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Lacey Spears was convicted in the death of her son, Garnett Spears (inset) on Monday, March 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Lacey Spears Convicted Of Killing Her 5-Year-Old Son With Lethal Dose Of Salt

The jury deliberated for 2 1/2 days and found Spears, 27, guilty of second-degree, depraved indifference murder.

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Lacey Spears often wrote about her son Garnett's health problems on Facebook. (credit: Facebook)

No Verdict Yet In Salt-Poisoning Case Against Mother

Jurors considering murder and manslaughter charges against a woman accused of poisoning her son with salt have completed their first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

02/27/2015

Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Lawyer In Murder Trial: Medical Treatment, Not Lacey Spears, To Blame For Son’s Elevated Sodium Level

Riebling said the prosecution’s failure to allege a motive “offends our senses.” He also accused police of botching the investigation, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

02/26/2015

A federal criminal complaint against three Brooklyn men accused of trying to leave the country to join ISIS. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI: 3 Brooklyn Men Arrested For Attempting To Join ISIS, Plotting Terror Attacks In U.S.

FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.

02/25/2015

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Drug Investigation Continues At Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company After Owner’s Suicide

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery.

02/25/2015

The NYC Dept. of Education is adding more girls sports teams to comply with Title IX (Credit: CBS2)

Civil Rights Complaint: NYC Schools Not Offering Level Playing Field For Girls Sports Teams

The New York City Department of Education denies violating Title IX, but they have entered into an agreement to resolve the complaint.

02/24/2015

NYPD honors girl who sent cards of support after murder of 2 Brooklyn officers. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Honors Texas Girl Who Sent Cards Of Support After Deaths Of 2 Brooklyn Officers

A Texas girl who made about 500 handmade thank you cards for law enforcers after two officers were slain in Brooklyn will get to meet some of her New York heroes in person.

02/24/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The summit is hosting a group of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates to discuss core conservative principles ahead of the January 2016 Iowa Caucuses. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Christie To Put More Funds Into State Employee Pensions

A judge on Monday ordered New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.

02/23/2015

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

City’s DOE To Unveil New Disciplinary Policies After Lawsuit

The New York City Department of Education plans to unveil some changes in disciplinary policy.

02/13/2015

Bronx teacher Stephen Ritz has been nominated for a $1 million global teacher prize. (Credit: Varkey Foundation)

Bronx Teacher Nominated For $1 Million Worldwide Teaching Prize

A Bronx schoolteacher’s selflessness has positioned him as a top 10 finalist in a worldwide community service contest.

02/13/2015

The scene of a crash that killed longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon on Feb. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

TLC Commissioner Stresses Importance Of Seatbelts After Bob Simon’s Death

The TLC requires all of its registered vehicles to have working seatbelts, but there’s no state law requiring passengers to wear them.

02/13/2015

The scene of a crash that killed longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon on Feb. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Bob Simon Was Thrown Across Livery Cab In Deadly Crash

Sources told CBS2 the livery driver had a valid taxi license, but he had two moving violation convictions last year and nine cleared suspensions for previous violations.

02/12/2015

(Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Westminster Dog Show Competitors Strut Their Stuff Ahead Of Big Day

Talk about dog-eat-dog. For the 139th year, the finest canines will go head-to-head for the top honor at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

02/12/2015

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: Police Sergeant Faces Numerous Charges, Including Rape

Vladimir Krull, 37, was off-duty when he was arrested Tuesday in the Hunters Point section of Queens.

02/11/2015

Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Calls For Criminal Justice Reform

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is using her first State of the City address to call for criminal justice reform.

02/11/2015

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