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Grocery stores across the region are packed with last-minute shoppers ahead of the brunt of a major snowstorm on Jan. 26, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Shoppers Dash Around Stores To Stock Up On Essentials Before Snowstorm Intensifies

Tri-State Area residents are stocking up on food, water and other storm essentials to last for several days.

01/26/2015

A pit bull found abandoned in a suitcase left in a dumpster in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Malnourished Dog Dumped In Dumpster In Bronx Housing Development

Police on Friday were trying to find out who stuffed a malnourished pit bull into a suitcase and dumped the animal into a dumpster in a Bronx public housing development.

01/23/2015

Bayonne, New Jersey police Officer Domenico Lillo is charged with beating a handcuffed suspect with a flashlight. (Credit: CBS2)

Bayonne Officer Charged With Beating Handcuffed Suspect With Flashlight

A Bayonne, New Jersey police officer was arrested by federal agents Friday, after being indicted for allegedly beating a handcuffed suspect with a flashlight.

01/23/2015

Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massive Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.

01/22/2015

New breed for 2015 Cotons de Tulear "Chanel" and "Burberry" (L) and  Wirehaired Vizsla "Falko" are shown at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show press conference on January 21, 2015, to promote the two new breeds for the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the 2nd Annual Masters Agility Championships and the Meet the Breeds event. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Westminster Dog Show To Feature 2 New Breeds, Bigger Agility Contest

Two new breeds and a bigger lineup of nimble agility competitors will bound into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show this year.

01/21/2015

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Sources To CBS2: Military-Grade Rocket Launcher Found In Bushwick Home

Police on Friday found a rocket launcher inside a Bushwick, Brooklyn home during a raid for guns and drugs, sources told CBS2.

01/16/2015

Officer Andrew Dossi leaves Mount Sinai Hospital on Jan. 16, 2015. (credit: NYPD 46th Precinct/Twitter)

Second Officer Wounded In Bronx Shooting Released From Hospital

Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.

01/16/2015

Restoration Continues At NYC's Rockaway Beach 10 Months After Superstorm Sandy

Long Beach Residents Rally Against Port Ambrose Natural Gas Terminal

Long Beach residents have rallied in the past against Port Ambrose, this time they did it with the help of their elected officials.

01/15/2015

Diane O'Neill is charged in connection with the death of a beloved Long Island barber. (credit: CBS2)

Beloved 90-Year-Old Barber Struck, Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver On L.I.

A Long Island woman is facing a DWI charge after a 90-year-old man was struck and killed by a car.

01/14/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton: There Was Indeed A ‘Slowdown’ Among Officers In Ticketing, Low-Level Arrests

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday that enough NYPD officers stopped writing tickets and making low-level arrests since the assassination of two officers in Brooklyn that the number of summonses plummeted 90 percent.

01/09/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton Chastises Officers For ‘Political Action’ Against Mayor At Funerals

While there are many New Yorkers who have supported police officers’ act of defiance against Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made it clear on Monday that he’s not one of them.

01/05/2015

Some police officers turn their backs outside Wenjian Liu's funeral on Jan. 4, 2015, as Mayor Bill de Blasio's euology is shown on a large video screen. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS2)

Officers Again Turn Backs As De Blasio Delivers Eulogy For Slain Officer

The officers’ actions at Wenjian Liu’s funeral Sunday came after Police Commissioner Bill Bratton sent a memo to all commands urging respect, declaring “a hero’s funeral is about grieving, not grievance.”

01/04/2015

Hari Simran Singh has been missing from a yoga retreat in Mexico since Tuesday, Dec. 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Search Crews Find Body Of Brooklyn Man Missing In Mexico

The search for a missing Brooklyn man who disappeared from a yoga retreat in Mexico stretched into Friday.

01/02/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Stats: NYC Murder Rate Down 14 Percent In 2014

The dramatic decrease in murders comes alongside an immense drop in police stop-and-frisks.

01/02/2015

Hari Simran Singh has been missing from a yoga retreat in Mexico since Tuesday, Dec. 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Frantic Search For Brooklyn Man Who Vanished From Yoga Retreat In Mexico

A desperate search has been launched for a Brooklyn man who has gone missing from a yoga retreat in Mexico.

01/01/2015

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