Sonia Rincon

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

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On NYPD Lieutenants

Police have been looking for a group of suspects, four men and three women, caught on camera struggling with the two lieutenants during a clash between police and protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday.

12/18/2014

Cherry Lee Young, an aide at a Bronx nursing home has been accused of fatally striking a resident. (Credit: CBS2)

Bronx Nursing Home Aide Charged In Death Of 77-Year-Old Patient

Cherrylee Young has been charged with criminally negligent homicide, felony assault and endangering the welfare of an adult.

12/15/2014

A car slammed into a Forever 21 store in Herald Square on Wednesday, Dec. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Sources: Driver In Herald Square Crash Was Drunk, Had Crack Pipes In Car

A driver is facing seven serious charges, including DWI and criminal possession of a controlled substance, after her car jumped a curb in Herald Square Wednesday night, injuring six people.

12/11/2014

Opponents of carriage horses in New York City rally on the steps of City Hall on Dec. 8, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Dueling Rallies Held As City Council Considers Ban On Horse-Drawn Carriages

The New York City Council is considering bill Monday that would ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the city. Supporters and opponents, meanwhile, were staging rallies on the steps of City Hall.

12/08/2014

(Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

Some motor oil products now banned by New Jersey. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Bans 19 Motor Oil Products Over Viscosity Discrepancies

The State Office of Weights and Measures said lab testing showed the viscosity on labels of the banned oil did not match the oil itself.

12/04/2014

City officials announce the number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

HIV Cases Hit All-Time Low In NYC

The city’s Department of Health released the good news on Monday — World AIDS Day.

12/01/2014

Jason “J.J.” Rivera (left) and Elijah “Papito” Martinez speak on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Children Rescued From Snowbank In Newburgh Speak Out

Two boys who had been trapped for hours under a huge pile of snow in Newburgh are speaking out about their ordeal.

11/28/2014

FDNY truck/file (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

Firefighters Brave Smoke-Filled House To Save 6-Year-Old In Brooklyn

A firefighter raced into the second floor of a blazing Brooklyn home to save a small child trapped in a bedroom.

11/25/2014

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem on Nov. 25, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Large Fire Tears Through Building In Harlem

The building at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard broke out in flames at around 9:15 a.m.

11/25/2014

The NYPD is investigating a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn that left one man dead on Nov. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Sources To CBS2: Officer Accidentally Shot Unarmed Man While Opening Door With Gun In Hand

An unarmed and unsuspecting man was shot in the chest and killed by a rookie police officer in the inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex late Thursday, and police officials have said it appeared to be accidental.

11/21/2014

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