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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Bratton Opposes Decriminalizing Low-Level Offenses, But Says ‘Broken Windows’ Is Evolving

The City Council earlier this week proposed decriminalizing low-level offenses, and on Friday, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said he does not support such a move.

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The Romano family (Credit: Janine Romano)

Staten Island Family Walks In March For Babies To Help Others Dealing With Prematurity

A Staten Island family living with the effects of prematurity is trying to help others cope.

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Dr. Sandra McCalla (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Queens Hospitals Partner With March Of Dimes To Help Low-Income Mothers Carry Babies To Term

Two Queens hospitals, Jamaica Medical Center and Elmhurst Hospital, are partnering with the March of Dimes to prevent prematurity.

04/23/2015

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal on April 22, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Clean Water Activist Swims In Gowanus Canal For Earth Day

A local man swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America’s dirtiest waterway

04/22/2015

Emma Lookatch (Credit: Pam Catchen)

Local Family Gives Thanks To March Of Dimes By Walking In March For Babies

WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond spoke with a family that’s been involved since the very beginning of their own journey with prematurity.

04/22/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

Service Cuts, Fare Hikes Proposed By NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT said it’s looking at fare hikes and service cuts to close a budget gap.

04/21/2015

A man was wounded, and a city bus was damaged, in a shooting in East Harlem on Monday, April 20. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Shot, Wounded In East Harlem; Bullet Also Strikes MTA Bus

A man was shot and wounded in East Harlem late Monday afternoon, and a bullet also struck a passing city bus.

04/20/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train along the Boonton Line in Towaco (credit: NJT via Flickr)

NJ TRANSIT Proposes 9 Percent Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

Among the increases is a 75-cent hike for a one-way ride from Metropark to New York. The proposed monthly rate for that route would rise by $26, to $310.

04/20/2015

Scene of bus crash, truck into store in Queens (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Box Truck Collides With School Bus, Slams Into Fruit Market In Queens

Several people were injured Friday when an out-of- control box truck slammed into a school bus before crashing into a fruit market in Queens.

04/17/2015

(Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

L Train Weekend Service Disruptions From Manhattan To Brooklyn Begin Friday Night

If you take the L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn, get ready for some major weekend disruptions.

04/17/2015

Rodney Stover is charged with the rape of a woman in a restroom in an East Side bar. (Credit: CBS2)

Homeless Sex Offender Accused Of Raping Woman In Kips Bay Bar Bathroom Pleads Not Guilty

A homeless sex offender arrested for allegedly raping a woman inside a restroom stall at a Manhattan bar faced a judge Thursday.

04/16/2015

Amram Israel, front, and his brother, Joel Israel, are led into court in Brooklyn on April 16, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Landlords Accused Of Trashing Apartments Arrested

The Israel brothers pleaded not guilty to charges of scheme to defraud, burglary, grand larceny, criminal mischief, unlawful eviction, offering a false instrument for filing and falsifying business records.

04/16/2015

A US military recruiting station stands damaged in Times Square after an early-morning explosion March 6, 2008.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

$115,000 Reward Offered In Unsolved 2008 Times Square Bombing

A reward of up to $115,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the March 2008 bombing at the Times Square military recruitment station.

04/15/2015

Liana Barrientos (Credit: Facebook)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Alleged Serial Bride Of 10 Husbands Arrested Just After Leaving Court

Never a bridesmaid, always a bride. The Bronx DA charged 39-year-old Liana Barrientos claiming that she was married 10 times since 1999 without divorcing some of her previous husbands.

04/10/2015

This 1994 file photo shows Mumia Abu Jamal at the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Facility in Huntington, Pennsylvania.  (credit: Clark Kissinger/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Teacher Suspended After Third Grade Students Write ‘Get Well’ Notes To Convicted Cop Killer

A New Jersey school district has suspended a teacher for asking her third-grade class to write “get well” letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia policeman.

04/10/2015

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