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FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens Burglary Suspect Injured In Police-Involved Shooting

The suspect was taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

11/10/2014

Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center (credit: CBS2)

Assemblyman To Superstorm Sandy Victims: Don’t Repay FEMA A Dime

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, D-Far Rockaway, said he’s asked FEMA to stop requesting the repayments, but the agency says it’s required by law to try to recoup money it sent out by mistake.

11/10/2014

A directional sign in various languages is placed to point voters to a polling station in New York on November 4, 2014. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

Despite Being Under Indictment, Rep. Grimm Wins Reelection

Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.

11/04/2014

One person was found dead near an apartment building in Farmingdale, and another was hit by an LIRR train, on Tuesday, Oct. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Decapitated, Son Struck By Train In Murder-Suicide In Farmingdale

Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.

10/29/2014

A man shots slogans to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie while speaks to the audience during a public event in Belmar, two years after Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2014 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Gov. Christie Tells Sandy Heckler To ‘Sit Down And Shut Up’

A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm recovery and interrupted the governor’s speech Wednesday in Belmar on several occasions.

10/29/2014

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Queens Lifeguard Who Saved Six Lives During Superstorm Sandy Honored With Street Sign

Dylan Smith, a Good Samaritan who helped save many lives during Superstorm Sandy, was honored by his community on the second anniversary of the storm as the community named a street after him.

10/29/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Boy At Bellevue Hospital ‘Fully Cleared’ After Testing Negative For Ebola

Health officials said the boy’s fever was “caused by a respiratory infection that was confirmed by a lab test.”

10/28/2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox at an isolation unit at University Hospital in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Furious Over Being Quarantined In New Jersey Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.

10/27/2014

Gubernatorial candidates Rob Astorino, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Howie Hawkins and Michael McDermott debate in Buffalo on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Face Off In Buffalo Debate

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.

10/22/2014

This October 22, 2014 photo shows police and medical personnel moving a wounded Canadian soldier into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. (credit: MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ottawa Shootings Leave Soldier, Gunman Dead

You can expect to see a more visible show of force from the NYPD in the wake of a shooting at Canada’s Parliament building.

10/22/2014

Sayreville High School (credit: CBS 2)

Board Of Education Continues Suspension Of Sayreville High School Football Coaches

The Board of Education has continued the suspensions of the Sayreville War Memorial High School football coach and his staff, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported Tuesday night.

10/21/2014

(Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Protest Held In Support Of Subway Musician Arrested In Williamsburg

Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it’s looking into the arrest.

10/21/2014

Jai’Launi Tinglin and his sister, Aniya (CBS 2)

Report: Human Error, Flawed Dispatch System Delayed Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.

10/21/2014

Bronx historian Morgan Powell was found dead in September. (Credit: Morgan Powell, via Facebook)

Death Of Bronx Historian Morgan Powell Remains A Mystery

The Bronx present and past was Morgan Powell’s life. His day job was gardening, but his passion was history, researching, and sharing his discoveries.

10/20/2014

Jeida Torres (credit: Kimberly Torres-Smith via Facebook)

Medical Examiner Rules Brooklyn Toddler’s Death A Homicide

The medical examiner’s office said blunt impact injuries to the head and torso attributed Jeida Torres’ death over the weekend.

10/20/2014

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