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Nassau County Police Officer Tom Greer (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Highway Cops In Hot Pursuit Of Distracted Drivers

With police departments across the Tri-State Area cracking down on distracted driving, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman recently joined Greer for a ride-along on the LIE.

08/04/2014

Police respond to an officer shot in Newark on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Mayor: Cop Shot In Leg Responding To Armed Robbery Call

The incident took place at Clinton Avenue near Stratford Place.

07/30/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a building on 51st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Bridge And Tunnel Officers Help Rescue Residents From Burning Building In Queens

The fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. at a building on 51st Avenue near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City.

07/30/2014

NYPD Det. Mario Muniz is released from the hospital on July 30, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Detective Injured In West Village Shootout Released From Hospital

Fellow officers lined the street and clapped as Det. Mario Muniz left the hospital in a wheelchair just after 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

07/30/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Financial Control Board Gives NYC’s Finances A Thumbs-Up

A state board said Tuesday that it believes New York City’s finances are in good shape.

07/29/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Eric Garner’s Family Renews Call For Federal Takeover In Police Custody Death Investigation

Relatives of a man who died in police custody earlier this month told Staten Island’s district attorney Monday that they want federal investigators to take over the probe into his death.

07/28/2014

FILE -- A person dressed as Spider-Man entertains a crowd in Times Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Calls For ‘Rigorous Licensing’ After Costumed Characters Arrested In Times Square

The calls for regulating costumed street performers have grown louder after police said five masked characters were arrested in Times Square over the weekend.

07/28/2014

Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold

Sharpton To Officers In Eric Garner Case: ‘When Does Your Morality Kick In?’

The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.

07/23/2014

Omotayo Adeoye (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigation Clears Harlem Teacher In Student’s Drowning Suicide

A city report says a high school teacher in Harlem did nothing wrong before a student left the school and drowned herself in the Hudson River in May.

07/21/2014

Rep. Joe Crowley, left, arrives at a news conference in Jackson Heights, Queens, on a Citi Bike on July 21, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Bill Would Allow Pretax Benefits For Riding A Citi Bike To Work

Rep. Joe Crowley believes extending the commuter pretax benefit to bike shares could encourange expansion of the Citi Bike program.

07/21/2014

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)  schedule board hangs in a train station on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Expert: Wind-Down Of LIRR Service Will Not Require Multiple Days

If a strike goes ahead for the Long Island Rail Road, how long will it take for the trains to stop running?

07/16/2014

Noel Estevez (credit: CBS 2)

Special Investigator Finds No Evidence Of Bullying At School In Bronx Stabbing Case

A report by the Special Commissioner of Investigation has found that there was no evidence that a 14-year-old boy accused of fatally stabbing a fellow student was bullied at school.

07/16/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train on Friday, July 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

No New Negotiations Set Between MTA, LIRR Unions As Workers Prepare For Strike

There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.

07/15/2014

More than two dozen New York elected officials rally at City Hall in support of Israel. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NY Elected Officials Hold Rally For Israel As Pro-Palestinian Protesters Stage Counter-Demonstration

More than two dozen New York elected officials have been rallying at City Hall in support of Israel. Nearly 100 pro-Palestinian protesters staged a counter-demonstration outside the City Hall gates.

07/14/2014

Plane flies Swastika banner on July 12, 2014 (Credit: proswastika.org/)

NY Assemblyman Looks To Ground Swastika Sky Banners

The banner was paid for by the International Raelian Movement, a religion based in Switzerland whose followers believe life on earth was created by a species of aliens.

07/14/2014

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