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Police are looking for a man and a woman who they said posed as Con Ed workers and stole $70,000 from a Queens man's home. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man, Woman Posing As Con Ed Workers Steal $70,000 From Queens Home

Police are trying to track down a man and a woman who they said posed as Con Ed workers to get into a 78-year-old Queens man’s home and steal $70,000.

19 hours ago

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Large Speed Bump Rattles Jersey City Drivers

Some cars come to a complete stop at the large speed bump, but others go way too fast, bottoming out and banging bumpers.

09/16/2014

Police say Joseph Kearns fatally stabbed his mother and wounded his sister. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

LI Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Mother, Wounding Sister

Police say a Long Island man is accused of stabbing his mother to death and wounding his sister.

09/12/2014

Police found a 2-year-old girl about an hour and a half after the car she was sitting in was stolen in Corona, Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Find 2-Year-Old Girl After Queens Carjacking

The mother had stopped at a bodega around 12:30 a.m., reportedly to buy diapers, leaving the keys in the ignition and the child in her car seat.

09/07/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Denies NYPD Was Directed To Back Off In Bronx, Brooklyn

The New York Post reported Monday that cops in the 63rd and 69th precincts were ordered to ignore illegal liquor sales inside three Brooklyn junkyards where open-air parties were being thrown.

09/02/2014

Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

Search Continues For New Jersey Yeshiva Student Missing In Israel

Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a young New Jersey religious student who went missing during a hike outside Jerusalem.

08/26/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (R) is joined by Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner as they march during a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton Leads March, Rally Over Eric Garner’s Death On Staten Island

The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.

08/23/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton marches with family members of Eric Garner (right) and hundreds of others during a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner on July 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Brace For Eric Garner Protest March Saturday

No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.

08/22/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in a building at 136th Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Monday, Aug. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead In Hamilton Heights Apartment Building Fire

An extra-alarm fire broke out late Monday afternoon in an apartment building in Hamilton Heights.

08/18/2014

Starlings gather to roost on telephone lines like symbols on a sheet of music on September 27, 2008 in Venice, California (Photo by Darrell Ingham/Getty Images)

Not All Residents On Board With Plan To Spray Away Birds In Nutley

The township hired a company called Bird Doctor Nationwide to shoo away the thousands of birds that have been taking up residence at DeMuro Park.

08/18/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Hawthorne farmers' market after truck crashed through and hit at least three people (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed After Pickup Truck Barrels Into NJ Farmers’ Market

Hawthorne Mayor Richard Goldberg said the driver hit two people after going through the barricades and kept going, eventually hitting another woman who became stuck under the truck.

08/10/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

1 Dead, 1 Serious Following Crash In Jersey City

A compact low-rider car hit a tree and split into two at around 4 a.m. on Route 440 near Danforth Avenue.

08/09/2014

Eriberto Carrero (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Passaic Recreation Director Arrested In Alleged Pay-To-Play Scheme

Eriberto Carrero, 54, was arrested Friday and charged with extortion, theft and official misconduct.

08/01/2014

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