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Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bharara Defends Remarks, Handling Of Sheldon Silver Criminal Case

From his use of Twitter to a so-called “perp walk” that consisted of a car ride, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Thursday defended his handling of the arrest of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

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A surveillance image of a woman who allegedly posed as an employee before burglarizing a Greenwich Village CVS drugstore. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Posed As Employee, Burglarized Greenwich Village CVS Store

Police were searching Thursday for a woman who allegedly posed as an employee at a Greenwich Village CVS drugstore, and was allowed into the office where she burglarized the safe.

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A four story tall, engraved marble tablet with the words of the first amendment carved on it hangs on the Pennsylvania facade of the new Newseum building on April 1, 2008 in Washington, DC. A shrine to journalism which traces the history of the news, the new attraction was built at a cost of 450 million USD and bills itself as the 'World's Most Interactive Museum' and opens its doors to the public this week. AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS To Sponsor Vietnam Exhibit At Washington DC’s Newseum To Honor Bob Simon

CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting.

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A Papa John's pizza restaurant on August 9, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Gets Judgment Against Papa John’s Franchisee In Wage Case

New York’s attorney general has obtained a judgment against a Harlem pizzeria owner for underpaying hundreds of delivery workers at five restaurants.

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DUMBO-Based Etsy Files For IPO Valued At Up To $100 Million

If Brooklyn-based craft seller Etsy goes public later this year, it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money.

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Challah bread (credit: CliipArt.com)

Jews Around The World Recognize Strength, Pride With Purim Celebrations

Jews around the world are celebrating Purim, a joyous holiday that teaches lessons about strength and pride in your identity.

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Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty For Allegedly Keeping Nearly 200 Rabbits In Backyard

Police have arrested and charged a Brooklyn woman after nearly 200 rabbits were found in the backyard of a tire shop in December.

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Inductees Daryl Hall (L) and John Oates of Hall and Oates speak onstage at the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on April 10, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Hall And Oates Sue Brooklyn Granola Maker Over Product Name Pun

Pop music icons Daryl Hall and John Oates are not amused what they believe is an appropriate of their names by a Brooklyn-based granola maker.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at EMILY's List 30th Anniversary Gala at Washington Hilton on March 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List)

State Department Inspector General Implored To Launch Probe Of Hillary Clinton Emails

“The American public deserves to know whether one of its top-ranking public official’s actions violated federal law,” wrote Republican National Committee chief counsel John Phillippe.

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Study: Tri-State Area Air Quality Could Raise Risk Of Stroke

A new study from NYU Langone Medical Center says those already at high risk need to be careful

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Franklin Reyes Jr. in court. (credit: CBS2)

Teen Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Death Of 4-Year-Old Ariel Russo

A judge gave a teenager accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old with an SUV a third chance to accept or reject a plea deal.

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Snow falls in Massapequa, Long Island on March 5, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

As Another Snowstorm Hits, Long Islanders Fed Up With Winter

Long Islanders were saying “enough already” Thursday as yet another snowstorm hit the area, and some towns have also been hit with serious concerns about road salt shortages.

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Many passengers were stranded at LaGuardia Airport after a plane skidded off the runway March 5, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Stranded LaGuardia Passengers Take Delays, Cancellations In Stride

The flight status board was filled with cancellations. Most travelers left the airport for the night, and those toughing it out were too tired to be angry.

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U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Press For Vote On Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch

A letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch’s nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.

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181 Street Subway station (CBS 2)

Broken Rail Shuts Down C Train, Snags A Train Service In Upper Manhattan

Uptown Manhattan residents had more problems to deal with than the snow and the sloppy conditions Wednesday afternoon.

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