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Procession to St. Aloysius Church for funeral of Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Bid Final Farewell To Fallen Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago

It was an emotional farewell to a fallen hero. Santiago, 23, was shot and killed in front of a Walgreens last Sunday in what authorities have called an ambush.

07/18/2014

Mourners gather outside the wake for Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago on July 17, 2014. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Wake Held For Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago

During the service, Mayor Fulop promoted Santiago, who had been on the job since December, to the rank of detective and awarded him the Medal of Honor.

07/17/2014

A Waldwick police officer was killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer on Route 17 on July 17, 2014. (credit: WCBS 880)

Truck Driver Charged In Death Of Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell

A truck driver has been charged with vehicular homicide after his tractor-trailer barreled into an unmarked police car in Waldwick early Thursday, killing an officer, authorities said.

07/17/2014

Thomas Prendergast addresses the media after talks with unions representing LIRR workers on July 14, 2014. (credit: CBSNewYork)

MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven’t Moved At All

Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.

07/14/2014

Riaan Manser and Vasti Geldenhuys become the first crew ever to row from mainland Africa to mainland North America. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 South African Explorers Make History In New York Harbor

With Lady Liberty as their witness, pioneering explorers Riaan Manser and Vasti Geldenhuys crossed the finish line, completing their trans-Atlantic rowing adventure with a long hug and tears.

06/20/2014

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D-Day Vet Gets New Jersey High School Diploma

A D-Day veteran who missed his high school graduation was among the graduates at a New Jersey high school.

06/20/2014

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

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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

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