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A Powerball lottery ticket (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Winning $338 Million Powerball Ticket Bought In New Jersey

The New Jersey Lottery said Sunday that details about the winning ticket would be released Monday, declining to reveal where it had been purchased and whether anyone had immediately come forward. It was the sixth largest jackpot in history.

03/24/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

One Killed, Two Wounded In Newark IHOP Restaurant Shooting

One person is dead and two others have been listed as critical following a shooting at an International House of Pancakes restaurant in Newark early Saturday.

03/23/2013

Credit Card Fraud

Police: Men Stole Over $340,000 Using Fake Credit, ATM Cards

Two men from Las Vegas and two men from California apparently wanted to make some big money in the Big Apple.

03/23/2013

Turkish state media said this man, identified as Ziya Tasali, has been charged with Sarai Sierra's murder. (credit: CBS 2)

Official: Turkish Man Detained In Death Of Staten Island Mother

Gov. Celalettin Lekesiz says Sunday police caught the suspect – identified only as Ziya T. – in Hatay province, near Turkey’s border with Syria.

03/17/2013

Iona College

Iona College Nabs No. 15 Seed, Will Take On Ohio State In NCAA Tourney

Iona College in New Rochelle will be taking on Big Ten champions Ohio State on Friday, while a first-year coach will lead Long Island University Brooklyn against James Madison to days earlier in the First Four.

03/17/2013

A train is seen at the Long Island Rail Road station - Great Neck, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LIRR President: Woodside Station Elevator Has ‘Vertical Urinal Problem’

An elevator at a Long Island Rail Road station was number one when it came to being inoperable last month — number one had a lot to do with it.

03/13/2013

Dangerous Billboard

Dangerous Billboard Hangs Over Queens Boulevard, Leaves Neighbors Furious

A deteriorating and potentially dangerous sign hangs over Queens Boulevard, and a neighbor has been complaining that no one has taken action to prevent a tragedy.

03/12/2013

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Winter Weather Advisory In Place As Wind, Rain, Snow Heads Toward Tri-State

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of Conn., northeastern New Jersey, New York City and western and central Long Island.

03/06/2013

Expectant Parents Mourned

Expectant Couple Killed En Route To Hospital

A young Orthodox Jewish couple expecting their first child was killed in a car crash in Williamsburg as they headed to the hospital.

03/03/2013

Subway turnstile at Penn Station (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

MTA Fare Hikes Take Some Commuters By Surprise

Bus and subway fare hikes took effect at midnight, while tolls on the MTA’s seven bridges and two tunnels went up at 2 a.m.

03/03/2013

Weill Cornell

Advocates: Federal ‘Sequester’ Cuts Would Hit Medical Research Hard

Doctors, patients and researchers Sunday painted a grim picture of what the human cost will be if Washington lawmakers don’t avoid across-the-board budget cuts this coming Friday.

02/24/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez’s Only World Series Ring Going Up For Auction

Alex Rodriguez’s only World Series ring is up for auction, although Rodriguez himself is not the one who consigned it.

02/24/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

New Yorkers React To Reports Of Vatican Sex Ring Scandal, Pope’s Resignation

Many New Yorkers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday – but not all – dismissed the reports that a scandal had a role in the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

02/23/2013

FDNY Ambulance

Man Struck, Killed By Car On The FDR

A man was struck and killed by a car early Saturday on Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive.

02/23/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Woman Brutally Stabbed To Death; Husband Arrested

A woman was stabbed to death and reportedly nearly decapitated in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Sunday morning, and a relative said her husband was arrested.

02/17/2013

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