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Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Dr. Stan Li Sentenced To Prison In Prescription Drug Deaths Case

A Queens doctor accused of selling prescription drugs out of his pain-management clinic has been sentenced in the deaths of two of his patients.

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Holiday Express Band Spreads Holiday Cheer With Free Concerts

A local band is spreading joy this holiday season with a stop Friday directed at lifting the spirits of sick children.

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Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo speaks at The Robin Hood Foundation's 2014 Benefit at the Jacob Javitz Center on May 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Seeks Opinion On Tenure, Caps On Charter Schools

Gov. Cuomo is stepping up his war of words with the teachers’ union.

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This is the view from the sixth floor of 10 Hudson Yards. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hudson Yards Development Taking Shape On The West Side

Next year should be a busy one for one of the largest construction projects in the city.

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West Harlem Residents Are Fed Up With ‘Aggressive’ Raccoons Terrorizing Neighborhood

West Harlem residents say a posse of raccoons has taken over their neighborhoods and in some cases even broken into their homes.

12/18/2014

A fire ripped through a building on Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: Nuraim, via Twitter)

Fire Sweeps Through Building Across From Coney Island Subway Terminal

An extra-alarm fire broke out Thursday evening in a commercial building in Coney Island, Brooklyn – right across from the busy elevated subway terminal.

12/18/2014

Rockland County Legislator Aaron Weider talks with CBS2's Lou Young about a piece of hate mail that showed his face superimposed on a photo of an ISIS beheading victim. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Rockland Legislator Shocked By Hate Mail Referencing ISIS Terror

An unknown person tapped into ISIS terror imagery to intimidate a Rockland County politician, in a delivery with criminal implications.

12/18/2014

An extra-alarm fire ripped through a building in Ozone Park, Queens on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

Firefighters Responded To Call At Queens Building Hours Before Devastating Blaze

An extra-alarm fire was raging late Thursday afternoon in a building in Ozone Park, Queens.]

12/18/2014

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On NYPD Lieutenants

Police have been looking for a group of suspects, four men and three women, caught on camera struggling with the two lieutenants during a clash between police and protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.

12/18/2014

A billboard for the movie 'The Interview' in Times Square. Sony has decided to call off the release of the movie following threats from cyberattackers. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS News: Sony Pictures Cyberattack Came From North Korea; Source Was Hidden

The cyberattack on Sony Pictures that led to the studio calling off the release of the comedy movie “The Interview” originated in North Korea and was routed through servers in other countries, sources said Thursday.

12/18/2014

Ashanti arrives at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards in Las Vegas on Dec. 5, 2014. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Reports: Juror’s Illness Forces Mistrial In Ashanti Stalking Case

The trial of a man charged with stalking Ashanti and her family ended in a mistrial Thursday, according to multiple published reports.

12/18/2014

Gun parts were found inside a video game box at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: Port Authority Police)

Police: Man Caught At JFK With Gun Parts Hidden In Video Game Console

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday that gun parts found in a passenger’s video game console at John F. Kennedy International Airport were not child’s play.

12/18/2014

An AMBER Alert was issued for 5-year-old Kenneth White on Dec. 18, 2014. (credit: NY.gov)

AMBER Alert Issued For 5-Year-Old Boy Abducted From Home In Albany County

The child is identified as Kenneth White. He is described as a white male with short, brown hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 3 feet 5 inches and weighs about 45 pounds.

12/18/2014

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Apparent Love Triangle Turns Deadly, Brooklyn Man Charged In Pair Of Stabbing Deaths

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of his wife and another man.

12/18/2014

A man was struck and killed by a subway train at the Avenue M stop in Midwood, Brooklyn on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: Joey Baghdadi, via Instagram)

Subway Train Strikes, Kills Man In Midwood, Brooklyn

A man was struck and killed by a subway train in Midwood, Brooklyn Thursday evening.

12/18/2014

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New York City Protest Against Police Violence

New York City Protest Against Police Violence

Protesters took to the streets of New York City on Dec. 13, 2014 to express outrage over the grand jury decisions not to indict the officers involved in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases.

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

Hundreds of so-called Santas have made their way to Midtown Manhattan Saturday for the annual SantaCon pub crawl.

Demonstrations Over Recent Grand Jury Decisions In Police Shooting Deaths Continue

Friday Night Eric Garner Protests

Demonstrators gathered for a third night, protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Eric Garner case.

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