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A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Gets $800M In Bank Of America Settlement

New York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

20 hours ago

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Two Long Island Couples Arrested For Allegedly Short Selling Property to Catholic School

Two Long Island couples have been arrested on bank fraud and conspiracy charges after allegedly short selling a foreclosure property to a Hempstead Catholic school, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

07/22/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Alleged Bank Robber, Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested On Long Island

Suffolk County police arrested a Kings Park man on Monday, on allegations that he robbed seven banks in a period of just over two weeks.

06/09/2014

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Unattended Bag Left At Byram Bank Prompts Bomb Scare

According to police, a camouflage military-style bag was left unattended at a Bank of America on South Water Street in Byram on Wednesday afternoon.

03/27/2014

Police say this man robbed one Manhattan bank and tried to rob two others. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Search For Manhattan Bank Robber

Police have released a photo of a man wanted for robbing one Manhattan bank and attempting to rob two others.

02/20/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Man Charged In 2 Bank Robberies, 4 Attempts In Suffolk County

Police on Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly robbed two banks, and tried to rob four more, within a period of seven months in Suffolk County.

02/12/2014

People walk by a Bank of America branch in Times Square on Sept. 20, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Bank Of America Found Liable In Mortgage Fraud Trial

Bank of America was found liable for fraud in a civil case the government said captured the frenzied pursuit of profits at all costs just before the economy collapsed.

10/23/2013

Person-to-person mobile payments are becoming more popular. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Direct Mobile Payments Catching On

You can now use your smartphone to settle up the check at dinner or pay the baby sitter or the person who mows your lawn.

10/07/2013

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AG Schneiderman Sues Wells Fargo For Failing To Comply With Mortgage Settlement

Similar action was being sought against Bank of America but has been suspended after the bank and the AG reached an agreement.

10/02/2013

Fire Investigation At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials: 3 Fires Set In 1 Hour At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule In Greenwich Village

Three fires were set between approximately 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the vestibule at Sixth Avenue and Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, according to officials.

08/15/2013

Army Spc. Semisi Tokailagi, wounded in Afghanistan, is getting a new home in the Harding Park section of the Bronx. (Photo: CBS 2)

Yankees’ Girardi On Hand As Wounded Afghanistan Vet Given New Home

A soldier’s dream to visit New York has finally come true. After being wounded in combat and having to learn to walk and talk again, the Purple Heart recipient will soon move into his own home in the Bronx.

06/21/2013

Jets Jersey Bank Robber

Jets Jersey-Clad Bank Robber Connected To Earlier Incident

Police on Saturday connected a man spotted wearing a Jets jersey to a pattern of bank robberies going back to last month.

05/11/2013

Chase Bank branch (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYPD: Man Wearing Jets Jersey Completes 1 Of 5 Bank Robbery Attempts For Undisclosed Cash

This probably isn’t the type of attention the Jets are looking for.

05/10/2013

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N.Y. Attorney General: Banks Dropped The Ball On Loan Modification Applications

The New York State Attorney General’s office has announced plans to sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo for violating the terms of a $26 million mortgage settlement.

05/06/2013

House on the edge - Rocky Point, N.Y. - May 3, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Rocky Point Residents Worried About House Falling On Them

Just like in “The Wizard of Oz”, Rocky Point residents say they fear being crushed by a falling house, a condemned vacant house teetering on the edge of a cliff worn away by erosion.

05/03/2013

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