Janelle Burrell

A memorial of candles and flowers in front of the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn, NY on December 21, 2014. Police officers Wenjian Liu (L) and Rafael Ramos (R), from the 84th Precinct, were shot and killed execution style as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn on December 20, 2014. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Funeral Plans Set For Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

An NYPD baseball cap surrounded by flowers, teddy bears and candles marks the spot where two police officers were killed by a gunman in Brooklyn who was targeting law enforcement.

12/22/2014

Maria Garcia is the second person charged in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. She is seen here outside the Fifth Precinct police station on Friday, Dec. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Another Suspect In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On Lieutenants Charged

Police are still searching for five additional suspects after a Brooklyn man was arrested and charged in connection with the assault of two NYPD lieutenants during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge.

12/19/2014

Hackers have now used a 9/11-style threat in an effort to punish Sony for the movie 'The Interview.' (Credit: CBS2)

Sony Calls Off Release Of ‘The Interview’ After Threat; Has No Other Plans For Film

The hacker group calling themselves Guardians of Peace threatened moviegoers Tuesday and theaters showing the movie with violence reminiscent of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

12/17/2014

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Police Announce $12,000 Reward After 2 Lieutenants Assaulted During Garner Protest

A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.

12/16/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a blaze in Cypress Hills (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

1 Dead, 14 Displaced, Several Others Hurt In 2 Brooklyn Fires

Fires in two Brooklyn neighborhoods early Friday morning claimed the life of one man and left several other people injured.

12/12/2014

A car slammed into a Forever 21 store in Herald Square on Wednesday, Dec. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Sources: Driver In Herald Square Crash Was Drunk, Had Crack Pipes In Car

A driver is facing seven serious charges, including DWI and criminal possession of a controlled substance, after her car jumped a curb in Herald Square Wednesday night, injuring six people.

12/11/2014

Flooding on Fire Island during the nor'easter on Tuesday, Dec. 9. (Credit: CBS2)

Some Ferry Service Resumes After Flooding Leaves Hundreds Stranded On Fire Island

Close to 400 people were stranded on the island after conditions from Tuesday’s nor’easter were deemed too dangerous for boats to travel.

12/10/2014

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

A four-alarm fire swept through three buildings in Newark, displacing more than two dozen residents on Dec. 8, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Dozens Displaced After 4-Alarm Fire Rips Through 3 Buildings In Newark

The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Monday in a building on Bloomfield Avenue and the flames spread to two other structures.

12/08/2014

(Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

(Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Protesters Close Thoroughfares, Clash With Police To Decry Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/04/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Judge Releases Limited Grand Jury Details In Eric Garner Case

The investigation will look for potential civil rights investigations in the July 17 death of Garner, 43, who was confronted by police on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

12/04/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Cop In Eric Garner Chokehold Case

A grand jury has decided Wednesday not to indict the police officer who placed a Staten Island man in an apparent chokehold just before he died.

12/03/2014

A subway turnstile readout reads "insufficient fare." (Credit: CBS2)

Commuter Woes Continue For Thousands Of LIRR, Metro-North Riders After Computer Glitch

Riders whose monthly railroad pass doubles as a MetroCard on the subway received a message saying “insufficient fare” when they swiped their cards.

12/02/2014

Five students at New Jersey's William Paterson University face charges stemming from the sexual assault of a female student in a dorm. (credit: Passaic County Sheriffs Office)

School President: 5 William Paterson University Students Charged In Sex Assault

Five students at New Jersey’s William Paterson University face charges stemming from the sexual assault of a female student in a dorm.

12/01/2014

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