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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

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Appeals Court: L.I. Man Who Spanked Son Used ‘Reasonable Force’

A New York state appeals court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.

07/21/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train in Lynbrook, N.Y. on July 14, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Long Beach Businesses: LIRR Strike Would Hurt Bottom Line

Businesses along West Park Avenue right near the Long Beach train station say a strike will hurt, even if it’s short.

07/16/2014

Hempstead Body Part

Shocking Discovery On Long Island: Police Find Arm In Hempstead Yard

Police on Long Island are investigating a report of a body part found in the yard of a home in Hempstead.

07/09/2014

Three girls between the ages of 9 and 13 were struck by this van in Flatlands, Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 2, police said. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Driver Strikes Mom, 2 Kids In Brooklyn; 1 Girl Dead

A driver of an allegedly stolen minivan lost control Wednesday and struck a mother and two children on a sidewalk in Flatlands, Brooklyn, killing one of the girls, police said.

07/02/2014

A picture shows the Barclays Bank headquarters in Canary Wharf, east London, on May 8, 2014. (Photo credit: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

New York AG Files Lawsuit Against Barclays PLC Over Alleged Deceit

The allegations against Barclays were contained in a securities fraud lawsuit that Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced at a Manhattan news conference Wednesday.

06/25/2014

Nevada Smiths World Cup

World Cup Fever Grips New York City Soccer Fans

Fans were bedecked in red, white and blue Monday evening, as the U.S. took on Ghana in the World Cup.

06/16/2014

Five people were injured during a fire at the St. Joseph Hill Academy convent in October 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Recordings Reveal Confusion Among Dispatchers During Fire At S.I. Convent

911 recordings released Wednesday show confusion and disorganization at a dispatch center being notified about a fire at a Staten Island convent.

05/21/2014

Child porn arrests  (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Feds Charge Dozens In NYC Area In Child Porn Case

Federal authorities have charged 71 people in the New York City area in what officials called one of the largest-ever roundups locally of people who anonymously trade child porn online.

05/21/2014

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NYPD Rescues Man From Jumping Off Manhattan Bridge

Officers said they got the call of a man wearing red shorts climbing the bridge at around 12:20 p.m.

05/14/2014

Newark housing project where bed fell on toddler (CBS 2)

Girl, 3, Critically Injured By Falling Bed In Newark

A child was critically injured in Newark, N.J. Wednesday when a bed crashed down on top of her.

05/07/2014

Rally at Teaneck H.S-faculty, parents & students in support of seniors arrested for senior prank (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Rally Held At Teaneck H.S. In Support Of Students Arrested During Prank

Those who attended the rally said the charges should be dropped. They also said people have gotten the wrong impression of the high school.

05/07/2014

Police with two people in handcuffs after lockdown at West Caldwell, NJ school (CBS 2)

No Weapon Found After Essex Valley School In West Caldwell, NJ Placed On Lockdown

A student told a member of the school staff that another student at the school had a gun, police said.

04/09/2014

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

DA: No Criminal Charges For Officer Who Killed Hofstra University Student

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued a 28-page report on the May 17, 2013 shooting Wednesday, following a review of whether police personnel acted appropriately during the deadly confrontation.

04/02/2014

FILE - A NYC classroom. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: New York Schools Are Most Racially Segregated

New York state has the most segregated public schools in the nation, with many black and Latino students attending schools with virtually no white classmates, according to a report released Wednesday.

03/26/2014

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