Tony Aiello

A family is devastated after five men robbed their home and stole their life savings (CBS2)

Police: 5 Men Held Queens Woman At Gunpoint, Stole Family Savings

The thieves allegedly stole $90,000 the family had been saving to buy a new home.


Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Protest Rallies Mark One Year Anniversary Of Eric Garner’s Death

Major rallies were held Friday to mark the one year anniversary of Eric Garner’s death.


What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FAA: 12 Flights Report Being Hit By Laser Beams Over New Jersey

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after several pilots reported being hit by a green laser beam while flying over New Jersey Wednesday night.


Architect Yu Inamoto is charged in the deaths of his two dogs in a hot vehicle. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Manhattan Architect Charged In Dogs’ Hot Truck Death

A Manhattan architect has been charged with animal cruelty for killing his dogs by leaving them in a hot car.


Firefighters respond to a building collapse on Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on July 14, 2015. (Credit: @avram/Twitter)

3 Injured As Vacant Building Collapses In Brooklyn

The four-story building at Fulton Street near Tompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant collapsed at around 2:30 p.m.


New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Announces $5.9 Million Settlement For Eric Garner’s Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Monday announced the settlement of $5.9 million with the family of Eric Garner.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.