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Schools are cracking down on the Yik Yak messaging app after threats of violence in Ridgewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

School Officials Crack Down On Yik Yak Messaging App After Threat In New Jersey

Several school administrators in the Tri-State Area have decided to ban the popular app Yik Yak, after it led to threats of violence at a New Jersey high school.

05/21/2014

A look at the scoreboards at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880 on Jan. 28, 2014. The stadium will play host to Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

All-Out Security Blitz Under Way Ahead Of Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl security preparations have gotten a thumbs up from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

01/29/2014

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Nassau County Police Probe Inflammatory Tweets About Officer

Nassau County police have launched an investigation, after a series of threatening tweets targeting Officer Nikolas Budimlic – the officer who accidentally shot and killed a Hosftra University student last May.

10/16/2013

Larry Mulqueen (credit: Clarkstown Police)

Nanuet Man Gets 15-Month Prison Sentence For Making Death Threats Against Politicians

A federal judge told Lawrence Mulqueen he is entitled to have opinions, but his postings had crossed the line into criminal behavior.

10/16/2013

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Officials: Investigation Revealed Specific Threat Against N.J. School

A student at a Jersey Shore elementary school will likely face charges in connection with an alleged plot against his fellow students.

09/06/2013

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NYC Man Accused Of Posting Facebook Threats After Zimmerman Trial

A man has been charged with making a terroristic threat, after police allegedly found threatening messages on his Facebook account linked to the trial of George Zimmerman

07/22/2013

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Attorney: No Merit To Assault Claims In Lawsuit Against John Franco

An attorney on Sunday denied claims in a lawsuit alleging that Mets legend John Franco and his wife assaulted the woman who was in charge of their estate sale.

06/30/2013

Larry Mulqueen (credit: Clarkstown Police)

Nanuet Man Accused Of Making Death Threats Against Politicians Remains In Federal Custody

Lawrence Mulqueen did not enter a plea on charges of making terroristic threats, illegally possessing weapons and harassment.

02/26/2013

Larry Mulqueen (credit: Clarkstown Police)

Nanuet Man Accused Of Making Death Threats Against Cuomo, Bloomberg, Pelosi

Police said they found two rifles, bayonets, ammunition and body armor at Lawrence Mulqueen’s home.

02/21/2013

Downed trees in Woodbury, Long Island as a result of Sandy (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Okla. Tree Removal Company Helping On Long Island Reports Threats, Vandalism

Paul Nosak, the owner of a tree removal company, said for the most part, Long Islanders have welcomed him and been gracious. But he said he has gotten threatening a voicemail demanding that he leave.

12/06/2012

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Out Of State Workers Threatened On Long Island For Helping Clean Up After Sandy

A few days later, Nosak told CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff, that he found the fuel drained from his truck, and three of his tires slashed, along with several cut air hoses.

12/03/2012

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NJ Athletic Director Accused Of Shooting At Husband’s Truck

A high school athletic director in Audubon has been suspended after allegedly shooting several bullets into her husband’s unoccupied pickup.

08/17/2010