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Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Menendez: Ambassador, Embassy For Cuba Not In Cards Anytime Soon

But Sen. Robert Menendez said Sunday it won’t be easy to build diplomatic relations, saying he won’t be able to garner the necessary votes to appoint an ambassador or secure funding for an embassy in Cuba.

01/04/2015

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Thousands Pay Their Respects At Wake For Slain NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu

A wake is being held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Aievoli Funeral Home in Brooklyn.

01/03/2015

CBS2's Andrea Grymes and Diane Macedo sat down with the foundation's co-founder and chairman, Frank Siller (Credit: CBS2)

Tunnel To Towers Foundation Chairman Offers Update On Mortgage Fundraiser For Slain Cops

CBS2’s Andrea Grymes and Diane Macedo sat down with the foundation’s co-founder and chairman, Frank Siller.

01/03/2015

Hari Simran Singh has been missing from a yoga retreat in Mexico since Tuesday, Dec. 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Search Crews Find Body Of Brooklyn Man Missing In Mexico

The search for a missing Brooklyn man who disappeared from a yoga retreat in Mexico stretched into Friday.

01/02/2015

Cliffside Park Special Officer Stephen Petruzzello died after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday, Dec. 27. (Credit: Borough of Cliffside Park)

Friends, Loved Ones Say Goodbye To 22-Year-Old Fallen Cliffside Park Officer Stephen Petruzzello

Police on motorcycles circled in front of the funeral home on Anderson Avenue in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, during the wake for a special police officer killed in an accident last week.

01/02/2015

Revelers Celebrate New Year's Eve In New York's Times Square

Throng Gathers In Times Square To Ring In 2015

People from all over the world are already starting to pack Times Square, where up to a million revelers are expected to ring in 2015.

12/31/2014

NYPD officers stand guard in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2014. (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Investigates New Year’s Eve Death Threats Against Police

A new batch of threats has been posted on social media warning the NYPD. Several alleged gang members are also using hashtags that include “#2deadcopseveryday” and “#wingsonpigs.”

12/31/2014

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

State Lawmakers To Hold Hearings On Police Safety

State Sen. Martin Golden says they want input from police officer, legal scholars, city and state officials, and district attorneys about police safety and hostility directed toward law enforcement.

12/29/2014

Protesters march through a McDonald's demanding a raise on the minimum wage to $15 per hour on Dec. 4, 2014, in New York (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Minimum Wage Workers In NY, NJ To Get Raises In 2015

Workers in New York state will see their hourly wage jump from $8 to $8.75, while it will rise in New Jersey from $8.25 to $8.38.

12/29/2014

Papers to be shredded for Good Riddance Day on Dec. 28, 2014, in Times Square. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Yorkers, Tourists Shred Their Forgettable Pasts At Good Riddance Day

The shredder was rolled out for the eighth annual Good Riddance Day, hosted by the Times Square Alliance.

12/28/2014

FILE -- Lenox Hill Hospital on the Upper East Side (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

17 NYC Hospitals Being Penalized Millions Of Dollars Over Poor Infection Grades

Lenox Hill, NYU Langone and Montefiore are among the 17 hospitals being penalized millions of dollars by Medicare.

12/28/2014

The Waterford Crystal ball for New Year's Eve 2014-15 in Times Square. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Crystal Ball Nearly Ready For New Year’s Eve In Times Square

Workers are putting the final touches on the Times Square ball before it’s put in place for the New Year’s Eve celebration.

12/27/2014

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Dance, Music Help Start Week-Long Celebration Of Kwanzaa

Dance and music helped kick off the week-long festivities at the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan.

12/26/2014

Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Edison Man Charged With Arson Following Fire At Rutgers’ Busch Campus

Prosecutors allege the Edison man set the fire last Saturday in the Allison Road classroom at Rutgers’ Busch Campus in Piscataway.

12/25/2014

John Godzieba, holding the looking glass, plays the role of George Washington, before Washington became the first US President, during the annual re-enactment of George Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas day in 1776 at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania December 25, 2010.  AFP Photo / Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Historians Prepare To Mark Crossing Of The Delaware

The man who plays the lead role in the annual re-enactment is John Godzieba.

12/24/2014

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