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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.