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Brooklyn Mideast Vigil

Officials, Leaders Hold Vigil In Brooklyn For 3 Boys Kidnapped In West Bank

A candlelight vigil was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night, in prayer for the safe the safe return of three teens kidnapped in the West Bank last week.

06/18/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: State Grant Will Bring Social Services To 40 City Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $52 million grant to bring social service providers to 40 community schools in high-need neighborhoods.

06/17/2014

A deadly crash on the George Washington Bridge snarled traffic for hours on June 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Deadly Crash Snarls Traffic For Hours On George Washington Bridge

Drivers were making it over the George Washington Bridge with ease Thursday night, but that certainly wasn’t the case earlier in the day.

06/12/2014

Bergen County Sheriff for the day Tommy Minervini (Credit: CBS 2)

Young Cancer Survivor Becomes Sheriff For A Day In Bergen County

If Tommy Minervini is as tough when it comes to enforcing the law as he was fighting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the last year — watch out.

06/06/2014

North Bergen High School Sweep

Police Conduct Sweep At North Bergen High School After Shooting Threat

A threat to “shoot up” North Bergen High School has prompted an investigation, and the school has also made sure all the students face some consequences for their own safety.

06/05/2014

Roger Logan was released from prison on Tuesday, June 3, after being exonerated in a 1997 murder in Brooklyn. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Murder Conviction Tossed After 17 Years, Amid Review Of Retired Detective’s Cases

A man who was imprisoned for 17 years was released Tuesday, after a judge vacated his conviction on the grounds that evidence in the case was linked to a police detective whose tactics have come into question.

06/03/2014

An artist's rendering of part of 'The Big U', one of several winning entries announced in the 'Rebuild by Design' competition on June 2, 2014. (credit: Big Team/Rebuild by Design)

Feds Pick Winners Of Post-Sandy Storm Protection Design Contest

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on Monday will visit the New York and New Jersey to announce winners in the Rebuild By Design competition.

06/02/2014

Staten Island Fight

Parents Furious At Video Showing Dad Urging Son To Fight Outside Staten Island School

Parents at a Staten Island school were upset and demanding action Thursday, after a viral video showed a father encouraging his son to punch another boy.

05/29/2014

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Red Cross: Adults And Kids Can Benefit From Swimming Lessons

If you are planning on spending time in the water over the summer you will definitely want to know how to get out of the water alive.

05/26/2014

Schumer On Heroin

Schumer Asks For $100 Million To Fight Heroin Trade In New York

U.S. Sen Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that he is asking for $100 million in funding for to curb the scourge of heroin in New York and across the country.

05/26/2014

9-year-old Gwendolyn Williams was sent home with a "fitness-gram" saying she was overweight. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Mother Outraged After 9-Year-Old Daughter Sent Home From School With Note Calling Her Overweight

Gwendolyn Williams is 4-foot-1 and weighs just 66 pounds.

05/23/2014

Queens Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Suspects In String Of Robberies In South Richmond Hill, Queens

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find between two and four suspects in a string of robberies in South Richmond Hill, Queens.

05/20/2014

Clarinda Carter (left), a correction officer at Autry State Prison in Georgia, and Covian Camp, an inmate, have been charged for running a phone scam on New Jersey residents. (Credit: Bergen County Sheriff's Office)

Bergen County Sheriff: Phone Scam Traced To Georgia Prison

A correction officer and an inmate in Georgia targeted Bergen County residents in a phone scam, convincing them they needed to pay fines for missing jury duty or having an outstanding arrest warrant, police said.

05/20/2014

Officer Rosa Rodriguez is released from the hospital on May 19, 2014. (credit: Don Champion/CBS 2)

Rosa Rodriguez, Cop Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire, Released From Hospital

Dozens of NYPD officers lined up outside Weill Cornell Medical Center clapped as Officer Rosa Rodriguez was released after spending six weeks in the hospital.

05/19/2014

Politicians, activists rally outside City Hall for Nigerian schoolgirls, May 12, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Officials Rally As New Video Purports To Show Captive Nigerian Schoolgirls

A Nigerian Islamic extremist leader says nearly 300 abducted schoolgirls will not be seen again until the government frees his detained fighters.

05/12/2014

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