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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

Over 70 kilograms of heroin and $2 million cash were seized by authorities in the Bronx. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Heroin Shortage Follows Record-Setting Bust In The Bronx This Week

Just after a massive heroin bust in the Bronx this week, narcotics officers reported they have been facing a new problem on the streets.

05/22/2015

The Boro Park OB/GYN clinic has been firebombed twice. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Firebombed Flatbush-Ditmas Park OB-GYN Clinic Twice

Police were searching for a suspect who they said firebombed a women’s health clinic in Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn twice.

05/22/2015

Rockaway Beach (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio Unveils First Section Of New Boardwalk At Rockaway Beach

A critical part of the Rockaways has been restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, and Mayor Bill de Blasio was there Friday to mark the occasion.

05/22/2015

Derrick Griffith (credit: Medgar Evers College)

Funeral Held For Derrick Griffith, College Dean Killed In Amtrak Derailment

Griffith was one of eight people who died in the derailment.

05/22/2015

Jake Sandler, 19, is accused of hosting an underage drinking party in Lynbrook, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Teen Hit With Criminal Charges For Allegedly Hosting Underage Drinking Party

A Long Island high school senior was slapped with criminal charges this week – just before graduation.

05/22/2015

Veterans gather in Baychester ahead of Memorial Day. (Credit: CBS2)

Memorial Day 2015: Veterans Feel Solemn Sense Of Duty To Remind Us Of Sacrifices

For them, this holiday is more than a list of names, or a stack of faded photographs, a flag, a salute and a song. Survivors gather in ceremonies far north of the city and in the heart of the Bronx: the common task of bearing witness.

05/22/2015

FILE -- Hillary Clinton (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Reclassifies As ‘Top Secret’ Some Of Hillary Clinton’s Released Benghazi Emails

As the holiday weekend began on Friday, the State Department released the first batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails, and among other things they show she received sensitive information about Benghazi on her unsecure home server.

05/22/2015

Air Force Thunderbirds fly over New York City on May 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Bethpage Air Show: A Preview From High In The Air

More than 300,000 people are expected at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach this weekend.

05/22/2015

Francisca Fernandez slipped while walking down a flight of stairs and plunged to her death outside the Inwood apartment (CBS2)

Woman Falls Down Inwood Apartment Stairs, Out Window In Fatal Freak Accident

The NYPD said the woman slipped on the stairs in her building and then fell out an open window in the stairwell to her death.

05/22/2015