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Queens Police-Involved Shooting Scene (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Shot Dead By Officers Pulled Air Pistol That Looked Like Gun

The suspect pulled what looked like a Glock 19 semi-automatic handgun, police said. It was actually a Walther CP99 compressed air pistol, but was designed to look like a Glock, police said.

12/09/2012

Hurricane Sandy power problems

Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own Meters

Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.

11/28/2012

Dr. Roberto Rivera

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Doc Accused Of Stockpiling Bomb-Making Materials, Weapons

He’s a doctor and a passionate supporter of the Occupy Wall Street movement, but prosecutors say the New Jersey physician was hiding something in his apartment that could have proved deadly.

11/20/2012

Silent Barn

DIY Music, Art Space To Reopen In Brooklyn After Shutdown, Burglary In Queens

The Silent Barn do-it-yourself art collective will be moving to a new space in Bushwick, Brooklyn, after its location in Queens was shut down by police and later saw all its equipment stolen.

11/18/2012

Crime Scene Generic

Ridgewood, NJ Man Arrested, Allegedly Found With Guns And Bomb Making Materials

Sixty-year-old Roberto Rivera, of Ridgewood, faces several charges, including possession of a destructive device and recklessly creating a risk of widespread injury. His bail was set at $1 million cash. It wasn’t known Saturday if he had retained a lawyer.

11/17/2012

Ridgewood Power Lines

Woman Climbs Over Live Power Lines To Get Into Home In New Jersey

The nor’easter Wednesday night just added to power problems in many areas, including Ridgewood, N.J., where power has been out for 10 days and one woman was left dodging live wires just to get into her house.

11/07/2012

Downed tree in Franklin Lakes (credit: Perry Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

In Northern New Jersey, Power Still Hit Or Miss Nearly A Week After Sandy

Many in New Jersey still don’t have power nearly a week after Sandy struck, but that doesn’t mean their next door neighbors are in the dark.

11/05/2012

Downed wires in Cliffside Park as a result of Sandy (credit: Dev Zaveri)

Bergen County Residents Frustrated Power Still Has Not Been Restored

About a million people across New Jersey are still in the dark and cold, as power has not yet been restored.

11/04/2012

Sketch of Northvale luring suspect (credit: Northvale PD)

Spate Of Luring Attempts In N.J. Continues; Most Recent Incident In Northvale

On Wednesday afternoon, a strange man allegedly offered a ride to four children on Tappan Road, near the Rockland County border. Fortunately, they did not go with him.

10/25/2012

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Suspect Charged With Hurling Anti-Gay Slur, Using Taser On Man In Queens

A man has been charged with a hate crime in connection to an attack in Ridgewood, Queens, in which he allegedly shocked another man with a Taser while calling him an anti-gay slur.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

New Jersey child luring suspect sketches (credit: Police Handouts)

Search For Suspects Intensifies After 2 More Attempted Lurings In N.J.

Officials have released three sketches of alleged suspects in recent weeks and released another on Friday afternoon related to an attempt in New Milford,

10/19/2012

Nick Nicholaides

New Jersey Trainer On A Mission To Educate Teen Athletes About Concussions

Brain injuries in sports have been under increased scrutiny – even among athletes in high school – and a local trainer has launched a mission to educate students on the dangers of concussions.

CBS New York–10/14/2012

Tree Into House In Carmel (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Carmel Family Grateful ‘Everyone’s Fine’ After Tree Crashes Through Roof

Thousands were left without power after heavy rains and wind gusts knocked down trees and flooded roads on Tuesday.

09/19/2012

Coast Guard Among Those Searching For Missing Man In East Rockaway Inlet

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center at 203-468-4401.

08/09/2012

Chairs lined up in Ridgewood ahead of the Fourth of July celebration (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ridgewood Residents Mark Their Spots Days Ahead Of 4th Of July Parade

Marching for more than a century, the Ridgewood Fourth of July parade is so popular that residents line their chairs along the route days or weeks in advance to claim a prime viewing spot.

07/03/2012

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