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Hasani Bassue (left) and Charles Buono were being hailed as heroes after rescuing a woman who had crashed her car in the Bronx River. (Credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritans Hailed As Heroes After Rescuing Woman From Bronx River Parkway Crash

Police confirmed that the quick action of two drivers on the Bronx River Parkway saved another driver’s life. Now, the Good Samaritans and the grateful family of the woman they rescued speak about the tragedy averted.


Laura Debeau (credit: CBS 2)

Westbury, Long Island Mom Wants Stolen Family Photos Returned

Laura DeBeau said losing the nearly 1,000 photos spanning 30 years is like losing her sons all over again.


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Driver Abandons Minivan After Newark Police Pursuit

A driver suspected of drunken driving is on the loose in Elizabeth, N.J., after police said the suspect struck three pedestrians outside a bar, smashed into several parked cars and abandoned his car.


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L.I. Cop Hits, Kills Pedestrian In Car Accident

A police officer was involved in a deadly accident that left one woman dead on Saturday night on Long Island.


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6 Injured In Henry Hudson Parkway Multi-Car Crash

Six people, including a police officer, were injured after an early-morning car accident on the Henry Hudson Parkway.


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Police: Car Runs Over Man Who Fell From Overpass

Authorities say a man was killed Saturday when he fell from a northwestern New Jersey overpass onto a major highway and was then run over by a car that fled the scene.


Islip resident Tina Fitzpatrick, 32, was arrested Friday night for driving while intoxicated with her four-month-old son in the vehicle. (Credit: Suffolk County PD)

L.I. Woman Charged With DWI With 4-Month-Old Son In Car

A Long Island woman was arrested Friday night for driving while intoxicated with her four-month-old son in the vehicle.


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Wild Night At Union Square Sends 2 To Hospital

It was a wild night at Union Square after two separate accidents sent two individuals to the hospital.


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1 Killed, 3 Injured In Brooklyn Car Accident

Police say a driver lost control of his car on an exit ramp and slammed into a utility pole. The crash killed one of the passengers and injured two others along with the driver.


Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Funeral Arrangements Set For L.I. Police Officer

The wake for 44-year-old Officer Michael Califano has been scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Massapequa Funeral Home.


Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

LI Officers Mourn For Losing ‘One Of Our Best’

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Officers are still in shock after a Long Island police officer was struck and killed on the Long Island Expressway on Friday night. Officer Michael Califano pulled over on the […]


Police say an out-of-control livery cab hit a double-parked van, sending a legally parked pickup truck into a woman and her twin babies walking on the sidewalk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Baby Twins Among 7 Injured In Brooklyn Crash

A livery cab driver was charged Sunday night after a horrific crash in Brooklthat left a baby boy fighting for his life, and the child’s twin brother and mother seriously injured.


Justin Tuck (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Giants DE Tuck, Wife Unhurt In Teaneck Car Crash

Authorities say the accident they described a fender-bender occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Route 4. The cause of the crash remained under investigation Saturday.


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Man Killed In Hit-And-Run

Police in Englewood are looking for a hit and run driver who struck and killed a man walking to Friday services.


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2 Dead In New Haven Car Crash

Police say two people have died in a violent early morning car crash in New Haven, and speed and wet road conditions may have been factors.