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These guns have been confiscated from subway riders since the beginning of 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Gun Arrests Up 42 Percent On NYC Subway System In Past Year

The NYPD has recorded a big spike in gun arrests in the New York City subway system over the past year – amounting to an increase of 42 percent.

8 hours ago

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

Mark-Viverito, Bratton Square Off Over ‘Broken Windows’ Policing Policy

Debates over the broken windows law enforcement policy are shaping up to be a battle between City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

9 hours ago

A mudslide forced the evacuation of two high-rises on Walsh Road in Yonkers, NY on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Permanently Displaced By Yonkers Mudslide

Forced out to escape danger, residents of a Yonkers apartment building must now permanently move due to a collapsed retaining wall.

04/24/2015

Adriana Olivar-Munoz is accused of scamming clients as a travel agent in Queens. (Credit: CBS2/QueensLatino.com)

Queens Travel Agent Accused Of Bilking Clients Out Of Money

Victims were speaking out Tuesday night about an alleged travel agency scam, in which the dreams vacations they paid for sometimes never got off the ground at all.

04/21/2015

An NYPD officer has been seen parking this 'General Lee' car with a Confederate flag in the 34th Precinct lot. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Some Take Offense To Cop’s ‘General Lee’ Car With Confederate Flag

A car parked at an NYPD precinct stationhouse is prominently decorated with a Confederate battle flag on the roof, and the officer who owns the car has been told to park it elsewhere.

04/17/2015

Three of the 14 cats kept by animal rescuer Diane Jungk in the Morris Park section of the Bronx. (Credit: Tony Aiello/CBS2)

Neighbors: Feral Cats Outside Rescuer’s Home Are Stinking Up Bronx Neighborhood

A colony of feral cats has drawn the ire of neighbors in the Morris Park section of the Bronx.

04/15/2015

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Manhattan Commuter Outraged After Wheelchair-Bound Woman Kicked Off Bus

A woman in a wheelchair says she was kicked off a Manhattan bus after her friend fixed an out-of-service lift when the bus driver refused.

04/13/2015

A man estimated to weigh 700 pounds had to be lowered down a stairwell from a Hamilton Heights building. (Credit: CBS2)

FDNY Needs 6 Hours To Lower 700-Pound Man From Hamilton Heights Apartment

We all know life is difficult for the extremely obese, and an example of that was seen in Hamilton Heights on Friday.

04/10/2015

Advocacy groups say crooked employment agencies are bilking immigrants. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Jobseekers Say They’re Being Scammed By Crooked Employment Agencies

Jobseekers who need every penny they have are losing serious cash to crooked employment agencies.

04/09/2015

Josiah Morton, 4, was hit in the head with a brick on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Furious After Boy, 4, Is Hit By Thrown Brick On Staten Island

A man was facing charges Tuesday night for allegedly throwing a brick into a crowd and hitting a 4-year-old boy on Staten Island.

04/07/2015

Noelle Velentzas (left) Asia Siddiqui appear in U.S. District Court on charges of plotting terror. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Women Charged In Alleged Terror Plot Believed ‘Armageddon’ Was Coming

Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday following a sting operation using an undercover officer wearing a wire.

04/03/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez and attorney Abbe Lowell, left, arrive at federal court in Newark on April 2, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption

Menendez was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.

04/02/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls Indictment ‘False Allegations;’ Says He ‘Will Not Be Silenced’

Menendez had been under investigation for his relationship with South Florida eye doctor and top campaign donor Salomon Melgen.

04/01/2015

A man was blinded with pepper spray after an apparent clash between drivers on the Upper East Side. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Pepper-Sprayed During Upper East Side Road Dispute

An apparent clash between motorists on the Upper East Side ended with a man blinded by pepper spray.

03/31/2015

A 2-year-old boy was found dead in a restroom in this restaurant in Midtown. (Credit: CBS2)

Boy, 2, Found Dead In Midtown Restaurant Bathroom; Mother In Custody

A 2-year-old boy was found dead in a Midtown restaurant bathroom Monday afternoon, and his mother, who had been with him, was in custody.

03/30/2015

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