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Lacey Spears was convicted in the death of her son, Garnett Spears (inset) on Monday, March 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Lacey Spears Convicted Of Killing Her 5-Year-Old Son With Lethal Dose Of Salt

The jury deliberated for 2 1/2 days and found Spears, 27, guilty of second-degree, depraved indifference murder.

03/02/2015

Surveillance images of a suspect who police say is wanted for raping a 12-year-old girl in the Bronx (Credit: NYPD)

Search Continues For Suspect Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Girl In The Bronx

The girl was walking in the area of East Tremont Avenue and Southern Boulevard when police said the suspect walked up to her, grabbed her and threatened to kill her if she screamed.

02/27/2015

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg; background: CBS2)

Sources: Fourth Suspect Questioned In Brooklyn ISIS Probe

After three Brooklyn men were arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group, authorities were looking for other New Yorkers who may have been part of their plot.

02/26/2015

Gavel (file/credit: clipart.com)

Lawsuit: Contractor ‘Bad Ass Inc.’ Built Unlivable Homes In The Bronx; City Turned Blind Eye

A group of Bronx homeowners filed a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the city Department of Buildings did nothing to stop a contractor that goes by the name Bad Ass Inc. from building uninhabitable homes.

02/24/2015

(Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NYC Officials Launch Task Force To Combat Tenant Harassment

State and city officials have launched a joint task force to crack down on New York City landlords who harass tenants to force them into vacating rent-regulated apartments.

02/19/2015

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Officials Call For Ban On Tourism Helicopters

The ban would not effect private or corporate choppers, but supporters say it would greatly reduce helicopter traffic over the Hudson River.

02/18/2015

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

City Council Members Continue Boycott Of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Irish and LGBT community groups and a number of elected officials are continuing their boycott of the St. Patrick’s Day parade in spite of a concession by the event’s organizers.

02/17/2015

FILE -  A woman tries to stay warm against the frigid cold.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dangerously Cold Temperatures Settle On Tri-State Area

The Tri-State area is in a deep freeze after record setting cold moved in Friday morning.

02/13/2015

With his colleagues cheering, NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson walked out of Brooklyn North Headquarters in uniform for the final time Friday. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson Of Brooklyn North Retires After 41 Years

With his colleagues cheering, NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson walked out of Brooklyn North Headquarters in uniform for the final time Friday.

02/13/2015

The Barclays Center was in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Loses Bid To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention To Philadelphia

Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.

02/12/2015

Authorities in Manhattan announce the arrests of buildings inspectors, contractors and others in an alleged bribery scheme on Feb. 10, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Manhattan DA: Arrests Made In Widespread Building Inspector Bribery Scheme

Prosecutors say landlords handed out cash to try to make housing violations go away as part of a sweeping bribery case involving property owners and building inspectors.

02/10/2015

Vincent Cordaro (credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Police: Cop Shot, Killed Gunman In New City Standoff

Cops responded after relatives arrived at the police station to report that the man, identified by police as Vincent Cordaro, 57, had threatened to kill them.

02/09/2015

An NTSB investigator examines train involved in MetroNorth accident at maintenance facility. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash Site

The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.

02/06/2015

Protesters on Feb. 5, 2015, call for details of grand jury proceedings in the Eric Garner case to be unsealed. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

New York Court Asked To Release Details In Eric Garner Case

The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case.

02/05/2015

Shuttle buses connect north Harlem Line stations with North White Plains day after deadly Metro-North crash. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Full Service To Resume On Metro-North Harlem Line Thursday Morning

Commuters confronted delays and crowded conditions on the Harlem Line Wednesday following a deadly train accident in Valhalla on Tuesday evening.

02/04/2015

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