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From left: Attorney Scott Rynecki,  6-year-old Taniya Jules and her mother Latoya Gore. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mom: My 1st Grader Was Attacked By 8th Graders At Queens School For Refusing To Join Fight Club

A New York City mother claims a group of eighth graders assaulted her 6-year-old daughter, Taniya Jules, when she refused to join their public school fight club.

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A Brooklyn community is reeling after a deadly fire claimed the lives of seven children. (Credit: Sasoon Family Friend)

Funeral Services Held For Children Killed In Brooklyn House Fire

Funerals were held on Sunday for the seven brothers and sisters who were killed in a tragic Brooklyn fire.

03/22/2015

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Thieves Snatch Brass Railings From Dover, NJ Church

A crime at a New Jersey church has a congregation demanding answers.

03/21/2015

Community activist Tony Herbert (left) and Dahlia Espada (right) speaks out after her son was attacked near Atlantic Mall in Brooklyn (Credit: CBS2)

Mother Calls For Justice After Son Beaten By Group Of Teens In Brooklyn

Dahlia Espada said her 14-year-old son was beaten up by the group while walking to a subway station near the mall in Fort Greene.

03/18/2015

Residents and business owners say the trash problem on the Upper East Side has gotten out of control. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents, Business Owners Want City To Curb East 86th Street Trash Problem

East 86th Street is home to some wonderfully pricey real estate. It’s also home to a pig sty of a sidewalk between Lexington and 3rd on the south side of the street.

03/17/2015

Officer Mark Collins released from the hospital on March 15, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Cop Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Huntington Station

Officer Mark Collins was shot in the neck and hip Wednesday after pulling over a car at Mercer Court off Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station.

03/15/2015

Middletown house fire (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, 3 Kids Forced To Jump From Burning Home In Middletown

At the elementary school where the father is a highly respected social worker, donations have flooded in to help the family that now must start over from scratch.

03/02/2015

City Councilman Mark Treyger speaks at a news conference about Superstorm Sandy flood claims on March 1, 2015 in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Officials: Sandy Victims Should Refile Flood Claims After Firms Accused Of Fraud

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Mark Treyger, D-Brooklyn, want a special monitor to be established by the attorney general to review every single case.

03/01/2015

Wine Therapy (Credit: CBS2)

Police Probe If Knife-Point Robbery At NoLIta Store Is Connected To Others

Investigators said a man robbed Wine Therapy on Elizabeth Street at knife-point around 9:30 p.m. Friday.

02/28/2015

From left, Glen Hochman, Alissa Hochman and Deanna Hochman (credit: Handouts/CBS2)

Harrison Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide Involving Retired Cop, Teenage Daughters

Glen Hochman killed the teens before taking his own life, sources told CBS2. Police said family pets were also killed.

02/22/2015

Two children were killed in an Orange, New Jersey house fire on Feb. 20, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

2 Children Killed In Fire At Orange, NJ Home

The frigid temperatures made it particularly tough for firefighters to battle the fire as the water from hoses froze almost on impact.

02/21/2015

Walter Miller, also known as Bobby Love was picked up in Brooklyn after decades on the run. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Shocked As Escaped Convict Is Picked Up In Brooklyn After Decades On The Run

A Brooklyn man has been captured after decades on the run. The arrest came as a shock to his family.

02/16/2015

A woman braves the cold during her morning commute on Fiftth Avenue in Manhattan on Jan. 7, 2014. (credit: Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Braces For Possibility Of Record Cold

A wind chill advisory is in effect for New York City, northern New Jersey, western Long Island and southern portions of western Connecticut through 9 a.m. Monday.

02/15/2015

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New Yorkers Brave Freezing Temperatures To Work Outside

Most New Yorkers stuck working outside seemed to be making the best of the cold weather, keeping a generally frozen stiff upper lip.

02/15/2015

This fire hydrant left sidewalks icy on 73rd Place in Middle Village, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Middle Village Neighbors: Frozen Hydrant Left Sidewalks Icy, Dangerous For Days

Ice has become a major issue in the Queens neighborhood of Middle Village, where a fire hydrant has been leaking for days – creating a possible danger zone.

02/14/2015

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