements on a bus in Queens.

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Boston Backpack

Suspicious Bags Found At Boston Marathon Finish Line After Solemn Tributes

Police in Boston detonated two unattended backpacks at the marathon finish line and arrested a man Tuesday night, on the one-year anniversary of the bombings that left three people dead and 260 injured during the marathon.

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Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Swastika Found Spray-Painted On Fence Next To Cedarhurst Home

Police in Nassau County were investigating Tuesday night, after someone spray-painted a swastika on a fence in a Cedarhurst neighborhood.

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FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner’s Office Driver Arrested On Weapons Charges

Police on Tuesday arrested a New York City Medical Examiner’s office driver on weapons charges.

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Alison Michelle Ernst

Woman Accused Of Throwing Shoe At Clinton Ordered Held In Phoenix

A federal magistrate judge on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed, until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech.

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Man wanted in connection with a slashing attack in Queens (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Man In Connection With Queens Slashing

On April 9, 2014 at around 4 p.m. the suspect slashed an 18-year-old male near his face in the vicinity of 62 Avenue and Yellowstone Boulevard, police said.

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Police say this man grabbed a woman's buttocks on a Brooklyn bound L Train. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Man Repeatedly Groped Woman On Brooklyn Bound “L” Train

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident that occurred in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn.

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NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim Communities

The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.

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Authorities remove evidence from a Herald Square Victoria's Secret after a possible fetus was discovered on Thursday. (Credit CBS 2)

Medical Examiner: Death Of Fetus Found In Shopping Bag Last Fall Was Homicide

The death of a fetus found in a shopping bag at the Herald Square Victoria’s Secret last fall has been ruled a homicide.

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