A homeless man said to be on synthetic marijuana was seen on video howling and acting irrationally. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton: Synthetic Marijuana Gives Homeless Users ‘Superhuman Strength,’ Makes Them ‘Impervious To Pain’

The NYPD is sounding the alarm about a synthetic drug, saying it is favored by the homeless. It makes people irrational, impervious to pain and very dangerous.

7 hours ago

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. (NYPD)

Man Allegedly Tries To Rape Store Clerk In The Bronx: Police

The victim was able to fend off the suspect who fled the area.

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Cold Move: Thieves Steal More Than $1,100 Worth Of Ice Cream, Popsicles In Brooklyn

More than $1,100 worth of ice cream products – and $2,200 in cash – was stolen from ice cream trucks left in a parking lot in Brooklyn over the weekend, police said.

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Louis Falcone claims in a $25 million lawsuit NYPD officers beat him and called him an anti-gay slur. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Man Claims In $25M Lawsuit Cops Beat Him, Used Anti-Gay Slur

Cellphone video shows the officers pulling him out the door.

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A police command center is on the scene following an attack on a woman in Chinatown on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Attacks Woman In Chinatown With Metal Object

Just before 5 a.m. a woman in her 40s was sitting outside a closed produce store on Mott Street off Grand Street.

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Woman Says She Was Raped In LES Bar And Cops Inappropriately Grilled Her

A woman said she was drugged and raped in the restroom of a popular bar, and she went public Monday night.


Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams with a coffin at Borough Hall on Aug. 3, 2015 to denounce gun violence. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NYC Activists Demand Action After 10 Shootings Leave 3 Dead, 22 Wounded Over Weekend

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was among those speaking out Monday against the rash of shootings that took place over the weekend.


NYPD officers rescue a dog from a hot car in Forest Hills, Queens on Aug. 2, 2015. (credit: CBS2/112th precinct)

NYPD Officers Rescue Dog From Hot Car In Forest Hills, Queens

A small dog is alive thanks to some NYPD officers who rescued the pup after police said it was left alone in a hot car in Queens.


The suspect is described as a black male in his early twenties, 5'11" weighing 160 pounds. (NYPD)

Man Wanted For Attempting To Strangle Woman In Park Slope

The suspect is described as a black male in his early twenties, 5’11” weighing 160 pounds.


Central Park robbery

Police: 53-Year-Old Man Choked And Robbed In Central Park

Police said they have stepped up patrols in Central Park because of the spike in crime, but urge residents to remain vigilant.


Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

Exclusive: NYPD To Hunt For Drones During Pope Francis’ Visit In The Fall

Part of the plan to keep Pope Francis safe during his New York City visit is to create a safety net so tight that hundreds of thousands of rush hour commuters might need divine intervention to get home.


Queens robbery suspects

Police Seek 2 In Connection With Robberies At Queens Radio Shack, Metro PCS Stores

Authorities said the first robbery happened on June 10 at the Radio Shack located at 187-12 Horace Harding Expressway.


FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Video: NYPD Officer Purportedly Punches Man During Traffic Stop In The Bronx

The video begins as officer pull 24-year-old Timothy Nelson from his car after he was stopped for allegedly making an illegal U-turn at East 229th Street.


Police say an off-duty officer was shot and wounded during an armed robbery on Bradford Street near Linden Boulevard in East New York. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Police: Suspect Arrested For Attempted Murder, Other Charges In Shooting Of Off-Duty Officer In Brooklyn

Tori Saunders, 22, has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer, attempted murder, robbery, assault, criminal use of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment and reckless driving, police said.


NYPD Officer Joshua Jones demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Review: NYPD Body Camera Program Should Record More Stops

A body camera pilot program at the NYPD raised a wide range of questions about how to best monitor police and community interactions, according to a report released Thursday.