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FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Campaigns For Attorney General Eric Schneiderman At Brooklyn Church

Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped by the Bridge Street AME Church in Brooklyn Sunday to sing the praises of state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

10/05/2014

Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich (Credit: CBS 2)

Nun Credited With Curing Boy’s Eye Disease Beatified At Newark Mass

The Archdiocese of Newark said Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich cured a boy’s macular degeneration in the 1960s, long after she died.

10/04/2014

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly came at them with knives in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Friday, Oct. 3. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Fatally Shot By Police May Have Been Involved In Similar Incident In May

Published reports suggest that Volchkin is the same man who was allegedly punched in the face a few months ago by the security guard of Kim Kardashian’s best friend after trying to attack him.

10/04/2014

Parents and players gathered on Friday, Oct. 3, demanding answers about why three Sayreville High School football games were suddenly canceled. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sayreville, N.J. High School Football Games Canceled; Sources Say Hazing May Be Reason

Controversy has erupted after Sayreville High School in New Jersey suddenly canceled three football games, and prosecutors have also launched an investigation into what sources told CBS 2 may have been hazing.

10/03/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Straphangers Sound Off On Comptroller’s Subway Report

The report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said only 51 of the city’s 468 stations were found to be free of defects.

10/03/2014

Joe Giudice (9th from L) and wife Teresa Giudice arrive for sentencing at federal court in Newark on October 2, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

‘Real Housewives Of New Jersey’ Stars Joe And Teresa Giudice Sentenced To Prison

Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice was sentenced to 41 months in prison Thursday and his wife, Teresa Giudice, was sentenced to 15 months behind bars on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges.

10/02/2014

Michigan quarterback Shane Morris (7) is helped off the field by two teammates on Sept. 27, 2014, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Congressman Wants Big Ten Probe After Concussed Michigan QB Left In Game

Rep. Bill Pascrell, co-founder of the congressional Brain Injury Task Force said he also wants the league’s commissioner to establish penalties for violating concussion protocols.

10/01/2014

A laser pointer confiscated from a suspect who allegedly shined it at an NYPD helicopter in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Helicopter Pilot Tracks Down Suspect Who Allegedly Pointed Laser In Queens

A suspect remained out on bail this week after allegedly being caught shooting a high-powered laser beam into the eyes of an NYPD helicopter pilot in Queens.

09/30/2014

This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

Bear Tranquilized After Eluding Capture For Hours In Ridgewood, NJ

A bear spent hours Tuesday eluding authorities in a Bergen County neighborhood before finally being captured, officials said.

09/30/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his fourth State of the State address on January 8, 2014 in Albany. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Are Cuomo Trips A Sign He’s Plotting Run For Higher Office?

When asked if the two recent overseas trips hint at any future political ambitions, the governor was quick to shoot down the speculation.

09/29/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Meets Soldiers, Gets Briefed In Afghanistan

In a conference call Sunday, Cuomo said much progress has been made in Afghanistan, but Islamic State extremists are now spreading a new “virulent strain of terrorist activity and culture.”

09/28/2014

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)

Report: 10 Of 1,100 NYPD Chokehold Complaints Substantiated Over Last 5 Years

The report said that only 10 cases out of 1,100 complaints were substantiated over the past 5 1/2 years. The worst discipline dished out was the loss of 10 vacation days.

09/28/2014

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

4 New Enterovirus D68 Cases Confirmed In Suffolk County

Four new cases of enterovirus D68 have been confirmed by state officials in Suffolk County, according to a news release Friday.

09/26/2014

Protesters at the "Flood Wall Street" demonstrations on Sept. 22, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Over 100 Arrests As Protesters Flood Wall Street Over Global Climate Change

Police used pepper spray and arrested more than 100 people Monday, as activists flooded Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis.

09/22/2014

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.

09/21/2014

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