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Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Officer Shoots, Kills Dog That Attacked In Brentwood, Long Island

A police officer shot and killed a stray dog on Long Island Tuesday, after the dog allegedly attacked him.

08/20/2013

Mugshot of Salvatore Perrone from 2001. (credit: Handout)

Alleged Gunman Indicted In Murders Of 3 Brooklyn Shopkeepers

The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.

11/27/2012

Bank Robbery Suspects

Police Search For Masked Robbers Who Held Up Bay Ridge Bank

Police have requested the public’s help in finding two men who robbed a bank late last month in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

11/12/2012

The line outside the Apple store on Fifth Avenue as the new iPhone 5 is delivered on September 21, 2012 in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Apple Fans Pack Stores Worldwide As iPhone 5 Goes On Sale

“I’m breathless,” said Keenan Thompson of Jackson Heights. “I don’t have words to explain how happy I am right now.”

09/21/2012

Customers line up outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue awaiting the arrival of the new iphone 5 September 17, 2012 in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Customers Camping Out In Front Of 5th Avenue Apple Store Ahead Of iPhone 5 Release

The iPhone 5 won’t be available in stores until Friday, but that hasn’t stopped die-hard Apple fans from lining up early outside the flagship store on 5th Avenue.

09/18/2012

T.J.Maxx Storefront (Credit: CBS 2)

Ask Asa: When Designer Deals Turn Into Disasters

Buying a designer label means more than just a famous name stamped on your pants or purse. There’s a cut, feel and quality that is evident. But sometimes, designer deals turn into disasters.

08/03/2012

LGBT Pride March (Credit: CBS 2)

43rd LGBT Pride March Takes Manhattan By Storm With Full Slate Of Festivities

It’s a day for pride in Manhattan. The 43rd LGBT Pride March — also known as the Heritage of Pride March and the Gay Pride Parade — began at noon at 5th Avenue and 36th Street.

06/24/2012

Gray Line Pink Double Decker Bus in New York City (credit: Gray Line Corporation)

Ride The Pink Bus In NYC And Fight Breast Cancer

Four the of the Gray Line’s red double decker tour buses have gone pink for breast cancer awareness, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported. $1 from each ticket goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

06/19/2012

Barricades along West 129th Street in Harlem - New York, NY - Jun 18, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

NYPD Locks Down Harlem Neighborhood

Residents of a Harlem neighborhood are upset about an overnight lockdown by the NYPD in an effort to curb violence in the area

06/18/2012

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Not The Best Day To Drive In NYC As Street Fairs And Block Parties Cause Traffic

Tri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.

06/09/2012

F. Scott Fitzgerald (file / photo via Wikipedia)

Timothy Smith Sentenced For Theft Of Rare Books

A judge didn’t throw the book at Timothy Smith, but he did sentence him to some time in prison.

02/17/2012

Cars go around Columbus Circle - New York, NY - Dec 26, 2011 (credit: NYC DOT)

Tri-State Area Residents Play Tourist In Their Own City

Temperatures were relatively mild, the skies were blue, and it was a legal holiday today – the perfect opportunity for many area residents to make what might be their only trip into New York City this year.

12/26/2011

A new Apple store is coming to Grand Central Terminal. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Hit With Criticism After Cutting Rent Deal For Grand Central Apple Store

Some are charging the MTA cut the company a sweetheart deal for its new Grand Central Terminal location.

11/30/2011

Veterans Day Parade - New York, NY - Nov 11, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

NYC Marks Veterans Day With 92nd Annual Parade

Over 20,000 participants marched in the 92nd Annual Veteran’s Day Parade Friday alongside 3,000 active-duty servicemen and women.

11/11/2011

Peacock On Upper East Side (credit: CBS 2)

Peacock Back At Central Park Zoo A Day After Escaping To Fifth Avenue Luxury Building

Apparently the bird grew tired of the high-class digs this morning. It leaped from the ledge where it had been perched, and flew back to the zoo.

08/03/2011

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