Death

Neil Gallagher and President John F. Kennedy appear together on a campaign flyer. (Credit CBS 2)

JFK’s Death Is Still A Fresh, Painful Memory For Former N.J. Congressman

Fifty years after his death the assassination of President John F. Kennedy still brings back painful memories for those who knew him best. That includes his friend, Neil Gallagher.

11/22/2013

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

Woman Killed In Staten Island House Fire

The woman’s body was found inside of her Hawthorne Ave. home in the Willowbrook section of the island.

11/16/2013

Marathon start line in Staten Island (credit: Steve Sandberg)

Woman, 86, Dies After Hitting Head On Pavement During NYC Marathon

An 86-year-old California woman has died, after she hit her head on the pavement while competing in the ING New York City Marathon this past weekend.

11/05/2013

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Newburgh Man Killed In Early Morning House Fire

An 82-year-old man is dead and his daughter is hospitalized after an intense fire destroyed their two-story wood house in the city of Newburgh.

11/03/2013

Mary Greff

Prosecutor: Woman Found Dead In Waldwick, N.J. Was Strangled

A woman was found dead in Waldwick, N.J. Wednesday, and police have deemed her death “suspicious,” according to a published report.

10/23/2013

Police investigating the death of a baby in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Woman Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Baby

Anna Thomas, 20, has been charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of 19-month-old Justin Stephens, police said.

10/07/2013

Tompkins Square Park

Social Media Awash In Tributes For Street Fixture ‘LES Jewels’

Tributes to a notorious Tompkins Square Park street figure have been appearing on social media, amid reports that he was found dead this weekend.

09/15/2013

Pet cemetery in Hartsdale, N.Y. (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

N.Y. Pet Cemeteries Can Now Bury Human Ashes

A new state regulation allows pet cemeteries to bury human ashes along with deceased pets.

09/14/2013

Bystanders and emergency workers attempt to free an ambulance stuck on a side street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn December 29, 2010 in New York City.  Many side streets, especially those in the outer boroughs, are still unplowed in the wake of a massive snowstorm that crippled much of New York and left millions of holiday travelers stuck at airports and train stations around the eastern seaboard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Suit Filed By Family Of Woman Who Died Waiting For Help In 2010 Blizzard

The family lost on a technicality. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Margaret Chan said that under an obscure law, the city can’t be held liable for delays in care unless a 911 call is made by the injured person or an immediate family member.

09/07/2013

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Inmate Found Dead In Essex County, N.J. Jail Cell

Authorities in Essex County, N.J., were investigating the suspicious death this weekend of an inmate at the county jail.

09/01/2013

All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village - Queens, NY - May 22, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Seen At 11: Death Cafes Give Participants A Chance To Confront Their Fears

In the past the subject had been considered taboo in social settings. Now, a new trend has made death the topic of conversation at planned gatherings.

08/15/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead With Head Trauma In The Bronx

A man was found dead with head injuries early Saturday in the Bronxwood section of the Bronx.

08/10/2013

Weapons found in the Mahopac, N.Y. home of Jonathan Orser - June 28, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Mahopac Residents Shocked After Arsenal Is Discovered In Neighbor’s Home

Residents in sleepy Mahopac were talking Saturday about an arsenal of explosive materials, weapons and ammunition that were found in a neighbor’s home.

06/29/2013

Actor James Gandolfini died Wednesday, June 19, after suffering a heart attack in Italy. (Credit: Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Manhattan Funeral Expected For James Gandolfini

The services for Gandolfini, 51, are expected to be held at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in Upper Manhattan.

06/22/2013

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Report: One Killed, Three Wounded In Early Morning Paterson Shooting

One woman was killed and three people were wounded when two gunmen opened fire on a northern New Jersey street.

06/22/2013

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