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Mayor De Blasio Blames Media For Creating Divisive Atmosphere

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been sorrowful and somber in his public appearances since the murders of Officer Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.

12/22/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at the Police Athletic League Luncheon on December 22, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor: No Politics, Protests Until Slain NYPD Officers Laid To Rest

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on New Yorkers to focus on the families of two slain NYPD officers in the coming days as tensions continue to run high between the mayor and police.

12/22/2014

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Cop Killer’s Family: Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had Troubles, Didn’t Get Help He Needed

Ismaaiyl Brinsley’s sister and aunt described him as estranged from them, deeply troubled and ultimately suicidal.

12/22/2014

People stand near a memorial to the two NYPD officers that were shot and killed nearby December 21, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Heartbroken Cousin Of Murdered Cop Calls For End To Tension In Wake Of Shooting

There was heartbreak and overwhelming grief for the families of two murdered New York City police officers, on Monday.

12/22/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Homicide Detectives Investigating Deaths Of 2 Men Found 2 Miles Apart In Coram

Homicide detectives on eastern Long Island are investigating the deaths of two men, whose bodies were found less than two miles apart within about 90 minutes.

12/22/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Reports: NYC Congressman Michael Grimm To Plead Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York City plans to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month, people familiar with plea negotiations said Monday.

12/22/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North Hopes To Ease Overcrowding In 2015

As more and more of the Metro-North’s M8 cars are rolled into service, commuters will see a decrease in overcrowding.

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Funeral Plans Set For Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

An NYPD baseball cap surrounded by flowers, teddy bears and candles marks the spot where two police officers were killed by a gunman in Brooklyn who was targeting law enforcement.

12/22/2014

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When Does An Online Rant Become A Dangerous Threat?

Ismaaiyl Brinsley began his Saturday, by making anti-police threats online.

12/22/2014

Ramos family places flowers, candles in front of Cyprus Hill home (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Steinbrenner’s Foundation To Fund Education For Fallen Officer’s Son

The Yankees — thanks to late owner George Steinbrenner — are stepping up to the plate for the family of Rafael Ramos, one of two NYPD officers murdered during an ambush in Brooklyn.

12/22/2014

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Customs Officers At Port Of New York Cracking Down On Counterfeit Goods

Investigators say to avoid getting a fake, buy only at trusted stores and Internet sites, and always question super low prices.

12/22/2014

Eastport-South Manor Junior Senior High School's 'Stuff-A-School' project is a big hit in Suffolk County. (Photo: CBS2)

Holiday ‘Stuff-A-School’ Project Thrives At Suffolk’s Eastport-South Manor High

Students in Suffolk County have been given a special holiday assignment — and they’re doing it all with a song in their hearts.

12/22/2014

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Nassau County Executive Proposes Higher 911 Fees, Highway Billboards To Increase Revenue

Those despised school speed cameras on Long Island may soon be replaced with other things taxpayers may not like: higher 911 fees and highway billboards.

12/22/2014

Police are investigating a possible hate crime after someone smashed a menorah in Plainview. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Police Investigate Apparent Holiday Hate Crime On Long Island

Police said the Plainview widower was on his way to synagogue when he spotted the vandalized homemade treasure toppled and trashed on his front lawn.

12/22/2014

Hundreds line up at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Church in Jamaica, Queens to receive toys for the needy on Dec. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Hundreds Line Up At Queens Church To Receive Gifts For Needy Children

The church calls the event Christmas on Merrick Boulevard — a community service involving volunteers and the faithful doling out donations with full hearts and lots of love.

12/22/2014

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New York City Protest Against Police Violence

New York City Protest Against Police Violence

Protesters took to the streets of New York City on Dec. 13, 2014 to express outrage over the grand jury decisions not to indict the officers involved in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases.

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

SantaCon Pub Crawl Invades Midtown

Hundreds of so-called Santas have made their way to Midtown Manhattan Saturday for the annual SantaCon pub crawl.

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