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Osiris Aristy is charged with threatening police, by using these gun emoji symbols next to a symbol representing a police officer's head on Facebook. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Teen Arrested For Alleged Facebook Threat To Officers Using Emoji

A teenage boy from Bushwick, Brooklyn has learned the hard way that you can’t just post anything you want on Facebook.

01/23/2015

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Facebook Launches AMBER Alerts To Help Find Missing Children

Facebook users will soon receive AMBER Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

01/13/2015

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

Corrections officers protesting outside Nassau County Jail. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Jail Affirmative Action Officer Hit With Discrimination Complaint

The Nassau correction union has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the county jail affirmative action specialist for allegedly posting anti-racist comments on his Facebook.

12/15/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles at his his daughters Sasha and Malia after he pardoned "Cheese" and his alternate Mac (not shown,) both 20-week old 48-pound Turkeys, during a ceremony at  the White House November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Presidential pardon of a turkey has been a long time Thanksgiving tradition that dates back to the Harry Truman administration.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Aide To Republican Congressman Resigns Over Comments About Obama’s Daughters

Lauten resigned, saying she judged the girls in a way that she would never would have wanted to be judged herself as a teenager.

12/01/2014

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Seen At 11: Facebook Copycats Stealing Identities, Money

There’s a new, dark side to Facebook and it could put you at risk of losing your money, reputation and friendships.

11/05/2014

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NJ Teacher’s License Suspended For Mocking Student’s Name Online

State officials have suspended a former New Jersey teacher’s license for a year after she mocked a student’s name on Facebook.

10/28/2014

Health workers in protective gear pose at the entrance of the Ebola treatment unit of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on October 13, 2014. (credit: Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images)

WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/14/2014

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Companies Offering Coverage To Female Employees Wanting To Freeze Their Eggs

Delaying motherhood has become popular, but it also comes with a price tag.

10/14/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

New York State Sen. Diane Savino. (Credit: WCBS 880)

State Senator Has Tough Words On Facebook For Cyclists Who Disobey Law

New York State Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn) had strong words for cyclists who disobey the law in a Facebook post Thursday.

09/25/2014

Neil Diamond performs onstage during the Toyota Concert Series on the Today Show May 6, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Neil Diamond Planning Secret Concert In Brooklyn

The legendary Neil Diamond is planning a secret concert in Brooklyn.

09/19/2014

An ultrasound photo shows a baby giving a thumbs up. (credit: Handout)

Baby Gives Thumbs-Up In Ultrasound Photo

This is one cool fetus. He or she gave a clear thumbs up when the doctor took the ultrasound picture.

09/02/2014

Brick, New Jersey police Officer Justin Delaney is accused of stalking his girlfriend through cellphone and social media communications. (Credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's office)

Brick, N.J. Police Officer Accused Of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

A Brick, New Jersey police officer was indicted this week, on charges that he harassed and stalked his former girlfriend by phone, text and social media.

08/22/2014

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How To Easily Book Last-Minute Travel

Even when consumers decide to book a trip at the last minute, they can still find some great bargains.

08/13/2014

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