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Suffolk Police investigate after arm found in Hempstead (credit: CBS 2)

Police Look For Connection After Third Body Part Found On Long Island

Police on Long Island are investigating after the discovery of body parts in three different locations.

07/11/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

Flag (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate After Flags Stolen From Windsor Terrace Homes

There were a lot of flags on display along 10th Avenue, but not as many as before. It seems someone tore almost a dozen off of their poles and stole them.

07/04/2014

Security has  been tightened at international airports amid concerns about a terror threat involving undetected explosives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Undetected Bombs Prompt Tighter Security In Foreign Airports

The concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.

07/03/2014

Fans' mood turned sour Tuesday at the U.S. ended up losing its eliminating World Cup match to Belgium. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Fans Go Home With Heads Hanging As U.S. Loses To Belgium

Tim Howard did his best to keep the Belgians at bay, deflecting shot after shot. He kept the game scoreless until it went into extra time, but fans were dejected as Team USA went on to lose.

07/01/2014

Children wait at the Port Authority Bus Terminal to board buses for multiple states and Canada, as part of the Fresh Air Fund summer camp program. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Head Out To Experience Rustic, Pastoral Life In Fresh Air Fund Camp Program

The 138th annual Fresh Air Fund summer program kicked off Monday, providing inner-city kids a chance to have fun away from New York City.

06/30/2014

Yeshiva University

Report Finds Losses Of $1 Billion At Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University is reportedly $1 billion in the red, with $500 million in debts and another $500 million in losses with risky investments.

06/20/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Releases Strike Contingency Plan For LIRR Commuters

In the event of a walkout, shuttle bus service will be provided from six LIRR stations to subway stations in New York City.

06/20/2014

Brooklyn Mideast Vigil

Officials, Leaders Hold Vigil In Brooklyn For 3 Boys Kidnapped In West Bank

A candlelight vigil was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night, in prayer for the safe the safe return of three teens kidnapped in the West Bank last week.

06/18/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: State Grant Will Bring Social Services To 40 City Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $52 million grant to bring social service providers to 40 community schools in high-need neighborhoods.

06/17/2014

A deadly crash on the George Washington Bridge snarled traffic for hours on June 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Deadly Crash Snarls Traffic For Hours On George Washington Bridge

Drivers were making it over the George Washington Bridge with ease Thursday night, but that certainly wasn’t the case earlier in the day.

06/12/2014

Bergen County Sheriff for the day Tommy Minervini (Credit: CBS 2)

Young Cancer Survivor Becomes Sheriff For A Day In Bergen County

If Tommy Minervini is as tough when it comes to enforcing the law as he was fighting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the last year — watch out.

06/06/2014

North Bergen High School Sweep

Police Conduct Sweep At North Bergen High School After Shooting Threat

A threat to “shoot up” North Bergen High School has prompted an investigation, and the school has also made sure all the students face some consequences for their own safety.

06/05/2014

Roger Logan was released from prison on Tuesday, June 3, after being exonerated in a 1997 murder in Brooklyn. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Murder Conviction Tossed After 17 Years, Amid Review Of Retired Detective’s Cases

A man who was imprisoned for 17 years was released Tuesday, after a judge vacated his conviction on the grounds that evidence in the case was linked to a police detective whose tactics have come into question.

06/03/2014

An artist's rendering of part of 'The Big U', one of several winning entries announced in the 'Rebuild by Design' competition on June 2, 2014. (credit: Big Team/Rebuild by Design)

Feds Pick Winners Of Post-Sandy Storm Protection Design Contest

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on Monday will visit the New York and New Jersey to announce winners in the Rebuild By Design competition.

06/02/2014

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