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Demonstrators gather in support of the NYPD on Friday, Dec. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Dueling Protests For, Against NYPD Face Off Outside City Hall

Demonstrators gathered at City Hall in support of the NYPD Friday evening, but they were met right away with a rival demonstration by critics of police policies.

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Jamaica High School in Queens was placed on lockdown on Thursday, Dec. 18, after a group of students tried to sneak in undetected from lunch off campus. (Credit: CBS2)

Jamaica High School Placed On Lockdown After Students Sneak In From Lunch

Jamaica High School in Queens was placed on lockdown over suspected intruders Thursday afternoon, but officials said it turned out to be a group of students who were trying to sneak back in unnoticed after leaving campus.

12/18/2014

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

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

Police Announce $12,000 Reward After 2 Lieutenants Assaulted During Garner Protest

A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.

12/16/2014

Police: An unknown woman grabs Lt. Philip Chan and assists in pulling him to the ground, while an unknown man pulls Chan and hits him in the back of the left shoulder. (Credit: NYPD/CBS2)

Police Search For 6 More People In Attack On Lieutenants During Protests

Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.

12/15/2014

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Pesky Telemarketers Finding Ways Around National Do Not Call List

Fred Parkes says he’s been on the national do not call registry since it began, but somewhere along the line it stopped working.

12/15/2014

Protesters gather in Washington Square Park for march to One Police Plaza over police violence (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 2 Officers Assaulted During Protest Calling For Justice For Eric Garner

Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.

12/13/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the violent robbery of a woman in East Harlem. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Robbed Woman, Threw Her To Floor In East Harlem Building

Police on Friday were searching for a suspect who attacked a woman, threw her down stairs and stole her cellphone.

12/12/2014

A fire broke out in a vacant building in Dobbs Ferry on Tuesday, Dec. 9. (Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Fire Rips Through Vacant Building In Dobbs Ferry

Firefighters on Tuesday evening were battling a fire in a vacant building next to the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry.

12/09/2014

Crucifix stolen from Saint Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in the Bronx (Credit: NYPD)

Stolen Crucifix Returned To Bronx Church; Thief Forgiven

A crucifix has been returned to its rightful place in a church in the Bronx, five days after it was stolen.

12/08/2014

Firefighters work at the scene of a deadly blaze in East Orange, N.J., on Dec. 7, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Authorities: East Orange House Fire Kills 5

The Essex County prosecutor’s office said the blaze started at about 6 a.m. at 16 N. 17th St., a few blocks north of Route 280.

12/07/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network,  Esaw Garner, widow of Eric Garner,  and Emerald Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, hold a press conference December 3, 2014. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Garner Family Plans Trip To DC Protest; 220 Protesters Arrested In NYC Friday

The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.

12/06/2014

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Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

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Protesters Close Thoroughfares, Clash With Police To Decry Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/04/2014

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Police Probe 5th Home Invasion Targeting South Asian And Indian Residents In NJ

Police in Old Bridge said a group of men entered a home there, restrained family members and stole cash and jewelry on Saturday night.

11/30/2014

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