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Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massive Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.

01/22/2015

Police on the scene of a shooting in East Williamsburg on Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Two Shot Near School In East Williamsburg

The shooting happened at around 2:45 p.m. at Grand Street near Bushwick Avenue.

01/20/2015

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Challengers Look To Unseat Patrick Lynch As NYPD Union Head

A slate of challengers is working to unseat longtime New York police union leader Patrick Lynch — including two officers under indictment in a ticket-fixing scandal.

01/20/2015

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bill To Make Chokeholds Illegal Gains Support In City Council Despite De Blasio’s Veto Threat

As Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to heal the rift with police, he may find himself up against the City Council.

01/15/2015

A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Health Department: Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria Found In Co-Op City Cooling Towers

Preliminary results show the cooling towers of a Bronx housing complex are contaminated with Legionnaires’ disease bacteria, according to the New York City health department.

01/13/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveils municipal identification card. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NYC Launches Municipal Identification Card

The card, dubbed IDNYC, is aimed at those who do not currently have an ID. They include the elderly, homeless and an estimated 500,000 immigrants in the city who live in the U.S. without legal documentation.

01/12/2015

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Yonkers Apartment Complex Residents Forced Out Of Homes Due To Lack Of Heat

What if your home was barely warmer than the outdoors? As CBS2’s Sonia Rincon reported, that’s the grim reality for a number of people in the Yonkers Apartments in Yonkers, New York.

01/08/2015

Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce says they got 29 tips on wanted poster, 10 ID'd Jason Polanco at news conference Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Arrested In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers

A massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night’s shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.

01/06/2015

In Jersey City, elected officials denounce govenors' recommendation to cut overnight PATH Train service (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Elected Officials Express Outrage Over Proposed Overnight PATH Service Cuts

Local, state and federal lawmakers want to send a message: don’t reduce rail service between New York City and northern New Jersey.

01/05/2015

Students use computers in a classroom. (credit: CBS2)

N.Y. State Board Of Regents Calls For Stronger Teacher Evaluation Standards

The New York State Board of Regents has released new plans for evaluating teachers, in a look beyond 2015 to improve children’s education.

01/01/2015

Cast members of Broadway's "Aladdin" attend the Times Square Prepares For 2015 confetti test on Dec. 29, 2014. (credit: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

‘Aladdin’ Cast Tests New Year’s Eve Confetti In Times Square

Visitors in Times Square got a sneak peek Monday of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration.

12/29/2014

Funeral Held For One Of Two NYPD Officers Murdered In Brooklyn

Thousands Attend Funeral For Fallen Officer Rafael Ramos

Ramos and NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu were killed as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street last Saturday.

12/27/2014

Well wishers stop by the makeshift memorial to officers Wenjian Liu, Rafael Ramos on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Family Of Slain Officer Ramos Thanks NYPD At Memorial Site

Officer Ramos’ uncle thanked the officers one-by-one and more than a dozen other family members carried roses to the memorial site; lighting candles and shedding tears.

12/25/2014

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (Credit: CBS2)

Former Mayor Giuliani Says De Blasio Not Responsible For Officer Deaths

Giuliani spoke out in defense of de Blasio, but also criticized him for not being tough enough on protesters during recent demonstrations over the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case.

12/21/2014

Demonstrators gather in support of the NYPD on Friday, Dec. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Dueling Protests For, Against NYPD Face Off Outside City Hall

Demonstrators gathered at City Hall in support of the NYPD Friday evening, but they were met right away with a rival demonstration by critics of police policies.

12/19/2014

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