Crackdown

File photo: Inmates in jail (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Crackdown On Visitation Rules At Westchester County Jail

The wife of an inmate has been charged with smuggling the synthetic pot into the jail.

08/22/2015

Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Vows Crackdown On Topless Women In Times Square

Though toplessness is not illegal in New York, aggressive panhandling and aggressive solicitation are illegal.

08/18/2015

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau Police To Crack Down On Drunken Driving For Holiday Weekend

Nassau County police will be on high alert this coming Memorial Day weekend, looking for drunken drivers.

05/21/2015

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Customs Officers At Port Of New York Cracking Down On Counterfeit Goods

Investigators say to avoid getting a fake, buy only at trusted stores and Internet sites, and always question super low prices.

12/22/2014

Greenfield Cemetery in Hempstead (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Upset By Crackdown On Gravestone Items At Hempstead Cemetery

The town claims the crackdown is strictly a maintenance issue, but critics argue it’s disrespectful.

10/29/2014

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Long Island Village Of Lindenhurst Cracks Down On E-Cigarettes

The Long Island village of Lindenhurst has decided to follow in the steps of New York City in banning the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings.

09/29/2014

Operation Safe Cycle

NYPD Continues Crackdown On Unsafe Cycling

Operation Safe Cycle is part of a new initiative to get bikers to follow the rules of the road.

08/14/2014

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NYPD Launches 2-Week Bicycle Safety Crackdown

The NYPD on Wednesday began a crackdown on traffic violations committed by bicyclists on the roads.

08/13/2014

Staten Island Traffic Stop

NYPD Cracks Down On Reckless Driving In Weeklong Effort

The NYPD has launched a weeklong crackdown on reckless driving – targeting infractions including speeding, running red lights, and texting behind the wheel.

05/26/2014

Staten Island Traffic Stop

Over 4,800 Tickets Issued During NYPD Speeding Crackdown

The NYPD announced Thursday that officers issued nearly 5,000 tickets during a two-day crackdown on speeding in all of the city’s five boroughs.

05/22/2014

Yellow Traffic Light (credit: ClipArt)

Staten Island Residents: Speeding Drivers Have No Regard For Safety, Traffic Laws

Making full stops at stop signs, driving when the light turns green, and following the speed limit are concepts that everyone learns in driver’s ed.

05/20/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Issues Over 5,000 Tickets In Distracted Driving Crackdown

The NYPD on Monday announced the results of a two-day crackdown on cellphone use while driving and failure to yield to pedestrians.

05/19/2014

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

NYPD To Crack Down On Texting And Driving, Failure To Yield To Pedestrians

The NYPD on Monday announced a citywide crackdown on texting and driving, and the failure to yield to pedestrians.

05/12/2014

Texting while stopped at a red light is legal in New York state. (credit: CBS 2)

Crackdown On Distracted Driving Begins Around New York State

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that state and local police have stepped up patrols statewide to crack down on mobile phone use while driving.

04/10/2014

Double Parking Flier

NYPD Launches Crackdown On Double Parking

The NYPD has begun a crackdown on double parking citywide, and will be distributing fliers to remind drivers.

03/05/2014

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