New York

Pedestrian Killed, 3 Others Injured In Queens AccidentA sport-utility vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian, and injured a bicyclist and two others, in Queens late Thursday, police said.
VIDEO: Naked Man Taunts Police, Shouts 'I Am Mother Earth,' Before Jumping From TKTS Booth In Times SquareA naked man taunted police officers before jumping from the top of the TKTS booth in Times Square.
Police: Upper East Side Feces Attack Suspect Struck TwicePolice said a man was seen on video grabbing a woman from behind before shoving a bag of feces down her pants.
5 Buildings Evacuated After Gas Leak Near Tribeca SynagogueThe FDNY evacuated five buildings in Tribeca Thursday evening, after a gas main ruptured outside a synagogue.
Man Charged With Groping 11-Year-Old Girl's Chest In QueensA man was arrested Thursday and charged with groping an 11-year-old girl in Queens last week, police said.
Sources: L&B Spumoni Gardens Restaurant Co-Owner Shot Dead In Dyker Heights, BrooklynThe co-owner of the popular L&B Spumoni Gardens restaurant was found shot to death in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn on Thursday evening, sources told CBS2.

New Jersey

After Dems Rebuff Christie Gas Tax Plan, Christie Stops N.J. Highway ProjectsNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued an executive order late Thursday directing state road projects to cease.
Ocean City Again Wins Contest For Best Jersey Shore BeachOcean City in far southern New Jersey has once again taken top honors in a contest that lets people choose their favorite New Jersey shore beach.
Trump Campaign Vetting Christie As Possible Republican Vice Presidential NomineeDonald Trump’s campaign is vetting Gov. Chris Christie as a possible Republican vice presidential nominee.
Tips For Having Your House In Order Before Leaving For VacationAs people get ready to walk out the door for their summer getaway, they should have their house in order before they depart.
Town Icon Killed In Hit-And-Run Leaving Verona Calligraphy ShopPolice are looking for witnesses of a hit-and-run that killed a beloved town icon in Verona, New Jersey.
NJ Senate Democrats Put Brakes On Christie's Gas Tax ProposalSen. Paul Sarlo, the budget committee chairman, said lawmakers are continuing to work on a deal that is acceptable to the Assembly and Republican Gov. Chris Christie but there won't be a vote Thursday.

Connecticut

Contractor Will Testify In Lawsuit Filed By Father Of Girls Killed In Stamford Christmas Day FireMichael Borcina's lawyer said Thursday that Borcina will cooperate in the lawsuit filed by the children's father, Matthew Badger.
4th Of July 2016: Best (And Worst) Times To Travel In NYCHere's a list of the best times to travel this weekend in NYC, according to AAA.
Volkswagen Settles Emissions-Cheating Cases For $14.7 BillionVW admitted to installing software that turned on pollution controls during emissions testing then turned them off when the cars were on the road.
Gov. Malloy Warns Of 'Very Dangerous Situation' In New Haven Amid Heroin Overdose SpikeOfficials say more than a dozen overdoses were reported on Thursday. City spokesman Laurence Grotheer says that at least one overdose was fatal.
Police: Conn. Woman Holds Up Dunkin' Donuts, Rides Off On BicycleA worker at a Willimantic Dunkin' Donuts called 911 at 3 a.m. Thursday to report that he had been robbed by an armed woman who was whisked away on a bike.
Judge Hears Arguments On Gun Maker's Bid To Dismiss Newtown LawsuitA Connecticut judge is set to hear arguments on whether to dismiss a lawsuit against the maker of the semiautomatic rifle used by the shooter in them 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Entertainment

'Daily Show' Facing Backlash For 'Go Knock Someone Up In Texas' Abortion Ruling Tweet"The Daily Show'' is facing backlash on social media for a tweet about the Supreme Court's decision on Texas abortion laws.
Upright Citizens Brigade Teams Up With Seeso For 18th Annual Del Close MarathonThis past weekend, thousands of performers from around the world set foot on nine NYC stages to do just that during the 18th annual Del Close Marathon.
First Lady Michelle Obama To Join James Corden For 'Carpool Karaoke'The first lady announced the appearance with Corden as she launched her Snapchat account, "MichelleObama."
'I Made A Big Mistake:' Selma Blair Apologizes For Airplane OutburstThe actress says in a statement to Vanity Fair that she mixed alcohol with medication which caused her to black out and make statements that she regrets.
Frank Ocean's Emotional Reflection On Orlando: 'Many Hate Us'Frank Ocean is offering an emotional reflection more than a week after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, left 49 dead and dozens more wounded.
Millions Eligible For Free Tickets Through TicketmasterIf you bought a ticket through Ticketmaster between late 1999 and early 2013, you could be eligible for free tickets to a number of events.

Politics

After Dems Rebuff Christie Gas Tax Plan, Christie Stops N.J. Highway ProjectsNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued an executive order late Thursday directing state road projects to cease.
Nearly 1.6 Million People Dropped Out Of Obamacare This YearAbout 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law dropped out by the end of March.
Trump Campaign Vetting Christie As Possible Republican Vice Presidential NomineeDonald Trump’s campaign is vetting Gov. Chris Christie as a possible Republican vice presidential nominee.
Staff Exodus Hits Mayor Bill De Blasio's AdministrationMayor Bill de Blasio was suffering from a new headache Thursday, as his office was struck by a major staff exodus.
Speaker Ryan: House Will Vote On GOP Proposal Aimed At Keeping Suspected Terrorists From Obtaining FirearmsHouse Speaker Paul Ryan has told Republican lawmakers that the House will vote next week on legislation aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from getting guns.
Ditka: 'The Republican Party Has Its Head Up Its A**' For Not Fully Backing TrumpChicago Bears legend Mike Ditka is not mincing words when it comes to Republicans wavering in their support for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Health & Well Being

Parkinson's Patients See Benefit From Movement, Dance TherapyGetting Parkinson’s patients moving to moving to music might be just what the doctor ordered.
FDA Issues Cookie Dough Warning Over E. Coli ConcernsThe agency also warns against using dough for play clay or homemade ornaments.
Minimally-Invasive Pump Could Be A Life Saver For Heart Attack PatientsWhen you hear the words artificial, implantable heart pump, you probably think major surgery and a very large device.
'Moonshot Is All Of You:' Joe Biden Hosts Summit For Cancer Research, InnovationScientists, oncologists, donors and patients plan to gather at Howard University for the daylong event.
‘Eye Mites’ Not Allergies May Be To Blame For Inflamed, Irritated Eye LidsIf your eyes often itch in the morning, or if you wake up with inflamed eye lids, you could be suffering from eye mites.
Teen Pricked By Needle At Jones Beach Will Require Series Of Blood TestsA Long Island teenager will have to get a series of blood tests after she said she laid on a needle at Jone Beach.

CBS News: Latest U.S. Stories

Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion law
N.Y. man harrasses woman with bag of feces
Report: Apple considers Tidal takeover
6/30: Pentagon lifts ban on transgender service members; Scores of Muslims find home at D.C. church

CBS News: Politics

Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City to be hit by strike
Woman tells Trump he should replace Muslim TSA employees who wear hijabs
Clinton-Lynch meeting causes controversy on Capitol Hill
Trump campaign spams foreign officials' inboxes with fundraising pitches

CBS News: Entertainment

Report: Apple considers Tidal takeover
"Serial" subject Adnan Syed gets new trial
Justin Bieber's probation ends 30 days early
Emma Watson is embarrassed you heard her ringtone

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