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Fairview Police Chief Frank Del Vecchio

Fairview, N.J. Police Chief To Run 106 Miles For Sandy Victims

Fairview, N.J., police Chief Frank Del Vecchio is used to fighting crime on the streets, but he has now decided to take to the streets and run to help those still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

04/10/2013

Mezuzah Burning Person Of Interest

Person Of Interest Identified In Fires That Destroyed Jewish Religious Items

Police released photos of a person of interest Tuesday night in the burning of a dozen sacred Jewish religious symbols in Brooklyn over two days.

04/09/2013

Burned Mezuzah In Brooklyn

Jewish Religious Objects Found Burned On Holocaust Remembrance Day

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the burning of mezuzot in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Holocaust Remembrance Day was a hate crime.

04/08/2013

Coney Island Boardwalk Construction. (credit: CBS 2)

Overnight Coney Island Boardwalk Reconstruction Has Locals Losing Sleep

Neighbors along the beach in Coney Island said it’s a deafening sound — pile-driving on the beach through the overnight hours, courtesy of the city Parks Department.

04/04/2013

Rutgers coach Mike Rice (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Rutgers Fires Coach Mike Rice After Practice Video Prompts Outcry

“Based upon recently revealed information and a review of previously discovered issues, Rutgers has terminated the contract of Mike Rice,” the school’s athletic department tweeted Wednesday.

04/03/2013

Suffolk County Animal House

Up To 150 Animals Found In Medford Home

The owner has voluntarily surrendered the animals and they are now being removed from the home, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.

04/02/2013

Mike Rice (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Video Shows Rutgers Basketball Coach Mike Rice Verbally, Physically Abusing Players

The video immediately garnered national attention, as Rice is seen both physically and verbally abusing his players. The head coach included gay slurs in his rants and even threw basketballs at his players.

04/02/2013

(credit: Guillaume Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Reach Deal On Gun Control Legislation

Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.

04/01/2013

A third water main break in Hoboken on March 29, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

More Water Woes In Hoboken, Boil Water Advisory Remains In Effect

Friday’s leak happened at Park Avenue and 14th Street around the corner from where the 30-inch pipe was broken by a construction crew at around 11 a.m. Thursday.

03/29/2013

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Speaker Quinn Says Deal Made On Requiring Paid Sick Leave

The agreement will require businesses with 20 or more employees to provide five paid sick days to their workers beginning April 1, 2014.

03/28/2013

Firefighters battle a blaze in Jersey City on March 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Families Displaced After Large Fire Tears Through Row Houses In Jersey City

A block was left in darkness and devastation on Wednesday night after a fire tore through a row of homes earlier in the day, displacing 10 families.

03/27/2013

Subway station (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Fatally Struck By Train At 79th Street Station; Subway Service Disrupted

The accident happened at around 6:30 p.m. on the express tracks. Service was disrupted on the 1, 2 and 3 subway lines in Manhattan due to the police investigation.

03/26/2013

Pedro Quezada (credit: CBS 2)

Passaic $338M Powerball Winner: Money ‘Will Not Change My Heart’

Pedro Quezada appeared at New Jersey Lottery headquarters Tuesday afternoon.

03/26/2013

Snow falls in Lawrenceville, N.J. on March 25, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Early Spring Storm Brings Some Snow, Rain To Tri-State

Spring certainly has come in like a lion.

03/25/2013

Coney Island Shooting (CBS 2)

1 Dead, 3 Others Injured In Coney Island Shooting

The shootings happened just before 4 p.m. at an apartment building on West 33rd Street in Coney Island.

03/22/2013

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