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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hold a news conference  on Sept. 15, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Christie, De Blasio Talk Counterterrorism With Homeland Security Chief

A preliminary analysis of the security in New York and New Jersey will be complied within 10 days.

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The children of an Arizona weapons instructor who was killed during a range accident have reached out to the girl who pulled the trigger. (Credit: CBS 2)

Children Reach Out After Gun Range Accident That Left Father Dead

Four children are speaking out after a gun range accident left their father dead. They have a special message for the 9-year-old girl who was holding the weapon when the horrible accident occurred.

09/12/2014

Andrew Soulas, a Fordham University junior, is one of the beneficiaries of the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund. (credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Fund Hands Out $100M In Scholarships

A scholarship fund set up for families of 9/11 victims said Wednesday it recently surpassed $100 million in awards handed out since the terrorist attacks.

09/10/2014

A Socata TBM 700. A plane similar to this one took off from Rochester, N.Y. and crashed off Jamaica on Sept. 5, 2014. (credit:  Adrian Pingstone via Wikimedia Commons)

FAA: NY-Florida Plane With Unresponsive Pilot Crashes Off Jamaica

A private U.S. plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed into the ocean off the coast of Jamaica Friday after a journey of more than 1,400 miles.

09/05/2014

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5 NYC Police Precincts To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will soon roll out a pilot program in five precincts and one housing project in which patrol officers will wear body cameras.

09/04/2014

In this handout image made available by the photographer American journalist Steven Sotloff (Center with black helmet) talks to Libyan rebels on the Al Dafniya front line, 25 km west of Misrata on June 02, 2011 in Misrata, Libya.  (Photo by Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images)

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of US Journalist Steven Sotloff

An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

09/02/2014

Jennifer Lawrence is among several celebrities whose private photos were acquired by hackers. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Celeb Hacking Should Have Everyone Rethinking Internet Security

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is among the many Hollywood A-listers demanding an investigation, wanting to know who posted nude pictures of her online.

09/01/2014

Instructor Charles Vacca is seen giving a lesson on using Uzi to a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona gun range on August 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: 9-Year-Old N.J. Girl Accidentally Kills Ariz. Gun Instructor With Uzi

A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said.

08/27/2014

Journalist James Foley talks about being kidnapped in Libya on the old CBS Early Show in 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Obama Sent Troops To Syria On Failed Mission To Rescue Foley, Other Captives

Foley’s parents stepped before cameras Wednesday to share their pain with the world and reflect on the life their son lived.

08/20/2014

Police attempt to control demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Leaders Ask Protesters To Stay Home Tuesday Night

Meanwhile Tuesday, St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery, authorities said.

08/19/2014

President Barack Obama discusses the Michael Brown case at the White House on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Dozens Rally In New York As Protests Spread From Ferguson To New York

Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.

08/18/2014

Cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus have been confirmed in 15 states. (Credit: CBS 2)

Doctors In U.S. On High Alert For Chikungunya Virus

A new threat of mosquitoes carrying a new, dangerous virus has doctors on high alert.

08/06/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

Bill Maher tweet on Mideast conflict (Credit: CBS 2)

Celebrities’ Comments On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Spark Controversy

The crisis in the Middle East has many celebrities around the world weighing in on the conflict, but their comments have also sparked plenty of controversy.

08/04/2014

Brooklyn Woman ‘Traumatized’ After NYPD’s Arrest Left Her Nearly Naked

A new video released Saturday could potentially bring more trouble for the New York City Police Department, CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported.

08/02/2014

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