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Firefighters on the scene of a fire on Coney Island, Sunday, April 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Charged In Coney Island Blaze That Critically Hurt 2 Cops

Marcell Dockery is charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment, police said. He lives on the 12th floor of the residential high-rise on Surf Avenue where the fire broke out Sunday, police said.

04/07/2014

WTC B.A.S.E Jump

BASE Jumpers Defend WTC Stunt, Say It Exposed ‘Hole In Security’

Andrew Rossig, 33, James Brady, 32, Kyle Hartwell, 29, and Marco Markovich, 27, were arraigned on charges of burglary, reckless endangerment and misdemeanor jumping from a structure, police said.

03/25/2014

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Controversy

The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.

03/17/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bratton: Homicide Rate Down So Far In 2014 Compared To Last Year

Bratton said the department is on the right track when it comes to homicides. He attributes the drop to community cooperation and technology.

02/28/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Committees Hear De Blasio’s Traffic Safety Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his “Vision Zero” plan as an aggressive crack down on speeding and other traffic violations in an effort to reduce fatalities in New York City.

02/24/2014

CBS 2's Marcia Kramer caught Mayor Bill de Blasio's caravan violating numerous traffic laws. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Takes No Questions On Traffic Violations By His Caravan

Police Commissioner William Bratton defended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s security detail, which is operated by police, saying the officers did “what they’re trained to do.”

02/21/2014

Jose Pimentel appears in a courtroom in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.   (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)

Jose Pimentel Pleads Guilty In NYC Pipe Bomb Terrorism Plot

Jose Pimentel entered the plea Wednesday to attempted criminal possession of a weapon as a crime of terrorism. It was less than a week before his scheduled trial in a rare state-level terrorism case.

02/19/2014

William Bratton (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Bratton Not Bothered By De Blasio’s Call To NYPD About Arrested Ally

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says he has “no problem whatsoever” with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s call to the NYPD after a political ally was arrested.

02/18/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton To Push For Swift Stop-And-Frisk Reforms

Bratton said the reforms will help improve community-police relations but also put the business community at ease. He noted that stop-and-frisk is seen as divisive and unconstitutional by some.

02/10/2014

Authorities announce arrests in a Super Bowl sex and drug ring in New York City on Jan. 30, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Officials: Super Bowl Sex, Drug Arrests In NYC

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the arrests follow an 11-month investigation by the state Organized Crime Task Force, the Department of Homeland Security and the NYPD.

01/30/2014

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

Sanford Rubenstein describes his injuries to reporters on Jan. 27, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Elderly Jaywalker Claims Police Roughed Him Up, Sues NYPD, City For $5M

A elderly Chinese immigrant is suing the NYPD and the city, alleging that police officers roughed him up after he jaywalked on the Upper West Side earlier this month.

01/27/2014

William Bratton (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Commissioner Bratton Speaks On Building Trust With Community At NYC Event

Commissioner William Bratton said working collaboratively with community groups, local businesses and residents will create trust in the police department.

01/15/2014

Accused Social Security scammers Richard Cosentino, Glen Lieberman (credit: handouts/image pixelated by CBS New York)

Dozens Of Former NYC Police Officers, Firefighters Charged In Massive Disability Scam

More than 100 former New York City workers, including scores of retired police officers, firefighters and prison guards, have been charged with faking psychiatric problems in order to get federal Social Security disability benefits, prosecutors said.

01/07/2014

Bill Bratton is sworn in as 42nd police commissioner of New York City on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Eager To Reach Out To Communities On Stop-And-Frisk

William Bratton officially took the reins of the nation’s largest police department on Thursday, becoming the 42nd police commissioner at a time when there is a demand for big change, especially in the area of stop-and-frisk.

01/02/2014

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