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Julio Acevedo on March 7, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter, Criminally Negligent Homicide

Juan Acevedo surrendered to police in a Pennsylvania convenience store parking lot on Wednesday.

03/07/2013

Julio Acevedo (NYPD)

Suspect In Deadly Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Surrenders In Pennsylvania

Julio Acevedo, the suspect in the hit-and-run crash that killed a young family in Brooklyn, has surrendered to police.

03/06/2013

Julio Acevedo (NYPD)

Police ID Suspect Wanted In Connection With Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Police on Monday identified and released a photo of a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that wiped away a young family in Brooklyn – leaving the Tri-State Area stunned.

03/04/2013

Dolphin in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Dolphin Dies After Getting Stranded In Gowanus Canal

The wayward animal stopped moving shortly after 5:30 p.m. after getting wedged between a rock and a pillar below the Union Street Bridge.

01/25/2013

Image from a recent test conducted with an officer carrying a hidden handgun.(credit: NYPD)

NYPD Testing Body-Energy Tech That Detects Concealed Weapons

The device, which resembles body scanners used at airports, reads terahertz — a specific form of natural energy emitted by people and objects.

01/23/2013

Police said the student brought this .22 caliber handgun to school. Authorities also recovered a flare gun at the scene. (credit: DCPI)

Police: Mother Of Queens Boy Who Brought Gun To School Arrested

Deborah Farley, 53, was arrested Friday on criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.

01/18/2013

Wei Chu Hu (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Suspect Charged With Arson, Murder In Deadly SoHo Blaze

Wei Chu Wu, 45, has been charged with arson, second degree murder, felony assault of a police officer and resisting arrest, police said Friday.

01/11/2013

Morgan Gliedman and Aaron Greene (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Greenwich Village Man Planned To ‘Blow Up’ Washington Square Park Arch

A man accused of keeping bomb-making materials in his Greenwich Village apartment told acquaintances late last year that he planned to blow up the Washington Square Park arch, police said Thursday.

01/10/2013

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Subway Push Suspect Ordered To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation As She’s Held Without Bail

Judge Gia Morris ordered Erika Menendez, 31, held without bail and be given a mental health exam. Menendez was arraigned Saturday night on a charge of second degree murder as a hate crime.

12/30/2012

In this surveillance image released by police, investigators say a suspect can be seen walking up behind his victim moments before firing a fatal shot. (credit: NYPD)

Mom Of Midtown Murder Victim: Police ‘Found Nothing’ In Son’s LA Condo

Sandra Wellington said the detective returned the key to Brandon Lincoln Woodard’s apartment and told her they “found nothing.”

12/14/2012

Police respond to the scene of a fatal shooting on West 58th Street on Dec. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS 2) Police respond to the scene of a fatal shooting on West 58th Street on Dec. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Shot Execution-Style In Broad Daylight In Midtown

The victim, identified as Brandon Lincoln Woodard, was shot execution-style in the back of the head in front of 202 West 58th St., according to authorities.

12/10/2012

Lucius Crawford after his arrest in December 2012 (credit: Mount Vernon Police Department)

Police: Mount Vernon Murder Suspect Admits To Cold Case Killings In Yonkers, Bronx

Lucius Crawford, 60, was charged with murder Tuesday after officers found a 41-year-old woman stabbed nine times in the chest under a sheet on his bed, police said.

12/05/2012

John Doe with duffle bag. (credit: NYPD)

Police Question Man In ‘John Doe Duffel Bag’ Brooklyn Shopkeeper Killing Cases

Police said the man is not a suspect but they believe he may have some answers in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers.

11/20/2012

Abandoned and flooded cars in heavily damaged Rockaway on November 2, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Cracks Down On Tow Truck Scams In Wake Of Sandy

Several tow truck drivers have been arrested for allegedly taking storm-damaged cars without the owner’s permission, police said. In some cases, the stolen vehicles were sold for scrap.

11/15/2012

Cars are left parked on a flooded street in the Lower East Side. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD Cracks Down On Poaching Of Storm-Damaged Cars

Last week, crime was down or flat in all categories citywide except for burglary. Compared with the same time last year, burglary was up 2 percent, according to police statistics.

11/14/2012

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