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A large tree came crashing through a home in Great Neck, NY, seriously injuring a 20-year-old woman on July 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Seriously Injured When Large Tree Crashes Through Great Neck Home

A 20-year-old woman was asleep when the 5,000 pound tree unexpectedly fell into the second-story of the home and into her bedroom, police said.

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Gunman In Louisiana Movie Theater Shooting Described As Violent, Mentally Ill, Drifter

For decades before he opened fire in a Louisiana movie theater and killed two people, John Russell Houser was known as a man prone to anger, a loudmouth provocateur never afraid to share his opinion.

07/24/2015

Fire crews continue to pour water on hot spots at a warehouse fire in North Brunswick, NJ on July 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Evacuated By North Brunswick Warehouse Fire Wait To Return Home

White smoke is rising from the building on Livingston Avenue in North Brunswick as firefighters Thursday continue to spray water on hot spots.

07/23/2015

A massive fire burns at a warehouse in North Brunswick, NJ on July 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Displaced By Massive North Brunswick Warehouse Fire

Hundreds of firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out around 2 a.m. Wednesday in the rear of the complex that is used by eight businesses off Livingston Road.

07/22/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Friend Of Women Killed In Limo Crash Reportedly Backed Out Of Outing At Last Minute

The limo driver, however, told investigators he didn’t see the truck coming when he tried to make the turn along Route 48 in Cutchogue, Spota said.

07/20/2015

New York City police officers stand guard at a military recruiting center in Times Square July 16, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Motive In Chattanooga Shooting Unclear As Security Remains Tight In NYC

The NYPD said additional officers were sent to the recruitment stations and other sensitive locations across the city, though authorities said there have been no specific threats in New York.

07/17/2015

Police say this is the man who opened fire at the City Diner on the Upper West Side on July 16, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Suspect In UWS Diner Shooting

A man has suffered a graze-wound to the head after police said he was shot point-blank at an Upper West Side diner.

07/16/2015

Asa Roberts from 2014 (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Identified In Rape Of 82-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman

Investigators say they are now looking for 18-year-old Asa Robert in connection with the attack, which happened early Monday morning in Brighton Beach.

07/15/2015

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

O'Neil Sharpe appeared in court Monday after he was involved in a fiery crash in Bay Shore (New York State Police)

Suspect Denies Charges In Long Island Crash That Killed Father, 2 Children

Oneil Sharpe Jr., 24, was arraigned on charges of driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident. He was ordered held on $250,000 cash bail or a $500,000 bond.

07/13/2015

A truck burst into flames after being hit by a freight train in Queens on July 8, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Tractor-Trailer Bursts Into Flames After Being Hit By Freight Train In Queens

It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Rust Street near 57th Place in Maspeth.

07/08/2015

One of the machines that will be put to work during FDR Drive resurfacing project. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Drivers Face First Night Of Closures As Major Resurfacing Project Begins On FDR Drive

According to Department of Transportation officials, the project will include about half of the entire surface of the FDR from the Battery up to the Robert F. Kennedy Triborough Bridge.

07/07/2015

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US Stocks Slip After Greek ‘No’ Vote; European Markets Sink

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 45 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,685 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time.

07/06/2015

Amtrak police security outside Penn Station on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Increases Fourth Of July Security, Says NY Is ‘Top Target For Terrorists’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to be on alert this holiday weekend as security increases across the Tri-State area amid recent terror attacks overseas and threats from ISIS and ISIS sympathizers.

07/03/2015

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Bratton: No Specific Threats Against Fourth Of July Celebrations

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.

07/02/2015

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