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Police: Robber Put Men In Chokehold, Stole Their Bags In Central Park

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching for a suspect Wednesday night in connection with two robberies this week in Central Park.

The first robbery happened around 12:05 a.m. 211 more words


Cupcake Fans To Get Second Serving Of ‘Crumbs,’ Group Invests $6.5-Million In Failed Chain

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — There will be a second coming of Crumbs.

An investment group is forking over $6.5-million for the failed cupcake chain.

They’re hoping to find sweet success by offering a wider variety of treats that will include vegan and gluten-free options. 260 more words


Prosecutor: Rockland County Murder Suspect Wanted To Get Rid Of Witnesses

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork/AP) — A woman accused of killing her 80-year-old mother-in-law tried to get rid of two prosecution witnesses by suggesting a murderous plot to a fellow jail inmate, the district attorney said Wednesday. 399 more words


Cops: Brooklyn Man, 35, Fatally Shot Inside Of Bed-Stuy Home

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 35-year-old Brooklyn man has been fatally shot in the head.

The shooting happened at 12:44 a.m. Wednesday inside a home on Quincy Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant. 112 more words


Police: 2 Men Ran Into LI House To Escape Gang-Related Shooting

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two men fleeing a gang-related shooting ran into a house in Riverhead, scared the woman who lived there and ran out a back window. 186 more words


Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Deal With Stagehands

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Metropolitan Opera has reached more labor agreements and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well. 240 more words


Ex-School Union Official Pleads Guilty In NY Theft

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — An assistant high school principal in New York has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $800,000 from teachers union bank accounts. 214 more words