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Jai’Launi Tinglin and his sister, Aniya (CBS 2)

Report: Human Error, Flawed Dispatch System Delayed Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.

10/21/2014

Police say two people are dead after a New York-bound bus  crashed and overturned in Delaware on Sept. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Probe What Queens Driver Was Doing Before, After Fatal Delaware Crash

Federal investigators on Monday continued to seek answers about how fast a tour bus headed for New York was traveling before it crashed in Delaware last month, resulting in the deaths of three passengers.

10/06/2014

Cardell Williamson (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio: Full Investigation Coming Into Child’s Death At Bronx Day Care

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said a “full investigation” will be launched following the death of a toddler at the home of his caregiver in the Bronx.

08/25/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ex-Islanders Forward Vanek Helping Federal Probe In Rochester

In statement released by his agent, Vanek said he was asked for his cooperation in an investigation. He said he wasn’t a target of the probe or prosecution.

07/22/2014

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls For DOJ Probe Into Alleged Plot By Cuban Government

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has called for an investigation after he said the Cuban government tried to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes.

07/08/2014

Congressman Michael Grimm speaks to the media prior to a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House John Boehner on Jan. 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Ethics Committee Won’t Probe Rep. Grimm’s Threat On Reporter

The House Ethics Committee has decided to hold off on reviewing an incident in which U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) threatened to harm a New York news reporter in the U.S. Capitol.

06/25/2014

FILE -- Commuters exit a PATH train station at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: SEC Launches Probe Into Port Authority Financial Books

Yet another agency is taking a closer look at the financial books of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, according to a published report.

06/12/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Ethics Committee Puts Aside Probe Of Rep. Grimm So DOJ Can Proceed

The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.

05/23/2014

Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014.

(credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Investigators Seek To Determine What Led To Queens Subway Train Derailment

Nearly seven hours after an F Train derailed in Woodside, Queens, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were still working to determine what went wrong.

05/02/2014

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey’s Acting AG Won’t Confirm Or Deny Bridgegate Investigation

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says it’s office policy not to comment on “the status or existence” of criminal investigations into last September’s George Washington Bridge lane closures.

05/02/2014

Princeton University file (Photo: CBS 2)

Multiple Tri-State Area Schools On Sexual Assault Investigation List

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education revealed its list of colleges under investigation on Thursday.

05/01/2014

Juan Sanchez

City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat Poison

The city has launched an investigation following the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who might have ingested rat poison, and new questions have arisen about his mother.

05/01/2014

Jai’Launi Tinglin and his sister, Aniya (CBS 2)

FDNY Supervisor, 3 Dispatchers Suspended Following Investigation Into Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

An investigation into the fire revealed that ambulances did not arrive until 21 minutes after the first call to 911.

04/25/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Report: Missing Drug Evidence Never Recovered From New York State Police Barracks

Unanswered questions linger in the scandal of missing evidence involving illicit and prescription drugs at a New York State Police barracks in Hawthorne.

04/22/2014

Bloombingburg Development Battle

FBI Storms Sullivan County Town Amid Fears Developer Is Taking It Over

The struggle for control of a small town in Sullivan County has drawn the attention of federal agents.

03/14/2014

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