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Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says He’s Interested In Possible Third Term

Andrew Cuomo says he wants to serve as New York’s governor for “as long as the people will have me.”

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TSA: Brooklyn Man Found With Loaded Gun At JFK Airport

The loaded, six shot .25 caliber pistol was hidden in a shoe box among his carry-on items, the TSA said.

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FILE -- Law enforcement teams respond to a hoax 911 call in Long Beach, Long Island, in April 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Federal Bills By New York Lawmakers Aim To Crack Down On ‘Swatting’

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Monday that he is submitting legislation to create stiffer penalties for swatting.

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Vice President Joe Biden swears in Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general  at the Justice Department on April 27, 2015. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US Attorney General

Lynch was sworn in as the nation’s 83rd attorney general Monday at a Justice Department ceremony, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding.

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Middle Village resident Joe Petito snapped this shot of a coyote resting behind a bush on Apr. 27, 2015. (credit: Joe Petito)

Coyote Spotted Hiding Behind Bush At Middle Village, Queens Home

It’s the latest in a series of coyote sightings across New York City and our area.

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33-Year-Old Man Shot And Killed In Williamsburg

33-Year-Old Man Shot, Killed In Williamsburg

Police are investigating an early morning shooting that claimed the life of a 33-year-old man in Brooklyn.

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Jawonio will host its fundraising dinner April 30, 2015, in New City. Brandon Kline, 17, will be the guest of honor. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Early Intervention Programs For Kids With Disabilities Face Financial Obstacles

Jawonio’s Jerry Staller said that over the years funding for early intervention programs has not kept pace. Some therapists have even called it quits.

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Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Jury At Etan Patz Murder Trial To Begin 9th Day Of Deliberations

The jury deciding the fate of Pedro Hernandez begins a ninth day of deliberations Monday.

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Highway Patrol Officer Injured In Crash On LIE

Highway Patrol Officer Injured In Crash On LIE

It happened at about 4:45 a.m. Monday near Exit 60 in Lake Ronkonkoma. Eastbound lanes in the area were closed while authorities investigated.

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White Plains Police BIG DL

White Plains To Equip All Uniformed Cops With Body Cameras

The police department says it plans to spend $80,000 to buy 50 cameras, software and related technology.

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A family of bears were spotted in a tree in a Monsey, NY park on Sunday. (Credit: TOTPINYC via CBS2)

Monsey Park Closed Following Sunday Afternoon Bear Sighting

Ramapo Police said some kids chased the bears, prompting them to re-treat up into a tree. Officers decided to close the park for the rest of the day.

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Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs Past 3,000

Among those killed was Marisa Eve Girawong, of Edison, New Jersey.

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Two people were injured when an SUV slammed into a store in Queens. (Credit: @NYCSCANNER via CBS2)

Two Injured When SUV Crashes Into Store In Queens

An SUV crashed into a store in Queens on Sunday. It happened around 4:30 in the afternoon, at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 109th Avenue.

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People vote at the Park Slope Branch Public Library in Brooklyn November 5, 2013. (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand Pushes For Nationwide Online Voter Registration System

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says every eligible voter in the United States should be able to register to vote online.

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Students from a Queens school had their field trip cut short after a fire at a hotel outside of Washington D.C. (Credit: Cadet Major Supta Sarker via CBS2)

Fire At Hotel Outside Of DC Destroys Belongings, Sends Students Home Early

A fire just outside of Washington D.C. cut a field trip short and destroyed most of the belongings of about 100 Queens high school students.

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