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Beanie Sigel Shot In New Jersey


Cops seize $8 million worth of heroin, some bags stamped ‘NFL’


NEW YORK (CNN) — A heroin processing location holding $8 million worth of the drug was busted in New York, along with drug paraphernalia stamped with brands such as “NFL” and “government shutdown,” authorities said Friday.

A raid, which involved the DEA’s New York Drug Enforcement Task Force, New York City police, and New York State Police, netted 33 pounds of heroin at a Bronx apartment that served as a “high-volume heroin packaging location,” according to a statement from New York’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office.

The bust was the product of a surveillance operation in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx on Thursday night, authorities said.

Cristino Then, 25, was arrested after officers observed him delivering a package to the residence, the statement said. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminally…

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Two NYC Sports Bars Find New Rivalry In Super Bowl


CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — What are the odds?

Denver and Seattle are 1,300 miles apart, but not on West 33rd Street where you’ll find two bars sitting side by side, Stout catering to Broncos fans, while Feile attracts Seahawks fans.

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Noelle Mooney, part-owner of both bars, told 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern that the rivalry has really ramped up as the Super Bowl nears. “There’s a little bit of challenging going on between some of them. It’s like ‘I’m gonna make you wear my jersey when I win, I’m gonna make you eat your words you win.'”

Melissa Gatto, who tends the bar for the Seahawks crowd, says no matter who wins there will be cheering on West 33rd Street on Sunday night. “There’s definitely going to be crazy amounts of partying…

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Camden County Officials Announce Arrest Of 2 People For Apparent Human Trafficking


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By Paul Kurtz and Ileana Diaz

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS)As New Jersey gears up for Sunday’s Super Bowl, authorities are shining a light on the darker side to the big game — human trafficking.

Authorities in South Jersey are using a newly enhanced statute to crack down on human trafficking.

Police are making arrests.

“I had a protective and loving mother and farther, and yet I was exploited a at a very young age,” victim Lexie Smith said.

And to protect the young and vulnerable from the sex trade during the busy Super Bowl weekend, Governor Chris Christie says their task force is in full effect.

“We have eyes and ears on the ground and in cyberspace,” Christie said.

And Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says his county is unfortunately a hub for sex and human trafficking, wedged between New York City and Philadelphia and so close to…

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Man Arrested After Explosive Devices Are Found In Union, N.J.


CBS New York

UNION, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A Union Township, N.J. man was arrested Monday, after authorities found an improvised explosive device and other weaponry Monday at his home.

Alfred Intrabartolo, 62, was charged Monday with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, second-degree certain persons not to own firearms, and third-degree possession of a destructive device, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s office. He was being held on $250,000 cash bail late Monday afternoon, and other charges were pending.

Last week, neighbors called police to complain about someone setting off low-grade explosive devices in a neighborhood near the Route 22 corridor in Union, prosecutors said. On Monday, authorities set up a surveillance operation, and allegedly caught Intrabartolo tossing an explosive device that looked like a large firecracker out of a moving vehicle.

Intrabartolo was arrested, and police found a loaded .32-caliber handgun and other explosives in his vehicle, prosecutors said.

Police, prosecutors and…

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Police Search For Suspect In Deadly Bedford-Stuyvesant Stabbing


CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police late Friday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in a stabbing that killed a man in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn last weekend.

Around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, the suspect got into an argument with the 37-year-old man, and stabbed him multiple times in the torso in front of a building at 309 Hart St. in Brooklyn, police said.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, was taken to Woodhull Medical Center in critical condition, police said. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police released a surveillance video of a vehicle connected to the incident. The vehicle passes down the street, reverses, and finally rolls off.

The video also shows a person running from the scene.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips…

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Air Force Service Member Foils TJ Maxx Robbery In Evesham Township, N.J.


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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The robber was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

A man wearing dark clothes and a ski mask walked into the TJ Maxx store on Route 73, went directly to the jewelry counter, and immediately smashed a rock through the glass case, police said.

The whole incident was caught on surveillance video.

The video shows the robbery suspect reaching into the case again and again.

The man grabbed $25,797 worth of watches and stuffed them into a bag and turned around to leave the store.

As the suspect made a run for it, another man is seen on the tape walking toward him, and then breaking into a run and tackling him to the ground.

The two struggled on the floor, and the suspect lost his mask – and the loot, police said.

The man who took him down was an active member of…

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African-American Smoke Shop Owner’s Surveillance Camera Catch Shady Undercover Police Agent Planting Crack Inside His Store [Video]