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Authorities say a firefighter was shot in the leg on Staten Island on Aug. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Killed After Barricading Self Inside S.I. Home, Shooting Firefighter Is Dead

A suspected gang member who shot a firefighter and then barricaded himself inside a home on Staten Island is dead after a six-hour standoff, police said Friday.


FILE -- Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Lieberman: Obama Faces Uphill Battle In Selling Congress On Iran Deal

Polls show voter consensus is shifting to the negative, and that’s taking the Obama administration by surprise, Lieberman said.


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NY Attorney General Schneiderman Looking Into Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police Custody

Questions continue to swirl around the death of a woman in a Westchester County jail cell.


Police say an off-duty officer was shot and wounded during an armed robbery on Bradford Street near Linden Boulevard in East New York. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Sources: Person In Custody In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Brooklyn

A person was in police custody late Wednesday in connection with the shooting of an off-duty NYPD officer in New Lots, Brooklyn a night earlier, sources told CBS2.


Weezer performs Sunday at the Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival (Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Turner)

Hot Weather Just Part Of The Lineup At Gathering of The Vibes Music Festival

The event runs Thursday trough Sunday at Seaside Park and includes The String Cheese Incident, Wilco, Weezer, Gregg Allman, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals and more.


Milton Ventura, left, and Freddy Coronado-Mendez are charged with manslaughter in the killing of Jose Sanchez in Mount Kisco, N.Y. (Credit: Westchester County Police)

Police: Suspects In Mount Kisco Slaying Have Been Deported Before

Jose Sanchez, 53, was found dead Sunday night in a wooded gathering spot and frequent squatters’ camp near the Metro-North tracks


FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: More Cops Will Lead To Improved Community Relations

More than 300 cops will focus exclusively on counterterrorism, but they won’t be plucked from local precincts.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting on April 15, 2015, in Londonderry, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Expert: Despite Sinking Poll Numbers, Christie’s Style Could Work In Early-Primary States

Christie has reportedly hired new campaign staff in New Hampshire, where the Republican governor should play to his strengths, said Seton Hall Associate Political Science Professor Matthew Hale.


A variety of  
electronic cigarette flavors are viewed for sale at Vape New York, an electronic cigarette store on June 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Four Companies Agree To Use Childproof Containers For Liquid Nicotine

Four companies have agreed to put their liquid nicotine in child-resistant packaging when sold in the New York, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday.


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NYC’s $78.5 Billion Budget Heads To City Council For Vote

The entire Fiscal Year 2016 budget will go to a vote before the full council later this week.


Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosts a small business forum with members of the business and lending communities at Bike Tech bicycle shop on May 19, 2015 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Preparations Underway On Roosevelt Island For Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Speech

Preparations are underway on Roosevelt Island as Hillary Clinton makes what is being seen as her first major presidential campaign speech this weekend.


A main highway into Cadyville, NY is closed as police search for escaped prisoners on June 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dogs Searching For 2 Escaped Killers Pick Up Scent Near Upstate NY Prison

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that state police have received literally hundreds of leads and possible sightings of two escaped inmates.


Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

9 Shot At Bridgeport Housing Complex; 1 Woman Struck While Taking Bath

A man in his 40s has died, authorities said. They say an elderly woman was shot in the back while she was in the bath inside her apartment.


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Source: Female Prison Worker Was Supposed To Pick Up Escaped Killers

The source said the woman went to a hospital instead after apparently suffering from a panic attack.


Protesters shout slogans during the St Patrick's Day parade on March 17, 2015. The group was protesting the exclusion of gay groups from the parade. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Shops TV Rights, May Exclude Gay Groups In 2016

Speaking at parade lunch in April, Chairman John Dunleavy said gay groups will “have a problem” securing a spot in next year’s march, the Irish Voice reported.