Derricke Dennis

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Plastic Flowers Helped Ignite Deadly Newark Fire

Authorities said a yard full of plastic flowers and other decorations helped ignite a fire that led to the deaths of six people, including two children, in Newark on Sunday.

06/16/2014

bulletproof vest (Credit: Clipart)

New York To Help Fund Bulletproof Vests For Police Statewide

New York’s attorney general on Monday pledged $3.5 million from criminal and civil forfeitures to help outfit police statewide with thousands of bulletproof vests.

06/09/2014

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

1010 WINS: Several Injured In Weekend Shootings In NYC

At least 13 people were wounded in nine separate shootings over the weekend across the city.

06/01/2014

Stanley Hochhauser, of Wantagh, sounds the shofar for the 17th consecutive year at the Celebrate Israel parade on June 1, 2014, in Manhattan. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Sea Of White And Blue At Celebrate Israel Parade

New York’s 50th Celebrate Israel Parade up Fifth Avenue features some participants high up in the air: 16 planes in a flyover salute

06/01/2014

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

Family Demands Grand Jury Investigation After Bronx Incident Leaves Teen In Stitches

The Reverend Al Sharpton said that the cop overreacted when the boy and his friend mouthed off after being arrested for allegedly assaulting a man for a cigarette.

05/24/2014

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Hospitalized Following Police Involved Shooting In Wayne

Authorities are investigating a police involved shooting that took place in Wayne on Saturday morning.

05/24/2014

Rally at Teaneck H.S. by faculty, parents & students in support of seniors arrested during senior prank (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Teaneck High School Holds Prom, Allows Alleged Pranksters To Attend

Students at Teaneck High School were all decked out for their senior prom Thursday night, including those arrested during an early morning senior prank earlier this month.

05/22/2014

Homemade Irish Soda Bread

Man Accused Of Stealing Grimaldi’s Bakery Truck, Making Scheduled Deliveries In Underwear

David Bastar, 30, of Nanuet is accused of stealing the truck that was full of $8,000 worth of baguettes, whole-wheat rolls and loaves of sourdough.

05/21/2014

Joe Grimaldi with his parents and his Marine recruiter, Sgt. Gause (Credit: Danielle Kobryn/St. Thomas Aquinas College)

From Spring Training To Basic Training: Senior To Miss College World Series For Military Duty

St. Thomas Aquinas College senior and baseball player Joe Grimaldi is leaving his team just before the series playoffs to report for military duty after joining the U.S. Marine Corps.

05/21/2014

Williamsburg Graffiti

Report: New York Cops Armed With Spray Paint Will Cover Up Graffiti

Black, red, and white. Those are the colors of spray paint that the NYPD will reportedly be using to cover up graffiti in the city.

05/17/2014

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

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