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

Radio Free Montone: Yay, Bad Guys!

Admit it. Sometimes you root for the bad guys.

6 hours ago

Elisa Pellino

Suffolk Police: Woman Left Racist Voicemail On Church Phone In Amityville

Suffolk County police said the pastor of New Hope Institutional Baptist Church on Harrison Avenue called police to report a racist message left on a church phone on July 1.

12 hours ago

Thomas Knox offers a 'Date While You Wait' in the subway. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Offers Speed Date While You Wait In Subway

In a city where time is of the essence and multitasking is a must, a Brooklyn man has found a way to look for a love connection while waiting for the subway.

12 hours ago

A closed rest stop (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Before You Hit The Road, Beware Of Ghost Rest Stops

The old adage “no rest for the weary” couldn’t be more true if you’re traveling by car this summer.

12 hours ago

42 million Americans are expected to travel for the 4th of July weekend. (credit: CBS2)

AAA Predicts 42 Million Americans To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

With Fourth of July landing on a Saturday this year, Thursday has become the big getaway day for travelers.

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Woman falls between LIRR train and platform

Woman Rescued After Falling Between LIRR Train, Platform In Great Neck

The Port Washington line was temporarily suspended for about a half-hour while the woman was rescued.

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Bratton: No Specific Threats Against Fourth Of July Celebrations

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.

13 hours ago

A cellphone video allegedly showed a fight between an NYPD officer and a suspect identified as Saykou George on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: Jun Iceaa, via Facebook)

Fight Between Officer, Suspect Caught On Video In Harlem

NYPD Internal Affairs was investigating Thursday night, after a video surfaced of a street confrontation in Harlem that turned into a fight between an officer and a suspect.

13 hours ago

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: Queens Women Ran Marijuana Farm In Home With Stolen Electricity

Two Cambria Heights, Queens women were charged Thursday with running a marijuana growing operation in their home – using more than $64,000 worth of stolen electricity.

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Checkers ATM robbery

NYPD: 2 Suspects Stole ATM From Checkers In The Bronx

Police said the pair broke into the restaurant on Liberty Avenue around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday.

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Statue of Liberty, Lady Liberty, New York, July 4th

New Lights Coming For Statue Of Liberty

The National Park Service on Thursday announced that a new lighting system, using light-emitting diodes or LEDs, will be activated next week on the grounds around the statue.

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A US Postal Service letter carrier (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mailman In The Bronx Accused In Bogus Tax Return Scheme

Oscar Lopez, 36, was charged Thursday with conspiracy and theft of government funds

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17 Charged In Queens Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

Investigators used wire taps, stakeouts, video surveillance, and intercepted thousands of phone calls in order bring down the ring.

16 hours ago

Scott LoBaido is embarking on a six-month trip across the country to pay tribute to veterans in a personal and patriotic way. (credit: http://www.scottlobaido.com/)

Staten Island Artist More Than Halfway To Painting Flag Murals In Every State

A Staten Island artist on Thursday was more than halfway through a road trip to paint flags in each of the 50 states.

16 hours ago

Four men are charged in connection with this parachute jump down One World Trade Center. (Credit: WTC BASE Jump/YouTube)

Lookout For One World Trade Center BASE Jumpers Gets Community Service

A man who acted as a lookout for three others who BASE jumped from One World Trade Center in 2013 was sentenced to community service Thursday.

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