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Crime Down In Stamford; Ranked 16th Safest City In U.S.

Over the first six months of 2013, the percentage of serious crimes and property crimes dropped 3.5 percent compared with the same timeframe in 2012.

03/05/2014

James Malfetti III was killed in the U.S. Virgin Islands in January. (Credit: WLNY)

New Jersey Couple Wants FBI To Probe Son’s Murder In U.S. Virgin Islands

The Malfetti family say there are many puzzling circumstances surrounding the death of their son in the U.S. Virgin Islands and want the FBI to join the investigation.

02/12/2014

Police are searching for these three suspects in connection with a robbery at a Cartier store on Fifth Avenue. (Credit: NYPD

Alleged Multi-State Jewelry Theft Ring Busted By NYPD, FBI

The NYPD and the FBI have busted up a ring of robbers who are accused of breaking into ritzy jewelry stores, and stealing more than $1 million worth of watches, all up and down the East Coast.

02/12/2014

A suspect in an alleged mafia drug smuggling ring is escorted by FBI agents in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Italy, US Crack Down On International Mafia Drug Smuggling

Seven people have been arrested by the FBI in the New York City area as part of an international crackdown on mafia drug smuggling, U.S. authorities told CBS News.

02/11/2014

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI: Laser Strikes At Airplanes Up 39 Percent In NY In 2013

A 10,000 reward is being offered by the FBI for information leading to the arrest of an individual aiming lasers at aircraft aircraft.

02/11/2014

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

FBI: 16 Juveniles Rescued In Super Bowl Prostitution Busts

16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.

02/04/2014

A surveillance image of the robbery of an armored truck guard at an HSBC Bank branch in Elmhurst, Queens. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Robbers Attacked Armored Truck Guard In Broad Daylight In Queens

Police and the FBI were searching Friday evening for three men who robbed an armored truck guard at gunpoint at a bank in Queens in broad daylight.

01/31/2014

Authorities outside the Renaissance Inn in Rutherford, NJ where law enforcement is investigating a suspicious white powder on Jan. 31, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Bergen County Exec: Suspicious Packages Sent To Several NJ Hotels Contained Corn Starch

Two days before the Super Bowl, the FBI and Hazmat crews were called in to investigate after packages containing white powder arrived at several hotels near the stadium.

01/31/2014

FBI agents escort Vincent Asaro on Jan. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Bonanno Crime Family Member Charged In 1978 Lufthansa Heist

Vincent Asaro, an alleged captain in the Bonanno crime family, was arrested for murder, racketeering, extortion, arson, robbery and other charges, the indictment said.

01/23/2014

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI: 99 Aircraft Hit With Lasers In NYC Last Year

According to the FBI, 24 incidents occurred at or near John F. Kennedy airport, while 63 happened at or near LaGuardia airport.

01/16/2014

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces criminal charges against JPMorgan Chase over Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, Jan. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JPMorgan To Pay Largest Ever Settlement Over Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme

The bank will pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges and a $350 million civil penalty for what the Treasury Department called “critical and widespread deficiencies” in its programs to prevent money laundering and other suspicious activity.

01/07/2014

Two photos of Luis Alomar (credit: FBI)

FBI Nabs Fugitive Sought For Robberies Up And Down East Coast

The FBI says Luis Alomar is wanted for at least 20 robberies along the eastern seaboard in places including New York, New Jersey and Delaware.

12/24/2013

Two photos of Luis Alomar (credit: FBI)

FBI: Man With Long Island Ties Wanted For Bank Robberies

The FBI says Luis Alomar is wanted for at least 20 robberies along the eastern seaboard in places including New York, New Jersey and Delaware.

12/23/2013

A supposed photograph of Bob Levinson e-mailed anonymously to the family in 2011 (credit: FBI)

AP: American Abducted In Iran Was Working For CIA

For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen who traveled to the tiny Persian Gulf island on private business. But an AP investigation reveals that was not the case.

12/13/2013

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Prosecutors: NYPD Officer, 2 Others Extorted $24,000 From Astoria Restaurant Owner

NYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he “taxes” the local businesses, prosecutors said.

12/03/2013

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