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Jeida Torres (credit: Kimberly Torres-Smith via Facebook)

Man Charged following Beating Death Of 3-Year-Old Jeida Torres In Brooklyn

Kelsey Smith, 20, is charged with felony assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 years old, police said.

10/19/2014

Pelham Bay residents have called for action after another serious accident. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents Demand Action Following Serious Accident At Bronx Intersection

Another serious car accident at a dangerous Bronx intersection has residents demanding action.

10/15/2014

Police are seen outside Walter H. Crowley Intermediate School, where an eighth-grader reported being sexually assaulted on her way to school Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Queens Girl, 14, Recants Sexual Assault Story

A girl who claimed to have been sexually assaulted on the way to school has since recanted, police said Tuesday.

10/14/2014

A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

Terminal 3 of the Los Angeles International Airport, site of a shooting on Nov. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Airsick Passenger On Flight From JFK Prompts Ebola Scare At LAX

If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.

10/12/2014

Videos appears to show NYPD officer taking money from man during stop-and-frisk. (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn DA Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-Frisk

The alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.

10/09/2014

Rescuers on the scene after a truck crashed into a bagel shop in Forest Hills on Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Truck Crashes Into Bagel Shop In Forest Hills, Queens; 6 Injured

The incident took place at around 10 a.m. at 76th Road and Queens Boulevard.

10/08/2014

Geovanny Gonzalez (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Searches For Missing Man Visiting NYC From Ecuador

The family of 26-year-old Geovanny Gonzalez stood in the chilly fall air on Sunday passing out fliers with his picture, hoping their efforts will lead to his safe return.

10/05/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Health Officials: NYC Ready If Ebola Reaches City

Rooms at Bellevue Hospital Center are being prepped to handle patients with the potentially deadly illness, and information posters have been sent to emergency rooms across New York City.

10/01/2014

A homeless man begs for money on a Manhattan street on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Sees Uptick In Number Of Homeless Living On Streets

The number of homeless on the streets — 3,357 — is down by 24 percent since 2005, according to city data. But the number is up 177 people, or 5 percent, compared to last year.

09/29/2014

Building in the Bronx where Justin Fallu lived. Fallu was fatally stabbed on Sept. 28, 2014 (Credit: Derricke Dennis/1010 WINS)

Cops: 1 Teen Dead, 3 Injured In Stabbings At Bronx Party

According to officials, officers were called to 2194 Barnes Ave. in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx at around 3:15 a.m.

09/28/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Goes Out In Glory In Final Game In Pinstripes

Derek Jeter put on New York’s navy pinstripes for the last time Thursday night, for a game that culminated in a fairytale ending.

09/25/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yanks Fans Eye Forecast As Wet Weather Bears Down On Area Ahead Of Jeter’s Final Home Game

Yankees fans were closely watching the forecast on Wednesday night, as a nor’easter was bearing down on the area.

09/24/2014

Video showed a pregnant woman being thrown to the ground as she was detained by the NYPD in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Credit: El Grito de Sunset Park, via Facebook)

Watchdog Group: Officer Seen Throwing Pregnant Woman To Ground In Sunset Park

A pregnant woman was taken down to the ground on her belly by police in Sunset Park, Brooklyn this past weekend, and it was all caught on camera.

09/23/2014

Caitlyn Kovacs (Credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Rutgers Student’s Death May Be Alcohol-Related

A Rutgers University student has died after she “became distressed” while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house, prosecutors said.

09/21/2014

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