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Police responded to an apparent 'swatting' hoax in Bergenfield, NJ. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: An Admitted ‘Swatting’ Hoaxer Talks About His Actions

A Connecticut man faces five years in prison for swatting two high schools. It has also happened in New Jersey and the UConn campus in Storrs.

06/25/2015

A woman was robbed at gunpoint and beaten in Park Slope, Brooklyn on Sunday, June 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Speaks After Being Robbed, Beaten On Park Slope Street

A Brooklyn woman was beaten and bloodied in an armed robbery, but still scared off the men who attacked her on the way to work.

06/24/2015

Terry Jackson is one of three U.S. postal workers accused of scamming the Operation Santa program. (Credit: CBS2)

Postal Workers Accused Of Rigging Operation Santa To Get Gifts For Poor Kids

Three local postal workers have been charged with writing phony letters for Operation Santa for their own advantage, and stealing gifts for underprivileged children.

06/17/2015

New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray says former Spokane NAACP chief Rachel Dolezal lied about her race. (Credit: CBS2)

Ex-NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal ‘Lied’ About Race, First Lady McCray Says

The woman who resigned as head of a local NAACP branch after her parents said she was white was in New York Tuesday to tell her side of the story.

06/16/2015

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is joining New York City anti-gun efforts. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: ATF To Join NYPD In Fighting New York City Gun Crimes

A federal agency is joining the effort to get gun crimes under control, CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported exclusively Monday.

06/15/2015

Nicki the bloodhound with her handler, Sgt. Melissa Brown of the New Jersey State Park Police. (Credit: CBS2)

Bloodhounds Have Perfect Noses To Lead Manhunts, Police Officials Say

Bloodhounds are playing a key role in the upstate manhunt for escaped prisoners David Sweat and Richard Matt – and they are naturally well-suited to the task.

06/12/2015

A main highway into Cadyville, NY is closed as police search for escaped prisoners on June 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dogs Searching For 2 Escaped Killers Pick Up Scent Near Upstate NY Prison

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that state police have received literally hundreds of leads and possible sightings of two escaped inmates.

06/11/2015

Accident involving two buses closes center tuber of Lincoln Tunnel heading into city. (Credit: CBS2)

31 Hurt After 2 Buses Collide In Lincoln Tunnel

A private bus carrying a group of Canadian students visiting New York City was rear-ended by a NJ TRANSIT bus inside the Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday morning, injuring at least 31 people.

06/10/2015

A pet boarding service lost Coco the Chihuahua. (Credit: CBS2)

Insult To Injury: Boarding Service Bills Family After Losing Their Dog

It’s vacation time and thousands of local families will board their dogs while they travel.

06/08/2015

Three years after being struck by a semi-trailer truck, this balustrade at Grand Central Terminal still has not been repaired. (Credit: CBS2)

Why Hasn’t Grand Central Balustrade Been Repaired 3 Years After Damage?

It has been close to three years since a truck knocked over a stone railing at Grand Central Terminal, leaving a scar on the railway depot’s historic profile.

06/05/2015

Sheila Rosenblum with one of her horses. (Credit: CBS2)

Former NYC Ballerina And Model Builds Successful Horse Racing Syndicate

Among those who will be watching the Belmont Stakes is a local woman who has successfully formed her own racing team, including a horse that is American Pharoah’s half-brother.

06/04/2015

Kenneth Sanden, 65, was found dead by NYPD Officer Ymaccula Pierre. Police allege Pierre then stole Sanden's credit card and used it to order a diamond ring. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD Officer Accused Of Stealing Dead Man’s Credit Card, Ordering Diamond Ring

A jewelry shopping spree has landed a New York City police officer in trouble with the law.

06/02/2015

Queens Casino Shooting

NYPD To Beef Up Patrols With Shootings, Homicides On Rise

Crime has been spiking in New York City — with shootings and murders up — and the NYPD is preparing for a long summer.

06/01/2015

Electric bikes were banned in New York City in 2004, but they continue to be sold. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: ‘E-Bikes’ Being Sold, Rented In New York City Despite 11-Year-Old Ban

The Big Apple has turned a blind eye to illegal sales of electric bicycles, a CBS2 investigation has found.

05/29/2015

FILE -- A plane takes off at LaGuardia Airport. (Credit: Getty Images)

Study: New York City Airports Have Worst Tarmac Delays In The Country

Last year, Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports experienced tarmac delays between one and five hours.

05/28/2015

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