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The NYPD's annual Finest of the Finest awards ceremony was held on May 21, 2015, on the East Side of Manhattan (Photo: CBS2)

NYPD Officers Who Went Above And Beyond The Call Honored At ‘Finest Of The Finest’ Awards

Police officers who intervened in deadly crimes, saved lives and one who died while trying to save others were celebrated at the “Finest of the Finest” awards ceremony.


Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia.   (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Probe Of Deadly Amtrak Derailment Shifts To Engineer’s Cellphone

Officials said calls were made, texts were sent and data was used the day of the accident, but they haven’t determined if that activity took place while the train was being operated.


Surveillance footage shows a man stealing pit bulls from a shelter in Paterson. (Credit: CBS2)

Surveillance Footage Shows Man Stealing Rescued Pit Bulls From Paterson Shelter

Two pit bulls were stolen from a New Jersey animal shelter, and new video could help crack the case of who did it.


A police officer investigating a report of a burglary in New Jersey went to the wrong address and killed a dog that lunged at him. (credit: Handout)

Dispatch Tapes Released After Wyckoff Officer Shoots, Kills Dog At Wrong House

Dispatch recordings have been released after an infamous incident – in which a family dog was shot and killed after a police officer in Wyckoff, New Jersey responded to a report of a burglary at the wrong home.


Police in New Jersey are trying to tackle a disturbing trend: parents using their children to help them shoplift. (credit: CBS2)

Wayne Police Responding To Troubling Trend Of Parents Using Kids To Shoplift

Police in New Jersey are trying to tackle a disturbing trend: parents using their children to help them shoplift.


Pearl bracelet lost in Manhattan
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Woman Searching For Treasured Family Heirloom Lost In Manhattan

Bonnie Hilton Green said she’s offering a cash reward that’s more than what the bracelet is worth.


Union Square protest for Black Lives Matter movement

Protesters Shut Down Roads In Solidarity March With Baltimore; Over 100 Arrested

A group that supports the protesters in Baltimore gathered in Union Square Wednesday and shut down the outbound Holland Tunnel and several other city streets as they marched.


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Indiana Man Charged With Murder Of Student Hannah Wilson Investigated In Lauren Spierer Case

There could be a possible break in the disappearance of Lauren Spierer, an Indiana University student from Westchester who has been missing since June 2011.



Cell Carriers To Reimburse Customers For Misleading ‘Cramming’ Charges

You could be owed hundreds of dollars from your cell phone company and not even know it.



Study Says Women Experience Far More Stress Than Men In Daily Commutes

When you think of the daily grind, commuting is right at the top of the list.


Investigators on the scene of a fatal carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens on Apr. 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

4 Dead After Carbon Monoxide Incident In Queens

A couple in their 80s and another man and woman were killed in a carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens Friday afternoon.


Irvington fire Chief Chris DePaoli (credit: CBS2)

Irvington Fire Chief Comes To Woman’s Rescue During Stabbing At Metro-North Train Station

A local fire chief is being hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a woman during a stabbing in Irvington.


Theodora Blanchfield opens a surprise box with items from Stitch Fix. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Companies Offer Monthly Surprise Delivered To Your Doorstep

Customers pay from $10 to hundreds of dollars for subscription boxes each month, signing up for everything from beauty products to clothing and even underwear.


A man with a beard. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Are Beards Bad For You?

Dr. Yadager said there could be health issues related to beards since the coarseness of the hair can provide a ripe environment for bacteria.


305 Fitness has brought exercise inspired by Miami nightlife to Greenwich Village. (Credit: CBS2)

‘305 Fitness’ Brings Miami-Inspired Exercise To Greenwich Village

A Greenwich Village fitness class has borrowed a few steps from Miami nightlife.