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Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Favor Expanding 9/11 Health Compensation Program To Include 50 Cancers

People with any of the cancers on the list could qualify for treatments and payments as long as they and their doctors make a plausible case that the disease might be connected to the caustic dust.

06/08/2012

Rye High School (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Superintendent ‘Greatly Disturbed’ By Alleged Hazing Of Rye Eighth Graders By High School Students

Students at Rye High School say the “Freshman Friday” beat down is a tradition but this year it was particularly brutal.

06/05/2012

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Cuomo Calls For Decriminalization Of Possession Of Small Amounts Of Pot In Public

The new legislation would make the possession of 25 grams of marijuana or less, in private or public view, a violation subject to a ticket and fine rather than a misdemeanor, Cuomo announced Monday.

06/04/2012

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UNBELIEVABLE: Santana Throws First No-Hitter In Mets History

After a string of close calls in their 51-season history, Santana finally finished the job in the Mets’ 8,020nd game since the team was born in 1962.

WFAN–06/01/2012

Eugene Ovsishcher and Mickey (credit: Facebook)

War Vet Facing Eviction From Coney Island Apartment Over Comfort Dog

After a nine-month combat tour in Afghanistan, a doctor recommended Eugene Ovsishcher get a comfort dog to help him deal with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Last August, he adopted Mickey, a Shih Tzu.

05/29/2012

Memorial Day ceremony at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument in NYC on Monday, May 28, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Memorial Day Services, Events Honor Fallen Service Members

From parades to solemn ceremonies, Memorial Day is the day we honor those who died defending our freedoms.

05/28/2012

Dharun Ravi in court on Monday, May 21, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Dharun Ravi Sentenced To 30 Days In Jail, Probation In Rutgers Webcam Spy Case

In addition to the 30-day jail term and probation, Judge Glenn Berman sentenced the 20-year-old to 300 hours of community service.

05/21/2012

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New York Holding 2-Week Crackdown On Seat Belt Use

With a holiday weekend approaching, New York is cracking down on drivers and passengers who don’t strap in.

05/21/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Pilot Program Named After Leiby Kletzky To Put Security Cameras In Borough Park, Flatbush

The $1 million pilot program funded by a grant from State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will purchase about 150 security cameras, to be placed in the Borough Park and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

05/20/2012

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Roughly 45,000 Take Part In 27th Annual AIDS Walk New York To Raise Money, Awareness

45,000 people walked up to 6.2 miles in the 27th annual AIDS Walk New York on Sunday to raise money for AIDS research. It’s the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser in the world, benefiting the Gay Men’s Health Crisis and other HIV/AIDS charities.

05/20/2012

Mark Schimel, Michelle Schimel (credit: CBS 2)

Mark Schimel Drops Out Of Race For Estranged Wife’s Assembly Seat

Friends of Mark and Michelle Schimel may have had to pick sides when the couple separated last year, but they won’t have to choose between them at the polls in November.

05/15/2012

Ibrahim al-Asiri (credit: Handout)

Officials: Would-Be Al-Qaeda Bomber Was Double Agent Loyal To U.S.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula trained in the desert but was planning on blowing up a U.S.-bound jet. However, the plot was undone by a man they thought was one of their own, CBS News has learned.

05/08/2012

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Police Looking For Suspect In Tottenville Home Invasion

Around 7 a.m., an armed man wearing a black mask confronted a homeowner outside his Dawn Court home, police said.

05/08/2012

An image of the suspect taken from video, according to police. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Suspect Slashes Man On Bronx Subway Platform While Trying To Steal Headphones

It happened Friday just after 2:30 p.m. on the southbound platform of the East Burnside Avenue and Jerome Avenue No. 4 train station.

05/07/2012

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Bronx Man Claims That He Was Burned During Surgery

A Bronx man claims that he was badly burned during surgery at Lincoln Hospital. Enrique Ruiz and his family told CBS 2′s Ann Mercogliano that they want answers.

05/06/2012

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