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A Carnival cruise ship seen in Key West, Florida. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

To Cruise Or Not To Cruise? Companies Offer Discounts, But Some Staying Away

Spring may be around the corner, but people are still bundling up while thinking about sun and fun. Cruises are catering to that craving with bargain basement prices.

03/15/2013

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Defense Pushing For Insanity In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Doc With Meat Cleaver

David Tarloff is accused of going to an apartment building in February of 2008 and killing Dr. Kathryn Faughey with a meat cleaver and a hammer.

03/14/2013

Manorville Fire

Police: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Manorville Fire

The owner of a Long Island house where a woman died in a fire was facing eviction because of unpaid taxes, officials said.

03/13/2013

Gilberto Valle, left, listens as the guilty verdict is announced on March 12, 2013. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

NYPD Cop Found Guilty Of Plot To Kidnap, Kill, Eat Women

Officer Gilberto Valle was found guilty of kidnapping conspiracy and accessing a federal government computer database to learn personal information about potential targets.

03/12/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

‘Cannibal Cop’ Gilberto Valle Cries During Closing Arguments; Deliberations Begin

The defendant, wearing a dark suit and yellow tie, wept as his lawyer described how the case had “cost him everything,” including his wife and “adorable baby.”

03/07/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Prosecution Rests Case In Trial Of Accused NYPD ‘Cannibal Cop’ Gilberto Valle

The jury at the trial of a New York City police officer accused of plotting to kill women and eat their body parts won’t be shown gruesome photos from websites he visited but will see evidence of Internet searches on subjects like “how to cook a human,” a judge ruled on Monday.

03/04/2013

Gil Valle (Facebook)

FBI Agent’s Testimony Describes Cannibal Talk At NYPD Cop’s Trial

FBI Agent Corey Walsh continues testifying Wednesday in the third day of evidence presentation in the two-week trial of 28-year-old Officer Gilberto Valle.

02/27/2013

Gil Valle (credit: Facebook)

Lurid Emails Revealed To Jurors At Trial Of So-Called ‘Cannibal Cop’

Four women who were alleged targets of 28-year-old Gilberto Valle testified Tuesday. It is the second day of testimony in the officer’s trial in federal court in Manhattan.

02/26/2013

John Benstock (credit: Handout/Nassau County Police Department)

Long Island Music Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Abuse

John E. Benstock will get probation and must surrender his teaching license. He also must register as level one sex offender for 20 years.

02/25/2013

NYPD tram rescue drill (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: An Up-Close Look At How The NYPD Trains For A Tram Rescue

With straps and harnesses ready to go, a New York Police Department Emergency Service Unit took a short ride to their drill destination — 300 feet above Roosevelt Island.

02/20/2013

Manhattan VA Hospital (credit: CBS 2)

Vets Battle Frustration, Inconvenience With Manhattan VA Hospital Still Closed

It’s been three-and-a-half months since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the area and there is still a city hospital that remains closed.

02/15/2013

Doug Parker (L), Chairman and CEO of US Airways, and Thomas Horton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines speak during a news conference. (credit: Donna McWilliam/Getty Images

How Will Mega Merger Between American Airlines, US Airways Affect You?

The new company will keep the American name and it means that just four airlines will control 70 percent of the U.S. market thanks to mergers of the past few years.

02/14/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Accused Getaway Driver In Botched Robbery That Left NYPD Officer Dead Acquitted

Michael Velez, the accused getaway driver in botched robbery that led to the shooting death of Officer Figoski, was found not guilty of first and second-degree burglary.

02/13/2013

Nancy Gonzalez, Ronell Wilson (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Correction Officer Pregnant With Convicted Cop Killer’s Baby

Prosecutors said federal correction officer Nancy Gonzalez, 29, was arrested Tuesday morning at her home in Huntington, Long Island.

02/05/2013

Surveillance image of Feb. 2, 2013 Brooklyn rape suspect (credit: NYPD)

Neighbors On Edge After Broad Daylight Rape In Brooklyn

The hunt continued Monday for a rapist and robber who struck in broad daylight in Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, and neighbors were on edge as they learned about the horrifying attack.

02/04/2013

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