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Police investigate on June 14, 2015, following a fatal shooting outside a motorcycle social club in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Off-Duty Corrections Officer Shoots, Kills Robbery Suspect In Queens

An off-duty corrections officer fatally shot a man who was trying to rob him of his motorcycle Saturday night in Queens, police said.

06/14/2015

Police released surveillance images of robbery suspects wanted for a half-dozen attacks in upper Manhattan. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 2 Teens Wanted For Questioning In Morningside Heights Robberies

Police have released surveillance images of two teens who they say are wanted for questioning in connection with a half-dozen robberies in Upper Manhattan.

06/12/2015

Damage is seen on Madison Avenue, where a crane dropped its load May 31, 2015. (Credit: Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office)

L.I. Couple Grateful To Be Alive After SUV Crushed In Midtown Crane Accident

An investigation is underway into Sunday’s crane accident at a Midtown building that sent a massive air conditioning unit falling hundreds of feet to the ground, injuring 10 people.

06/01/2015

Long Branch beach

Thousands Head For Area Beaches This Memorial Day Weekend

With temperatures warmer than on Saturday, beachgoers enjoyed a long, lazy day at the Shore.

05/24/2015

The Rev. Warren Hall claims he was fired from Seton Hall University for supporting an LGBT advocacy group. (Credit: CBS2)

Priest Says He Was Fired From Seton Hall For Supporting LGBT Advocacy Group

Questions about sexuality and spirituality have begun swirling on the campus of Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey – following what some have called the firing of a well-known reverend.

05/18/2015

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal on April 22, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Clean Water Activist Swims In Gowanus Canal For Earth Day

A local man swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America’s dirtiest waterway

04/22/2015

Photo from cellphone video of MTA bus operator with papers, Hi-Liter in hand while driving (Credit: CBS2)

Video Purportedly Shows MTA Bus Operator Distracted While Driving

A spokesperson from the MTA said the driver has been suspended without pay, and called the incident a “serious breach of protocol.”

04/20/2015

An elderly couple was killed in this house fire on Harding Road in Laurence Harbor, NJ on Apr. 16, 2015. (credit: Scott Rapoport/CBS2)

Elderly Couple Dead After Fire Rips Through Home In Laurence Harbor

A fast-moving fire was blamed Thursday for the deaths of an elderly couple in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

04/16/2015

The NYPD caught this coyote in Chelsea on April 14, 2015. (credit: Twitter/@NYPDSpecialops)

Coyote Caught In Chelsea After Leading Police On Chase

The animal was first spotted behind a church at 28th Street and Ninth Avenue around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.

04/14/2015

A banner unfurled on the Columbia University campus reads, "Columbia protects rapists." (Credit: CBS2)

Campus Group ‘No Red Tape Columbia’ Continues To Protest ‘Rape Culture’ At University

Anger and accusations continue to swirl around the Columbia University campus over a lingering sexual abuse controversy.

04/13/2015

Letters on display at the Brooklyn Historical Society shed light on the lives of Civil War soldiers from Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Dozens Of Letters Shed Light On Lives Of Civil War Era Brooklyn Residents

This week marks the 150th Anniversary of what many consider to be the end of the Civil War, when Robert E. Lee surrendered.

04/10/2015

A man is carried out of an UES subway station after falling onto the tracks. (Credit: CBS2)

Injured Man Climbs Off Of Upper East Side Subway Tracks With Seconds To Spare

Dramatic images show an injured, bloody, but lucky man just moments after he fell onto the subway tracks at the 86th Street station at Lexington Ave.

04/08/2015

Church Fight

Landlord Breaks Down Church’s Door On Good Friday Over Rent Dispute

Good Friday was anything but good for a Bronx church involved in an ongoing rent dispute with its landlord.

04/07/2015

Residents are pushing back against funeral home in Jackson, N.J. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Zoning Dispute Pits Adult Community Against Funeral Home

It’s a zoning dispute like no other. An adult neighborhood in Jackson Township, N.J. is upset about a new neighbor.

04/06/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan marks Holy Thursday at Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Pantry by distributing food to the needy. (credit: CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Distributes Food To The Needy In Washington Heights To Mark Holy Thursday

Christians are marking Holy Thursday as they head into the final days before Easter.

04/02/2015

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