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Plaque honoring Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium's Monument Park (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Unveil Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Monument Park

Mandela’s plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs.

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NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim Communities

The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.

04/15/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio was surrounded by elected officials and advocates for interns as he signed a bill protecting interns April 15, 2014, at City Hall. (credit: Ed Reed for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Signs Law Protecting Interns From Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city’s Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.

04/15/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting that wounded Gama Droiville, 13 (inset) in Brooklyn on Monday, April 14. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD/Droiville Family)

Teen Hospitalized In Stable Condition Following Flatbush Shooting

The boy was with his aunt at around noon on Beverley Road and Flatbush Avenue when the shooting took place.

04/14/2014

Building service workers march down Fifth Avenue ahead of vote to authorize strike (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Building Service Workers Reach Tentative Labor Deal To Avoid Strike

The deal announced Friday by Local 32BJ of the Service Employees Union and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations will provide raises of 11.3 percent over four years.

04/11/2014

Iana Darlington

Family: Girl, 13, Has Been Missing From Ridgefield, N.J. Home Since Tuesday

A 13-year-old girl from Bergen County, N.J. has been missing since Tuesday morning, and her family was getting desperate a day and a half later.

04/09/2014

Police with two people in handcuffs after lockdown at West Caldwell, NJ school (CBS 2)

No Weapon Found After Essex Valley School In West Caldwell, NJ Placed On Lockdown

A student told a member of the school staff that another student at the school had a gun, police said.

04/09/2014

Gavel

Brooklyn Law School Plans To Cut Tuition By 15 Percent

The cost of an education seems like it’s rising by the minute, but one law school in New York City is lowering tuition.

04/03/2014

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Prosecutors Add Charge Against Teen Who Climbed 1 World Trade Center

A New Jersey teenager who climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center will be assessed in a program for youthful offenders.

04/02/2014

Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Feels Vindicated By Abu Ghaith Conviction In NYC

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he still believes Manhattan is the right place to put the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks on trial, but he won’t revisit the decision.

04/01/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal - New York, NY - Aug 15, 2003 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

NYU Report Finds Flawed Business Model At Port Authority Of New York And New Jersey

The report also found mismanagement, political abuse and rivalries between the states at the Port Authority.

04/01/2014

FILE - Concrete foundations where houses once stood in Queens on October 24, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Storm Victims Testify At City Council Superstorm Sandy Recovery Hearing

The city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it’s something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.

03/31/2014

An alternate side of the street parking sign is seen in New York City on March 31, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

City Councilman Proposes New Rules To Alternate Side Parking

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow drivers to park on a street again right after a street sweeper moves through.

03/31/2014

Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (left), as the verdict is read at his terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 26, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Convicted At NYC Terror Trial

The verdict was returned Wednesday for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in federal court in Manhattan.

03/26/2014

NJ TRANSIT Incident

Man Struck, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train In New Brunswick; 3 Hurt By Flying Body Parts

One person was killed, and three others were injured, when they were hit by a NJ TRANSIT train in New Brunswick, N.J. Tuesday afternoon.

03/25/2014

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