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Law enforcement agencies participate in an active-shooter drill in Wayne, N.J., on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

First Responders Hold Active-Shooter Drill At NJ School

The drill at Wayne Hills High School was designed to test officers in a double threat situation: two attackers, one with a gun and the other with a bomb.

08/17/2014

Michael Brown (Facebook)

National Action Network Rally Demands Justice For Eric Garner, Michael Brown

Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.

08/16/2014

It was so chilly at local beaches that even lifeguards were bundled up. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Spite Of Chilly Summer Weather Some New Yorkers Still Braved The Beach

It has not exactly been a stereotypical hazy, hot, and humid New York City summer. There have only been a few days with temperatures above 90 degrees.

08/15/2014

Rabbi Gabriel Bodenheimer (credit: Handout)

Monsey Rabbi Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young Boy Released On Bail

Gabriel Bodenheimer, 71, faces sex abuse and criminal sexual act charges.

08/12/2014

Joseph Raksin (Credit: WLNY)

Family Of Brooklyn Rabbi Killed In Miami Believes Shooting Was Hate Crime

Northeast Miami-Dade County is home to a vibrant Orthodox Jewish community. That community was shattered Saturday after Joseph Raksin was gunned down while on his morning walk to temple.

08/10/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

Ariel Russo (Handout)

Mother Of Teen Driver Who Allegedly Killed Ariel Russo, 4, While Fleeing Cops Begs For Mercy In Court

The emotional scene came after the judge increased bail for Franklin Reyes, 18, and set a trial date.

08/06/2014

Ramsey Orta appears with the Rev. Al Sharpton at Eric Garner's funeral on July 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Man Who Shot NYPD Choke-Hold Video Arrested On Gun Charge

Ramsey Orta, 22, was arrested Saturday night on Staten Island on a charge of criminal possession of a firearm, an NYPD spokesman said.

08/03/2014

Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme

Spring Valley Mayor Jailed On Contempt Charge

Mayor Demeza Delhomme was jailed Friday for allegedly failing to open a civic center building for Spring Valley’s summer camp.

08/02/2014

Residents ran for their lives following a fiery crash near a gas station in Paterson. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents Run For Their Lives After Fiery Crash At Paterson Gas Station

It came out of nowhere! A car crashed and burst into flames near fuel pumps at a gas station in Paterson.

07/27/2014

Macnova bus (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Bus Driver Left Special Needs Children Alone On Bus With Windows Up, No Air Conditioning

The school’s superintendent said the moment a panicked parent called wondering where his child was, the school board called the bus company contracted to transport summer program students, and when they couldn’t reach the company, they called police.

07/25/2014

A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

4 Emergency Workers Put On Desk Duty In Eric Garner Case; New Video Released

In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.

07/20/2014

Frustrated concertgoers after rain forced the cancellation of part of the Hudson Project music festival in Saugerties. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rain Leaves Concertgoers Stranded, Furious At Upstate Hudson Project Festival

A group of festival fans decided not to let the rain put a damper on their fun this past weekend, but wound up furious as the rain brought the music to a halt while leaving them stranded.

07/14/2014

Dante Taylor (Credit: CBS 2)

Vigil Held Following Court Appearance For Man Charged In Death Of Medford Woman

Police have made an arrest in the death of a young Long Island mother whose body was found in a wooded area in Medford, last month.

07/12/2014

The 1969 Mets are celebrated at the Summer of '69 exhibit at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cradle Of Aviation Museum Exhibit Celebrates Magical Summer Of 1969

Mention the summer of ’69, and you may think of the 1985 Bryan Adams song of that title, which was not really about the summer of 1969 when Adams was just 10 years old.

07/11/2014

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