Dick Brennan

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Records: Port Authority Commissioners Got Perks At JFK, Newark Airports

Newly released records show four commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey were allowed to bypass regular security lines and received other perks when they flew out of airports run by the agency.

02/13/2015

Carrie Medina says a police officer in Portland, Ore., took her cellphone after she recorded video of an arrest. (credit: Carrie Medina/CBS2)

Oregon Woman Files Lawsuit Over Right To Record Video Of Police

Medina, who describes herself as a citizen journalist, began broadcasting the images live to the Web from her phone for four minutes, until a police officer came over.

02/12/2015

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Rookie NYPD Officer Peter Liang Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Akai Gurley

The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.

02/10/2015

Rutgers University-Newark Campus (credit: CBS2)

Student Stabbed On Rutgers University-Newark Campus

The incident took place at around 10:20 a.m. in the Dana Library.

02/05/2015

FILE -- An SUV is parked on a mound of snow and ice in Brooklyn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Councilman: Suspend Parking Meters During Snowstorms

Councilman David Greenfield is proposing that the meters not be enforced whenever alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow.

02/02/2015

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Rockaway Polar Plunge Raises Awareness, Hope For Cystic Fibrosis Patient

On a brutally cold morning, when there’s ice on the dock and snow on the beach, why would anyone go for a dip in Breezy Point? For a good cause, of course.

01/31/2015

A fire rips through an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBS New York)

911 Calls Suggest Confusion During Edgewater, N.J. Apartment Complex Fire

Authorities on Friday released 911 calls from the fire last week that devastated a sprawling apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey.

01/30/2015

Saudi King Salman (R) stands alongside President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama after the Obamas arrived on Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on January 27, 2015. Obama landed in Saudi Arabia to shore up ties with new King Salman and offer condolences after the death of his predecessor Abdullah. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama Catches Heat For Outfit Choice In Saudi Arabia

No matter where she goes, First Lady Michelle Obama causes a buzz about what she wears. And in Saudi Arabia, it was no different.

01/28/2015

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

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