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3 law enforcement officers shot in the West Village (CBS 2)

2 US Marshals, NYPD Detective Injured, Suspect Killed In West Village Shooting

Police said a fugitive who was working in a West Village smoke shop shot and wounded three officers who were trying to arrest him Monday afternoon, before the officers returned fire and killed him.

07/28/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD’s Miller: No Likely Terror Connection In Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Placement

American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.

07/22/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train on Friday, July 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

No New Negotiations Set Between MTA, LIRR Unions As Workers Prepare For Strike

There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.

07/15/2014

The newest officers to join the ranks of the NYPD graduated from the police academy on Friday. (Credit CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: NYPD Changes Policy, Pairs Rookie Officers With Veterans

The NYPD is making a big push to bring the city’s rising crime numbers down — and they’re doing it one rookie at a time.

07/15/2014

This high school ring was returned from Naxos, Greece, almost 42 years after it was stolen from a Staten Island couple. (Credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Stolen Class Ring From Staten Island Returned Over 40 Years Later

A Staten Island couple thought their stolen ring was gone for good, but on Thursday night – nearly 42 years later – it was back in their hands.

07/14/2014

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New York Area Families Grow Concerned As Crisis In The Middle East Escalates

The fighting showed no signs of slowing, despite international calls for a cease-fire and growing concerns about the mounting civilian death toll in Gaza.

07/13/2014

A second severed arm was found in as many days on Thursday, July 10 in Hempstead, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Severed Arms Found In Hempstead In As Many Days

Police are trying to determine if an arm found in the yard of a home in Hempstead is connected to the discovery of partially dismembered remains in Bay Shore.

07/10/2014

Dueling protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine were held near the Israeli Consulate at 800 Second Ave. on Wednesday, July 9. Both groups called for peace in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Protest Groups Outside Israeli Consulate Call For Mideast Peace

Demonstrators on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gathered to make their voices heard at the Israeli Consulate on the East Side Wednesday.

07/09/2014

The baby on the left was abandoned at the Columbus Circle subway station on July 7, 2014, police said. The woman on the right is suspected in her abandonment. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD)

Police: Mom Charged With Abandoning Baby In Subway

Frankea Dabbs, 20, was arrested on charges of child abandonment and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17, police said.

07/08/2014

Israelis hold Israeli flags along the road of the funeral procession of Gilad Shaer, 16, on July 1, 2014 in Hashmonaim settelment, West Bank. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

As Israel Buries Teens And World Mourns, Airstrikes Target Hamas

Hundreds of people participated in separate memorial services in the hometowns of the three teens — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel ahead of a joint funeral.

07/01/2014

Slain Israeli teens: Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrah (family photos)

New Yorkers Mourn As Bodies Of 3 Kidnapped Israeli Teens Are Found

Gilad Shaar, 16, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19, disappeared while hitchhiking home near the West Bank city of Hebron late at night on June 12 and were never heard from again.

06/30/2014

Angry tenants protest the Rent Guidelines Board's decision to hike rents on June 23, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Allow Rent Increases In Stabilized Apartments

Tenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.

06/23/2014

Emergency alert buttons have been installed at all nine schools in the South Orange-Maplewood School District. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents Concerned After School’s Emergency Button Fails

When a button was mistakenly pressed June 6 at Marshall Elementary School in South Orange, it never alerted police.

06/18/2014

The aftermath of a small plane crash in East Patchogue on June 17, 2014. (credit: Brandon Scileppi)

Pilot Dead After Small Plane Crashes In East Patchogue

The plane went down around 9 a.m. near the side of a house on Camille Lane in East Patchogue and burst into flames, authorities said.

06/17/2014

Prince Joshua "P.J." Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (credit: CBS 2)

Great-Grandmother Of Girl Attacked In Elevator Speaks On Her Recovery

Nearly two weeks ago, Daniel St. Hubert allegedly stabbed Capers and her best friend, 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto inside an elevator at the Boulevard Houses in East New York.

06/14/2014

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