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Rescue effort after helicopter crashes into East River (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under Way

NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.

10/05/2011

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly (L), NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Defends NYPD Anti-Terror Surveillance

Bloomberg said no one should generalize about any group, but authorities must respond to the threat of criminal activity.

09/08/2011

Shooting generic

Father, 9-Year-Old Son Stable After Shooting In Brooklyn That Left A Man Dead

Police said the 37-year-old father and the boy were each shot once in the leg at a Bronxville housing project.

09/01/2011

Upper East Side rape scene (credit: CBS 2)

Police Arrest Upper East Side Rape Suspect Jason Quinones

Quinones, 21, is accused of breaking into a first-floor apartment on East 90th Street and raping a woman early Saturday morning. He’s being held at the Special Victims Unit in Harlem, charged with rape and burglary.

08/14/2011

Upper East Side rape scene (credit: CBS 2)

Neighborhood On Edge After Alleged Rape On Upper East Side

A 27-year-old woman is hospitalized after an alleged rape by a man entering her apartment through the window.

08/13/2011

Assemblyman William F. Boyland. (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)

Police Investigate Brooklyn Shooting That Damaged Assemblyman William Boyland’s Car

A New York State assemblyman and his young son found themselves caught in the crossfire on Wednesday night. No one was hurt, but the two had quite a fright.

08/11/2011

A Jersey City Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Jersey City Police Department

Maintenance Worker Finds Special Needs Boy Left On N.J. School Bus

Police are investigating how a 4-year-old special needs boy was left on a school bus for as long as five hours before being discovered by a maintenance worker

07/21/2011

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NYPD Investigates Death Of Woman Found In Shopping Cart

Police say the body was stuffed inside a plastic bag near Bay 20 Street and Shore Parkway.

07/18/2011

Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

Leiby Kletzky Death Weighing Heavily On Jewish Communities This Sabbath

In Borough Park and surrounding neighborhoods where the Jewish Sabbath is strictly observed, there was silence on the street as Jewish congregations across the city reflected on the murder of 9-year-old Leiby Kletzky.

07/16/2011

Aerial View Of Rikers Island (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Investigate Fire At Rikers Island That Left 4 Firefighters Injured

Four firefighters suffered minor injuries and 200 inmates had to be relocated after a fire broke out in an air conditioning room on Rikers Island.

07/11/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Legislature Can Veto Probes Under New Ethics Deal

The new ethics law agreement in scandal-scarred Albany includes a provision that would allow the Legislature to veto investigations of its own members within the same party. Good-government groups, however, said the overall proposal is still potentially a vast improvement.

06/07/2011

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

NY Police Question IMF Head Strauss-Kahn In Hotel Sex Assault

The leader of the International Monetary Fund and a possible candidate for president of France was being questioned Saturday by police in connection with the sexual assault of a hotel maid, police said.

05/14/2011

State police search for remains on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

No New Finds Tuesday In Search For Human Remains On L.I.

State Police said 50 officers from various departments — using eight dogs and a helicopter — found “nothing of significance” in the dense brush along a mile-long stretch of the Robert Moses Causeway.

05/03/2011

Police barricade Wantagh Parkway as part of their search for remains on Long Island's South Shore beaches - May 2, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Police Expand Search For Remains In L.I. Possible Serial Killer Case

State police on Monday closed a five-mile stretch of parkway on New York’s Long Island to look for human remains and other clues in the case of a possible serial killer.

05/02/2011

Inspector General Ellen Biben

NY Inspector General Eyes Systemic Problems

While sending New York’s former chief financial officer to prison, Inspector General Ellen Biben launched investigations into state bus driver licensing, violence in youth detention halls, Nassau County crime lab mistakes, personal use of state vehicles by prison officials and grant awards by the New York Power Authority.

05/01/2011

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