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Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Recalls Being Stopped On N.J. Turnpike

Holder recalled being pulled over twice on the New Jersey Turnpike and accused of speeding.

08/21/2014

Fire Department personnel hoist an injured worker from the 2nd Avenue subway tunnel on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pipe Falls On 2nd Avenue Subway Worker 100 Feet Below Ground

The worker was about 100 feet below ground between two tunnels when a pipe fell on his leg, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

08/20/2014

New York Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout is questioned in court on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Zephyr Teachout, NY Gubernatorial Candidate, Survives Residency Challenge Appeal

Two Cuomo supporters had alleged that Teachout wasn’t a full-time resident.

08/20/2014

A police van near the scene where a pregnant woman was attacked in Bedford-Stuyvesant. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Cops: Brooklyn Man Sucker-Punched Pregnant Woman, Knocking Her Out

A 33-year-old man faces assault charges after he allegedly knocked a pregnant woman unconscious during what appears to be a random attack in Brooklyn.

08/15/2014

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Cuomo, State Delegation Home After ‘Unity Mission’ In Israel

A New York delegation led by Gov. Cuomo returned from its two-day “unity mission” to Israel Friday morning.

08/15/2014

Pencils

Majority Of NYC Students Not On Track To Graduate Despite Progress In Test Scores

State education officials on Thursday released results of English and math tests given to students in grades 3 through 8 in April.

08/14/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 14, 2014.         (credit: AFP PHOTO/Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls For Peace And Calm In Ferguson In Wake Of Riots Over Death Of Michael Brown

The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday has sparked protests in the St. Louis suburb. Some have turned violent.

08/14/2014

Subway Inn on the Upper East Side (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family That Owns Subway Inn Fights To Save Upper East Side Bar

The developer, World-Wide Holdings Corp., has decided not to offer the bar a new lease and wants Marcello Salinas and his customers out by next week.

08/14/2014

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

LGBT Senior Centers To Open In All Boroughs

One advocacy group says a third of gay seniors live in poverty in New York City, and one city councilman has decided to do something about it.

08/14/2014

Gavel

Immigrant Kids Detained At Border Appear In Manhattan Court

About 30 children caught alone at the Mexican border are appearing one by one in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday.

08/13/2014

Two buses collided in Times Square on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Josh Price)

14 Injured After 2 Double-Decker Buses Collide In Times Square

The double-decker buses hit each other at around 3:35 p.m. at 47th and Seventh Avenue.

08/05/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Ozone Park Couple Accused Of Beating, Starving 12-Year-Old Girl

The district attorney’s office said the 12-year-old girl, weighing only 58 pounds, was repeatedly beaten and starved between Dec. 1, 2012 and May 6, 2014.

08/05/2014

Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme

Jailed Spring Valley Mayor’s Attorney Hands Over Civic Center Keys

Mayor Demeza Delhomme has been jailed since Friday on a contempt-of-court charge stemming from a dispute involving a children’s day camp.

08/04/2014

Nassau County Police Officer Tom Greer (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Highway Cops In Hot Pursuit Of Distracted Drivers

With police departments across the Tri-State Area cracking down on distracted driving, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman recently joined Greer for a ride-along on the LIE.

08/04/2014

Police respond to an officer shot in Newark on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Mayor: Cop Shot In Leg Responding To Armed Robbery Call

The incident took place at Clinton Avenue near Stratford Place.

07/30/2014

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