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Bear Tranquilized After Eluding Capture For Hours In Ridgewood, NJ

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A bear spent hours Tuesday eluding authorities in a Bergen County neighborhood before finally being captured, officials said.

The black bear was spotted in the morning near Ridge Elementary School in Ridgewood, which forced school officials to keep students inside. 433 more words


Are Cuomo Trips A Sign He's Plotting Run For Higher Office?

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been stamping his passport in recent weeks — first a trip to Israel, and now Afghanistan… 383 more words


Cuomo Meets Soldiers, Gets Briefed In Afghanistan

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP)Gov. Andrew Cuomo is receiving counterterrorism briefings and visiting New York soldiers during a visit to Afghanistan with three other governors. 272 more words


Report: 10 Of 1,100 NYPD Chokehold Complaints Substantiated Over Last 5 Years

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD protects cops by altering the definition of a chokehold and only prosecutes the most serious cases, according to a scathing report by the Civilian Complaint Review Board, which was leaked to the New York Post. 542 more words


Cyclist Struck And Killed By Dump Truck In Wrentham

WRENTHAM (CBS) – A cyclist was killed early Saturday evening after being hit by a dump truck in Wrentham.

The accident occurred on West Street near the intersection of Jenks Street. 180 more words


US Officials: No One Aware Of Any Plot To Attack Subways

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — Iraq’s prime minister said Thursday that captive Islamic State militants told his intelligence agents of an alleged plot to attack subways in the United States and Paris. 608 more words


Boston Time Capsule Believed Found In Lion Statue

BOSTON (CBS) – A mystery in Boston’s history has been uncovered.

A statue perched on top of the Old State House downtown appears to have a century-old time capsule hidden inside. 254 more words