Dick Brennan

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Seen At 11: ‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ Could Keep You Awake At Night

There’s nothing more frustrating than being awakened from a sound sleep, especially by a loud noise, but for millions of people the problem is all in their head.

04/17/2015

A surveillance image of the theft of an air pump from a Queens gas station. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Fearless Thieves Stealing Coin-Operated Air Pumps From Gas Stations

Police say a pair of suspects are on a rampage, targeting air pumps at gas stations. The coin machine thefts have racked up big losses for local businesses.

04/17/2015

Valbona Yzeiraj, 45, is accused of practicing dentistry without a license. (credit: Bronx DA's Office)

Officials: Bronx Office Manager Posed As Dentist While Boss Was Away

The office manager at a Bronx dental office was apparently doing more than just arranging appointments.

04/16/2015

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NYC Council Speaker Wants City To Cover Bail For Poor, Low-Level Defendants

In 2013 — the most recent numbers available — 16,663 defendants couldn’t make bail of $2,000 or less, according to City Council data. And 6,327 people couldn’t make bail of $20 to $500.

04/15/2015

A man allegedly high on Flakka darts through traffic naked in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, imagining he's being chased. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts: New Synthetic Drug Flakka Comes With Dangerous Side Effects

Not only is the substance highly addictive, but it can cause temporary insanity and violent outbursts, experts claim.

04/10/2015

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Why Is Police Misconduct Making Regular Headlines, And What Can Be Done?

In the Tri-State Area and across the country, cases of police misconduct are raising questions about whom we trust to serve and protect.

04/10/2015

Some medical experts say the popular drug Cipro could come with unwanted side effects. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Is The Antibiotic ‘Cipro’ A Prescription For Danger?

Cipro is a common antibiotic that is prescribed for treating a number of bacterial infections, but some say it may be a prescription for danger.

04/03/2015

Dept of Homeland security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Police commissioner Bill Bratton (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Women Arrested In New York City For Alleged ISIS-Inspired Terror Plot

Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, allegedly conspired to prepare an explosive device they planned to detonate in a terror attack in the U.S., according to court documents.

04/02/2015

Apparent homeless in underground corridor connecting 34th Street subway station with PATH at Herald Square (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Struggling With Apparent Homeless Encampments In Herald Square Transit Corridor

Last week, CBS2 found a homeless hot spot in the corridor that links the 34th Street subway station to the PATH station.

03/30/2015

RadioShack (Justin Sullivan/
Getty Images News)

Report: Radio Shack To Sell Customers’ Personal Information In Bankruptcy Sale

A report says Radio Shack is ready to auction off customer information as part of its bankruptcy sale.

03/25/2015

Tunisian security forces open a gate to allow an ambulance carrying wounded victims from a gunmen attack at Tunis' famed Bardo Museum on March 18, 2015 to pass. At least 17 foreigners were killed, they were among 19 people who died in the attack by two men armed with assault rifles on the museum, the interior ministry said. The attack appeared to be the worst on foreigners in Tunisia since an Al-Qaeda suicide bombing on a synagogue killed 14 Germans, two French and five Tunisians on the island of Djerba in 2002. (Credit: FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Expert: Tunisia Museum Massacre Targeted Both People And Culture

A local expert Wednesday night said a mass shooting at a museum in Tunisia amounted to a statement by terrorists against both people and the culture they represent.

03/18/2015

A study found most forms of parental involvement led to little or no improvement in children’s test scores and overall academic performance. (Credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan School Rolls Out New Homework Plan, But Does It Get A Passing Grade?

A public school in Manhattan is trying a new approach to homework. It involves assigning less and getting parents involved more.

03/13/2015

Palcohol, powdered alcohol. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Senator Fighting To Ban Powdered Alcohol, Cites Health And Safety Concerns

A controversial new powdered alcohol has been approved by the federal government, but now some states want it banned.

03/12/2015

Students on Long Island competed in an annual egg drop. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Kids Learn About Science, Engineering With Annual Egg Drop

Some kids on Long Island got a chance to take part in a fun competition and learn about science at the same time.

03/11/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan waves before Timothy Dolan's Mass of Installation at St. Patrick's Cathedral April 15, 2009. (credit: Susan Watts-Pool/Getty Images)

Mourners Say Final Farewell To Cardinal Edward Egan During Funeral Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Edward Egan was eulogized from the Fifth Avenue pulpit where he once preached.

03/10/2015

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