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A man and woman were found dead, and a suspicious substance was detected, in this building in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Found Dead, Cyanide Detected In Sheepshead Bay Building

A man and woman were found dead Monday afternoon in an apartment in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.

10/20/2014

Three retired firefighters -- (l-r) Firefighter Daniel Heglund, Lt. Robert Leaver, Firefighter Howard Bischoff -- all died Monday as a result of illnesses from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Credit: FDNY)

3 Retired Firefighters Die Of 9/11-Related Illnesses In One Day

The FDNY on Wednesday was mourning the death of three retired firefighters who all died in one day earlier this week from illnesses they contracted in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

09/24/2014

Long Branch Police (credit: CBS 2)

Woman, Young Girl Found Dead Inside Long Branch Home

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the deaths of a woman and a young child whose bodies were found inside a central New Jersey home.

08/02/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Report: NYC Health Department Underreporting Deaths Caused By Accidents, Preventable Medical Complications

The health department’s bureau of vital statistics reported only a fraction of deaths caused by accidents or preventable medical complications compared to the medical examiner’s office.

05/25/2014

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AP Review: GWB Lane Closures Not To Blame For Any Deaths, Serious Medical Care Risks

A review by The Associated Press has concluded that a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge deliberately orchestrated by members of Gov. Chris Christie’s staff did not lead to anyone’s death or seriously compromise their medical care.

02/13/2014

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Connecticut Man Faces Charges In Connection With Fatal Wreck

An SUV driver accused of causing a wreck in Meriden that killed two children and injured three other people was charged with reckless driving and other crimes Sunday.

11/03/2013

Staff Sgt. Timothy Raymond McGill (credit: Facebook)

Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell To Ramsey Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The funeral for Army Staff Sgt. Timothy McGill will be held at St. Paul’s Church on Wyckoff Avenue in Ramsey.

10/04/2013

Staff Sgt. Timothy Raymond McGill (credit: Facebook)

New Jersey Town Honors Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A military honor guard is escorting the body of Army Staff Sgt. Timothy McGill from Teterboro Airport to his hometown of Ramsey.

09/30/2013

Staff Sgt. Timothy Raymond McGill (credit: Facebook)

Ramsey, N.J., Copes With Losing 3 Armed Forces Members In 3 Years

Many communities coast-to-coast have lost brave men and women in service to the United States, and Ramsey, N.J., has lost three young men in three years.

09/24/2013

FILE - Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Patrick Lynch (Photo by Bonile Bam/Getty Images)

PBA President: More Cops Have Died From 9/11 After-Effects Than In Attacks

Twelve years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the death toll has continued to grow.

09/09/2013

Dead dolphins have been washing up on Long Island and New Jersey beaches in growing numbers over the summer. (Credit CBS 2)

Experts Stumped By Rash Of Dolphin Deaths In Long Island Waters

From Montauk to Queens there has been a dramatic uptick in bottle nosed dolphin deaths over the past month, experts said. There were 17 this month, compared to just 3 in July, 2012.

08/01/2013

Veteran White House reporter and columnist Helen Thomas died Saturday at the age of 92. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Longtime White House Correspondent Helen Thomas Dies At 92

A mainstay in the White House Press Room, Thomas worked for United Press and Hearst Newspapers. She covered every president since the Eisenhauer Administration.

07/20/2013

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Experts Stumped By Mass Bluefish Deaths In Long Island Waters

Researchers at the Marine Animal Disease Laboratory at Stony Brook University are investigating what could be killing hundreds of cocktail bluefish discovered this week in and around the Shinnecock Bay.

07/06/2013

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

Man, Woman Dead In Murder-Suicide On Upper West Side

A man and woman were found dead Sunday in an Upper West Side apartment, in what police said was a murder-suicide.

06/16/2013

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Study: Women’s Deaths During, After Childbirth Skyrocketing In New York City

An alarming new report Monday showed a dramatic increase in the number of New York City mothers dying during and after delivering children.

04/08/2013

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