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Newark Man Charged In Hit-Run That Killed Pedestrian

The victim, 29-year-old Khendrai Williams, of East Orange, was struck and killed around 12:30 a.m. at McCarter Highway and Market Street, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

01/18/2015

Some police officers turn their backs outside Wenjian Liu's funeral on Jan. 4, 2015, as Mayor Bill de Blasio's euology is shown on a large video screen. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS2)

Officers Again Turn Backs As De Blasio Delivers Eulogy For Slain Officer

The officers’ actions at Wenjian Liu’s funeral Sunday came after Police Commissioner Bill Bratton sent a memo to all commands urging respect, declaring “a hero’s funeral is about grieving, not grievance.”

01/04/2015

Home in North Bayshore where James Creekmore was fatally shot (Credit: CBS2)

Man Fatally Shot Inside North Bay Shore Home

Investigators said the suspect was fumbling with the lock at the home on North Gardiner Drive in North Bay Shore Friday night when someone inside the home opened the door.

01/03/2015

Harlem building where infant was found bruised and unconscious (credit: CBS2)

Mother Questioned After Infant Found Unconscious In East Harlem Apartment Dies

When police arrived they reportedly found the child, Deon McNeil, battered and bleeding in his brother’s arms.

01/03/2015

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Supporter Lashes Out At Reporter After Brooklyn Bridge Attack Suspect’s Court Appearance

Another protester has been arrested in the attack of two NYPD lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge.

01/02/2015

PBA President Patrick Lynch (left), Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: CBS2; Andrew Burt/Getty Images)

Rift Remains Between De Blasio, Police Unions After Meeting

The rift between Mayor Bill de Blasio and police union leaders remains after the two sides met privately for more than two hours Tuesday, aiming to mend tensions with rank-and-file officers.

12/31/2014

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PBA President: ‘No Resolve’ After Meeting Between Mayor, NYPD Union Leaders

Mayor Bill de Blasio aimed to clear the air with police unions after rancor brewed over the police officers’ shooting deaths and City Hall’s response to protests over police conduct.

12/30/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the NYPD graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 29, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio To Meet With NYPD Unions Amid Volatile Relations

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced applause, boos and catcalls when he took the stage Monday to address hundreds of new police recruits at a police graduation ceremony.

12/29/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at the Police Athletic League Luncheon on December 22, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor: No Politics, Protests Until Slain NYPD Officers Laid To Rest

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on New Yorkers to focus on the families of two slain NYPD officers in the coming days as tensions continue to run high between the mayor and police.

12/22/2014

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Police: Suspect Who Gunned Down 2 NYPD Officers Told Passersby To Watch

Police say the man who “assassinated” two NYPD officers in Brooklyn Saturday began his crime spree in Baltimore, Maryland.

12/21/2014

Demonstrators gather in support of the NYPD on Friday, Dec. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Dueling Protests For, Against NYPD Face Off Outside City Hall

Demonstrators gathered at City Hall in support of the NYPD Friday evening, but they were met right away with a rival demonstration by critics of police policies.

12/19/2014

Firefighters battle an early morning fire in the Bronx on Dec. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

5-Alarm Fire Rips Through Multiple Businesses In The Bronx

The fire broke out just before 5:30 a.m. on University Avenue in Morris Heights.

12/17/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Tolls Going Up At Port Authority Crossings

It’s going to cost more to cross the bridges and tunnels operated by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

12/05/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the attempted rape of an 81-year-old woman in Lower Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

Neighborhood On Edge As Police Search For Suspect In Attempted Rape Of Elderly Woman In Lower Manhattan

Police said a man followed an 81-year-old woman into her building in Lower Manhattan and attacker her.

12/05/2014

Esaw Garner, the wife of Eric Garner, speaks at a news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton about the decision not to indict an officer involved in Eric Garner's death. (Credit: CBS2)

Garner’s Wife Says, ‘Hell No,’ She Won’t Accept Officer’s Condolences

Reaction across the city was mixed Wednesday after a grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the apparent chokehold death of Staten Island man Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

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