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NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: Report That Maryland Prison Gang Is Targeting Cops Is ‘Overblown’

According to a report in the Staten Island Advance, a warning was issued to some police that 10 members of the Black Guerrilla Family have begun preparing to shoot a cop.

12/07/2014

Akai Gurley's family gathers for his funeral on Dec. 6, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Loved Ones Say Final Farewell To Akai Gurley, Man Shot Dead By Police

On Friday, loved ones solemnly carried Gurley’s casket into the Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, where his wake drew dozens of mourners.

12/06/2014

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2 Dead, 12 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Passaic Building

Two people have been found dead in a building in Passaic, and several others may be injured.

12/06/2014

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Glitch Hits Monthly LIRR, Metro-North MetroCard Users, Snarls Subway Access

A glitch is creating problems for roughly 10,000 commuters heading in to New York City Monday, the MTA said.

12/01/2014

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and other officials discuss on Dec. 1, 2014, a spate of shootings over the Thanksgiving weekend. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Mayor Ras Baraka Says Newark In ‘State Of Emergency’ After Bloody Weekend

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says his administration will take an aggressive approach to policing high-crime areas.

12/01/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference Nov. 30, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants Improved Security For Smart TVs, Baby Monitors

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the manufacturers of smart televisions and other devices connected to the Internet to help protect consumers from hackers.

11/30/2014

Crews tear down a building on Elizabeth Avenue and Morrell Street following a four-alarm fire in Elizabeth, N.J. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Elizabeth, NJ, Fire Displaces About 40 People; Building Demolished

Firefighters worked overnight in smothering smoke at Elizabeth Avenue and Morrell Street battling a blaze that tore though the three-story building, gutting apartments on the upper levels and businesses below.

11/30/2014

The Grey Dog restaurant on Mulberry Street (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Residents Shop Local For Small Business Saturday

Jim Wittmann said a special day dedicated to shopping and eating local, independent businesses can bring in new customers.

11/29/2014

FILE -- A woman donates blood at the New York Blood Center (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Blood Banks In Need Of Donations This Holiday Season

Andrea Cefarelli, executive director of donor recruitment with the New York Blood Center, said people donate less blood around this time of year.

11/29/2014

Daughter of victim, Dionel Ramirez, holds picture of her father. (credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

Police Still Searching For Suspect Who Struck, Killed LI Man With Stolen Car

The incident happened when Dionel Ramirez, 69, of North Amityville stopped at a 7-Eleven on Pine Aire Drive in North Bay Shore around 5:45 a.m.

11/29/2014

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Connecticut Senator Seeks Probe Of Outlet Pricing

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he’s asking the Federal Trade Commission to review the pricing practices of outlet stores.

11/28/2014

Union leader Randi Weingarten at a Walmart protest in North Bergen, N.J. on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Walmart Workers Demand Higher Wages, More Full-Time Positions

Protesters outside a Walmart in North Bergen are taking part in a national movement from Los Angeles to Washington.

11/28/2014

Shoppers filter in as the White Plains Kmart opens on Nov. 27, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Shoppers Take Advantage As More Stores Open On Thanksgiving Day

More retailers opened their doors Thanksgiving Day to offer early holiday shopping deals.

11/27/2014

This jacket was left behind by a suspect in 11 burglaries of churches in southern Brooklyn, police say. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Looking For Suspect In Brooklyn Church Thefts

The targets in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Sunset Park included Our Lady of Angels, The Catholic Brothers Institute Residence and The Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church, police said.

11/27/2014

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife, Judith, speak Nov. 27, 2014, at a breakfast honoring the families of first responders killed in the line of duty. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Thanksgiving Breakfast Honors Families Of Fallen First Responders

The families of New York-area first responders killed in the line of duty were honored at a Thanksgiving breakfast.

11/27/2014

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