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Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold

Sharpton To Officers In Eric Garner Case: ‘When Does Your Morality Kick In?’

The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.

07/23/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Review Of Officer Training Coming In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.

07/22/2014

Charles Okonkwo has been charged with second-degree assault on his 52-year-old mother, police said. (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Dix Hills Man Charged With Assault On Mom; Brother’s Death Under Investigation

A Dix Hills man has been arrested after his father told police he returned home to find his wife unconscious with severe head injuries and his teenage son dead.

07/20/2014

Malaysian plane crashes in Ukraine (CBS News)

US Intelligence: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Shot Down By Missile

Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister, said on his Facebook page the plane was flying at an altitude of 33,000 feet when it was hit by a missile fired from a Buk launcher.

07/17/2014

Tracy Morgan waves to reporters outside of his Cresskill, N.J. home. (Credit: ET)

Tracy Morgan Feeling ‘Strong’ Continuing Recovery At Home

Moving slowly with the help of a walker, Tracy Morgan carefully made his way to a waiting sport-utility vehicle outside of his Cresskill, New Jersey home on Monday.

07/14/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train. (credit: CBS 2)

With 10 Days Before Potential Strike, Still No Deal For MTA, LIRR Unions

With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.

07/10/2014

Neighbors say a railroad crossing in Glendale, Queens is dangerous. (Credit: CBS 2)

Glendale Residents: Railroad Crossing Is Accident Waiting To Happen

Concern is growing in Queens over a railroad crossing that residents say doesn’t give adequate warning to drivers before they cross.

07/09/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

Paterson Residents, Family Of 12-Year-Old Killed By Stray Bullet Call For Safer Streets

Hundreds of people gathered outside Paterson City Hall on Tuesday night to demand justice and safer streets after a 12-year-old girl was fatally shot by a stray bullet while riding her scooter.

07/08/2014

Salvatore Cambria (left) and Eric Onyango said they bought a $1 million winning Powerball ticket in New Jersey, and threw it in the garbage when they read the wrong winning numbers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pair Claiming To Have Thrown Away $1 Million Lotto Ticket Suing N.J. Lottery

Erick Onyango and Salvatore Cambria, both of Suffern, N.Y., claim they had a million-dollar lottery ticket in their hands, but they threw it away.

06/26/2014

Richard Ortiz (credit: Nassau County Police)

LI Dad Accused Of Hitting Teen With Crowbar After Driving Daughter To Fight

Richard Ortiz, 45, of East Meadow, surrendered to police on Tuesday and was charged with second-degree assault.

06/25/2014

Clint Dempsey of the United States reacts after scoring in the opening minute against Ghana during the World Cup Group G match against Ghana at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

The Goal For U.S. Soccer Fans: Finding Way To Watch World Cup Match During Work Day

The bad news is the Americans, looking to advance to the next round, face Germany at noon Thursday — smack in the middle of the work day.

06/25/2014

Vivian Minnielli (credit: NYPD)

Family Overjoyed After Missing Ohio Tourist Is Found A Day After Vanishing

Vivian Minnielli, of Hamilton, Ohio, was found Monday evening and was reported in good condition, police said.

06/23/2014

Noel Estevez (credit: CBS 2)

Boy Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of Bronx Classmate Remanded Without Bail

A 14-year-old boy charged with murder in the stabbing death of another 14-year-old student during a fight outside a Bronx middle school was remanded without bail following a court appearance Thursday.

06/19/2014

Teen fatally stabbed outside I.S. 117 (Credit: CBS 2)

Neighbors: Suspect In Deadly Stabbing Of Teen Outside Bronx School Was Bullied

EMS took the student to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

06/18/2014

Neighbors say this white house in Neponsit, Queens, is filled with mold that is making them sick. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: Cleaning Crews Arrive To Clear Out Mold Filled Queens Home

CBS 2 previously reported on mold and trash that had built up in homes that were abandoned after the storm. On Tuesday, CBS 2 got action.

06/17/2014

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