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Museum of Modern Art

Exhibit At Museum Of Modern Art Highlights Black Migration From The South

The artist Jacob Lawrence was only 23 years old in 1941 when he made his series, called “The Migration of the Negro,” telling the story in abstract, stylized paintings full of color, movement and words.

05/23/2015

Robert Riccuiti (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Soccer Coach Made Threat In Email To Parent Of Child On Team

A Long Island soccer coach who allegedly threatened the father of one of the children on his team was arraigned Saturday.

05/23/2015

Bronx hit-and-run

Police Seek Driver In Bronx Hit-And-Run That Injured Boy

Last Saturday, police said a gray Mazda CX-9 heading south on Logan Avenue toward Dewey Avenue struck a 12-year-old boy who was running on the street opposite 518 Logan Ave.

05/23/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Man Charged Following Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash In Brooklyn

Richard Williams, 26, is charge with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, police said.

05/23/2015

(credit: Bethel Woods)

State Police: Arrests, Drugs Seized At Music Festival In Bethel Woods

Authorities said state troopers recovered cocaine, MDMA, ketamine, ecstasy and marijuana Friday from cars passing through checkpoints at the Mysteryland Music Festival.

05/23/2015

A woman was attacked while walking her dog in the Massapequa Preserve on Tuesday, Aug. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Several Chickens Found Mutilated In Massapequa Preserve

The Nassau County SPCA is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction after several chickens were found mutilated in Massapequa Preserve.

05/23/2015

Don't pay too much for your meat! (credit: CBS2)

Memorial Day Kicks Off The Summer BBQ Season

The summer grilling season gets off to a start this Memorial Day weekend and we don’t want record-high beef prices to put a damper on your summer barbecue plans.

05/23/2015

Hilton Garden Inn on West 35th Street

3 People Arrested In Murder Of Man Found Dead Under Mattress In Midtown Hotel

Three people have been arrested in the death of a New Jersey man found dead under a mattress at a Manhattan hotel.

05/23/2015

A mother and two girls were hurt in a fire at this two-story building in Borough Park, Brooklyn. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Mom, 2 Girls Critically Hurt In Brooklyn Fire

A fire overnight in Brooklyn left a mother and two girls critically injured.

05/23/2015

A new YouTube video apparently shows teens sneaking onto a stored subway car and taking control of it. (Credit: D.J. Hammers, via YouTube)

7 Teens Arrested In Recent Weeks In Subway Vandalism Incidents

Police have arrested seven teenagers in the last three months, on accusations that they committed acts of vandalism on the subways.

05/22/2015

Police are investigating after Ronica Copes received this letter in Lindenhurst. (Credit: CBS2)

Lindenhurst Residents Appalled By Letter Targeting Them For Their Race

Blatant racism has struck on Long Island, as a black family got a letter imploring them to leave their town because of their race.

05/22/2015

U.S. Marine Oscar Villarreal hugs a little girl in Times Square during Fleet Week on Friday, May 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Servicemembers Draw Thankful Crowds With Fleet Week In Full Swing

All around New York City this weekend, men and women in uniform were out and about as Fleet Week was in full swing.

05/22/2015

Heavy Memorial Day traffic moves southbound along I-95 May 22, 2015. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Millions Hit The Road For Memorial Day Weekend

Tens of millions of drivers will be behind the wheel this Memorial Day weekend.

05/22/2015

A fire broke out in a building that houses a veterinary home and office in Chester, Orange County on Friday, May 22. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

2 Dogs Die In Fire At Veterinarian’s Residence In Orange County

A fire broke out Friday in the home of a veterinarian in Orange County, leaving three dogs dead.

05/22/2015

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (nee Ethel Greenglass) in a Marshal's van en route to the Federal House of Detention, after they had been found guilty of nuclear espionage. They were subsequently executed.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Release Of Spy Case Testimony By Ethel Rosenberg’s Brother

A judge this week ordered the unsealing of key grand jury testimony from 1950, which may give new fuel to suspicions that Ethel Rosenberg was unjustly convicted of espionage.

05/22/2015