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Customers say National Grid is tacking unnecessary fines and charges onto utility bills. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: National Grid Installs New Meters After No-Show Fine Complaints

CBS 2 has gotten action following a report on no-show fines levied against Long Island homeowners by National Grid.

09/25/2014

Customers say National Grid is tacking unnecessary fines and charges onto utility bills. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Homeowners Furious Over No-Show Fines From Utility Company

Some suburban homeowners are furious after being shocked with a surprising fine. The charge is being tacked onto their bills because they’re not home when a worker shows up to read the meter.

09/16/2014

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Man Charged In Stabbing Of Housemate In Englewood, New Jersey

Police on Thursday said an Englewood, New Jersey man was “lucky to be alive” after he was stabbed in the heart.

08/21/2014

Leah Cuevas, 42, is charged in the death of Chinelle Thompson Browne of Brooklyn, whose dismembered body was found on Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Woman Whose Dismembered Body Was Found On L.I.

A woman has been arrested and charged in the death of a Brooklyn woman, whose partially dismembered body was found on Long Island earlier this month.

07/24/2014

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources To CBS 2: Cabbie Won’t Be Charged In Accident That Killed Cooper Stock, 9

The driver of the cab that struck and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock on the Upper West Side this past winter will not face criminal charges, sources told CBS 2.

05/22/2014

Police say dozens of students were arrested after a senior prank at Teaneck High School on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Charges To Be Downgraded For Teaneck High School Pranksters

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said on Wednesday that the 24 students who are 18 or older will instead face disorderly person offenses of criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

05/21/2014

Congressman Michael Grimm speaks to the media prior to a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House John Boehner on Jan. 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Experts: Criminal Charges Would Complicate Election Year For Rep. Grimm

The attorney representing Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm maintains that the congressman has done nothing wrong but says he’s not surprised his client is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors.

04/26/2014

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Elizabeth, N.J. Man Pleads Not Guilty After Wife Is Found Slain

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed his wife.

03/24/2014

Bronx Fatal Hit And Run

Suspect Charged In Hit-And-Run That Left Man Dead In The Bronx

Police have arrested the alleged driver in a hit-and-run that left a father of three dead in the Bronx this weekend.

11/03/2013

Nyack College explosion  (CBS 2)

Contract Worker Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Nyack College Explosion

A contract worker pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in connection with an explosion at Nyack College in Rockland County.

07/08/2013

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2 City Correction Officers Arrested Within 2 Minutes

Two city correction officers were arrested within a period of two minutes Sunday and charged with driving drunk.

07/07/2013

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Did Once-Accused Pedophile Priest Violate Order Banning Contact With Kids?

Investigators have been questioning whether New Jersey priest once accused of child sexual abuse may have violated an order never again to work with children.

04/28/2013

Horace Mann School (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: No Charges Possible In Horace Mann Sex Abuse Claims

In a crushing blow to alleged sex abuse victims, prosecutors have said the statute of limitations has expired and they cannot charge anyone at the Horace Mann School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.

04/27/2013

Pedro Hernandez in court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Etan Patz Murder Case Wants Charges Dropped

The man who confessed to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz 34 years ago has asked a judge to drop the murder case against him.

04/17/2013

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Third Teen Arrested For Alleged Involvement In Bronx ‘Girl Fight’

A third arrest has been made in a fight between a pair of young girls that was caught on video.

02/23/2013

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