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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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Neighbors Shocked By Theft From Playground For Sandy Hook Victim, Taunting Call To Her Mom

Area residents were shocked Friday, after vandals not just stole a memorial to a child lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, but also called a victim’s mother and taunted her.

05/09/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Ranks New York As Worst State For Retiring

Bankrate noted that New York City is home to nearly half of state residents, and the high taxes and cost of living were to blame for the low ranking.

05/05/2014

Mariano Rivera gestures triumphantly after unveiling Rivera Avenue on May 5, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Street Outside Yankee Stadium Renamed In Honor Of Mariano Rivera

The city is honoring the famed closer, who retired last year, by renaming the street outside Yankee stadium: River Avenue will now be Rivera Avenue.

05/05/2014

Emergency crews on the scene after a Brooklyn-bound F subway train derailed in Woodside, Queens on May 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews To Work Overnight To Clean Up Subway Train Derailment In Queens

The derailment happened on the express tracks around 10:40 a.m. in a tunnel about 1,200 feet south from the 65th Street station in Woodside.

05/02/2014

Juan Sanchez

City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat Poison

The city has launched an investigation following the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who might have ingested rat poison, and new questions have arisen about his mother.

05/01/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Announces Probe Of Landlord Accused Of Purposely Trashing Apartments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has stepped in the middle of an ongoing battle between a landlord and his Brooklyn tenants who claim their rent-stabilized apartments were destroyed in an effort to force them out.

04/24/2014

Police respond to a 911 hoax at a home on Laurelton Boulevard in Long Beach, Long Island, on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: ‘Swatting’ 911 Prank Leads To Massive Police Response In Long Beach

It turned out the 911 call police were responding to was a hoax and part of a game called “Swatting” that law enforcement officials say has become a nationwide epidemic.

04/22/2014

Gama Droiville speaks to reporters before leaving Kings County Medical Center on April 22, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Gama Droiville, 13-Year-Old Shot In East Flatbush, Released From Hospital

Gama Droiville said he plans to live a normal life and not be afraid to step out onto the same East Flatbush street where he was nearly killed April 21.

04/22/2014

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