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Authorities investigating a police-involved shooting in Jersey City on July 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Jersey City Police Shoot Man Who Attacked Cops With Fence Post

Two emergency services police officers were on patrol when they spotted a 25-year-old man carrying a six-foot long, wooden fence post with a sharpened end, authorities said.

07/15/2014

Thomas Prendergast addresses the media after talks with unions representing LIRR workers on July 14, 2014. (credit: CBSNewYork)

MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven’t Moved At All

Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.

07/14/2014

Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago was killed in the line of duty July 13, 2014. (Credit: Jersey City Police Department)

Mayor: Jersey City Cop Melvin Santiago Killed In Walgreens Ambush

Officer Melvin Santiago, 23, was fatally shot in the head responding to a call at the 24-hour drug store on Communipaw Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard just after 4 a.m., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop told reporters.

07/13/2014

Marshae Anthony, left, and Jeffrey Ellerbee (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Hundreds Mourn Death Of 12-Year-Old Paterson Girl Hit By Stray Bullet; 3 Charged

Two more suspects were charged Friday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl, who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in Paterson, New Jersey.

07/11/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

Police: Pedestrian Killed By SUV On Upper West Side

Jean Chambers was struck around 11 a.m. at the intersection of West 95th Street and West End Avenue by a 2004 Ford Explorer as its driver made a left turn, police said.

07/10/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

With Potential LIRR Strike Looming, Cuomo Says He Can’t Get Involved

Contract talks are expected to resume Tuesday afternoon between the MTA and LIRR union workers.

07/07/2014

FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas (Credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Mourn Death Of Gordon Ambelas, Killed In Brooklyn Blaze

Lt. Gordon Ambelas died after suffering multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of the 21-story building in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, officials said.

07/06/2014

The groundbreaking for a new "smart home" for Sgt. Bryan Dilberian (center), who lost both his legs and an arm in Afghanistan. (credit: The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation/Facebook)

Injured Veteran To Get New ‘Smart Home’ On Staten Island

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a new home for Sgt. Bryan Dilberian, who lost both his legs and an arm on July 1, 2011, from an improvised explosive device that also killed his best friend.

07/01/2014

FILE -- A man performs acrobatic tricks on the subway while passengers watch (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD To Subway Acrobats: Sit Down

So far this year, police have arrested more than 240 people on misdemeanor charges related to acrobatics. This time last year, police had made fewer than 40 such arrests.

07/01/2014

Boujeke Kenmoe with his son, Jerry. (CBS 2)

Queens Father Charged With Murder After Boy, 8, Found Dead In Home

A Queens father has been charged with second-degree murder after police said his 8-year-old son was found dead inside their home Sunday night.

06/30/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo walks in New York City's Gay Pride Parade on June 29, 2014 (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

NYC Gay Pride Parade Marks 45th Anniversary Of Stonewall Inn Riots

Hundreds of thousands lined the parade route when it kicked off at noon.

06/29/2014

People at Grand Central Terminal (file/credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

1010 WINS: Grand Central Station Number 1 Subway Stop For Sex Crimes, According To Report

The NYPD recorded 369 misdemeanor sex crimes and eight felony sex crimes at the transit hub or on trains approaching it from July 2008 through June 2013, the Daily News reported.

06/23/2014

An NYPD investigator removes a gun from the crime scene where a 16-year-old boy was killed June 22, 2014. (Credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS 2)

Police: Separate Bronx Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 4 Injured

In the Wakefield section, someone opened fire around 1 a.m. at a large outdoor party, striking and killing a 16-year-old in the chest who was trying to run away from the scene, CBS 2′s Janelle Burrell reported.

06/22/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer wants the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to alert medical professionals in the U.S. about the possibility that anyone who traveled to the World Cup might have potentially contracted the chikungunya virus. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Concerned World Cup Fans Returning To U.S. Might Bring Back Mosquito-Borne Virus

Schumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing the chikungunya virus.

06/22/2014

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Study Finds Sunshine Can Act Like Addictive Drug, Have Similar Effect On Body As Heroin

New research finds sun rays act like an addictive drug and have a similar effect on the body as heroin.

06/20/2014

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