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Carol D’Auria

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Woman’s Body Found Near L.I. Site Where Missing Mom’s Car Was Spotted

An unidentified woman’s body was found in a wooded area on Long Island Thursday evening, close to the scene where a missing 21-year-old mother’s car was spotted this past weekend.

06/12/2014

Ruby Dee in 2012 (Larry Mullins/1010 WINS)

Pioneering Actress, Activist Ruby Dee Dead At 91

The legendary stage and screen actress was 91.

06/12/2014

Scene of attack at Fort Tryon Park bathroom (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Man Questioned After Woman Is Grabbed Inside Fort Tryon Park Restroom

Sources told CBS 2 police were questioning a man Thursday evening after a woman said she someone tried to sexually assault her in a restroom at Inwood’s Fort Tryon Park.

06/12/2014

Karina Pascucci, Samantha Barbash (Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor )

Authorities: Strippers Drugged Wealthy Men, Scammed Them Out Of More Than $200,000

A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by drugging them and running up extravagant bills at topless clubs while they were in a daze, authorities said.

06/11/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Suspect Apprehended In Stabbings That Left 1 Child Dead, 1 Hurt In Brooklyn

Police named a suspect Wednesday evening in the stabbing of two children, one fatally, inside an elevator in Brooklyn.

06/04/2014

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

(file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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

Alligator (file / credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

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

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