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Benjamin Tucker (credit:CBS2)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Appoints Benjamin Tucker As New First Deputy Commissioner

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is expected to announce his new first deputy commissioner on Wednesday, following the abrupt resignation of Chief Philip Banks III.

11/05/2014

Darius Pokoj (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Man Accused Of Fighting Two Young Boys Over Halloween Candy

Police said Darius Pokoj took matters into his own hands when he told them his 11-year-old son got into a fight with two other neighborhood boys, ages 12 and 13, over candy.

11/04/2014

Brittany Boehm, left, and Shane Weber (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Marathon Runner Ends Up A Big Winner Despite Horrible Injury

Not far from the finish line a woman’s marathon dreams were dashed because she needed emergency surgery. In the end, she wound up wearing something better than a medal.

11/03/2014

Edward Meier (credit: CBS 2)

Award-Winning N.J. Guidance Counselor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 5-Year-Old

Meier has also been an NBA referee and the Ivy League coordinator of women’s basketball officials since 1990. He’s also been a professional magician. But on Wednesday he was behind bars.

10/29/2014

The view from the observatory at One World Trade Center. (Credit: CBS 2)

One World Trade Center Observatory To Feature Breathtaking Views

The observatory of One World Trade Center will offer a view from over 100 stories high starting next spring.

10/28/2014

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South Street Seaport Businesses Pick Up The Pieces After Superstorm Sandy

The three businesses are located on South Street, Peck Slip and Front Street and are part of a merchants’ alliance formed in the wake of Sandy called Old Seaport New York.

10/28/2014

Cuomo, Christie Ebola press conference

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.

10/24/2014

A hatchet-wielding man was shot and killed in a police-involved shooting in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hatchet-Wielding Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.

10/23/2014

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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

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Woman Caught On Camera Stealing Hundreds Of Dollars Of Clothes From L.I. Store

Security cameras at The Island, a Lilly Pulitzer clothing store in Garden City, Long Island, caught a woman stuffing item after item into her large handbag.

10/16/2014

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Seen At 11: Shopping As Easy As Point, Shoot, Buy

Shopping in a store or even online could soon be a thing of the past.

10/15/2014

Sunrise at 1 World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Proposes Bill To Make Trespassing On City Infrastructure A Crime

Sen. Charles Schumer announced legislation to make it a federal crime to trespass at places like the Statue of Liberty and Indian Point with the intent to commit a crime.

10/13/2014

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For Ebola

Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.

10/08/2014

Police investigate a home invasion in Bellmore, N.Y. on Oct. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents On Alert Following Home Invasion In Bellmore

Nassau County residents are being warned to be on alert following a home invasion in Bellmore.

10/03/2014

FDNY personnel on the scene of a power outage at Rochdale Village in Jamaica, Queens on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

FDNY: 54 Workers Removed From Scaffolding After Power Outage Hits Rochdale Village In Jamaica

A power outage has impacted numerous buildings there, some of which are under construction.

10/01/2014

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