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Ras Baraka

Ras Baraka Wins Newark Mayoral Race

City Councilman Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday evening in the race for Newark mayor.

05/13/2014

Five teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Farmingdale on May 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Sources: Long Island Teens Were Seen Drinking, Drag Racing Before Fatal Crash

A teenage driver was drag racing just before his car crashed head-on with an SUV on Long Island over the weekend, sources told CBS 2.

05/12/2014

Bus strikes pedestrian on the Upper East Side on May 8, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Woman Struck, Killed By School Bus On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m. at Second Avenue and 93rd Street.

05/08/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1010 WINS: MTA Calls Broken Rails A Common Occurrence

Coming just days after a subway train derailment, another broken rail was discovered on the “F” line Tuesday, and the MTA told 1010 WINS broken rails happen all the time.

05/06/2014

Detective Louis Scarcella

Judge Voids 3 Murder Convictions After Review Of Retired Detective’s Cases

Alvena Jennette, Robert Hill and Darryl Austin are the first defendants connected to retired detective Louis Scarcella to have their convictions vacated.

05/06/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

New York NBA Fans Laud Decision To Ban Clippers Owner

New Yorkers were speaking out Tuesday in support of the NBA’s decision to ban Clippers Owner Donald Sterling for life following racially insensitive comments that were recently posted online.

04/29/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: NYPD Detective Shot Partner, Drove Drunk To Hospital

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said Police Detective Jay Poggi, 58, was arraigned on a criminal complaint charging him with driving while intoxicated.

04/24/2014

Relatives gather at a Far Rockaway home where two 4-year-olds were killed in a fire on April 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Far Rockaway Fire Leaves Two 4-Year-Olds Dead

The blaze broke out just before midnight on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens.

04/20/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan celebrates Easter Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on April 20, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan, Paradegoers Celebrate Easter

The city’s Roman Catholic archbishop celebrated Mass Sunday at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue.

04/20/2014

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Vinyl Fans Browse The Bins In Brooklyn In Celebration Of Record Store Day

The event is in its eighth year and record stores, once thought to be a dying breed, have been making a comeback. Two shops have opened in Brooklyn in the past few months.

04/19/2014

Lindsey Stewart, Mark Lennon

Victims Of Hudson River Boat Accident To Be Paid Last Respects

A picturesque Rockland County village has become the epicenter of sadness, as family and friends prepared to say goodbye the victims of the heartbreaking boating accident on the Hudson River.

07/30/2013

Sharks

Safe To Go Back In The Water? Shark Sighting Sparks Caution Among Swimmers

It’s not the first time that it has happened, but there was a recent shark sighting at Atlantic Beach in Hempstead, and evidence shows that it may be the second sighting inside of a week.

07/29/2013

A good Samaritan climbs a ladder to rescue a baby who became stranded on an awning in Bensonhurst. (Credit Amy V)

What’s She Doing Up There? Quick Thinking New Yorker Saves Baby From Brooklyn Awning

The toddler apparently squeezed past an air-conditioning unit before crawling out of the window. A pharmacy worker across the street noticed the baby’s activity and jumped into action.

07/26/2013

Southwest Airlines Flight 345 landed without nose gear at LaGuardia Airport Monday, prompting a shutdown of the airport. (Credit: Richard Strauss)

Major Delays At LaGuardia Following Southwest Plane’s Landing Mishap

Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening, after a plane’s nose gear collapsed after landing.

07/22/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

New York City EMS 911 System Crashes Repeatedly On Monday

Operators logged about 100 calls during the outage. The glitch didn’t affect the FDNY’s side of the 911 system.

07/22/2013

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