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City Councilman Robert Cornegy released white balloons in honor of gun violence victims at Bed-Stuy United prayer vigil on Jan. 11, 2015 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Prayer Vigil In Bed-Stuy Urges End To Gun Violence

Bed-Stuy United, an inclusive prayer rally and vigil, honored the lives lost to gun violence in 2014, including now-Detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.

01/11/2015

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Motorists Continue To See Lower Prices At The Pump

Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

01/10/2015

People cheer as the ball drops at midnight in Times Square on January 1, 2015 in New York City. An estimated one million people from around the world are expected to pack Times Square to ring in 2015. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Zero Tickets Issued By Police At Times Square On New Year’s Eve

Times Square is a jarring example of a slowdown in low-level arrests across the city amid tension between rank-and-file police and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

01/10/2015

Christine Ji Woo Kang (credit: Greenburgh Police)

Volunteers Expand Search For Missing Westchester Teen

Captain B.J. Ryan, with the Greenburgh Police Department, said Ji-Woo Kang had a fight with her parents at their home and was last seen at about 11 p.m. exiting Grand Central Station near Lexington Avenue.

01/10/2015

Police in lobby at 20 Beekman Street where an elderly man was found fatally shot (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Residents Shocked By Fatal Shooting At East Side Apartment

The incident happened around 3:50 p.m. in an eighth-floor apartment at 20 Beekman St. near East 50th Street.

01/04/2015

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Menendez: Ambassador, Embassy For Cuba Not In Cards Anytime Soon

But Sen. Robert Menendez said Sunday it won’t be easy to build diplomatic relations, saying he won’t be able to garner the necessary votes to appoint an ambassador or secure funding for an embassy in Cuba.

01/04/2015

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Thousands Pay Their Respects At Wake For Slain NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu

A wake is being held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Aievoli Funeral Home in Brooklyn.

01/03/2015

CBS2's Andrea Grymes and Diane Macedo sat down with the foundation's co-founder and chairman, Frank Siller (Credit: CBS2)

Tunnel To Towers Foundation Chairman Offers Update On Mortgage Fundraiser For Slain Cops

CBS2’s Andrea Grymes and Diane Macedo sat down with the foundation’s co-founder and chairman, Frank Siller.

01/03/2015

Hari Simran Singh has been missing from a yoga retreat in Mexico since Tuesday, Dec. 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Search Crews Find Body Of Brooklyn Man Missing In Mexico

The search for a missing Brooklyn man who disappeared from a yoga retreat in Mexico stretched into Friday.

01/02/2015

Cliffside Park Special Officer Stephen Petruzzello died after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday, Dec. 27. (Credit: Borough of Cliffside Park)

Friends, Loved Ones Say Goodbye To 22-Year-Old Fallen Cliffside Park Officer Stephen Petruzzello

Police on motorcycles circled in front of the funeral home on Anderson Avenue in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, during the wake for a special police officer killed in an accident last week.

01/02/2015

Revelers Celebrate New Year's Eve In New York's Times Square

Throng Gathers In Times Square To Ring In 2015

People from all over the world are already starting to pack Times Square, where up to a million revelers are expected to ring in 2015.

12/31/2014

NYPD officers stand guard in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2014. (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Investigates New Year’s Eve Death Threats Against Police

A new batch of threats has been posted on social media warning the NYPD. Several alleged gang members are also using hashtags that include “#2deadcopseveryday” and “#wingsonpigs.”

12/31/2014

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

State Lawmakers To Hold Hearings On Police Safety

State Sen. Martin Golden says they want input from police officer, legal scholars, city and state officials, and district attorneys about police safety and hostility directed toward law enforcement.

12/29/2014

Protesters march through a McDonald's demanding a raise on the minimum wage to $15 per hour on Dec. 4, 2014, in New York (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Minimum Wage Workers In NY, NJ To Get Raises In 2015

Workers in New York state will see their hourly wage jump from $8 to $8.75, while it will rise in New Jersey from $8.25 to $8.38.

12/29/2014

Papers to be shredded for Good Riddance Day on Dec. 28, 2014, in Times Square. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Yorkers, Tourists Shred Their Forgettable Pasts At Good Riddance Day

The shredder was rolled out for the eighth annual Good Riddance Day, hosted by the Times Square Alliance.

12/28/2014

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