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Central Park robbery

Police: 53-Year-Old Man Choked And Robbed In Central Park

Police said they have stepped up patrols in Central Park because of the spike in crime, but urge residents to remain vigilant.

08/01/2015

Pit Bull

NYC Man Convicted In Beating Of 4-Month-Old Puppy

On doctors’ advice, the dog was euthanized.

08/01/2015

James Nicholson

Suffolk Police Arrest Suspect In Bay Shore Barbershop Shooting

James Nicholson faces a charge of first-degree assault.

08/01/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

NYC Teacher Killed In Oklahoma Crash While Biking Across Country

Wanninkhof was a teacher at Fordham High School for the Arts in The Bronx.

08/01/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in four robberies on Staten Island in July 2015. (Credit: NYPD)

CBS2 Exclusive: Video Shows Staten Island Serial Robbery Suspect In Action

Exclusive CBS2 video Friday night showed a man who police said has been on a robbery spree on Staten Island.

07/31/2015

A suspect in the attempted strangulation of three women in Park Slope, Brooklyn on July 20 and 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Park Slope Residents Horrified After Man Tries To Strangle 3 Women

The neighborhood of Park Slope, Brooklyn was on alert Friday night, as police searched for a man who has been attacking women and trying to strangle them.

07/31/2015

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NYC Officials: Third Person With Legionnaires’ Disease In South Bronx Has Died

The Health Department said a third location, the Opera House Hotel, has tested positive for the bacteria Legionella.

07/31/2015

Police went in after a good Samaritan and an officer who tried to rescue three teens in the East River on Friday, July 31. (Credit: acridjungle/Instagram)

Police Rescue Officer, Good Samaritan Who Went Into East River After Teens

A police officer jumped into the East River Friday evening to rescue a man who in turn had gone in to help three teens.

07/31/2015

A water main break shut down Flatbush Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn on Friday, July 31. (Credit: Andrea Oess/CBS2)

Water Main Break Shuts Down Road, Snags Subway In Park Slope, Brooklyn

A water main break Friday evening briefly shut down busy Flatbush Avenue near the Barclays Center, and also halted two subway lines.

07/31/2015

Mosquito on a person's hand. (credit: Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

West Nile Virus Scare Forces Suffolk County To Restrict Camping In 1 Park

Thanks to a mosquito testing positive for West Nile virus, for the time being there will be no more overnight camping at a county park on Long Island.

07/31/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of a woman in a West Village apartment on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Victim Talks About Horror Of Being Groped By West Village Home Invader

The man was able to enter the Hudson Street building through the front door and then climbed up the fire escape, police said.

07/31/2015

A surveillance image of two suspects in a robbery in Two Bridges on Sunday, July 26. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Robbery, Attack On Man In Two Bridges

A suspect was arrested this week in an attack on a man in broad daylight in the Two Bridges section of Lower Manhattan.

07/31/2015

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Suffolk Police Rescue 3 Men Caught In Rip Current Off Fire Island

Two Suffolk County police officers and an off-duty lifeguard rescued three men who got caught in a rip current off Fire Island Friday afternoon.

07/31/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

Exclusive: NYPD To Hunt For Drones During Pope Francis’ Visit In The Fall

Part of the plan to keep Pope Francis safe during his New York City visit is to create a safety net so tight that hundreds of thousands of rush hour commuters might need divine intervention to get home.

07/31/2015

Oceanside Plane in Driveway

Residents Complain Of Neighbor Keeping Plane In Driveway Of Long Island Home

Harold Guretzky doesn’t want to pay the $150 storage fee for the plane at Republic Airport.

07/31/2015