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U.S. Attorney Announces Gang Indictments For Murder, Racketeering In Brooklyn

They have street names like “Tiger,” “Gunner,” “Dancer,” “Swerve,” and “Bones.” Federal prosecutors charge they are as reckless as they are ruthless in their turf wars.


Susan Pemberton, left, and Cynthia Sibert (credit: Handout/Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Rice: 2 Women Used Craigslist To Steal Hundreds Of Identities

They are said to have preyed on the elderly and those struggling to find affordable housing or a better-paying job.


John Katehis seen here on his MySpace page at age 16. (credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Murdered ABC Radio Reporter George Weber Forgives Killer

The family of murdered ABC radio reporter George Weber forgave his killer today.


Shannan Gilbert (credit: Handout)

Suffolk Co. Police To Resume Search For Missing NJ Craigslist Escort Shannan Gilbert

Police on Long Island are resuming their search for a New Jersey prostitute whose disappearance led to the eventual discovery of 10 bodies along a remote barrier beach.


Authorities aboard a Nassau County police helicopter search for possible victims of a suspected serial killer along Ocean Parkway at Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., Thursday, April 14, 2011. (credit: Robert Mecea/AP)

Long Island Authorities Expand Beach Body Investigation To The Internet

Police investigating the discovery of 10 sets of human remains along Ocean Parkway on Long Island are using a new tool – law enforcement websites.


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Lenny Dykstra Charged With Exposing Himself To Craigslist Women

Dykstra is accused of finding victims by placing online ads seeking personal assistants or housekeepers. He allegedly exposed himself to women who responded to the ads on several occasions between 2009 and 2011.


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Tough Economy Sends People To Estate Sales

In these challenging economic times, we can learn something from an expert bargain shopper.


Matsu (file / credit: Joan Hong)

Dognappings Rampant In Brooklyn; Reward Offered For Stolen Yorkie ‘Matsu’

Joan Hong says her Yorkie named Matsu was stolen off the street in Brooklyn. It is the third dognapping reported in the last month.


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‘BeenVerified’ Co-Founder Discusses Relaunch Of Controversial Background Check App

When two guys from Marlboro, New Jersey launched BeenVerified, a million people suddenly knew a lot more going into that blind date or Craigslist purchase.


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Long Island Sisters Want To Buy Guitar For Father’s Day After Dad Sells His To Pay Bills

Alexa and Aimee Kaplan posted a listing on Craigslist hoping to get an electric guitar for their father Arthur, who sold his beloved vintage Gretsch guitar about a year ago to pay the family bills.


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CBS 2 Uncovers Used Car Scam On Craigslist

On Monday, CBS 2’s John Slattery told you of victims in Irvington, N.J. On Tuesday he unearthed more victims — this time in Yonkers.


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Police: Phony Craigslist Ads Lead To Robberies In Irvington, N.J.

From Essex County, New Jersey comes another story that should make you take care when responding to an online advertisement.


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Bloomberg Jokes About Doomsday On Weekly Radio Show

It may not be a laughing matter to some people, but New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg had a lot of fun on his weekly radio show joking about the world coming to an end on Saturday.


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Posting Flyers Across New York City Is No Easy Task Says Martin Forow

They’re the backdrop at coffee shops, delis, and laundromats across New York City, but those flyers didn’t get there on their own. For one New Yorker, his canvas is the city; his paintbrush is a staple gun.


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Search Continues For Missing New Jersey Craigslist Escort Shannan Gilbert

The Suffolk County Marine Unit once again had divers using metal detectors and clam rakes search for any evidence of Gilbert.