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Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Wants Tougher Sanctions For Russia

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said after meeting with leaders and locals, there’s no doubt Russia has invaded Ukraine.

09/01/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: NYPD Following Developments In UK ‘Closely’ After Britain Raises Terror Threat Level To Severe

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says the NYPD is “following developments in the U.K. closely” after Britain raised its terror threat level Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.

08/29/2014

A man walks in front of the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cyberattack Against JPMorgan Chase, Other Banks Might Have Left Accounts Compromised

The hackers targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks in what’s been described as a coordinated cyberattack.

08/28/2014

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Group Calls For Action After 2 Livery Cab Drivers Killed In The Bronx

For the second time in a week, a livery cab driver has been fatally shot in the Bronx and a drivers’ rights group believes the two cases may be connected.

08/12/2014

Letitia James (credit: Getty Images)

Public Advocate James Calls For Body Cams On Police Officers

Video cameras are mounted on sidewalks, inside buildings and nearly everywhere else, and now, city Public Advocate Letitia James has said she would like to see them on police officers.

08/11/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. AFP PHOTO/ MARWAN IBRAHIM        (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches More Airstrikes On Militant Group ISIS In Iraq; Rep. King Calls Move ‘Essential’

American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Erbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.

08/08/2014

Daniel St. Hubert, charged in a stabbing that killed 6-year-old P.J. Avitto and wounded 7-year-old Mikayla Capers, appears in Brooklyn Court via a video feed from Bellevue Hospital on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Finds Brooklyn Child Stabbing Suspect Fit To Stand Trial

The man accused of stabbing two children in a Brooklyn public housing development elevator – killing one – was found fit to stand trial on Friday.

08/08/2014

FILE -- People walk in the American Airlines/US Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport.  (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola Symptoms

Newark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.

08/01/2014

Gracie Mansion gets a makeover (Credit: West Elm/CBS 2)

De Blasio Family Makes Their Mark With Gracie Mansion Makeover

The home furnishings chain West Elm, which got its start in Brooklyn, donated $65,000 worth of furniture and accessories to help the de Blasios redecorate.

07/31/2014

Suffolk Police investigate after arm found in Hempstead (credit: CBS 2)

Police Look For Connection After Third Body Part Found On Long Island

Police on Long Island are investigating after the discovery of body parts in three different locations.

07/11/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

Flag (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate After Flags Stolen From Windsor Terrace Homes

There were a lot of flags on display along 10th Avenue, but not as many as before. It seems someone tore almost a dozen off of their poles and stole them.

07/04/2014

Security has  been tightened at international airports amid concerns about a terror threat involving undetected explosives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Undetected Bombs Prompt Tighter Security In Foreign Airports

The concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.

07/03/2014

Fans' mood turned sour Tuesday at the U.S. ended up losing its eliminating World Cup match to Belgium. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Fans Go Home With Heads Hanging As U.S. Loses To Belgium

Tim Howard did his best to keep the Belgians at bay, deflecting shot after shot. He kept the game scoreless until it went into extra time, but fans were dejected as Team USA went on to lose.

07/01/2014

Children wait at the Port Authority Bus Terminal to board buses for multiple states and Canada, as part of the Fresh Air Fund summer camp program. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Head Out To Experience Rustic, Pastoral Life In Fresh Air Fund Camp Program

The 138th annual Fresh Air Fund summer program kicked off Monday, providing inner-city kids a chance to have fun away from New York City.

06/30/2014

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