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Police Investigating 2 Separate Shootings In Suffolk County

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the two shootings to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

02/28/2015

Staten Island home where dog was abandoned (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

2 Accused Of Leaving Dog Locked Alone In Unheated Staten Island Apartment For Weeks

The dog – a 3-year-old pit bull named Jay — was found locked in a freezing bedroom.

02/28/2015

Suspect wanted in connection with shooting on East 169th Street in the Bronx (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Man In Shooting On East 169th Street In The Bronx

Authorities said the suspect brandished a gun at around 4:20 p.m. on Friday before shooting a 24-year-old man in the torso.

02/28/2015

Rochester Institute of Technology student Max Maisel has been missing since Sunday, Feb. 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Desperate Search After Connecticut College Student Vanishes Near Rochester

A desperate search was under way Friday for a college student from southwest Connecticut who vanished in Western New York.

02/27/2015

A wooden figure wearing a sweatshirt that police said a man had in his vehicle in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills on Feb. 27, 2015. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Caught Driving In Long Island Expressway HOV Lane With Fake Passenger

A Long Island man was caught Friday morning driving in the HOV lane with a fake passenger in his vehicle, Suffolk County police said.

02/27/2015

Police on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh on Feb. 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty NYPD Detective Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Sprain Brook Parkway

Police said a Honda Civic was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the parkway when it hit a Honda Pilot head-on, killing 46-year-old Paul Duncan of Hartsdale.

02/27/2015

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Boy, 15, Charged In Shooting That Wounded 2 Teens In East Williamsburg

A 15-year-old boy was charged Friday night in connection with a shooting that wounded a teenage boy and girl in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn last month.

02/27/2015

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

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Ex-Riverdale Country School Teacher Convicted Of Raping Student

A Manhattan jury on Friday found a former high school math teacher guilty of raping a 16-year-old student in 2011.

02/27/2015

Unconscious man being rescued from Norwegian Gem Cruise Ship in New York Harbor Feb. 27, 2015 (CBS2)

Unconscious Man Rescued From Norwegian Gem Cruise Ship In New York Harbor

The Norwegian Gem was between the Statue Of Liberty and the Verrazano Bridge Friday when a medical call came through of a report of a man who was unconscious on the cruise ship, CBS2’s Joe Biermann reported.

02/27/2015

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Jury: Billionaire Looted Mining Firm MagCorp; Trial Eyed Huge Home

Jurors have found that billionaire Ira Rennert plundered a now-bankrupt mining company to pay for personal luxuries, including a Hamptons mansion that’s one of the world’s biggest private homes.

02/27/2015

First responders swarm the East River after a woman went overboard near Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday, Feb. 27. (Credit: Marian Zambrano, via Twitter)

Police Swarm East River After Woman Goes Overboard

Multiple first responders were on the scene in the East River Friday evening, after a woman went overboard.

02/27/2015

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NY Exhibits Mark Centennial Of Frank Sinatra’s Birth

A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra’s birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive.

02/27/2015

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VIDEO: Man Crashes Stolen Livery Cab Into School Bus In The Bronx

Police are searching for a man who carjacked a livery cab and crashed it into a school bus earlier this month.

02/27/2015

Ethan Ali (credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Boy, 3, Was Beaten To Death Over Spelling Assignment

Prosecutors on Friday said the aunt of a 3-year-old Brooklyn boy beat him to death with a belt after he refused to complete a spelling assignment.

02/27/2015