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One of three teenage suspects who police say stole a purse from a woman in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: 3 Teen Girls Wanted For Purse Snatchings In The Bronx

Police are looking for three teenage girls who they said attacked two women and stole their purses in the Bronx.

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Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit St. Pat’s Cathedral, UN, 9/11 Memorial And Host Mass At MSG

The pope will make stops in Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia during the eagerly awaited September visit.

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Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

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Kathleen DiChiara, founder of Community FoodBank of New Jersey, is getting ready to retire. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Founder Of Community FoodBank of New Jersey Retiring After 40 Years

A New Jersey woman who has been feeding the hungry for generations is getting ready to retire.

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10-Year-Old Queens Girl Dies After Collapsing On Soccer Field During Day Camp

A 10-year-old Queens girl is dead after collapsing at a summer day camp.

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Seen at 11: New Research Shows Eating Certain Kind Of Carb Can Slim You Down

It’s called “resistant starch” or the “skinny carb” — and it’s being hailed as a fat-burning breakthrough.

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A suspect is seen in the background rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man In Wheelchair Held Up Bank In Astoria, Queens

A search was under way Monday night for suspect tin a wheelchair who held up a bank in Astoria, Queens.

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A woman said she was robbed of her dog, Ginger, in Bayside, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Says Men Punched Her In Stomach, Stole Her Dog

She says the interaction with the two men happened in a matter of seconds, and after being punched, she didn’t even have time to react.

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Terror Suspect Arrested In NJ; NYPD On High Alert For July 4 Fireworks

The arrest comes at the same time that the NYPD is on high alert, concerned about a possible ISIS-inspired terror attack in the United States this holiday weekend.

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The Rent Guidelines Board meeting on Monday, June 29. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

First Time Ever: NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes For Stabilized Rent Freeze

For the first time in its history Monday, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted in favor of a rent freeze on one-year rent-stabilized leases.

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DEC: Ban On Fracking In New York State Becomes Official

A ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, officially went into effect in New York state on Monday.

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Officials believe a fire at this church community center in Woodhaven, Queens was intentionally set. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Believe Queens Church Community Center Fire Was Intentional

Fire marshals believe someone intentionally started a fire and vandalized a church community center in Woodhaven, Queens.

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FILE - The international arrivals terminal is viewed at  John F. Kennedy Airport  (JFK ) airport on October 11, 2014.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Man Called In 11 Bomb Threats At JFK This Month

A man stood charged Monday with calling in nearly a dozen bomb threats at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and threatening to kill both police and travelers.

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In advance of hearing on minimum wage, hundreds rally at NYU on June 15, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

N.Y. State Board: Minimum Wage For Fast-Food Workers Should Go Up

The three members of a New York state board considering minimum wage increases for fast-food workers said the wage should rise, though they haven’t immediately determined how high and when.

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A Long Island veteran finally received the medals he earned, more than 70 years after the D-Day invasion (CBS2)

Long Island Veteran Receives Medals More Than 70 Years After D-Day Invasion

In all, Guarnaccio received eight service medals for his valor that day 71 years ago.

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