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Richard Rockefeller (RBF.org)

John D. Rockefeller’s Great-Grandson Richard Killed In Plane Crash Near Westchester County Airport

Richard Rockefeller was killed when the plane he was piloting went down, family spokesman Fraser Seitel said.

06/13/2014

Diamond Ring In Pawn Shop Swap (CBS 2)

Toms River Cops: Pawn Shop Swapped Stolen Ring’s Diamonds For Fakes

A Toms River woman apparently was victimized twice after a thief stole her double-diamond ring and then the owners of a pawn shop allegedly swapped out the jewels for a fakes.

06/12/2014

Gene Lyons

Police: 4 Men Beat, Rob Wheelchair-Bound Navy Veteran On Long Island

The victim was attacked from behind around 10:30 p.m. on June 1 near the Long Island Railroad tracks on Maple Avenue after leaving church.

06/10/2014

Leroi Bouche (credit: Handout)

Manhunt Continues Following Hit-And-Run Involving Investigator

The driver of the car has been identified as Leroi Bouche, 27, who previously served time for unlawful imprisonment.

06/06/2014

Bear in tree in Paramus, N.J. on June 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Bear Shot Down From Paramus Tree With Tranquilizer Darts

A black bear wreaked havoc on an industrial area in Paramus on Thursday before being shot with tranquilizer darts and falling safely out of a tree.

06/05/2014

Police on the scene of a double shooting in Milford, Conn. on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspected Murder-Suicide Prompts School Lockdown In Milford, Conn.

The shooting took place on Midway Avenue at around 12:46 p.m., police said.

06/04/2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. elementary school in Jersey City, NJ was evacuated after someone sprayed a toxic substance inside a classroom on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Elementary School Evacuated After Substance Sprayed Inside Classroom

A Jersey City elementary school was evacuated Wednesday morning after someone released what’s believed to be pepper spray inside a classroom.

06/04/2014

Police are looking for two suspects who were seen on surveillance video attacking and robbing an elderly woman in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Seen On Video Attacking, Robbing Elderly Woman In Queens

Police said a 73-year-old woman was pushing a grocery cart down a sidewalk at the corner of 153rd Avenue and 88th Street when a man and a woman attacked her.

05/29/2014

Red-tailed hawks that took up residence in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Residents: Red-Tailed Hawks Terrorizing Neighborhood

The big nest sits atop a fire escape, and it’s from there that Tahjah Coleman was attacked in the back of the head.

05/27/2014

Piece of World Trade Center beam unveiled aboard the USS McFaul (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Fleet Week Sailors Visit Firehouse With WTC Beam Connection

For one ship visiting New York for Fleet Week, there’s a special connection with a lower Manhattan firehouse.

05/23/2014

FDNY employees pose with a man whom EMTs treated. (credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Reunites EMTs With Patients They Saved

The Fire Department held its 20th annual Second Chance Brunch, reuniting EMTs with some of the people they saved.

05/21/2014

Tyrone Hicks

Man Once Branded ‘Bronx Rapist’ Exonerated Of All Charges

A man who spent eight years in prison – and who was once known as “the Bronx Rapist” – turned out to be the wrong man.

05/16/2014

Firefighters respond to a chemical spill at Percy Sutton Educational Complex on May 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

High School In Harlem Evacuated After Chemical Spill

Nitric acid was spilled in the first floor hallway of the Bread and Roses High School at Edgecombe Avenue & West 136th Street, the Department of Education said.

05/16/2014

New Brunswick Liquor Store Robbery

Attackers Caught On Video In New Brunswick, N.J. Liquor Store Robbery Attempt

Police in New Brunswick, New Jersey were hoping Thursday to locate a trio of would-be robbers who pistol-whipped a store owner.

05/15/2014

Father Robert Cormier presided over First Communion Mass before dying a few days later in a fall on Oregon's Mount Hood. (Photo: CBS 2)

New Jersey Priest Killed In Climbing Accident On Oregon’s Mount Hood

Known as “Father Bob” to parishioners, Robert Cormier was climbing with two long-time friends. He had reached the peak alone and went onto a shelf of snow that gave way, police said.

05/14/2014

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