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Last Minute Christmas Shoppers Hit Stores

There’s just a few hours left to complete your Christmas shopping list.

12/24/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion Charge

Grimm entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

12/23/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Reports: NYC Congressman Michael Grimm To Plead Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York City plans to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month, people familiar with plea negotiations said Monday.

12/22/2014

A video posted online shows three uniformed officers holding a teen while an officer in street clothing runs up and repeatedly punches him. (credit: YouTube/American News-X/CBS2)

Video Of Violent Confrontation Between Police, Teenage Boy Posted Online

The video posted Wednesday shows three uniformed officers holding the teen while an officer in street clothing runs up and repeatedly punches him.

12/19/2014

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Actor Danny Glover Makes Appearance In Support Of NYC Horse Carriages

Horse carriage drivers got some high-profile support Friday against Mayor de Blasio’s push to ban them in New York.

12/19/2014

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On NYPD Lieutenants

Police have been looking for a group of suspects, four men and three women, caught on camera struggling with the two lieutenants during a clash between police and protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.

12/18/2014

FILE -- A gamblers plays a slot machine at Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Panel Recommends Casinos For Sullivan, Schenectady And Seneca Counties

Three upstate counties have been selected as sites for casinos in New York, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities.

12/17/2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

Plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the Department of Education (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New York City Education Department Agrees To Stop Sending Disruptive Kids To Emergency Rooms

The Department of Education has agreed to train staff on ways to deal with disruptive heavier in the classroom and to expand the role of crisis intervention in the schools.

12/16/2014

The American Museum of Natural History was evacuated Friday, Dec. 12, due to a fire. (Credit: Robert Keus/Twitter)

Small Fire Prompts Evacuation Of American Museum Of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History was evacuated Friday afternoon, after a small fire broke out.

12/12/2014

Revelers dressed as Santa Claus play jump rope during a past SantaCon event in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Despite Criticism, Midtown Bars Tell SantaCon To Bring It On

Despite mounting opposition, bars in Midtown are telling this weekend’s SantaCon event to bring it on.

12/12/2014

Crossing at Delancey St. and Pitt st. in the Lower East Side. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

DOT Installs Pedestrian Island, Crosswalk At Dangerous LES Intersection

Crossing Delancey and Pitt streets in the Lower East Side just got safer.

12/12/2014

Police outside the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS2)

Security Stepped Up At Brooklyn Synagogue After Stabbing

Police are increasing security at a Brooklyn synagogue after authorities said a mentally ill man stabbed a student in the head before being shot and killed by police.

12/10/2014

FILE --  A police officer in England trains using a Taser gun. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

In Aftermath Of Jewish Center Shooting, NYPD Eyes Wider Use Of Tasers

The NYPD wants to shock — not shoot. Commissioner Bill Bratton has plans to dramatically increase the number of officers on the streets armed with Tasers.

12/10/2014

Long Island City, Queens skyline. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Lonely Planet Names Queens The Top U.S. Destination To Visit In 2015

“With microbreweries springing up, new boutique hotels, a reinvented seaside at Rockaway, a world-class art scene, and a truly global food culture, 2015 is the year to try Queens,” according to the travel guide book publisher.

12/10/2014

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