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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

Firecrackers and bottle rockets (Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Suffolk Police Warn Of Illegal Fireworks Dangers

Authorities said they will have zero tolerance for those who are possessing or setting off fireworks this weekend.

07/04/2015

Chef Daisy Martinez

Recipes Perfect For A Fourth Of July Cookout

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As Fourth of July weekend celebrations kick into high gear, many are headed to barbecues and cookouts, but you don’t want to arrive empty handed. Chef Daisy Martinez stopped by the […]

07/04/2015

A sign welcoming people to Wyandanch, NY - File / Photo: Vision Long Island

Long Island Native Give Back To Community With College Scholarships

The eight recipients are all college-bound seniors.

07/04/2015

Gaven Benson

Teen Accused Of Shooting Man During Robbery In Kings Park

Detectives said around 11 p.m. Wednesday Benson pulled out a gun and stole money from Cummings and her friend Henry Wrobel, then shot Wrobel in the leg before running from the scene.

07/04/2015

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Don Zimmer’s Widow Furious After Jersey Vanishes From Luggage

The widow of a baseball icon was heartbroken Friday night over a missing jersey that she believes was stolen.

07/03/2015

A car flipped over and ended up under a semi-trailer truck on the New York State Thruway on Friday, July 3. (Credit: CBS2)

3 Hospitalized After Car Flips, Ends Up Under Semi On NYS Thruway

A car flipped over and got caught under a semi-trailer truck on the New York State Thruway in Yonkers Friday afternoon, leaving three people injured and snagging traffic.

07/03/2015

Amtrak police security outside Penn Station on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Increases Fourth Of July Security, Says NY Is ‘Top Target For Terrorists’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to be on alert this holiday weekend as security increases across the Tri-State area amid recent terror attacks overseas and threats from ISIS and ISIS sympathizers.

07/03/2015

Two EMTs and a civilian were injured when an ambulance flipped on its side in downtown Brooklyn on Friday, July 3. (Credit: @SteveKornacki)

2 EMTs, 2 Civilians Hurt When Ambulance Flips In Downtown Brooklyn

An ambulance was left on its side following a crash in downtown Brooklyn late Friday afternoon.

07/03/2015

Madeline Singas was sworn in as acting district attorney in Nassau County. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Acting Nassau DA: Implementation Of Anti-Bullying Dignity Act Has Failed

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas expressed skepticism Friday about the numbers in a new report on bullying.

07/03/2015