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An NYPD Highway Patrol officer holds a Lidar laser gun to catch speeders. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Technology Credited With Big Increase In NYC Speeding Tickets

Drivers in New York City are speeding into ticket trouble in record numbers.

05/20/2015

ate Show host David Letterman on the Late Show with David Letterman on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS ©2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc.

Joy And Tears As David Letterman Presents Last ‘Late Show’

After more than 30 years and more than 6,000 shows, David Letterman’s legendary career in television will come to a close.

05/20/2015

A 68-year-old woman was killed in an accident involving a tour bus on Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday, May 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Struck And Killed By Bus While Crossing The Street In Morningside Heights

Shortly after 3 p.m. police responded to a pedestrian struck at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 113th Street in Morningside Heights.

05/20/2015

Erika Menendez was sentenced to 24 years in prison for shoving a man to his death off a Queens subway platform in 2012. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Gets 24 Years For Shoving Man Off Subway Track In Queens

A woman was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday, after admitting to shoving a Hindu man off a Queens subway platform to his death in an attack motivated by religious animus.

05/20/2015

A dancer performs at a strip club  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

DEA Agents Accused Of Running N.J. Strip Club Where Prostitution Allegedly Occurred

Two U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents were arrested Wednesday, on charges that they had a side business running a strip club in New Jersey where prostitution allegedly happened.

05/20/2015

Reynaldo Bonilla is charged with training roosters for cockfighting, as well as drug charges. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Man Was Training 45 Roosters For Cockfighting

Police arrested a Long Island man on drug charges Wednesday, and claimed that he was also training roosters in his home for cockfights.

05/20/2015

Cecile Jackson

Police Arrest Suspect In Attempted Kidnapping At Central Park Playground

Cecile Jackson has been charged with second-degree attempted kidnapping.

05/20/2015

Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia.   (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Probe Of Deadly Amtrak Derailment Shifts To Engineer’s Cellphone

Officials said calls were made, texts were sent and data was used the day of the accident, but they haven’t determined if that activity took place while the train was being operated.

05/20/2015

Teens attack a man who attempted to break up a fight at a Brooklyn McDonald's on May 15, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Another Suspect Charged In Brooklyn McDonald’s Brawl That Left Girl, Man Injured

Another suspect was charged Wednesday in a brawl last week at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn, in which a teenage girl and a man who tried to step in were injured.

05/20/2015

Grilled beef steak

Tips For Safer And Healthier Grilling This Memorial Day

With Memorial Day just around the corner and summer on its way, here are some tips to stay safe during grilling season.

05/20/2015

U.S. Postal Service truck. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Postal Worker Accused Of Throwing Away, Not Delivering 2,000 Pieces Of Mail

A U.S. postal worker was charged by federal authorities Monday with failing to deliver about 2,000 of pieces of mail on his Queens Village route.

05/20/2015

1010 WINS'  Juliet Papa takes a tour of 1 World Trade Center observation deck.

First Look At One World Trade Center Observation Deck

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the rebuilding of the World Trade Center and a thriving downtown Manhattan show that the 9/11 attackers lost.

05/20/2015

Parents say underage teens' photos are appearing on this pornographic website without their permission. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Parents Aghast At Website Sharing Nude Photos Of Teens Without Permission

Some Long Island parents have issued a warning, after naked pictures of high school students were posted online without their permission.

05/20/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at a Feb. 25, 2015 news conference where he discussed the arrest of three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Turning Its Attention To Drug Busts Of Those In The 18-40 Demographic

Out with the old and in with the new. Or, in this case, the young.

05/20/2015

Yonkers Bear

Wildlife Officials Tranquilize Black Bear In Yonkers

A 200-pound black bear caused quite a stir in Yonkers.

05/20/2015