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Commencement at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn on Thursday, June 25. (Credit: CBS2)

Graduating Students Defend Brooklyn High School Hit With Allegations Of Grade Fixing

Some teachers at John Dewey High School in Gravesend say as many as 10 percent of students don’t deserve their diplomas.

06/25/2015

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (left), Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader Carl Heastie announce an agreement on the state budget on June 23, 2015. (Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of the Governor)

NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent Control

The state’s rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.

06/23/2015

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State’s Governor After Massacre: ‘The Heart And Soul Of South Carolina Was Broken’

Police Chief Greg Mullen said 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop in Shelby, North Carolina.

06/18/2015

Daniel Melamed (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn Landlord Accused Of Illegally Evicting Rent-Regulated Tenants

The indictment handed up Wednesday charges Daniel Melamed with unlawfully evicting tenants from rent-regulated apartments, endangering the welfare of a child and filing a false document.

06/17/2015

Business mogul Donald Trump gives a speech as he announces his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at Trump Tower on June 16, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Donald Trump: ‘I Am Officially Running For President’

Real estate mogul Donald Trump officially announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

06/16/2015

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L.I. Teen, Date Make Grand Entrance For Prom In Helicopter

Most teenagers take a limo to their prom, but a Long Island student upped the ante this week when he and his date arrived by helicopter.

06/11/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting on April 15, 2015, in Londonderry, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Calls For End To Common Core In New Jersey

The likely Republican presidential contender says in remarks for a speech Thursday afternoon at Burlington County College that the national standards have brought confusion and frustration to parents and classrooms.

05/28/2015

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses charges in the FIFA corruption scandal on May 27, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Charges Against FIFA Officials Announced In Brooklyn Federal Court

Seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a U.S. corruption probe.

05/27/2015

WWII reenactment at Republic Airport

Republic Airport Marks Memorial Day With WWII Fighter Jet Reenactment

For the crowds enjoying the Memorial Day reenactment, the reality of combat quickly sun in.

05/25/2015

Daron Wint, suspect in a quadruple homicide in Washington, D.C. (credit: Metropolitan Police)

D.C. Mansion Murder Suspect Had Help In Slaying Of Family: Authorities

Daron Dylon Wint, 34, appeared in court Friday, after a fugitive task force arrested him Thursday night.

05/22/2015

Daron Wint, suspect in a quadruple homicide in Washington, D.C. (credit: Metropolitan Police)

Police Sources To CBS2: DC Murder Suspect Daron Wint In Custody

The man wanted for the murder of a Washington, D.C., family and their housekeeper has been taken into custody, a police source said.

05/21/2015

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosts a small business forum with members of the business and lending communities at Bike Tech bicycle shop on May 19, 2015 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Finally Speaks, But Doesn’t Address Second Private Email Account Claim

Clinton’s appearance before the press was her first in 28 days, and it came after a drum roll of criticism from opponents.

05/19/2015

Liana Barrientos (Credit: Facebook)

Warrant Issued For Alleged Serial Bride’s Arrest After She Misses Court

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the alleged serial bride from the Bronx, after she was a no-show in court Monday.

05/18/2015

David Weisser shows CBS2's Dick Brennan the medical marijuana factory in Woodbridge, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: A Look Inside New Jersey’s Cannabis Factory

CBS2’s cameras got the first look inside the Garden State medical marijuana dispensary, and the tour guide was the man who runs it: David Weisser.

05/14/2015

(clockwise from top left): Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot and killed in Brooklyn in December; Officer Brian Moore was shot and killed in Queens on Saturday, May 2, and officers Aliro Pellerano and Andrew Dossi were shot and wounded Jan. 5. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Official Says City Council Policies Are Putting NYPD Officers in Danger

While protesters have taken to the streets, power brokers have been battling behind the scenes about the fight over the future of the NYPD.

05/06/2015

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