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An alligator found inside a home in Long Branch, New Jersey (Credit: Long Branch Police Department)

Police Find Small Alligator Inside Long Branch, NJ Home

It’s not clear who owns the reptile.

04/19/2015

NYU’s Rubin Residence Hall on Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village July 15, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

NYU Admits Error In Not Reporting August Fire Attack To Police

According to court papers, Castano took cellphone video showing the woman asleep in his bed with her clothes engulfed in flames.

01/21/2015

People cheer as the ball drops at midnight in Times Square on January 1, 2015 in New York City. An estimated one million people from around the world are expected to pack Times Square to ring in 2015. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Zero Tickets Issued By Police At Times Square On New Year’s Eve

Times Square is a jarring example of a slowdown in low-level arrests across the city amid tension between rank-and-file police and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

01/10/2015

Duck hunter was stranded near this island off Timber Point Marina in Great River. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Rescue Long Island Duck Hunter Stranded In Great South Bay

A Long Island duck hunter had to be rescued by police after becoming stranded on an island amid sub-freezing temperatures and high winds.

01/08/2015

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (front) was among those who wore blue ribbons in support of the NYPD on Wednesday, Jan. 7. (Credit: CBS2)

Some City Council Members Have Doubts About Pushing Police Reform Bills

The New York City Council has been determined to reform the NYPD, but the murder of two officers last month — and the shooting of two more this week — have created deep divisions about how to do it.

01/07/2015

Melissa Mark-Viverito (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council Speaker Puts Calls For Reform On Hold, Voices Support For NYPD

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito showed her support for the NYPD on Tuesday.

12/23/2014

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When Does An Online Rant Become A Dangerous Threat?

Ismaaiyl Brinsley began his Saturday, by making anti-police threats online.

12/22/2014

Chandrani Wijayagoonewardene shows CBS2's Dave Carlin the box for a $6,000 necklace she says was stolen by thieves who were pretending to be police officers. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Staten Island Woman Robbed At Gunpoint By Police Impersonators

A Staten Island woman claims that men posing as police officers invaded her home and robbed her.

12/12/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks out about the case of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on Staten Island, on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

PBA To De Blasio, Mark-Viverito: Don’t Come To Officers’ Funerals If They’re Killed On Duty

An icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

12/12/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Clergy Members Gather To Protest Against Police Policies After Garner Decision

More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/12/2014

Russell Simmons was among the protesters at City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 10, calling for change in police policy after the Eric Garner grand jury ruling. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Protesters At City Hall Demand Change In Police Policies

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.

12/10/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder discusses a new plan to prevent profiling by federal law enforcement. (Credit: CBS2)

Obama Administration Proposes Plan To Stop Profiling By Law Enforcement

The Obama administration has issued new guidelines intended to stop federal law enforcement officials from stopping people based on race, religion, national origin or other characteristics.

12/08/2014

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Police Investigating After Body Found In Burning Car In New Rochelle

Police in New Rochelle are investigating after a body was found in a burning car.

11/16/2014

A Montville Township, New Jersey police vehicle. (Credit: CBS 2)

Montville, N.J. Plan Would Allow Searches Without Warrants For Underage Drinking

A proposed ordinance in Montville, New Jersey could give police officers broad powers – including entering private property – if underage drinking is even suspected.

09/18/2014

Supporters of the NYPD at a vigil in New Dorp, Staten Island. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Staten Island Vigil Honors NYPD Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

More than 100 supporters were on hand on Thursday for a vigil to honor NYPD officers killed in the line of duty outside of a stationhouse in New Dorp.

08/21/2014

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