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The NYPD is investigating a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn that left one man dead on Nov. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Sources To CBS2: Officer Accidentally Shot Unarmed Man While Opening Door With Gun In Hand

An unarmed and unsuspecting man was shot in the chest and killed by a rookie police officer in the inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex late Thursday, and police officials have said it appeared to be accidental.

11/21/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Royal Dress Code: ‘Smart Attire’ Required By US Media Covering William And Kate

Buckingham Palace is reminding American reporters about its dress code policy for covering the royal family when Prince William and Kate visit New York City next month.

11/21/2014

FILE - Mike Nichols (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI)

Director Mike Nichols Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At Age 83

Director Mike Nichols has died at age 83. Nichols brought his talents to film, TV and stage hits such as “The Graduate,” “Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot.”

11/20/2014

A woman was wounded by a stray bullet while in an ambulance on Wednesday, Nov. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman In Ambulance Hit By Stray Bullet In Flatlands, Brooklyn

Shots were fired on a Flatlands, Brooklyn street Wednesday afternoon, and one of the bullets struck an ambulance – injuring an elderly woman inside.

11/19/2014

Guns seized during investigation into alleged Florida-to-New York gun pipeline. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Officials: Gun Pipeline Used Chinatown Buses To Transport Illegal Firearms

Authorities have broken up a gun pipeline that used discount Chinatown buses to transport illegal weapons from Florida, sources tell 1010 WINS.

11/19/2014

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

It’s Official! Pope Francis Confirms Trip To United States

Francis confirmed Monday that he will attend the World Meeting of Families conference in Philadelphia in September 2015. Detailed plans for the visit won’t be announced until the spring or summer.

11/17/2014

Police say a truck smashed into an Applebee's restaurant on Springfield Avenue in Newark, NJ in an attempt to steal cash from an ATM on Nov. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Trucks Used In Smash And Grab Attempts Of ATMs In Newark

Police in Newark are trying to find the suspects who crashed trucks into two businesses early Friday morning to try to steal ATMs.

11/14/2014

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces the indictments of 15 people on mortgage fraud charges on Nov. 13, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

12 Family Members Accused Of $20 Million Mortgage Fraud

Twelve members of a single family were charged Thursday with lying to lenders to obtain more than $20 million in mortgage loans over the past decade, most of which went into default.

11/13/2014

Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Connecticut Man Charged In Death Of 15-Month-Old Son In Hot Car Appears In Court

Kyle Seitz turned himself in to Ridgefield town police on Tuesday after learning there was a warrant for his arrest, police said. He was charged with negligent homicide.

11/12/2014

A view of the annual Veterans Day Parade, aka "America's Parade" on November 11, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

NYC Veterans Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue

The parade, which honors the bicentennial of the national anthem, stepped off at 11:25 a.m. and headed from Madison Square Park to 52nd Street.

11/11/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting in the Bronx on Nov. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 2 Men Shot, Killed Inside Bronx Apartment Building

It happened around 11 a.m. Monday on Park Avenue near 159th Street in Melrose.

11/10/2014

A man rolls a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD To Begin Issuing Tickets For Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

Police Commissioner William Bratton announced Monday that officers will now be allowed to issue simple summonses for certain low-level marijuana offenses, rather than making arrests.

11/10/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Father Wants Charges For Driver Who Struck, Killed Daughter Crossing Flushing Street

The intersection of Cherry Ave and Main Street in Flushing is not far from home for Hsi-Pei Liao.

11/07/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Probe Finds Porous Security, Rampant Smuggling At Rikers Island

New York City jail officials announced Thursday that they plan tighter screening of guards and other employees, after a city investigation found they were easily able to smuggle vodka, heroin, marijuana and razor blades into Rikers Island.

11/06/2014

Woman killed when Honda struck in wrong-way crash in White Plains Nov. 3, 2014 (Lou Young/CBS 2)

Mother Of 3 Killed In Wrong-Way, Head-On Crash In White Plains While Delivering Newspapers

The woman was out delivering newspapers Monday morning when the Honda Civic she was riding in was struck head-on by a Chevy Tahoe, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

11/03/2014

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