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Kevin Allen (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting At Lyndhurst, N.J. Library

The fatal shooting occurred on the top floor of the Lyndhurst Public Library at around 1:30 p.m. at 355 Valley Brook Ave., police said.

05/29/2015

A transformer erupted in flames at St. John's University on Staten Island on Saturday, May 16. (Credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Transformer Explodes Outside Library At St. John’s Staten Island Campus

Con Edison said lightning may be to blame for a transformer explosion and fire that broke out in the Staten Island campus of St. John’s University.

05/16/2015

New York Public Library

NYC Library Officials Call For Repairs To Dilapidated Conditions

The city’s libraries are in shambles and many people want more done.

03/20/2015

SUV Into Library

Video Shows SUV Plowing Into Rockland County Library

Video released Wednesday night showed a sport-utility vehicle slamming right into a library in Rockland County, in an accident that left six people injured.

05/28/2014

Cooper's Troopers

Classmates Assemble New Library In Memory Of Boy Killed By Cab On UWS

Building a library is no easy task, but a group of Upper West Side students plan to do just that – for free.

05/08/2014

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Buyer Beware, Books Bought At Chappaqua Library’s Used Book Sale Could Be Carrying Bed Bugs

On Saturday anybody who bought books during the sale can bring them to the parking lot across the street for treatment.

06/13/2013

Upper East Side librarian Kristy Raffensberger has been spending an hour a day under glass to raise awareness about pending budget cuts. (Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Sonia Rincon)

Upper East Side Librarian Puts On Display To Raise Awareness About Proposed Budget Cuts

Kristy Raffensberger spends about an hour every day inside of a glass case in an effort to raise awareness about a proposed $47-million budget cut that would affect the library.

05/24/2013

New York Police Department officers surround a central tent as they clear the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest from Zuccotti Park in the early morning hours of November 15, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Settlement Announced In Lawsuit Over Seizure Of OWS Library

A settlement was announced Tuesday in a lawsuit over the seizure of the Occupy Wall Street library at Zuccotti Park.

04/09/2013

Wanda Luzon, a library assistant, helped deliver the baby. (credit: CBS 2)

Staff Scrambles To Help Woman Deliver Baby Inside Bronx Library

A library in the Bronx was turned into a maternity ward thanks to a baby that surprised everyone.

03/29/2013

Queens library sex assault suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Girl Inside A NYC Library

At around 4 p.m. Monday, a 10-year-old girl was sexually abused inside of the Queens Borough Public Library located at 158-21 Jewel Ave. in Flushing, police said.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

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NYC’s 7 Best Places To Learn A Foreign Language

We’re all “New Yorkers,” but we come from every imaginable place on earth – and speak more than 138 languages. Maybe it’s time we learned more than just one

CBS New York–03/14/2012

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Former Assistant Principal From The Bronx Getting Treatment After Child Porn Admission

Brother Lawrence Gordon took a plea deal to avoid jail time. He’s been fired by the Mount St. Michael Academy, an all-boys school.

11/23/2011

Queens Library in Astoria (credit: CBS 2)

Man Allegedly Fondles 7-Year-Old Girl’s Feet In Queens Library

The girl said she was reading on the floor when a man tried to engage her in small talk and then grabbed her feet.

08/24/2011

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New York’s 5 Best Independent Book Shops

Ditch your e-reader and curl up with a good book. Here are the five best independent book stores in New York City.

CBS New York–08/24/2011

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Officials: Watching Porn At NYC Libraries Falls Within First Amendment Rights

It’s the last thing you’d expect to find at New York City’s public libraries. But find it you will — pornography.

04/25/2011

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