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38 Delancey St., where a 28-year-old man fell from a sixth-floor balcony and died July 5, 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Man Falls From Lower East Side Balcony, Dies

A security guard said the victim appeared to be drunk when he arrived at the building — so much so that security warned the host.

07/05/2015

Map of where drowning victim John Crimmins was found July 4, 2015. (Credit: Orange County Prosecutor's Office)

Jersey Shore Drowning Victim Identified

The missing swimming was found dead in the surf about a half-hour later near Strickland Street, authorities said.

07/05/2015

Escaped prisoner David Sweat is captured by New York State Police. (Credit: WWNY-TV)

David Sweat, Inmate Shot After Escape, Moved From NY Hospital To Prison

The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says David Sweat was moved from the Albany Medical Center early Sunday. He was taken to the Five Points Correctional Facility, in Seneca County.

07/05/2015

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Report: Port Authority Officials Hiring Lawyers As Investigations Continue Into Use Of Toll Money

Both the Manhattan district attorney’s office and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether the Port Authority had the right to spend $1.8 billion in toll money to rebuild the Pulaski Skyway and three other roads.

07/05/2015

Spectators marvel at Jones Beach fireworks for first time in five years (CBS2)

Fireworks Return To Jones Beach For First Time In Five Years

This year’s Fun on the Fourth at Jones Beach comes with something that has been missing from this landscape for six years.

07/04/2015

Fireworks lit up the sky without a hitch (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Light Up Sky Over East River

For 25 minutes, the new effects and bright colors wowed the crowds. Some are already planning to come back next year.

07/04/2015

David Bevilacqua of East Meadow is accused of stealing plumbing supplies from his employer and selling them on eBay (NYPD)

Man Accused Of Stealing Plumbing Supplies From Employer, Selling Them On Ebay

Detectives say Bevilacqua would post several plumbing items on eBay and would ship the stolen merchandise to various unknowing buyers across the country.

07/04/2015

Thousands line streets in Ridgewood, N.J. for parade (CBS2)

Thousands Line Streets For Ridgewood, NJ Parade

The clamor among the locals for a good spot is unlike anything seen before.

07/04/2015

Men compete in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island on July 4. 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Matt Stonie Beats Joey Chestnut In Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Defending champion Miki Sudo won the women’s division of the annual July Fourth contest Saturday morning.

07/04/2015

Cocaine (file / credit: clipart.com)

Queens Man Gets 10 Years In Prison For Role In Cocaine Distribution Scheme

The 40-year-old along with two New Jersey men pleaded guilty in February to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine.

07/04/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Man Shot In Head Drove Car Into Home In Hempstead

No one in the home was injured, but the residence did suffer structural damage, police said.

07/04/2015

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Guatemalan Immigrant Attacked In Farmingdale

The victim suffered bruises to his face, arm and leg.

07/04/2015

Bronx burglary suspect

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Bronx Burglary Suspect

The suspect stole jewelry, clothing and electronics before fleeing on foot, police said.

07/04/2015

A Spongebob Squarepants costumed character on the Coney Island boardwalk. (Credit: CBS2)

Coney Island Residents Not Thrilled With Costumed Characters On Boardwalk

The characters are willing to stand out in the hot sun in their heavy costumes to avoid the cops and competition in Times Square.

07/04/2015

Fourth of July Fireworks (Credit: CBS2)

Macy’s Fourth Of July Fireworks Set To Dazzle Millions Over East River

For 25 minutes, 50,000 shells will be synchronized to a musical score.

07/04/2015