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Duane Browne (credit: CBS 2/Handout)

Officers In Fatal Shooting Of Brooklyn Man Taken Off The Streets For Investigation

Duane Browne, 26, was shot dead when he appeared in a doorway carrying a gun as police responded to a robbery call, police said.

01/13/2012

Image taken from surveillance video of one of the suspects dressed like a utility worker. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Suspects Dressed Like Utility Workers Targeting Elderly Residents In Brooklyn

Police are looking for two suspects they say are targeting elderly homeowners by posing as electrical workers and then stealing cash and jewelry.

01/12/2012

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Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends 18 To Hospital In The Bronx

Firefighters were called to the building on East 172nd Street when the first alarm went off at around 3 a.m. and turned off the boiler, but three hours later, carbon monoxide filled the building.

01/10/2012

Madonna And Matthew Badger embrace shortly before the funeral for their daughters on Jan. 5, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Madonna Badger Speaks At Funeral For 3 Daughters Killed In Christmas Blaze

Madonna and Matthew Badger, the girls’ father, held hands and cried as they watched the caskets carrying the remains of their three daughters get carried into St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Manhattan.

01/05/2012

Firefighters at the site of a blaze in Inwood on Jan. 4, 2012. (credit: Kristin Thorne/CBS 2)

Three Alarm Blaze Wrecks Stores In Inwood

More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire, which started at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. Fortunately nobody was reported inside any of the stores at the time.

01/04/2012

The suspect was identified as Duane Oxley (credit: CBS 2 | inset: Facebook)

Nassau Cop Shot, Suspect Dead, After Early Morning Incident In East Meadow

Police say for some reason a struggle broke out, the suspect — identified as 41-year-old Duane Oxley — fought for the officers gun and the officer was shot in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed by a second police officer.

12/30/2011

A young girl touches a name on the 9/11 memorial South Tower pool of the World Trade Center September 11, 2011 in New York as the US marks 10 years since the 9/11 attacks. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Memorial Celebrates One Million Visitors

It took a decade for families of those who died on 9/11/01 to have a place to go to mourn their loss. Finally, back in September, on the 10 year anniversary of the terrible attacks at Ground Zero, the memorial opened.

12/29/2011

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Tuesday’s Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $206 Million

The jackpot has been building since Nov. 1. There were no winners during Friday’s drawing, bringing the total to a whopping $206 million.

12/27/2011

FILE - People make purchases inside Macy's department store. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Retailers Clean Up As Shoppers Flock To Tri-State Area Stores For Post-Christmas Returns

Lots of folks will be returning gifts that aren’t quite right, and also using their newly-received gift cards, and many retail chains are running special promotions.

12/26/2011

St. Patrick's Cathedral/ file (credit: Kristin Thorne /CBS 2)

Christmas Celebrated At St. Patrick’s Cathedral And Around The World

Arbishop Timothy Dolan called Christmas a booster shot of hope for New York, and the world.

12/25/2011

Officer Glenn Estrada was promoted to Detective on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Officer Glenn Estrada, Partner Of Slain NYPD Cop, Promoted To Detective In Emotional Ceremony

He valiantly captured the alleged gunman who shot and killed his partner and on Friday, the NYPD honored its newest detective.

12/23/2011

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

Suspects In Shooting Death Of Det. Peter Figoski Plead Not Guilty

All five suspect were formally arraigned. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes said there will be no plea bargains and all five defendants will go to trial.

12/20/2011

A gated home in Emerson Hill (credit: CBS 2)

Emerson Hill Residents On Edge After Rash Of Burglaries

The upscale neighborhood — known for its expensive, gated homes and panoramic views of the Verrazano Bridge — has been plagued by a rash of burglaries in recent weeks.

12/15/2011

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

NYPD Officer Shot And Killed During Burglary In Cypress Hills

Investigators said Officer Peter Figoski, 47, was shot in the face while responding to a break-in just before 2:30 a.m. Monday at an apartment on Pine Street in Cypress Hills.

12/12/2011

Emilio Pereira reunites with his brother and marine, Arturo Velasquez. (credit: CBS 2)

A Heartwarming Surprise: Marine Reunites With Younger Brother At L.I. School

Instead of chatting with his big brother on Skype, Emilio Pereira got a tremendous surprise when he met him in person Friday.

12/09/2011

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