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Actor Robin Williams speaks onstage during "The Crazy Ones" panel discussion at the CBS, Showtime and The CW portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Found Dead In Calif. Home In Suspected Suicide

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday in his northern California home, in what was suspected to be a suicide.

08/11/2014

Charles Okonkwo has been charged with second-degree assault on his 52-year-old mother, police said. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Critical Beating Of Mother

A Long Island man was arraigned Friday in the beating of his mother in the same house where his brother was found dead.

08/01/2014

A vigil is set up in the Tompkinsville section of Staten Island after a man died in police custody while being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Dies During Arrest For Allegedly Selling Illegal Cigarettes On Staten Island

A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.

07/17/2014

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

Two Men Face Murder Charges In Connection With Death Of Queens Man

Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a 55-year-old Queens man.

07/14/2014

Ford Models founder Eileen Ford attends the Ford Supermodel of the World 2006/2007 contest at Skylight Studios on January 17, 2007 in New York City. (Brad Barket/Getty Images for Ford Models)

Modeling Agency Founder Eileen Ford Dies At 92

Eileen Ford, the founder of the Ford Model Agency, has died at the age of 92.

07/10/2014

(Credit: Morbid Anatomy Museum/Facebook)

Museum Showcasing Morbid Anatomy Set To Open In Brooklyn

A new museum was set to open in Brooklyn this weekend, promising a fascinating journey into the dark side.

06/27/2014

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Former Yankees Bench Coach Don Zimmer Dies

Former Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer died Wednesday, according to his family. He was 83.

06/04/2014

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Woman Testifies About Boyfriend’s Death After Taking Powerful Drugs From Dr. Stan Li

A woman described how she found her boyfriend dead, in testimony at the Manhattan trial of Dr. Stan Li – who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients.

05/30/2014

Dave Herman (YouTube)

Former NYC Radio Host Dave Herman Dies In Custody, Awaiting Trial On Sex Charge

Former New York City radio personality Dave Herman died Thursday while in custody in New Jersey, where he was awaiting trial on charges in a child sex sting.

05/29/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Former State Sen. Catherine Abate Dies At 66

Former New York State Sen. Catherine Abate, a longtime advocate of health care and criminal justice issues, died this past weekend at the age of 66.

05/19/2014

Authorities remove evidence from a Herald Square Victoria's Secret after a possible fetus was discovered on Thursday. (Credit CBS 2)

Medical Examiner: Death Of Fetus Found In Shopping Bag Last Fall Was Homicide

The death of a fetus found in a shopping bag at the Herald Square Victoria’s Secret last fall has been ruled a homicide.

04/15/2014

Jerome Murdough (CBS 2)

Rikers Warden Demoted, Transferred After Man’s Death In Overheated Cell

The warden of a facility at Rikers Island has been demoted and transferred, following the death of a mentally ill inmate who was found in a cell that had overheated to at least 100 degrees.

04/03/2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman poses at the 2010 Marrakech Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco. (credit: Getty Images)

Hoffman’s Will: Son Should Be Raised In New York, Chicago Or San Francisco

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will was released Wednesday, showing that he bequeathed all his personal property to the mother of his three children.

02/19/2014

Michael And Olympia DeNittis

New Jersey Couple Each Die Hours Apart, After Lifetime Together

Michael and Olympia DeNittis literally spent a lifetime together in New Jersey, and died just hours apart this week.

02/07/2014

Ashlee And Myls Dobson (credit: Handout)

Last Respects For 4-Year-Old Myls Dobson Set For Tuesday

A memorial service was set for Tuesday for Myls Dobson, the 4-year-old boy who was a victim of abuse before he died earlier this month.

01/20/2014

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