New York

Fatal Crash In Lincoln Tunnel Snarls Morning CommutePort Authority police say a 23-year-old woman passenger died and the 35-year-old man who was driving the bike was injured in the crash around 3 a.m. Wednesday in the New Jersey-bound north tube.
CBS2 Exclusive: Charter Boat Rescues Couple Stranded In Water 2-Miles Off Staten IslandA couple was rescued nearly 2-miles off the Staten Island shoreline, on Tuesday. A passing charter boat spotted the pair and towed them back to shore. The captain said the couple could have been killed.
Neighbors: New Sinkhole Is Part Of Ongoing Problem In Bay RidgeThat sinking feeling has struck again in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, where a partial street collapse left a big hole in the road.
PHOTOS: 2016 Democratic National Convention: Night 2Highlights from the second night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Hillary Clinton was officially nominated, and former President Bill Clinton was among the speakers.
Parents Worried After Man Grabs Child At Flushing, Queens PlaygroundA disturbing trend at a park in Flushing, Queens has parents seriously worried for their safety.
NYPD: Man Rapes, Robs Woman At Gunpoint In Her Brooklyn HomeThe 29-year-old victim said she woke up to hear her door being opened. A man holding a silver gun walked in and raped her before stealing items from the victim and fleeing, police said.

New Jersey

After Tweet, Sen. Cory Booker Says He Prays For Donald TrumpCory Booker on Tuesday responded to a tweet posted by Donald Trump following the New Jersey senator's Democratic convention speech.
Cleanup Underway After Powerful Storms Slam Tri-State AreaThe storms that ripped through the Tri-State area Monday evening flooded streets and downed trees and power lines.
Police: Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation, Arrests On NJ TRANSIT TrainAn NJ TRANSIT train was evacuated and swept for explosives late Monday after someone allegedly made a bomb threat.
Sen. Booker: 'We Will Rise'Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., brought the crowd to its feet as he called for the Democratic Party to unite around Hillary Clinton.
Severe Storms Follow Extreme Heat For Tri-State AreaA severe storm system brought heavy rain and dangerous lightning to the Tri-State Area late Monday, following another day of sweltering heat.
Lifeguards Team Up With Cops To Save Man From Drowning In Totowa PoolA team of rescuers worked quickly to save a man who nearly drowned at a pool in Totowa. The life savers didn't think twice about helping someone in distress.

Connecticut

$7,000 Radiation Device Stolen From Car In ConnecticutA suspect is in custody after a radiation device was stolen from a car in Bridgeport.
Connecticut Home Invasion Killer Joshua Komisarjevsky Resentenced To Life TermA state judge in New Haven resentenced Joshua Komisarjevsky on Tuesday to six consecutive life terms.
Severe Storms Follow Extreme Heat For Tri-State AreaA severe storm system brought heavy rain and dangerous lightning to the Tri-State Area late Monday, following another day of sweltering heat.
WATCH: Video Shows Small Plane Crashing Into Connecticut HouseNew video has been released showing the moment a small plane crashed into a house in Connecticut.
Safety Hazards Discovered At Conn. Day Care Days After Death Of ChildA surprise inspection at a day care center in Stamford revealed numerous safety hazards, including a work station holding fencing slats with nails sticking out, and a curling iron plugged into a lamp near a sleeping child.
Severe Storms Take Down Trees, Power Lines Around Tri-State AreaSevere storms pounded the Tri-State Area late Monday afternoon -- bringing sideways rain, uprooting trees, and electrocuting a driver whose car was struck by downed wires.

Entertainment

Rihanna, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Global Citizen Festival In Central ParkCo-hosts include Chelsea Handler, Neil Patrick Harris, Salma Hayek Pinault, Priyanka Chopra, Seth Meyers, Hugh Jackman and his actress-wife Deborra-lee.
Sarah Silverman: 'To The Bernie Or Bust People, You're Being Ridiculous'Actress and comedian Sarah Silverman laid into Bernie Sanders supporters at the Democratic National Convention Monday night.
Roger Ailes Out At Fox News Following Sexual Harassment AllegationsRoger Ailes is out at Fox News.
Timeline Of Events Leading Up To Roger Ailes' Resignation From Fox NewsHere are the key events leading up to Roger Ailes' resignation from Fox News Channel
Legendary Producer Garry Marshall Being Remembered By Hollywood EliteLegendary Hollywood producer Garry Marshall is being remembered for creating some of the most popular sitcoms and movies.
Gretchen Carlson: 'Forcing Victims Of Sexual Harassment Into Secret Arbitration Proceedings Is Wrong'Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson said sexual harassment victims shouldn't be forced into secret arbitration proceedings.

Politics

Obama Returns To Convention Stage To Make Case For ClintonPresident Barack Obama is returning to the Democratic National Convention Wednesday to implore voters to elect Hillary Clinton as the first woman to occupy the Oval Office.
PHOTOS: 2016 Democratic National Convention: Night 2Highlights from the second night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Hillary Clinton was officially nominated, and former President Bill Clinton was among the speakers.
Former President Bill Clinton Seeks To Humanize Hillary Clinton In DNC SpeechFormer President Bill Clinton sought to humanize his wife during his primetime speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night.
'Bernie Or Bust' Supporters Detained After Scaling 8-Foot Walls Blocking Off DNC Secure ZoneBernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination.
Lena Dunham: 'According To Donald Trump, My Body Is Probably Like A 2'Actresses Lena Dunham and America Ferrera mocked Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night.
'I Didn't Want This Spotlight': Mothers Of The Movement Speak Out At DNCThe mother of Eric Garner, and several other mothers who lost children to gun violence or excessive police force ,took center stage at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night.

Health & Well Being

UPSIT ‘Smell Test’ Could Aid In Early Detection Of Alzheimer’sThere has been a possible breakthrough in the early detection of Alzheimer's and other dementia. It's about how your brain processes and remembers certain smells or odors.
Her Reaction To An ‘American Girl’ Doll Went Viral – Now Texas Girl Has A New Leg Millions of people were moved to tears when they saw a 10-year-old girl filled with joy as she received an American Girl doll with a prosthetic leg.
Doctors Ponder Cause Behind Spike In Kidney Stones Among ChildrenMedical experts had an important reminder for parents Monday, to keep kids well hydrated on hot summer days.
‘Kerr Collar’ Could Protect Football Players From Serious Head And Neck InjuriesConcussion prevention has been centered around protecting the head, but we may have been looking in the wrong place.
Sunscreen Is A Summer Essential – But Which One Is Best For Your Body?The hot weather this weekend will have lots of people heading to parks and beaches, and the UV index is going to be through the roof.
Minimally Invasive Procedure Could Put An End To Mystery Back PainBack pain affects everyone at some point. Usually it's due to a bulging disk or some other spinal problem, but sometimes the source is a mystery.

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