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Police say this man used a credit card that was taken from an elderly woman during a strong arm robbery in the West Village. (Credit: DCPI)

2 Arrested In Connection With Robbery Of Elderly Woman In West Village

Two men have been arrested after an elderly woman was robbed in the West Village on Thursday.

04/17/2015

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Tractor-Trailer Strikes Overpass On Hutchinson River Parkway

Authorities say traffic is moving again on the Hutchinson River Parkway after a tractor-trailer struck an overpass in Westchester County.

04/17/2015

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Police: 3 Injured In Union Square Subway Station Slashing

Police are searching for a suspect accused of stabbing a man in Union Square Friday morning.

04/17/2015

Two men were found dead near these freight train tracks in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Thursday, April 16. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Men Found Dead Near Borough Park Railroad Tracks

Multiple people were found unconscious Thursday evening on railroad tracks in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

04/16/2015

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Group Of Doctors Want To See Dr. Oz Kicked Off Columbia Faculty

Columbia University has not agreed to the demands from a group of 10 prominent doctors who want TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz kicked off the faculty.

04/16/2015

Parks enforcement patrol officers catch a group of teens trespassing on the New York State Pavilion Astro-Towers at Flushing-Meadows Corona Park. (Credit: New York City Parks Advocates)

Advocates Call For Action After Teens Scale Queens World’s Fair Astro-Towers Again

Once again, four teenagers have found their way to the top of the long-shuttered and decaying Astro-Towers at the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

04/16/2015

Mike Fregoe is trying to keep his snowman going in Massapequa Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Well Into Spring, Massapequa Park Snowman Is Still Going

It’s hard to imagine with temperatures in the 60s, but a snowman is still standing on Long Island.

04/16/2015

A surveillance image of the theft of an air pump from a Queens gas station. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Thieves Ripped Air Pumps From Brooklyn, Queens Gas Stations 17 Times

Police on Thursday said a pair of thieves has struck 17 different times in Brooklyn and Queens since December, using a vehicle with a chain to drag away coin-operated air pump machines at gas stations.

04/16/2015

Police say this man used a credit card that was taken from an elderly woman during a strong arm robbery in the West Village. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Woman, 80, Injured During Strong-Arm Robbery In The West Village

The NYPD has asked the pubic for help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a rough robbery that took place in the West Village.

04/16/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect who struck and critically injured an NYPD officer with a hatchet. He was shot and killed by police. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Sues NYPD After Being Hit By Officers’ Gunfire Following Hatchet Attack

A woman has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD, after officers accidentally shot her, as they fired at a man who hurled a hatchet at them in Jamaica, Queens last fall.

04/16/2015

New York City Subways

Williamsburg Store Owners Say L Train Service Interruption Will Hurt Business

The shop owners in Williamsburg are really worried. They say all of the tourists in Manhattan take the L train to Williamsburg to shop.

04/16/2015

Kids on spring break spent the day getting to know new and unusual species at the American Museum of Natural History. (Credit: CBS2)

Kids Discover Super-Powered Creepy-Crawlies At New Natural History Museum Exhibit

Children describe some creepy-crawlies as cute, others as slimy, but all of the species showcased in one new museum exhibit have something in common; they use superpowers to survive.

04/16/2015

A woman pouring mulch on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert Offers Gardening Tips As Warmer Weather Arrives At Last

Warmer weather has finally come to the Tri-State Area for several days in a row, and for homeowners, it is time to break out the gardening gloves.

04/16/2015

Rodney Stover is charged with the rape of a woman in a restroom in an East Side bar. (Credit: CBS2)

Homeless Sex Offender Accused Of Raping Woman In Kips Bay Bar Bathroom Pleads Not Guilty

A homeless sex offender arrested for allegedly raping a woman inside a restroom stall at a Manhattan bar faced a judge Thursday.

04/16/2015

The teacher is seen on the floor at Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School in Hempstead. (credit: Facebook)

Police: Hempstead Math Teacher Recovering After Being Attacked By Angry Parent At School

Hempstead Classroom Teachers Association President Elias Mestizo said the teacher was placed in a headlock and thrown to the floor.

04/16/2015