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Pearl River Residents Discover Swastikas, Racial Slurs Scrawled On Cars And Driveways

Residents on North Lincoln Avenue in Pearl River woke up on Sunday morning to find swastikas, racial epithets, and profanity spray painted on three cars and on driveways.

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A man carries a United State and an Israeli flag during a 'New York Stands with Israel' rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on July 28, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Estimates 10,000 Strong On Hand For Pro-Israel Rally Near United Nations

The Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas “to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.”

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Carlos Ocon, 61, is charged with the sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl in a park in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Credit: NYPD)

Man, 61, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old Girl In New Brunswick, N.J.

A 61-year-old New Brunswick, New Jersey man stood charged Monday with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in a park.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Astorino Takes Heat For ‘Mafia’ Comment About Cuomo Administration

Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was taken to task Monday for a quote that seemed to compare Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a “mafia boss.”

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‘Caffeine Awareness’ Group Accused Of Running Community Service Scam

A group hawking e-books on the effects of caffeine was actually selling a bogus way to satisfy court-ordered community service requirements by doing little more than taking an online quiz, prosecutors in Manhattan said Monday.

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Monica Lino (credit: Facebook)

Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Woman In Farmingville, Long Island

A search was under way on Long Island and beyond Monday evening, for a killer responsible for the violent apparent slashing of a 36-year-old Suffolk County mother.

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Police are trying to figure out how a man got trapped in the elevator shaft of an apartment building in the Bronx early Monday morning. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Dies After Becoming Trapped In Bronx Elevator Shaft

Police are investigating the death of a man who got trapped in the elevator shaft of an apartment building in the Bronx early Monday morning.

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Nydydra Briggs, 17, and her two children -- Azyon Briggs, 9 months, and Adonis Briggs, 2 -- were last seen Friday, July 18. (Credit: NYPD)

Teenage Mom, 2 Small Children Missing From Bronx Home

Police have asked the public to help them find a teenage mother and her two children, who have been missing from their Bronx home since Friday.

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FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Held In Deadly Stabbing Of Roommate In East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Police apprehended a man Monday in connection with the fatal stabbing of his roommate in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

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People Organizing and Working for Empowerment and Respect says this photo shows an NYPD officer placing Rosan Miller in a choke hold. (Credit: Handout)

Group Accuses NYPD Officer Of Placing Pregnant Woman In Choke Hold

An East New York advocacy group held a news conference Monday announcing that it has video and photos of a cop placing the 7-months pregnant woman in a choke hold.

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New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Eric Garner’s Family Renews Call For Federal Takeover In Police Custody Death Investigation

Relatives of a man who died in police custody earlier this month told Staten Island’s district attorney Monday that they want federal investigators to take over the probe into his death.

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FILE -- A person dressed as Spider-Man entertains a crowd in Times Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Calls For ‘Rigorous Licensing’ After Costumed Characters Arrested In Times Square

The calls for regulating costumed street performers have grown louder after police said five masked characters were arrested in Times Square over the weekend.

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Garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns has been shipped into the town of Brentwood, and one lawmaker wants to know why. (Photo: CBS 2)

Lawmaker Screams Environmental Racism After Hamptons Garbage Shipped To His Town

A Long Island community was upset Monday, outraged that garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns is being held in their town until state officials can figure out how to send it to a landfill out of state.

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Residents of West New York, New Jersey say concerts at Pier 97 can be heard all the way across the Hudson River. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents: Concerts At Manhattan Venue Are Making Noise Across Hudson

Some New Jersey residents have been getting a front-row seat to the summer’s hottest shows, but not everyone has been thrilled with the free music.

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Neighbors last summer said rats had taken over at John Vincent Daniels Jr. Square in Woodside, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Groups Urge New York To Ban Rat Poisons That Kill Wildlife

Six groups are petitioning New York State to ban a rat poison that is killing wildlife that feed on the tainted rodents.

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