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FDNY employees pose with a man whom EMTs treated. (credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Reunites EMTs With Patients They Saved

The Fire Department held its 20th annual Second Chance Brunch, reuniting EMTs with some of the people they saved.

05/21/2014

Tyrone Hicks

Man Once Branded ‘Bronx Rapist’ Exonerated Of All Charges

A man who spent eight years in prison – and who was once known as “the Bronx Rapist” – turned out to be the wrong man.

05/16/2014

Firefighters respond to a chemical spill at Percy Sutton Educational Complex on May 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

High School In Harlem Evacuated After Chemical Spill

Nitric acid was spilled in the first floor hallway of the Bread and Roses High School at Edgecombe Avenue & West 136th Street, the Department of Education said.

05/16/2014

New Brunswick Liquor Store Robbery

Attackers Caught On Video In New Brunswick, N.J. Liquor Store Robbery Attempt

Police in New Brunswick, New Jersey were hoping Thursday to locate a trio of would-be robbers who pistol-whipped a store owner.

05/15/2014

Father Robert Cormier presided over First Communion Mass before dying a few days later in a fall on Oregon's Mount Hood. (Photo: CBS 2)

New Jersey Priest Killed In Climbing Accident On Oregon’s Mount Hood

Known as “Father Bob” to parishioners, Robert Cormier was climbing with two long-time friends. He had reached the peak alone and went onto a shelf of snow that gave way, police said.

05/14/2014

Rabbi Samuel Hiller and three others were accused of stealing $12.4 million in city and state education funds earmarked  for special needs preschoolers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Rabbi, 3 Others Accused Of Stealing $12.4 Million In NYC, State Education Funds

Police handcuffed a rabbi in Queens on Tuesday, accusing him in a scheme to steal millions of dollars earmarked for preschoolers with special needs.

05/13/2014

Ruan Wen Hui, 68, died of injuries that he suffered during a violent attack in the East Village. (Credit: CBS 2)

Daughters Of East Village Beating Victim Demand Suspect Turn Himself In

Ruan Wen Hui, 68, was walking on East 6th Street off Avenue D around 9 p.m. Friday when he was brutally attacked, police said. Hui was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he died of his injuries the next day.

05/12/2014

Police say this man struck another man in the head with a hammer while robbing him on a Brooklyn subway platform. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Identify Suspect In Subway Station Hammer Attack

One day after CBS 2 spoke exclusively to a man attacked with a hammer at a Brooklyn subway station, police said they have identified the suspect in the attack.

05/09/2014

Police say this man struck another man in the head with a hammer while robbing him on a Brooklyn subway platform. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Victim Talks About Horror Of Hammer Attack In Subway

Richianand Brijanand of Ozone Park was buying a MetroCard when police said the suspect walked up from behind, hit him in the head with a hammer and demanded money.

05/08/2014

Osprey Big DL

Spring Lake, N.J. Fire Siren Turned Off After Ospreys Build Nest

A pair of ospreys decided to build a nest in a volunteer fire department siren in Spring Lake, N.J., forcing the department to turn it off.

05/06/2014

William Levin And The Raccoon

Brooklyn Man Opens Up Wall To Get Pesky Raccoon Out

Any homeowner who has ever had a problem with squirrels or raccoons knows how hard they are to get rid of. One Brooklyn man decided to take matters into his own hands.

05/02/2014

Marcell Dockery being led by police on Monday, April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Attorney: Teen Was Coerced Into Confession In Fatal Coney Island Fire

There was a change of tune Thursday for the Coney Island, Brooklyn teen accused of setting a fire that killed an NYPD officer.

05/01/2014

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Manhattan DA: Hale & Hearty Soup Worker Used Job To Aid Identity Theft, Fraud Ring

Eleven defendants were indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and arraigned in State Supreme Court later Wednesday on identity theft, fraud, grand larceny and forgery charges.

04/30/2014

Epi Ulerio's My Deli Grocery was robbed of $12,000 and groceries. (credit: CBS 2)

Inwood Deli Struggling To Pay Rent After Brazen Burglary

Epi Ulerio’s My Deli Grocery in Inwood was targeted in the brazen after-hours burglary over the weekend.

04/29/2014

Edie Brickell (Rick Diamond/Getty Images Entertainment) Paul Simon (Ian Gavan/Getty Images Entertainment)

Paul Simon, Wife Edie Brickell Downplay Domestic Dispute In Court

New Canaan police said they responded to the couple’s home Saturday night to investigate a “family dispute” after someone called 911 and hung up.

04/28/2014

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