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Newark Robbery Suspect Recaptured After Escaping Police Custody

A man who escaped police custody was later captured by Newark officers, authorities said Thursday.

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NYPD’s Miller: Gunman In Killings Of Va. Reporter, Cameraman A ‘Classic Injustice Collector’

The NYPD’s deputy police commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism said the gunman who killed two Virginia journalists on live TV was a “classic injustice collector.”

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The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa is shown in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 24 May 2007. The hotel, which opened in 2003 and features 2,000 rooms, touts itself as the first Las Vegas style resort in Atlantic City. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Card Player Swings Back At Borgata’s Cheating Allegations

A professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of $9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage.

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Volunteer Firefighter In New Jersey Accused Of Calling In False Alarms

According to authorities, the teen made numerous phone calls reporting suspicious odors and smoke conditions, which proved unfounded.

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A group of tourists embark on a New York harbor cruise on October 12, 2013 in New york City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Vendor In The Battery Says Illegal Vendors Costing New York City Thousands

Statue Cruises is the only line that takes tourists to the island, but their COO, Michael Burke, said illegal vendors are shiphoning off potential customers with lies.

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City To Put In $100 Million To Prevent Flooding In Lower Manhattan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.

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Arizona Man Accused Of Helping N.Y. College Student’s Efforts To Join ISIS

An Arizona man was indicated Thursday on charges of helping a New York college student get ISIS training in Syria.

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LIRR train

LIRR: Ronkonkoma Line’s Second Track Project Will Bring Better Service

The railroad is rolling out a $388 million double track project to add an 18-mile line of track to the busy Ronkonkoma branch.

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Lobstermen are grumbling about a pending moratorium on harvesting in the Long Island Sound. (Credit: CBS2)

Pending Ban On Harvesting Draws Grumbles From Long Island Sound Lobstermen

There was plenty of lobster at the Land And Sea Fish Market in Mount Sinai, but none of it is from the Long Island Sound.

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New Brunswick teacher Arnold Anderson is defending himself after a principal tried to have him fired for repeated tardiness. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Suspended New Brunswick Teacher Defends Tardiness Claims

A New Brunswick, New Jersey teacher was late for work 100 times, but will keep his job.

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NYC Lawmaker Wants To Ban Sale Of Big Sugary Drinks To Minors

You may have to show your ID to buy a big soda if a new bill becomes law.

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Lauren Slionski in her wedding dress. (Credit: Handout)

Bride’s Dress Goes Missing Shortly After Wedding

The dress disappeared on June 6 or 7 when Slionski and her new husband spent one of their first nights after the wedding at the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel.

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State Launches Investigation Into Alleged Scam Targeting NY Rising Applicants

Lindenhurst homeowner Michelle Insinga, who runs several Sandy recovery Facebook pages, said dozens of people began complaining about getting suspicious emails.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Woman Speaks Out After Attempted Rape In Bensonhurst

A Brooklyn mother of two who was followed and attacked as she walked home from work is talking about the terrifying ordeal.

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Facebook Sees 1 Billion Users In A Day For First Time

For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in one day this past Monday.

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