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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaking in Manhattan, announces a July 4th crackdown on texting while driving - July 3, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Cuomo Unleashes State Police In All-Out Texting-While-Driving Crackdown

More than 30 unmarked New York State Police SUVs were said to be patrolling parkways, enabling troopers to see which drivers are texting behind the wheel.

07/15/2013

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New York State Police To Crack Down On Seat Belt Use

Police will be setting up checkpoints at state parks and beaches starting this weekend as part of the “Buckle Up New York Summer Parks Initiative” which runs from July 13 through July 28.

07/10/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaking in Manhattan, announces a July 4th crackdown on texting while driving - July 3, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Holiday Crackdown On Distracted Driving

Cuomo’s holiday message to distracted drivers is “the State Police are going to be watching the road even when you’re not and especially when you’re not.”

07/03/2013

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Woman Arrested In $400K Jewelry Theft Of Shaun Rogers

New York State Police say they’ve arrested a woman wanted for a string of high-end jewelry thefts in Florida.

06/30/2013

Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park (credit:  visitbearmountain.com)

School Trip To Bear Mountain Turns Deadly For Brooklyn Teen

Grief counselors will be on hand Tuesday, after a Brooklyn teenager drowned while on a school trip to Bear Mountain State Park.

06/24/2013

AMBER Alert (File)

Thousands Of New Yorkers To Get AMBER Alerts On Cell Phones

If you live in New York, you may soon start getting AMBER alerts on your cell phone.

04/25/2013

Albany Trooper Stabbed

State Trooper Stabbed In Neck In Albany

Police in the state capital of Albany Sunday evening were searching for a man who stabbed a New York State trooper in the neck in the Empire State Plaza.

03/03/2013

Bolivar Alvarez, Gladys Alvarez. (credit: New York State Police)

Cops: Cortlandt, N.Y. Parents Arrested After Teen Son Throws Party Involving Booze, Pot

Police said responding to a complaint of blocked traffic quickly discovered a party going on, with 80-100 teenagers in attendance. Some of the teens took off running when the police arrived.

01/08/2013

Robert Rodriguez, person of interest in Farmingdale buried remains case (credit: CBS 2)

Investigation Continues After Police Find Remains Of Toddler In Farmingdale Backyard

Police said the remains of Justin Kowalczik had been buried in a shallow grave behind 1 Hallock Street for more than two years but the family never reported the 17-month old child dead or missing.

10/07/2012

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Woman Killed In Collision With New York State Police Cruiser

Police said 70-year-old Robert Palladino of New Hampton turned into the path of the state police cruiser at about 8 p.m. Friday night. 71-year-old passenger Josephine Palladino was pronounced dead at the scene.

09/16/2012

FILE - NYPD cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Local Municipalities Billed For Poaching New NYPD Officers

“It’s not something we want to encourage. It could be an invitation to other departments to exploit the training expense,” NYPD spokesman Paul Browne told WCBS 880.

08/16/2012

New York State Thruway - Yonkers, NY (file)

‘Operation Spring Brake’ Cracks Down On Speeding In Thruway Construction Zones

Starting Monday, local law enforcement will be cracking down on drivers in construction zones along the New York State Thruway, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.

05/03/2012

Valerie Lorraine Cuccia

Nearly 4 Decades Later, Former N.Y. State Cop Still Looking For Missing Sister

It was 37 years ago that a 20-year-old woman disappeared from a Brooklyn disco. And while it’s a decades-old cold case, the woman’s brother has not given up on finding out what happened.

07/08/2011

Generic email graphic (Credit: AP)

New York State Troopers: Beware Email Pretending To Be Ticket

Here’s a warning from New York state troopers: If you get a speeding ticket by email, just delete it. State police said the email hoax has been circulating around the country.

07/07/2011

Captree State Park - Babylon, NY - Jun 7, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nothing Found On Long Island In New NY Serial Killer Probe Search

Investigators say nothing was found in their latest search for possible remains on a barrier island south of New York’s Long Island.

06/07/2011

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