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Emilio Martinez-Ferro, 18, is charged with three other teens with robbing a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old in Clifton, New Jersey. (Credit: Clifton Police/CBS2)

Clifton, N.J. Teens Accused Of Robbing Classmates At Knifepoint

Four teens in Clifton, New Jersey have been charged with a violent armed robbery – and the victims are two of their classmates.

04/15/2015

Kids Using Cellphones (Credit: CBS 2)

Student Cellphone Ban In NYC Public Schools Lifted

A longtime ban on cellphones in New York City public schools is set to be lifted on Monday.

03/02/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio lifts a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools. (credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

NYC To Lift Ban On Student Cellphones In Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is lifting a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools.

01/07/2015

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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Report: NYC School Cleaner Accused Of Sexually Abusing Woman, Stealing Her Phone

A New York City school worker arrested Wednesday, reportedly on allegations that he robbed and molested a woman in a Bronx school.

05/28/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Holds 2-Day Crackdown On Distracted Driving

The citywide initiative being held Tuesday and Friday is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero program, which is aimed at eliminating traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Jumps On Subway Tracks To Get Phone, Walks Away After Being Run Over By L Train

The train hit the brakes and passed over the man, who apparently managed to lay down in the gap between the tracks.

03/25/2014

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Police: Mother Assaulted Girl, 3, For Microwaving Cellphone

A mother was arrested this week, on charges that she assaulted her 3-year-old daughter after the child destroyed her cellphone by cooking it in the microwave oven.

03/07/2014

Police are looking for this man in connection with the theft of a cellphone and wallet from a subway passenger on Dec. 8, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Accidental Selfie Taken After Cellphone Was Stolen

A search continued Sunday evening, after police released an inadvertent selfie taken with a stolen cellphone in an effort to track down the thief who took it from a man who fell asleep on the subway.

01/05/2014

Bronx Cellphone Store Robbery

Police Search For Suspect Who Punched Man, Took His Cellphone In Bronx Store

A search was under way Saturday for a suspect who punched a man in the face in a Bronx cellphone store before stealing the victim’s cellphone. The incident happened in a store on Webster Avenue in Fleetwood-Concourse Village.

01/04/2014

Brooklyn Cellphone Theft Suspect

Police Hunt For Suspect Who Stole Phone From Woman On D Train

Police on Monday were searching for a suspect who ripped off a cellphone from a woman on a subway train in Brooklyn.

12/23/2013

Apple iPhone

Loud Cellphone Talkers Next Bane Of Air Travelers?

The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cell phone calls on airplanes, saying it is time “to review our outdated and restrictive rules.”

11/22/2013

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Pool Patrons Make Easy Targets For Opportunistic Thieves

Pools are popular places for people looking to cool off, but they are also prime real estate for thieves looking to make a quick score.

07/19/2013

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State Lawmaker Touts Tougher Distracted Driving Fines In NY Budget Proposal

Under the current law, drivers who talk on a cellphone while driving without a hands-free device face a $100 fine. That penalty would be bumped up to $150.

03/25/2013

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Old Bridge Mayor Ticketed For Driving With Cellphone

Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry was about to turn into the municipal complex when he was pulled over and given a summons on Tuesday.

06/14/2012

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