Carol D’Auria

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Critics Sound Off After Bratton Says It’s Difficult To Recruit Blacks To NYPD

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was facing a backlash Wednesday over his assertion that the NYPD has a hard time recruiting African-American men as officers because many have arrest records.

06/10/2015

Officers responding to a domestic violence dispute shot and killed an armed suspect in the Bronx on June 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Armed Suspect Shot, Killed By Police In The Bronx

Officers responding to a call of domestic violence have shot and killed an armed suspect in the Bronx, police said.

06/10/2015

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson (credit: Getty Images)

Brooklyn District Attorney Helps Police Catch Robbery Suspect In Flatbush

A trip to the barber shop turned Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson into a hero.

06/08/2015

Actress Kristin Chenoweth attends the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

‘Fun Home,’ ‘Curious Incident’ Big Winners At 2015 Tony Awards

Theater lovers lined up outside Radio City Music Hall ahead of the show to get a glimpse of the star-studded action.

06/07/2015

Cecil Richardson, 55, is led out of the Midtown North Precinct after being charged in a string of robberies in Midtown and Central Park. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Police: Suspect Linked To 6 Robberies, 7th Attempt In Central Park, Midtown

Police on Friday apprehended a suspect in six robberies and a seventh robbery attempt in Central Park and Midtown.

06/05/2015

Isiah Thomas

Group Protests Isiah Thomas’ New Role With Liberty Outside Of Madison Square Garden

At a news conference Thomas refused to comment on the protests. A statement from the Garden said the women are misinformed.

06/05/2015

Two children and an adult were injured when a car slammed into a chicken restaurant in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx. (Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Boy Killed, Girl And Father Hurt When Car Hits Restaurant In The Bronx

Two children and a man were struck — and one of the children later died — when a vehicle crashed into a restaurant late Thursday afternoon in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.

06/04/2015

A suspect who allegedly threw a plastic bottle at a woman, and pushed her onto the tracks, at the Bleecker Street No. 6 train station on Monday, June 1. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Subway Shove Victim Is Transgender, Incident May Be Hate Crime

Police are hoping surveillance video leads them to the suspect who pushed the transgender woman onto the tracks.

06/03/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting on April 15, 2015, in Londonderry, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Calls For End To Common Core In New Jersey

The likely Republican presidential contender says in remarks for a speech Thursday afternoon at Burlington County College that the national standards have brought confusion and frustration to parents and classrooms.

05/28/2015

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman proposes ethics reform legislation on steps of Tweed courthouse on May 27, 2015. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

NY Attorney General To Submit Broad Ethics Reforms Bill

New York’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation aimed at ending public corruption in Albany.

05/27/2015

Rockaway Beach (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio Unveils First Section Of New Boardwalk At Rockaway Beach

A critical part of the Rockaways has been restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, and Mayor Bill de Blasio was there Friday to mark the occasion.

05/22/2015

Daron Wint, suspect in a quadruple homicide in Washington, D.C. (credit: Metropolitan Police)

Police Sources To CBS2: DC Murder Suspect Daron Wint In Custody

The man wanted for the murder of a Washington, D.C., family and their housekeeper has been taken into custody, a police source said.

05/21/2015

A 68-year-old woman was killed in an accident involving a tour bus on Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday, May 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Struck And Killed By Bus While Crossing The Street In Morningside Heights

Shortly after 3 p.m. police responded to a pedestrian struck at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 113th Street in Morningside Heights.

05/20/2015

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Probe Into New Jersey Street Gang Ends With 71 Arrests

Federal prosecutors say a long-running investigation into a New Jersey street gang has ended with the arrests of 71 people on charges ranging from violence to drug-trafficking.

05/20/2015

Chinx in June 2014. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for BET)

Rapper Chinx Killed In Queens Shooting

A Queens rapper who was part of French Montana’s group, Coke Boys, has been killed in an early morning shooting.

05/17/2015

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