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At least one police officer was ejected from the NYPD van when it crashed Sept. 21, 2014, in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Officer Dies, 8 Others Injured In NYPD Van Crash In Hunts Point

A rookie cop was killed and eight other officers were injured Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash involving an NYPD van in the Bronx.

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A pedestrian was critically injured in an accident with a cyclist  in Central Park on Thursday, Sept. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrian Critically Injured In Accident With Cyclist In Central Park

A pedestrian was left in critical condition Thursday after being struck by a cyclist in Central Park, officials said.

09/18/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: NYC In ‘New Era Of Potential Terrorism’

Police have stepped up security in Times Square while still insisting that there’s no information pointing to any terror plot against New York City linked to the Islamic State group.

09/17/2014

Mufid Elfgeeh is charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS. (Credit: U.S. Attorney General's office)

Rochester Man Accused Of Trying To Help 3 People Fight For ISIS

A Rochester man was indicted Tuesday on charges that he tried to help three people go to Syria and fight for Islamic State.

09/16/2014

The Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated on Tuesday, Sept. 16, after people complained of throat irritation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Strand Bookstore Evacuated After Suspected Pepper Spray Incident

The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.

09/16/2014

A helicopter arrives to take a child to the hospital after the child was struck by car in a hit-and-run in Shirley, Long Island. (Credit: Tristan Avery Adams)

Girl, 3, In Stroller Struck In Shirley, Long Island Hit-And-Run

A child in a stroller was struck and injured by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Long Island, and authorities said the driver fled from the scene.

09/15/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers speaks to reporters at the awards ceremony for the 11th Annual Mark Twain Prize on November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Medical Director At Yorkville Endoscopy, Where Joan Rivers Went Into Cardiac Arrest, Out As Head Of Clinic

The medical director at Yorkville Endoscopy, the clinic where comedian Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest last month, is no longer practicing and is no longer head of the clinic.

09/12/2014

President Barack Obama discusses plans to defeat the Islamic State group in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS News)

Obama Announces US Will Expand Airstrikes On Islamic State

President Barack Obama says the United States will wage a military campaign that will target Islamic State fighters with airstrikes “wherever they exist.”

09/10/2014

Geoffrey McFarlane shows the ticket he got for walking on a path in Prospect Park after dark, despite what he says is the lack of an easy-to-see sign. (Credit: CBS 2)

Prospect Park Pedestrians Baffled By Ticket Blitz

Pedestrians say they were just walking through after dark when they got slapped with summons.

09/09/2014

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Clinic Where Joan Rivers Went Into Cardiac Arrest Under Investigation

The New York City clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest is now under investigation.

09/04/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is currently caught in a political scandal, in which one of his aides ordered The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purposely cause traffic jams at the on-ramps to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ, due to political disagreements between Governor Christie and the mayor of Fort Lee. Christie claims he had no knowledge of issue and has since fired the aide.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Attorney: Port Authority Cops Complained About ‘Bridgegate’ Closures At The Time

Drivers were not the only ones complaining about the massive traffic tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey nearly a year ago.

09/03/2014

Experts warn scammers using infrared technology can pick up your PIN from a pad like this. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Scammers Could Use Thermal Imaging To Steal Your PIN

Scammers are finding new ways to get your personal information, and it is as easy as attaching a new gadget to your iPhone.

09/02/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 2 p.m. at 78th Street and Madison Avenue.

08/29/2014

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Hoboken Police, Lawmakers Putting The Brakes On UberX

A little-known law is forcing passengers out of UberX cars and costing drivers big bucks.

08/28/2014

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NYPD: Man Claiming To Be Cab Driver Tries To Sexually Assault Woman In Front Of Kids In Queens

The hunt is on for a man who allegedly told a woman he was a cab driver and then tried to sexually assault her in front of her three young children after driving them to Queens last weekend, according to the NYPD.

08/27/2014

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