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Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces property tax relief for tens of thousands of people impacted by Sandy, May 28, 2013. (credit: nyc.gov)

Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes 2 NYPD Oversight Bills

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.

07/23/2013

Authorities in Kenilworth, New Jersey are trying to figure out who called in a false report of a hostage situation near Kean University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Apparent Prank Call Sparked ‘Hostage Situation’ Near Kean University

Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.

07/21/2013

Two suspects in Bronx robbery caught on surveillance video, police said. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Break Into Bronx Home, Rob Elderly Woman At Gunpoint

Police are searching for two men who they say attacked a Bronx woman in her home and took her purse filled with $4,000 in cash last month.

07/19/2013

Surveillance image of a suspect wanted for two robberies in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Brooklyn Man Arrested, Charged With Robbing Elderly Blind Man Twice

Ronald Rhodes was arrested Wednesday and charged with burglary, robbery, criminal possession of stolen property and criminal obstruction of breathing.

07/18/2013

Three suspects who police say broke into a pizza parlor in Port Jefferson. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Suspects Steal Food, Serving Trays From Port Jefferson Pizza Parlor

It happened back on June 14 at It’s All Greek To Me Pizza on Main Street in Port Jefferson.

07/16/2013

Surveillance image of a suspect wanted for two robberies in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Queens Man, 73, Attacked Twice By Same Suspect

The robberies happened on June 29 and July 9 near 41 Avenue and 21 Street, police said.

07/11/2013

A surveillance image of a suspect who police say is wanted for grand larceny in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Steals Gold Chain From Woman, 76, In Brooklyn

It happened Tuesday evening inside the Sagal Meat Market on Fulton Street.

07/11/2013

Alleged suspects wanted in connection with a robbery on Staten Island. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 3 Men Sought In Connection With Stolen Property On S.I.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

07/10/2013

Police cars at the scene of a shooting in Roselle, NJ. (Credit Gary Baumgarten 1010 WINS)

Police: 3 Wounded In Roselle, NJ Shooting

All three victims were taken to a hospital and were still being treated Saturday night, but none of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

07/06/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Report: Cop Shot In Brooklyn, Circumstances Unclear

A New York Police Department officer has been shot in the leg in an incident in Brooklyn. Authorities say the injury is not life-threatening.

07/04/2013

New Jersey Cliff Rescue

Man Rescued After Falling Down Cliff In New Jersey

Crews rescued a man Sunday afternoon after he was seriously injured upon falling down a cliff in Alpine, N.J.

06/30/2013

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Report: Parent Punched Cop During Graduation Scuffle

New Milford police say 49-year-old borough resident Sanjiv Agarwal was charged with assault, and additional charges are pending.

06/29/2013

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is accused of pretending to be a police officer and pulling a driver over during a road rage incident. (Photo: CBS 2)

Scarsdale Man Is Third Person To Accuse Rabbi Of Impersonating Cops

A third victim has come forward with a claim that a Westchester County rabbi impersonated a police officer during a traffic dispute.

06/29/2013

Ridgewood, N.J. Bear

Bear Leads Police On Chase In Ridgewood, N.J.

A bear was tranquilized after a chase in Ridgewood, N.J. Sunday.

06/23/2013

Lawmakers in Albany are working on a way to crack down on careless drivers, perhaps giving police officers an easier road to making arrests. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Careless Drivers Get Away With Mayhem Despite New Laws

Thousands of pedestrians and cyclists are killed or injured by automobiles in New York City each and every year, but drivers rarely if ever face serious consequences.

06/18/2013

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