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Etan Patz (credit: Stanley K. Patz)

2nd Day Of Jury Deliberations Wraps In Etan Patz Murder Trial

Jurors got the cast against 54-year-old Pedro Hernandez – the man accused of luring and killing the 6-year-old boy in SoHo nearly 36 years ago — Wednesday afternoon.

04/16/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the rape of a woman at the Turnmill Bar in the Flatiron District. (Credit: CBS2/NYPD)

Sex Offender Charged In Rape In Flatiron District Bar Restroom

A man with a prior conviction of a brutal sex crime was charged Wednesday with raping a woman in a restroom stall in a Flatiron District bar.

04/15/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Jury Deliberations Begin In Etan Patz Murder Trial

Jurors began deliberations Wednesday afternoon in the trial of Pedro Hernandez – the man accused of luring and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in SoHo nearly 36 years ago.

04/15/2015

In this courtroom sketch, the prosecution delivers its closing arguments in the trial of Pedro Hernandez, accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Prosecutor Gives Closing Arguments At Etan Patz Murder Trial

The case of a New York City boy who vanished in 1979 has helped save many children from a similar fate, Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon said Tuesday.

04/14/2015

FILE -- Pedro Hernandez in court on Nov. 15, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Closing Arguments Begin In Etan Patz Murder Trial

On Monday, jurors heard closing arguments in the case against a 54-year-old New Jersey man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz on May 25, 1979, as the boy walked to school for the first time on his own.

04/13/2015

Neighbors say Manhattan College students are out of control in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)

Neighbors Say Manhattan College Nightlife Has Gotten Out Of Control

Manhattan College is located right in the heart of the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and some residents say they are dealing with a case of college students gone wild.

04/10/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit:  Handout)

Jury: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty On All Counts In Boston Marathon Bombing

He was found guilty on all 30 charges, including conspiracy and use of a weapon of mass destruction — offenses punishable by death.

04/08/2015

Contamination at the Yankee Pocket Parks has infuriated community leaders. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Contaminated Parks Near Yankee Stadium Infuriate Community Leaders

It has been nine years since the city swapped parkland for parking lots so the Yankees could build a new stadium, and a CBS2 investigation that started a year ago has uncovered a big problem with that deal.

04/06/2015

Noelle Velentzas (left) Asia Siddiqui appear in U.S. District Court on charges of plotting terror. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Women Charged In Alleged Terror Plot Believed ‘Armageddon’ Was Coming

Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday following a sting operation using an undercover officer wearing a wire.

04/03/2015

Dept of Homeland security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Police commissioner Bill Bratton (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Women Arrested In New York City For Alleged ISIS-Inspired Terror Plot

Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, allegedly conspired to prepare an explosive device they planned to detonate in a terror attack in the U.S., according to court documents.

04/02/2015

Police say scammers targeted seniors in Paumanack Village senior apartment community. (credit: CBS2)

90-Year-Old Long Island Woman Leads Police To Alleged Scam Artists Targeting Elderly

Sean DiStefano, 24, and Heather Marchese, 23, are charged with a hate crime for targeting the elderly.

04/01/2015

Neighbors in Astoria, Queens are furious after this elm tree was cut down. (Credit: Anna Jutis)

CBS2 Exclusive: War Of Words Erupts As Historic Astoria Tree Comes Down

People in Astoria, Queens said an elm tree on one block of 34th Street was a historic landmark, and said they should have been notified before it got chopped up.

03/23/2015

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh. (credit: Image via CBS2)

NJ Air Force Vet Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Terrorism Charges

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, of Neptune, New Jersey, entered the plea in federal court in Brooklyn Wednesday wearing a short-sleeved, blue prison-issued shirt.

03/18/2015

Robert Durst (Credit: CBS2)

Robert Durst Charged With Murder In Calif., Also Hit With Weapons Charges In Louisiana

Robert Durst, heir to a New York real estate fortune, is waiving extradition and will return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the 2000 death of a writer and friend who acted as his spokeswoman.

03/16/2015

Aniah Ferguson is charged with the beating of a teenage girl in a Brooklyn McDonald's. (Credit: CBS2)

3 More In Custody In Brooklyn McDonald’s Brawl, Sources Say

Three more teenage girls were apprehended Friday after a group of teens were caught on video assaulting another girl inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s.

03/13/2015

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