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Taj Patterson underwent surgery on his eye after being beaten in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Dec. 1, 2013. (Photo courtesy of New York Daily News)

5 Hasidic Men Indicted In Beating Of Man In Williamsburg

The members of a Jewish safety patrol in Williamsburg are accused of stopping then attacking Taj Patterson as he walked through the neighborhood Dec. 1.

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Police on the scene of a shooting in a parking lot in Garfield, N.J. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Undercover Police Officer Shot During Drug Sting In Parking Lot Of Garfield Shopping Center

All three suspects are in custody and the gun has been recovered, police said.

04/22/2014

Police at the scene following a robbery and shootout in Elizabeth, N.J. on Apr. 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Suspects Held, 1 At Large Following Elizabeth Police Shootout

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m., when officers received a description of a vehicle following a robbery, police told CBS 2.

04/18/2014

Kean University Frat House shooting (CBS 2)

Kean University Student Shot At Off-Campus Frat Party

The shooting occurred around 2:15 a.m. Friday in front of the Sigma Theta Chi fraternity house on Conant Street.

04/18/2014

A pro-Russian activist guards a barricade outside the regional police building seized in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 15, 2014.  (credit: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)

Flyers Distributed In Troubled Eastern Ukrainian City Call On Jews To Register

Flyers, purportedly distributed by pro-Russian rebels, are demanding Jews register with the “Nationalities Commissioner” and pay $50 or lose their citizenship and face deportation.

04/17/2014

MTA officers Luis Alvarez (L) and Errold Borges with Tie. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train Available For Adoption

Tie started her journey at a rail yard on 149th Street in the Bronx and chased the train about a mile and a half to the 125th Street station in Harlem, where MTA officers Luis Alvarez and Errold Borges rescued her.

04/11/2014

La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Officials: Nyack Restaurant Patrons Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis A

Tony Triarsi, owner of the La Fontana restaurant at 95 S. Broadway, said a waiter was diagnosed with Hepatitis A after returning from a trip to El Salvador.

04/11/2014

William McCormack (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronxville Man Sues After Undergoing Second Appendectomy

William McCormack, 43, is suing a local hospital and his surgeon for performing an appendectomy but apparently forgetting to remove his appendix.

04/10/2014

MTA officers Luis Alvarez (L) and Errold Borges with Tie. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train From The Bronx Into Manhattan

A Metro-North train was forced to slow down on Tuesday thanks to a dog that decided to chase the train into Manhattan from the South Bronx.

04/09/2014

Jonathan Fleming (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Exonerated After 24 Years In Prison: ‘I’m Gonna Live The Rest Of My Life’

Jonathan Fleming was freed Tuesday and cleared of a killing that happened when he was 1,100 miles away on a Disney World vacation.

04/08/2014

Shelving collapse 99 Cent Store  (Lou Young/CBS 2)

8 Injured When Shelves Collapse At Bronx Discount Store

Eight people were injured Monday afternoon when shelving units fell like dominoes at a discount store in the Bronx and falling merchandise buried shoppers.

04/07/2014

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Experts Offer Tips On Improving Tax Returns Next Year

If you’re not happy with the way your tax returns turned out this year, there might be something you can do to improve matters next year.

04/02/2014

Noah Worrell's dog, Aimie, was picked up by two people driving by in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Handout)

Family: Missing Dog Had Special Connection With Autistic Connecticut Boy

A Connecticut family is desperately trying to find an autistic boy’s dog, which was snatched from in front of a relative’s home in Fairfield County.

04/02/2014

Mt. Vernon Fatal Shooting

Mother Inconsolable After Son Is Shot Dead In Mount Vernon

A mother was searching frantically for answers Tuesday night, after her son was found shot to death in a parking lot on Mount Vernon.

04/01/2014

Texting and driving Big DL

New Jersey Cops Cracking Down On Distracted Driving In April

Hundreds of police departments in the Garden State are focusing in April on enforcing laws aimed at preventing motorists from talking on phones and texting.

03/31/2014

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