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Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Opponent, Warns Of Regressive Policies If De Blasio Is Elected

“The next leader of our city must bring the right kind of change. That doesn’t mean change from independent leadership to be a mayor beholden to special interest, that doesn’t mean change that tears down any of the improvements that might have happened and that doesn’t mean change that reverses the policies that have made us the safest large city in America,” Lhota said.

10/08/2013

Jered Harvey risked his own life to stop a brutal assault at the Fulton Street Subway station. (Credit CBS 2)

College Student Risks His Life To Stop Crime At Fulton Street Subway Stop

A college student on his way home from class Thursday night said he witnessed a brutal crime in progress and put his own life on the line when he jumped into action.

09/20/2013

A memorial for Dulce Maria Valencia, who was struck and killed by a car Sept. 15, 2013. (credit: Dave Carlin/CBS 2)

Cops: Woman Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In The Bronx

Police are looking for a driver who fatally struck a woman in the Bronx before fleeing Sunday morning.

09/15/2013

People walk by Beth Israel Medical Center in Gramercy. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: Manhattan Doctor Deposited Patients’ Checks Into Own Bank Account

A Manhattan-based obstetrician deposited the checks of his patients into his personal bank account, prosecutors say.

09/11/2013

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Conn. Warehouse Drug Thief Pleads Guilty To Other Heists

Amed Villa entered his guilty pleas Monday in federal court in New Haven.

09/09/2013

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Gang Member Convicted Of Murdering Long Island Woman, Toddler ‘In Cold Blood’

Lynch said 19-year-old Vanessa Argueta was shot execution style in 2010 because she had allegedly shown disrespect to the MS-13 gang.

09/09/2013

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Police: No Link Between Suspicious Letters In Darien, Conn.

Letters containing powder were sent to two homes in Darien, Conn.

09/03/2013

Antiq Hennis (credit: handout)

Brownsville Heartbroken After Boy, 1, Shot Dead

A bullet struck Antiq Hennis, who had just turned a year old days before, on Livonia Avenue, police said.

09/02/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Arrest Made In Fatal Bronx Hit-And-Run

Leroy Forest, 31, is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident after he struck Abigail Lino, 24, police said.

09/02/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Approves Of ‘Civilian Patrolling’ In Crime-Infested Part Of Brooklyn

Residents in one section of north Brooklyn are voicing concern over what they say is a spike in violent crime.

08/29/2013

Armored truck robbery in Brooklyn (CBS 2)

Sources: Armored Truck Robbery Possibly An Inside Job

The truck’s two guards failed an FBI lie-detector test, law enforcement sources said.

08/23/2013

Matthew Matagrano

Man Gets 10 Years In Prison For … Sneaking Into Jail

Matthew Matagrano posed as a corrections officer, broke into jails and stole about $5,000 worth of equipment, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.

08/22/2013

Manhattan Supreme Court (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Reputed Bonanno Boss Arraigned On New Charges

Nicholas Santora is accused of trafficking narcotics, extorting victims, loan-sharking and running an offshore Internet gambling operation.

08/21/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: 3 Florida Men Ran ‘Wall Street’ Silver Scam

The men duped at least 150 people into spending $8 million on precious metals they did not own, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said.

08/20/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Mayor: Crime Has Spiked In July

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said this weekend that when it comes to crime, July has been a “difficult month” for the municipality.

07/28/2013

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