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Leader Of International Sex Trafficking Ring Gets Life In Prison

Bonafacio Flores-Mendez was the leader of a 10-year-long international sex trafficking conspiracy, luring young women from Mexico to New York with promises of a better life, only to force them to work as prostitutes.

05/30/2014

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AG Schneiderman: Drug Pipeline From NYC To Dutchess County Busted

A husband and wife allegedly ran the high-volume drug pipeline between their Washington Heights apartment and Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County.

05/28/2014

Schumer On Heroin

Schumer Asks For $100 Million To Fight Heroin Trade In New York

U.S. Sen Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that he is asking for $100 million in funding for to curb the scourge of heroin in New York and across the country.

05/26/2014

Oil Pipeline Worries

Opposition Growing Against Proposed N.Y.-N.J. Oil Pipeline

Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.

05/20/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars With Board Games

Connect Four, Apples To Apples and Sorry! aren’t just for kids. Check out NYC’s best bars with board games the next time you’re feeling competitive.

05/19/2014

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Sophia, Jacob Top List Of Names For New York Newborns In 2013

While Sophia stayed at No. 1, Jacob usurped Michael as the top picked baby name for a boy in New York last year.

05/15/2014

The heroin police say they recovered at a Queens apartment on March 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NY Lawmakers Plan Roundtable To Discuss Statewide Spike In Heroin, Opioid Abuse

State lawmakers are hosting a roundtable discussion to examine the rise in heroin and opioid abuse in New York.

05/10/2014

Unruly Plane Passenger

CBS 2 Exclusive: Man Recalls Taking Down Raving Passenger On Flight To LaGuardia

Passengers were terrified on a plane heading to New York this past Monday night, when a passenger went wild and became violent and disruptive.

05/08/2014

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Best Restaurants Near Grand Central Station

Every New York City neighborhood has its food gems, and midtown near Grand Central Station is no exception. Here are the best restaurants a ten minute walk or less from Grand Central.

05/06/2014

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Read An Excerpt From Lynn Cullen’s “Mrs. Poe”

Told through the eyes of poet Frances Osgood, Mrs. Poe traces the stellar rise of Edgar Allan Poe upon the publication of ‘The Raven’ in 1845 to his plunge from grace just one year later.

04/30/2014

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Weekend Getaway To New York’s Hudson Valley

Cold Springs, NY is the inspiration for the town of Verily in Jennifer Probst’s, “Searching for” series. Here is a weekend guide to Cold Springs written by Probst herself.

04/29/2014

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New York Lawmakers Consider Bill To Bar Condoms As Proof Of Prostitution

If passed it would make New York the first state in the nation to prohibit such evidence.

04/27/2014

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Downtown Manhattan’s Best Craft Beer Bars

Head to downtown Manhattan for some of New York City’s best craft beer bars.

04/24/2014

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Upstate New York Man Charged With Drowning Girlfriend’s Dog

An upstate New York man was arrested on Friday and charged with aggravated animal cruelty after the dog was found in the Hudson River with its snout and legs bound with tape.

04/05/2014

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What To Eat At Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg

Brooklyn’s popular Smorgasburg heads outside again this weekend on April 5. We’ve outlined some of the best food to eat here.

04/04/2014

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