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Woman Killed In Brooklyn House Fire

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fire in Brooklyn claimed the life of a woman Saturday morning.

Authorities said it was around 10:15 a.m. when the fire broke out on East 52nd Street in Old Mill Basin, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported. 113 more words


PBA Hands Out Toys To Children In Need At Far Rockaway Church

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Christmas came early for some kids in need in Far Rockaway, Queens.

As 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported, 11-year-old Brianna was among those who stood in line in the cold for hours on Saturday to pick out free toys courtesy of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. 112 more words


3 Long Island Schools Closing Due To Budget Deficit, Low Enrollment

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Long Island’s second largest school district is closing three of its 18 schools.

Citing a multi-million dollar budget gap and declining enrollment, the Sachem Central School District decided to close Sequoya Middle School in Holtsville, as well as Tecumseh and Gatelot elementary schools. 228 more words


Widow Of Fallen Officer Rafael Ramos Starts Foundation In His Name

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was a year ago this Sunday when two city cops were murdered in cold blood in Brooklyn.

Now, Maritza Ramos, the widow of fallen Officer Rafael Ramos, is starting a foundation to preserve her husband’s legacy. 293 more words


Judge Rules LI Woman's Lawsuit Can Proceed Against Priest She Claims Molested Her

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island college student who claims she was sexually molested by her parish priest when she was a child has scored a court victory. 178 more words


SantaCon Revelers Having A Holly, Jolly Time In Brooklyn, Lower East Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Santas came by the thousands, reindeer formed a kick line and oversized elves cavorted with saucy Mrs. Clauses as a police helicopter circled overhead. 936 more words


Police: Shooting Suspect Shot, Injured By Officer Near Walt Whitman Houses

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —  A suspect is in police custody and recovering at a hospital following a police-involved shooting in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Authorities said it all unfolded at Carlton Avenue and Cumberland Walk just before 8 p.m.  202 more words