Dick Brennan

Holocaust survivors Ruth Mermelstein (left) and Annie Bleiberg bond at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

Women Who Survived Horrific Experiences In Holocaust Bond At Long Island Museum

Seventy years ago Tuesday, Russian troops liberated the infamous Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland – giving the world its first glimpse of the atrocities committed against Jews and other minorities.

01/27/2015

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Philippines on Jan. 18, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Bronx Residents Hope Pope Francis Visits Borough, Possibly For Mass At Yankee Stadium

Pope Francis will be visiting the U.S. in September and will be making a stop in New York – but just what will he do?

01/23/2015

Jerame Reid, 36, was shot and killed by police in Bridgeton, New Jersey during a traffic stop on Dec. 30, 2014. (Credit: Justice for Jerame Reid)

Furor Erupts After Officer Shoots, Kills Unarmed Man In Bridgeton, N.J. Traffic Stop

Dashcam video shows the traffic stop and all the events that led to the shooting. But important questions have been raised into exactly what happened.

01/21/2015

Policemen patrol near the courthouse on Bolivar Square in Antwerp, Belgium, on Jan. 16, 2015, the day after an anti-terrorist operation. (MARCO DE SWART/AFP/Getty Images)

ISIS Demands Ransom For Japanese Hostages; Jews Across Europe Fear Attacks

The terrorists believed to be behind the attack on a satirical newspaper in Paris traveled to Yemen for training. Now, the government in that country is on the verge of collapse and ISIS is again threatening to kill hostages.

01/20/2015

Anna Villega (left) and Evelyn Hernandez say they were scammed out of over $10,000 when they put down money for affordable housing units in Inwood. (Credit: CBS2)

Would-Be Renters Lose Thousands In Scam For Affordable Housing In Inwood

Some people were just looking for a place to live in Upper Manhattan, but they ended up falling victim to a scam.

01/19/2015

Officer Andrew Dossi leaves Mount Sinai Hospital on Jan. 16, 2015. (credit: NYPD 46th Precinct/Twitter)

Second Officer Wounded In Bronx Shooting Released From Hospital

Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.

01/16/2015

NYPD officers stand guard outside the French Consulate on Monday, Jan. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Push On For More Police Patrols In Midwood, Borough Park After Terror Attacks Across Europe

Following a recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks across Europe, people in Brooklyn are worried about their streets, their schools and their synagogues, and say now is the time to hire additional protection.

01/15/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: I Won’t Apologize To Police For My ‘Fundamental Beliefs’

Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.

01/14/2015

NJ Gov. Chris Christie delivers his state of the state address on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gov. Chris Christie Delivers State Of The State Address

Gov. Chris Christie used his annual State of the State address to try to sell himself to a national audience as he prepares for a potential presidential run.

01/13/2015

A screengrab of the apparently hacked Twitter page of the U.S. Central Command. (credit: Twitter.com/CentCom)

U.S. Central Command Twitter Account Hacked, Apparently By ISIS

The hack apparently started at 12:30 p.m. with a message that read “American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back. ISIS.”

01/12/2015

Pictured in this composite of handout photos provided by the Direction centrale de la Police judiciaire on January 8, 2015 are suspect Said Kouachi, aged 34, (L) and suspect Cherif Kouachi, aged 32. (Photo by Direction centrale de la Police judiciaire via Getty Images)

Experts Question The Changing Face Of Terrorism In Wake Of Paris Attack

The attacks in Paris raise new questions about just how terrorists operate. And now the question of “Is there a changing face of terrorism?” has been raised as well, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported.

01/09/2015

Flowers are left close to the Charlie Hebdo offices on a day of mourning following a terrorist attack at the satirical newspaper building on January 8, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/Getty Images)

French Continue Hunt For 2 Suspects In Attack On Paper; World Mourns Victims

France’s prime minister, Manuel Valls, said the two suspects still at large in the Charlie Hebdo slayings — Cherif Kouachi, 32, and his 34-year-old brother, Said Kouachi — were known to intelligence services.

01/08/2015

Workers remove a poster-banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood. (Michael Thurston/AFP/Getty Images)

Sony Announces Limited Release For ‘The Interview’

Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced a limited theatrical release of “The Interview” beginning Thursday, putting the comedy back into theaters.

12/23/2014

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Slain NYPD Officers Receive Farewell Salute As Bodies Leave Woodhull Hospital

Two murdered New York City police officers received a farewell salute as their bodies left Woodhull hospital.

12/21/2014

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

Report: PBA President Says de Blasio Thinks He’s Leading ‘Revolution’

Friction boiled over again on Thursday between unions representing NYPD officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

12/18/2014

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