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Fire crews on the scene of a blaze in Cypress Hills (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

1 Dead, 14 Displaced, Several Others Hurt In 2 Brooklyn Fires

Fires in two Brooklyn neighborhoods early Friday morning claimed the life of one man and left several other people injured.

12/12/2014

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Reputed Gambino Underboss Arrested In Brooklyn In Connection With Italian Extortion Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested the reputed underboss of the Gambino crime family in Brooklyn after he allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from an Italian businessman. Italian law enforcement officials tracked […]

12/11/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (2nd L) pose with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (2nd R), Global Ambassador Dikembe Mutombo (L) and Sr. Vice President, Community & Player Programs Kathleen Behrens (R) as they attend the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Prince William, Kate Middleton Enthrall Crowds At Nets Game

The Duchess of Cambridge shook hands with New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray before both entered the Northside Center for Child Development in Harlem.

12/08/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Judge Releases Limited Grand Jury Details In Eric Garner Case

The investigation will look for potential civil rights investigations in the July 17 death of Garner, 43, who was confronted by police on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

12/04/2014

Esaw Garner, the wife of Eric Garner, speaks at a news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton about the decision not to indict an officer involved in Eric Garner's death. (Credit: CBS2)

Garner’s Wife Says, ‘Hell No,’ She Won’t Accept Officer’s Condolences

Reaction across the city was mixed Wednesday after a grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the apparent chokehold death of Staten Island man Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: No Violence Anticipated After Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said officers were sent to Ferguson to see what tactics might be used by agitators once a grand jury decides whether to indict a Staten Island officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

Janelle Jacobs (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Woman Shot In The Head On Bronx Sidewalk

Police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed on the sidewalk in the Bronx.

12/02/2014

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Glitch Hits Monthly LIRR, Metro-North MetroCard Users, Snarls Subway Access

A glitch is creating problems for roughly 10,000 commuters heading in to New York City Monday, the MTA said.

12/01/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

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

Judge Rules Confession In Etan Patz Case Can Be Used At Trial

A New York City judge has ruled that videotaped confessions by a man charged with killing a boy who vanished in 1979 can be used at his upcoming murder trial.

11/24/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Royal Dress Code: ‘Smart Attire’ Required By US Media Covering William And Kate

Buckingham Palace is reminding American reporters about its dress code policy for covering the royal family when Prince William and Kate visit New York City next month.

11/21/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Claims Progress In Reforming Rikers Island’s ‘Dehumanizing Environment’

The mayor says improving conditions on New York City’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex will require deep-seated cultural change.

11/20/2014

Walter Barnes (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Brooklyn Man Charged With Impersonating Police Officer And Rape

A Brooklyn man was arrested Wednesday on charges of rape and impersonating a police officer in connection with an incident last month, according to the NYPD.

11/20/2014

Guns seized during investigation into alleged Florida-to-New York gun pipeline. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Officials: Gun Pipeline Used Chinatown Buses To Transport Illegal Firearms

Authorities have broken up a gun pipeline that used discount Chinatown buses to transport illegal weapons from Florida, sources tell 1010 WINS.

11/19/2014

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NYC Leaders & Alliance For Tenant Power Rally For Stronger Rent Laws

During the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.

11/18/2014

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