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FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

Study: New Yorkers Find Most ‘Missed Connections’ On Subway

A recent study found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the largest number of New Yorkers who place Missed Connections posts on Craigslist find their objects of adoration on the subway.

03/06/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (file/credit: Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Schumer: eBay, Craigslist Agree To Remove Listings For Inauguration Tickets

Sen. Chuck Schumer had been asking companies to remove listings for tickets costing up to $2,000 each.

01/17/2013

Craigslist Robber

Search On For Craigslist ‘Seller’ Who Took Money, Pepper-Sprayed Would-Be Buyer

Police Wednesday night were looking for a robber who went on Craigslist telling people he was selling a laptop, but instead just took his would-be buyer’s money and pepper-sprayed him in the face.

01/02/2013

People fill up red gas cans at a Sunoco in Wall Township, New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Gas Woes Continue: People Trading Gas For Sex On Craigslist

Stories of price gouging and fights at gas stations have also been commonplace. But now it seems people — men in particular — are finding new ways to take advantage of gas-seeking Tri-State residents: Sex.

11/06/2012

Craigslist (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NYC Authorities Charge 21 With Selling Prescription Medications On Craigslist

“Whether the drug deal occurs on the street corner or on the Internet, it’s a crime,” Bridget Brennan, special narcotics prosecutor for New York City, said Thursday in a statement announcing the arrests.

10/11/2012

David Boutin Mugshot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

West Hempstead Man Accused Of Molesting Boy He Met On Craigslist

The man was arrested after a police officer searching for a stolen dirt bike came across Boutin in his car with the boy. Boutin was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts.

08/18/2012

Lenny Dykstra (credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Nails In The Coffin: Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra Sentenced To Nine Months In Jail

Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to nine months in jail after pleading no contest to charges that he exposed himself to women he met on Craigslist and assaulted one.

04/18/2012

Peter Kim (credit: NYPD)

Police: 12 Victims Bilked In Long Island City Apartment Scheme Involving Craigslist

The NYPD is now looking for 31-year-old Peter Kim, who authorities say is the perpetrator of the Queens scam, which was advertised on Craigslist.

03/16/2012

Lenny Dykstra (credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Controversial Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra was sentenced Monday to three years in state prison in a grand theft auto case. Los Angeles County superior court judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra after refusing to allow him to withdraw a no-contest plea.

03/05/2012

Nike Foamposite One sneakers (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Line Up For Chance To Buy $220 Nike Foamposite One Sneakers

The shoes are in such high demand that one New Yorker even took out an ad on Craigslist offering to trade his Chevy Cavalier for a pair.

02/24/2012

Ebbets Field Houses - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: Wikipedia)

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.

01/31/2012

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.

01/26/2012

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.

12/13/2011

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.

12/01/2011

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.

10/11/2011

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