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Comedian Amy Schumer speaks at a press conference with U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on August 3, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer, Comedian Amy Schumer Call For More Gun Control

Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.

2 hours ago

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Franciscan Brother Bikes 550 Miles To Help The Poor

He’s a brother on a bike pedaling for the poor.

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FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

Shuttle America Pilot Spots Drone Near JFK Airport; Third Sighting In 3 Days

A pilot reported a drone sighting near John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday night, making it the third incident in the past three days.

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Authorities say a police officer is among a group of people who was struck and injured by a speeding vehicle in Jersey City. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Driver Charged In Chain-Reaction Crash That Injured Jersey City Officers, 4 Others

A driver faces multiple charges after authorities said he caused a chain-reaction crash that injured three police officers and four other people Sunday in Jersey City.

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FILE -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (Credit: New York Attorney General's Office)

New York Attorney General To Investigate Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police Custody

New York’s attorney general is using his new power as special prosecutor to investigate the death of a 42-year-old woman in a police holding cell in Mount Vernon.

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Toy guns are seen on a table as State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces that retailers have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York on Aug. 3, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Retailers To Pay New York $300,000 In Toy Gun Settlement

Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York.

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NYC Officials To Hold Forum On Legionnaires’ Outbreak In The Bronx

New York City officials are holding a town hall discussion with health experts on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the South Bronx that has killed four people and sickened dozens.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of a woman in a West Village apartment on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Charged In West Village Burglary, Groping

A woman who lives on Hudson Street and West 10th Street woke up last Thursday to find a man in her apartment groping her, police said.

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NYPD officers rescue a dog from a hot car in Forest Hills, Queens on Aug. 2, 2015. (credit: CBS2/112th precinct)

NYPD Officers Rescue Dog From Hot Car In Forest Hills, Queens

A small dog is alive thanks to some NYPD officers who rescued the pup after police said it was left alone in a hot car in Queens.

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Five Children Rescued From Fire At Brooklyn Apartment

The fire broke out around 1 p.m. on 631 East 96th Street and Linden Boulevard in Brownsville.

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The dog's owner, Andrea Whitelock, says she was heartbroken when she realized Diamond, who she had let outside for a few minutes, was missing.

Video Shows Woman Stealing Dog From NJ Driveway

Now the owner is pleading with the woman who took Diamond to return her.

19 hours ago

Emergency responders help a man who was caught in a rip current off Long Beach, Long Island, on Aug. 1, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Swimmer Caught In Rip Current Off Long Beach Has Died

A Brooklyn man who was pulled from the water off Long Beach, Long Island, on Saturday night after being caught in a rip current has died, police said.

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Police have released surveillance video of the shooting that happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday in the area of 1140 Stanley Avenue and Crescent Street after an argument.

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Brooklyn Backyard Shooting

No arrests have been made, but police say they are looking for multiple suspects.

21 hours ago

From the FDNY Foundation's 2016 Calendar of Heroes (Credit: FDNY Foundation)

NYC Firefighters Discuss 2016 Calendar Release

All the proceeds go to the FDNY Foundation.

08/02/2015

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Interview: Restaurant Week Still Cooking Through Aug. 14

“Restaurant Week is produced by NYC & Company, and they offer promotions for lunch and dinner,” explained Adam Schop, executive chef of Miss Lily’s.

08/02/2015