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Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo, 4, Accused Of Dragging Police Officer

Franklin Reyes, 18, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving and unlicensed driving, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said.

09/03/2014

Instructor Charles Vacca is seen giving a lesson on using Uzi to a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona gun range on August 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Lawyer Says Family Of NJ Girl Who Killed Shooting Instructor With Uzi Is Devastated

The statement came as investigators released reports and 911 recordings from the Aug. 25 shooting of Charles Vacca, 39, at the Last Stop range in White Hills, Arizona.

09/02/2014

Peter and Vincenza Gialluisi (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Staten Island Homeowner

Peter Gialluisi, 67, and his wife were stabbed multiple times after they encountered an intruder when they returned to their home at 80 Venus Place shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday, police said.

09/01/2014

Obama Press Conference On Iraq, Ferguson (CBS 2)

Obama Visit Friday Will Snag Flights At Westchester County Airport

When many New Yorkers are heading out of town for Labor Day weekend, President Barack Obama is heading not to the city, but to Westchester County for a pair of events.

08/28/2014

FILE -- President Barack Obama speaks at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Stop In Westchester Has Some Wondering Whether Obamas Are Mulling Move To New York

An upcoming visit to the area by President Obama has tongues wagging in Westchester, where some are wondering whether the president is considering a move to New York.

08/27/2014

Demonstrators rally against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner on August 23, 2014 in Staten Island, New York. (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Garner Rally, March Prompts Protesters To Remember Other Victims Of Alleged Police Brutality

As people from across the city and country gathered for Saturday’s march on Staten Island in support of Eric Garner and his family, they vowed never to forget all the victims of what they call, police brutality.

08/23/2014

(Credit: Shirley Lowell)

Out-Of-The-Ordinary Doe Captures Imaginations Of Danbury Residents

We’ve all seen deer, but the doe Shirley Lowell spotted in the woods near her yard in Danbury last weekend was something else.

08/22/2014

Members of the USA men's basketball team participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images)

Catholic Leaders Put A Chill On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Catholic leaders are worried about embryonic stem cell research using aborted human fetuses.

08/21/2014

Brooklyn residents have called on store owners to replace tattered American flags atop their businesses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Customers Call On Brooklyn Businesses To Replace Tattered American Flags

Residents are calling tattered, dirty, and shredded American flags above several Brooklyn stores a slap in the face to Old Glory.

08/20/2014

Mansions in Yonkers and other sites in Westchester County have become increasingly popular with film crews. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester County Now On A-List Of Hollywood’s Sought-After Shooting Locations

Some really big movies have been filmed in Westchester over the last several years. Now, the county film office hopes to cash in on small-screen productions and lure more television shows to town.

08/20/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Bay Shore Residents Raise A Stink About Sewage Smell

The storm is over, but there’s a new problem in the air for Long Island residents

08/15/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal on July 23, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Bus Terminal Woes: Commuters Sound Off

Port Authority asked New Jersey commuters what they think of the facility and the responses are not great.

08/12/2014

Michael Skakel in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors File Appeal To Reverse Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel’s Release

Prosecutors filed an appeal Friday seeking to reinstate Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s conviction on a charge of fatally bludgeoning neighbor Martha Moxley with a golf club in 1975, when they were both 15.

08/08/2014

Authorities say Emma Mills was killed by two teens who were looking for money to buy heroin. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Hunger For Heroin Drove Teens To Murder Well-Liked Goshen Woman

Police say that a hunger for heroin apparently drove two teens in a quiet Orange County town to commit murder over the weekend.

08/05/2014

ATV driven onto Bronx River Parkway by 6-year-old boy in Mount Vernon. (Credit: Kieran O’Leary/WCPD)

6-Year-Old Boy Drives Toy Car Onto Bronx River Parkway

A Westchester County police spokesman said three drivers formed a shield around the boy, then one pulled over and moved the boy and the toy ATV onto the shoulder.

08/04/2014

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