CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Surveillance

Some families use surveillance cameras to stay connected even when they are far apart. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Some Families Use Security Cameras For More Than Just Safety

These days, in-home security cameras are being used for more than just safety. New technology has made it easier for families to stay in touch than ever before.

04/15/2014

(credit: Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging NYPD Surveillance Of New Jersey Muslims

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a civil rights lawsuit challenging surveillance by the NYPD of Muslims in New Jersey.

02/20/2014

Surveillance footage shows a suspect wanted in connection with an attack on a woman inside of a Sunnyside, Queens apartment building. (Credit CBS 2)

Suspect Caught On Camera Attacking Woman Inside Queens Apartment Building

Police have not released many details in the case but said that the suspect knocked the 65-year-old woman down and punched her in the head.

02/04/2014

Demonstrators hold placards supporting former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden during a protest against government surveillance on October 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Judge Says NSA’s Phone Surveillance Program Is Legal

U.S. District Judge William Pauley says the program “represents the government’s counter-punch” to eliminate al-Qaida’s terror network by connecting fragmented and fleeting communications.

12/27/2013

A surveillance camera caught this suspected thief twerking outside of a Clinton Hill apartment. (Credit CBS 2)

Suspected Thief Caught Twerking On Clinton Hill Surveillance Camera

A suspected thief was caught on camera showing off her dance moves in Brooklyn.

12/12/2013

One of the suspects wanted in connection with an attack on two people at the Dekalb Ave subway stop. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops: Group Wanted In Connection With Halloween Attack At BK Subway Stop

Surveillance video has been released of a group of suspects accused in a violent attack that took place on Halloween night.

12/05/2013

A group of Muslims attend a rally in Brooklyn for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio on Oct. 16, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Tells Muslims He’ll End Broad NYPD Spying If Elected

De Blasio said that, on his watch, NYPD surveillance tactics would only be authorized to follow up on specific leads.

10/16/2013

Chris Christie (credit: Michael Loccisano
Getty Images/ Entertainment)

Christie Signs Law Requiring Consent For Spying By Out-Of-State Agencies

Christie said the new the law protects civil liberties while also keeping the country safe from terrorism.

09/09/2013

Muslims rally outside NYPD headquarters after learning some mosques were classified as terrorist organizations. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYPD Designates Mosques As Terrorism Organizations

The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

08/28/2013

A man and a woman who authorities believe conned an elderly woman out of her credit cards. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops Search For Duo Who Allegedly Targeted Elderly Woman And Her Credit Cards

The duo has been accused of ripping off credit cards from a 73-year-old woman in the St. George section of Staten Island.

08/17/2013

A surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with the killing of a Newark, NJ IHOP manager. (Credit CBS 2)

New Surveillance Images Released In Newark, N.J. IHOP Manager’s Killing

New surveillance images surfaced on Saturday of three men wanted in connection with the murder of an IHOP manager in Newark in March.

07/13/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Schumer Threatens Economic Impact Against Ecuador If NSA Leaker Is Granted Asylum

Schumer issued a threat to the South American nation, warning its trade preferences with the U.S. would be in jeopardy if it allows Snowden in to avoid extradition on charges of espionage and theft of government property.

06/30/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Clues Emerge In Greenpoint Rape

Java Street is typically the type of place where neighbors spend summer nights sitting out on their stoops. But, on Saturday night a man apparently raped a woman in front of an apartment building, according to authorities.

06/21/2013

An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Spying On Muslims Leads To N.J. Senate Committee Approving New Regulations

A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.

06/17/2013

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Source Who Leaked NSA Phone Surveillance Information Identified

A new twist has appeared in the controversy over a secret government program tracking the phone calls and Internet habits of millions of Americans.

06/09/2013

more