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Tayshana Murphy (credit: CBS 2)

More Than 100 Charged In Largest Gang Crackdown In NYC History

Investigators said the sting was part of an effort to end a deadly gang feud that lead to the 2011 death of 18-year-old basketball star Tayshana Murphy.

06/04/2014

Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Stabbing That Killed 1 Child, Injured Another May Be Related To Earlier Incident

Police said Monday that a stabbing that left a 6-year-old boy dead and a 7-year-old girl injured in a Brooklyn apartment building might be related to an earlier deadly stabbing nearby.

06/02/2014

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Apartments Robbed After NYCHA Asks Tenants To Leave Doors Open For Renovations

Jacqueline Francis said two people stole her $1,000 computer after NYCHA asked her to leave her door open for construction workers.

05/30/2014

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Authorities Confiscate Alligator From Brooklyn Man’s Home

Victor Alexandria was charged with improper precaution of a wild animal for allegedly keeping the alligator in a child’s swimming pool outside of his Bensonhurst home.

05/29/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Severe Storms Make For Miserable Memorial Day Commute For Tri-State Area Residents

People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.

05/23/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Launches Re-Election Bid At Democratic Convention On Long Island

Cuomo sounded a triumphant note in his party convention address that cited his successful efforts to pass gay marriage and gun control and his work to boost education investments and fix the economy of upstate New York.

05/22/2014

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AP: Inmate Died After Being Locked Alone In Rikers Island Cell For 7 Days

Documents show a mentally ill inmate locked alone in his Rikers Island cell last September died after he was found naked and covered in feces.

05/22/2014

580 Crown Street in Brooklyn. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Toddler Dies After Fall From Window In Brooklyn

A toddler who fell from a sixth–floor window and landed on a third-floor balcony in Brooklyn on Wednesday died from his injuries, police told 1010 WINS.

05/21/2014

P.S. 315 in Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Brooklyn Fourth-Graders Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Poison Teacher

The boys, ages 9 and 12, allegedly put “a substance consistent with rat poisoning” in the 62-year-old teacher’s water bottle, police said.

05/21/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

2 Dead, 2 Hospitalized In Marine Park, Brooklyn Crash

Two people were killed, and two more were injured, in a crash Monday evening in Marine Park, Brooklyn.

05/19/2014

Prosecutors said this is the heroin recovered following the arrest of two men in Conn. (credit: Drug Enforcement Agency)

Feds Intercept $11 Million Heroin Shipment, ‘Cut Pipeline’ Of Drug Distribution Ring

Edualin Tapia and Guillermo Esteban Margarin were arrested in Hartford, Conn. Friday. They face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

05/19/2014

Daniel Nigro serving as chief of department for the FDNY on Sept. 16, 2001. (Credit: HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Names Daniel Nigro As New FDNY Commissioner

A FDNY veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Daniel Nigro was named chief of department after the Sept. 11 attacks.

05/09/2014

Ruben Wills' booking photo (credit: Handout)

Queens Councilman Ruben Wills Arrested In Corruption Probe

An indictment unsealed in Queens Criminal Court on Wednesday charges Wills, a Democrat, with a dozen crimes. They include scheme to defraud, grand larceny and falsifying business records.

05/07/2014

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Guidelines Board Considers Rent Freeze For First Time Ever

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted Monday to consider keeping rents at their current level for one-year leases on rent-regulated apartments.

05/05/2014

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Study: Snobby Staff May Make Average Shopper Buy To Feel Accepted

The study soon to be released in the Journal of Consumer Research suggests that around a snooty worker, the very uncomfortable average shopper will tend to buy something so that they feel like they fit in.

05/02/2014

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