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The Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter November 04, 2013 in Paramus New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: I Don’t Believe Suspected Mall Gunman ‘Intended To Come Out Of Here Alive’

The body of Richard Shoop was discovered in a closed-off area that is currently under construction at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said.

11/05/2013

People hug each other  outside of Garden State Plaza Mall following a shooting on November 04, 2013 in Paramus New Jersey.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Witnesses Recall Chaos, Terror During Garden State Plaza Mall Shooting

Witnesses said the sound of gunfire around 9:30 p.m. Monday sent customers and employees rushing for the exits and hiding places.

11/05/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams De Blasio For Not Speaking Against Belafonte’s Remarks

Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.

11/04/2013

Investigators on the scene of a police-involved shooting in the Bronx on Friday Nov. 1, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In The Bronx

It happened around 11 p.m. at the Castle Hill Housing Development.

11/01/2013

Vice President Joe Biden congratulates Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) after administering a ceremonial swearing-in as his mother Carolyn Booker looks on in the Old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Captiol. October 31, 2013. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker Sworn In As U.S. Senator

Booker, 44, was sworn in as a U.S. senator at noon Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden conducted the ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.

10/31/2013

Trick or treaters

Halloween Extra Sweet After 2 Years Of Bad Weather Canceled Festivities

In New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday’s forecast appears to be on track for the first successful Halloween in three years.

10/31/2013

Cigarette Display In NYC (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

City Council Votes To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21

It’s the latest effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to target the cigarette industry. New York would become the first major city to raise the age for buying cigarettes.

10/30/2013

Emergency responders on the scene of a crash involving a school bus on Staten Island on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

8 Hurt In School Bus Crash On Staten Island

The incident happened just before 8 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Oakdale Street and Preston Avenue in the Eltingville section of the borough.

10/30/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie: NJ Has Made ‘Tremendous Progress’ Since Sandy, But ‘More Work To Do’

A year after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his state, Gov. Chris Christie said he is celebrating how far New Jersey has come since the storm.

10/29/2013

Trap bags being placed as the foundation for a berm being built at Crescent Beach, Staten Island, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Staten Islanders Reflect On Progress, Need 1 Year After Sandy Devastated Borough

On Tuesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg toured the site at Crescent Beach on Tuesday where the 2,000 foot long berm is going in.

10/29/2013

Ellis Island reopens to the public, Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy’s Floods

The halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.

10/28/2013

A missing person poster for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD Vows To Continue Search For Autistic Boy Missing 3 Weeks

Avonte Oquendo, who cannot communicate verbally, was last spotted on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.

10/25/2013

Police investigate a shooting in the Norwood section of the Bronx. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

2 Men In Custody Following Police-Involved Shooting In The Bronx

It all started at East 206th Street and Rochambeau Avenue around 5:30 a.m. when officers spotted one of the suspects with a gun.

10/25/2013

Mark Spatucci (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)/Mary Greff (CBS 2)

Authorities: Ex-Boyfriend Charged In Death Of Young Bergen County Mother

Mark Spatucci, 22, has been charged with murder, child endangerment, burglary and hindering apprehension in the death of 23-year-old Mary Greff, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said Thursday.

10/24/2013

A past mug shot for Kurt Paschke, who allegedly threw a punch at a woman outside a Jets game on Sunday, Oct. 20. Paschke also served time in the stabbing death of a teen in 1995. (Credit: New York State Department of Corrections)

Jets Fan Paschke, 3 Others Arrested In MetLife Stadium Punching Incident

Four people have been arrested and charged in connection with a melee outside MetLife Stadium after the Jets game last week – including the man who was seen on video throwing a punch and the woman on the receiving end.

10/22/2013

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