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A man reads a prayer while holding greens dipped in salt water in advance of Passover. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Jewish Community Prepares For Start Of Passover

Passover begins at sundown with a special dinner known as a sedar. During Passover, Jews eat matzoh to honor their ancestors who ran in such a hurry that their bread never rose.


FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Struck, Injured By Squad Car On Upper West Side

A man was in serious but stable condition after being struck by a police car on the Upper West Side on Sunday.


Police begin to arrive at the wake for NYPD Officer Dennis Guerra on April 13, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Family, Police Remember Dennis Guerra, NYPD Officer Killed In Coney Island Fire

Family, friends and colleagues are beginning to say final goodbyes Sunday to an NYPD officer who died after rushing into a burning building to save residents.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Getty Images)

Reports: Manhattan DA Investigating Christie Administration, Port Authority

The Manhattan district attorney is the latest law enforcement official wanting answers from the Chris Christie administration and its involvement in the Port Authority.


Thrill seekers enjoy a day at Luna Park on its 2014 opening day April 13. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Amusement Parks Go For Another Spin

At Luna Park on Sunday, Italian tycoon Alberto Zamperla christened the first ride on the Cyclone roller coaster by dousing it with the traditional egg cream.


Participants run through Bronx Zoo during a past Run for the Wild. (credit: CBS 2)

Run For The Wild In Bronx Zoo Aims To Save Elephants From Poaching

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Run for the Wild gives people¬†an opportunity to stay fit while helping endangered animals. The sixth-annual run will be held April 26 at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, executive vice […]


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Police: Bagged Body Parts Found Along LIRR Tracks In Queens

The man found the bags near the Long Island Rail Road tracks in the Elmhurst section. They had been dumped in an overgrown area.


Bryce Pinkham, star of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" (credit: CBS 2)

‘A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder’ Star: ‘Serial Killing On Broadway’s Fun’

Bryce Pinkham plays a distant heir to a great fortune a royal title, and then begins to murder all the relatives that stand between him and his inheritance.


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Brooklyn School Janitor Charged With Sexual Assault

Herman Zapata, 51, has been charged with criminal sexual act, sex abuse, sexual misconduct, unlawful imprisonment and assault.


One of the photos from Rachael Hale McKenna's book "The New York Dog."

Furry Friend Finder: Stephan And ‘The New York Dog’

In a special edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo interview photographer Rachael Hale McKenna has released a new book called “The New York Dog.”


Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer: Afghanistan, Iraq War Veterans Deserve NYC Parade

Schumer says it’s time to honor “America’s post 9/11 troops,” continuing the modern tradition of welcome-home parades down Broadway in lower Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes.”


Police are looking for this man in connection with an attempted rape in the Tremont section of the Bronx on April 11, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Suspect In Bronx Attempted Rape

The woman was followed around 6:45 a.m. to the second flood of her building in Tremont, where the suspect grabbed her and attempted to rape her, police said.


Police cars are seen outside the 36th Street home in Queens where an officer fatally shot a man holding a shotgun on April 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Neighbors: Man Killed By Police After Not Dropping Gun Was Hard Of Hearing

A uniformed NYPD officer fatally shot and killed Jack Calvello after he killed his daughter and refused to drop his 12-gauge shotgun, police said.


Scene outside police-involved shooting in Astoria, Queens (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Allegedly Killed Daughter, Pointed Gun At Cops

Police say a uniformed NYPD officer shot and killed an 86-year-old man after he refused to drop his gun.


Carmen Farina (credit: CBS 2)

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina Marks First 100 Days

Farina marked the occasion with an appearance at Teachers College, Columbia University.