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5 Best Sledding Spots In NYC

With the first significant snowfall arriving in New York City, we put together a list of our five favorite sledding areas throughout the five boroughs.

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5 Best Thrift Stores For Kids In NYC

Everyone knows that kids are expensive. Savvy, smart parents save money where they can, such as by buying adorable, new-to-you clothes from the city’s best thrift stores.

01/26/2015

Osiris Aristy is charged with threatening police, by using these gun emoji symbols next to a symbol representing a police officer's head on Facebook. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Teen Arrested For Alleged Facebook Threat To Officers Using Emoji

A teenage boy from Bushwick, Brooklyn has learned the hard way that you can’t just post anything you want on Facebook.

01/23/2015

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Defendant To Appear In Court In Brooklyn On Charges Of Helping Orchestrate Truck Bombing In Iraq

A defendant has been extradited and was set to appear in court in Brooklyn on Saturday, on charges that he helped orchestrate a terrorist attack that killed five servicemen in Iraq in 2009.

01/23/2015

Kings Theatre reopens in Brooklyn. (credit: Derricke Dennis/1010 WINS)

Kings Theatre Reopens In Brooklyn After $95 Million Makeover

The old Loew’s Kings Theatre has been converted into a performance arts center and an inaugural concert by Diana Ross is set for Feb. 3.

01/23/2015

A surveillance image of two suspects in the robbery of a man in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For 2 Suspects In Bedford-Stuyvesant Robbery

Police were searching Thursday evening for two suspects in a broad-daylight robbery earlier this month in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

01/22/2015

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Brooklyn Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Boy, Offering Him Up To Others

A Brooklyn teacher was arrested Thursday, on allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage boy and offered to pay him to have sex with other adults.

01/22/2015

A Brooklyn teen is taking action after three friends were killed in separate car accidents. (Credit: CBS2)

Friends’ Deaths Prompt Brooklyn Teen To Launch ‘Vision Zero Youth Council’

A Brooklyn teen is taking action after several of her classmates died within months of each other.

01/22/2015

Neighbors are fighting a plan for a 40-story high-rise at this site in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Stringer Joins Coney Island Residents In Opposing Proposed High-Rise

A developer wants to go big in Coney Island, but some worried residents want him to go away.

01/21/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a deadly fire in Brooklyn on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

FDNY: Deadly 5-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn Ruled Accidental

The 5-alarm blaze broke out around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday on Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights.

01/21/2015

Police on the scene of a shooting in East Williamsburg on Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Two Shot Near School In East Williamsburg

The shooting happened at around 2:45 p.m. at Grand Street near Bushwick Avenue.

01/20/2015

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NYPD Officer Accused Of Patronizing Prostitute In Brooklyn

An NYPD officer was arrested this past weekend on charges that he patronized a prostitute in Brooklyn.

01/20/2015

Suspect wanted in connection with possible hate crime in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Suspect In Possible Bias Attack In Brooklyn

The suspect got out of his vehicle and used a homophobic slur before punching a 36-year-old man multiple times in the face, police said.

01/20/2015

Richard Rogers, 16, is wanted by the NYPD in connection with seven robberies in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In Robbery Spree In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Police identified a suspect Monday in a string of robberies – some of them at gunpoint – in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

01/19/2015

Four men wanted in connection with a violent sex assault and robbery in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For 4 Men Wanted In Violent Brooklyn Robbery

Police have released surveillance video of four men who they said raped a woman and stabbed a man during a robbery in Brooklyn.

01/19/2015

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