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Sean Hennessey

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Is It Time To Arm School Administrators? Newtown Tragedy Pushes Envelope

The shocking Newtown elementary school tragedy has some calling for extreme measures — like giving principals guns. While some applaud the idea, others say guns have no place in schools — no matter what the circumstances.

12/17/2012

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Investigators Probe For Insight Into Newtown Gunman’s Mind

Along with the arduous task of going over crime scenes, police Saturday morning were trying to gain insight into the killer.

12/15/2012

Ryan Lanza is detained by authorities in Hoboken on Dec. 13, 2012, the day his brother Adam Lanza, 20, is believed to have committed the second worst school shooting in U.S. history in Newtown, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops Hoping To Gain Insight Into Newtown Killer’s Mind By Speaking To Father

Police believe Peter Lanza’s home may yield clues into the unthinkable and appalling crime perpetuated by his 20-year-old son — the massacre of 27 people inside Sandy Hook Elementary School and the killing of his own mother inside her nearby home.

12/14/2012

In this surveillance image released by police, investigators say a suspect can be seen walking up behind his victim moments before firing a fatal shot. (credit: NYPD)

Sources: NYPD Fans Out To Find Midtown Assassination Getaway Driver

Sources said the car’s make and model enabled police to follow its path into Queens, locate the car, find out who rented it, and who may have used it.

12/13/2012

Gregory Cucchiara

Son Maintains Innocence In Murder Of Parents In Queens

It was a heart-wrenching experience for a Queens family Wednesday, as a loved one was arraigned in court on charges that he killed his own parents in separate attacks.

12/12/2012

In this surveillance image released by police, investigators say a suspect can be seen walking up behind his victim moments before firing a fatal shot. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Release Image Of Gunman, Victim Moments Before Midtown Assassination

Police have been searching for the lone gunman who calmly walked up behind 31-year-old Brandon Lincoln Woodard and shot him in the back of the head.

12/11/2012

Ophadell Williams in court on Dec. 7, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Bus Driver In Deadly Bronx Crash Not Guilty Of All Charges Except One

Ophadell Williams was cleared of the most serious charges against him in connection with the March 12, 2011 crash. He was found guilty of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree.

12/07/2012

Nechemya Weberman Leaving Court Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors, Defense Make Closing Arguments In Brooklyn Ultra Orthodox Leader’s Sex Abuse Case

Nechemya Weberman, 54, smiled as he left the courthouse with his wife on Thursday, seeming upbeat. But it could be his last night as a free man.

12/06/2012

Nechemya Weberman (credit: Juliet Papa, 1010 WINS)

Teen Accusing Orthodox Jewish Leader Of Sex Abuse Testifies ‘I Wanted To Die’

In a quiet, controlled voice, the now-married 17-year-old said she endured three years abuse at the hands of 54-year-old Nechemya Weberman.

11/27/2012

Garage - scene of fatal accident (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Authorities: Lower Manhattan Parking Attendant Killed After Vehicle Falls Off Lift

A parking attendant was killed Monday when an SUV rolled off the lift and crashed six feet to the ground, crushing the worker as he was standing underneath.

11/26/2012

Destiny Sanchez

Suspect Charged With Giving Alcohol To Teenage Girl Found Beaten To Death

A suspect has been arrested for providing alcohol to a 15-year-old girl who was found beaten to death, but he has not been charged in connection with her slaying.

11/24/2012

Destiny Sanchez

Family: Hunts Point Teen Girl Apparently Beaten To Death After Thanksgiving

Detectives were working the scene Friday night, confirming they found traces of a bleach-like substance on the girl’s beaten body. That has prompted the family to ask whether a chemical was used to conceal a crime.

11/23/2012

Thanksgiving After Sandy

Thanksgiving Radically Altered For New Yorkers Hit By Sandy

Many New York metro area residents who were cooking meals in their homes and getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday at this time a year ago are now busy cleaning out their flood-ravaged homes.

11/21/2012

Newark Fatal Crash

Police Chase Blamed For Crash That Killed Ambulance Attendant In Newark

An ambulance attendant was killed in a crash that is believed to have stemmed from a police chase in Newark, N.J., Monday.

11/19/2012

Free gas for NYC employees

CBS 2 Investigation: NYC Employees Hoarding Free Gas For First Responders

As millions of drivers alternate days and run on fumes, CBS 2 has uncovered a disturbing loophole for a privileged few. An exclusive investigation discovered city employees getting free gas — originally meant for first responders.

11/09/2012

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