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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

College student David Karnauch took this selfie on an unauthorized section of the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: David Karnauch)

Tourist’s Selfie On Brooklyn Bridge Raises Questions About Security

A tourist’s selfie taken from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge is raising questions about the NYPD and its security as the city ramps up for the July 4th holiday amid terror threats.

07/01/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially announces 2016 presidential bid during event at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Christie Officially Jumps Into Presidential Race

The Republican governor launched his campaign in the old gymnasium of Livingston High School in the town of Livingston, where he experienced some of his first political victories.

06/30/2015

Police investigating after a livery cab driver was found shot and killed in Brooklyn on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Livery Cab Driver Shot And Killed In Brooklyn

Naji Fawaz, 35, was found in the front seat of a car with multiple gunshot wounds to the neck and torso, police said.

06/29/2015

Police on the scene of a shooting in Linden, NJ on June 26, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

3 People Gunned Down In 3 New Jersey Towns In Under 90 Minutes

Investigators are looking for suspects after three people were killed within the span of 90 minutes in separate shootings in Union County.

06/26/2015

A man sitting on a park bench was struck and killed by a vehicle on Staten Island on Wednesday, June 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors Weigh Charges Against Driver In Deadly Staten Island Crash

A woman has been arrested in connection with a crash that killed a man sitting on a park bench on Staten Island.

06/25/2015

Surveillance video that police say shows Tareek Arnold escaping from custody in Harlem on June 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Caught On Video: Attempted Murder Suspect Escapes From Police In Harlem

An attempted murder suspect was on the run Wednesday afternoon after escaping police custody in Harlem, and a video capturing the escape has sparked a lot of questions.

06/24/2015

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NYC’s $78.5 Billion Budget Heads To City Council For Vote

The entire Fiscal Year 2016 budget will go to a vote before the full council later this week.

06/23/2015

Police investigate a string of armed robberies in Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: 4 Men Sought In Early-Morning Armed Robberies In Newark

The search is on for four men in a series of early-morning armed robberies in Newark, police said.

06/22/2015

Police say three people were shot at Mercer Park on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne on June 21, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Police Searching For Gunman After 3 People Shot At NJ Park During Father’s Day Cookout

The shooting happened Sunday night at Mercer Park on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne.

06/22/2015

Dylann Storm Roof (Credit: Charleston Police)

Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Held On 9 Counts Of Murder

Police in Charleston say the suspect in a fatal church shooting at a historic black church is charged with nine counts of murder as well as possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

06/19/2015

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State’s Governor After Massacre: ‘The Heart And Soul Of South Carolina Was Broken’

Police Chief Greg Mullen said 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop in Shelby, North Carolina.

06/18/2015

Philip Seidle is accused of shooting and killing his ex-wife, Tamara Seidle, in Asbury Park, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Officer Accused Of Gunning Down His Wife In Asbury Park Pleads Not Guilty

Neptune Sgt. Phillip Seidle is accused of running his ex-wife Tammy off the road Tuesday and then shooting her at point blank range with his service revolver in Asbury Park.

06/17/2015

Police have released new surveillance video of a suspect who they say is wanted for at least four bias attacks against Asian women in Manhattan. (credit: NYPD)

Man Sought In Manhattan Attacks Against Asian Women

The suspect was seen on surveillance video during the latest attack, which happened Monday afternoon on Mulberry Street in Lower Manhattan, police said.

06/16/2015

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