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MTA Subway Cable Vandalism

Massive Copper Cable Theft In Queens Disrupts Entire A, C Train Lines

Commuting was a miserable experience Wednesday for riders of the A and C trains Wednesday, after a massive copper cable theft near Howard Beach, Queens.

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Ozone Park burglar

Police Searching For Suspect Amid Spree Of Home Burglaries In Queens

Police said the suspect struck five homes in the Ozone Park section of the borough between May 9 and May 21, stealing jewelry and cash.

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17 L.I. Pen And Marker Business Workers Sickened By Carbon Monoxide

Seventeen workers at a pen and magic marker manufacturer on Long Island were hospitalized Wednesday after being exposed to carbon monoxide.

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Ocean Parkway

Residents Question Changing Speed Limit On Ocean Parkway

Some traveling to barrier beaches are now questioning speed limit discrepancies, pointing out that most of the parkway is 55 mph, but can quickly drop to 35 mph.

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Controversial Research Shows Genetics May Play Role For Women Who Cheat

The cheating study by the University of Queensland in Australia involved 7,400 participants.

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Maya Leggat graduates from CUNY Hunter College with the officers who saved her when she was pushed in front of a Metro-North train. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

MTA Officers Attend Commencement For Woman They Saved

Two Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officers on Wednesday attended the college commencement ceremony for a woman they saved after she was pushed onto the Metro-North Railroad tracks.

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Drivers wait in line for monthly parking permits at the Court Square Municipal Garage in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Queens Drivers Frustrated As They Wait On Long Line For Parking Permits — Every Month

More than 100 people spent hours waiting on line Wednesday morning, for a special permit in a multi-level parking garage in Queens.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in the South Bronx on Tuesday, May 26. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Tried To Rape Woman In South Bronx

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in the South Bronx.

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Steven Tyler performs onstage during the "American Idol" grand finale in Hollywood, California on May 13, 2015. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Police In New Jersey Pull Plug On Steven Tyler Concert Hoax

West Windsor police have alerted area residents that Tyler will not be rocking the small pick-your-own strawberry farm, despite listings on concert websites saying otherwise.

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Horace Mann School Big DL

Investigation Finds Sexual Abuse At Horace Mann School More Widespread Than Thought

The investigation into the Horace Mann School identifies 63 former students who say they were abused from the 1960s through the 1990s.

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A crowd at Penn Station after NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak trains were delayed due to a downed wire. (Credit: CBS2)

Downed Wire Leads To Hour-Long Delays For NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak Trains

NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak trains were delayed for up to an hour at Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after an overhead wire came down.

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Valentina Allen of Howard Beach, Queens died of a congenital heart defect at the age of 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Community Rallies Around Parents After Queens Girl With Congenital Heart Defect Dies

The Queens community of Howard Beach had been rooting for little Valentina Allen’s recovery – but she didn’t make it, and now the neighborhood is rallying around her grieving parents.

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US actress Melissa McCarthy poses for photographs on the carpet as she arrives to attend the European premiere of the film 'Spy' in London on May 21, 2015.   AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE'N        (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

Melissa McCarthy Slams Malls For Segregating Plus-Size Women, Clothing Stores

Actress Melissa McCarthy tells shopping malls — “People don’t stop at size 12!”

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Paralyzed Rutgers Football Player Eric LeGrand Talks About Inspiring Others, Walking Again

It’s been 4 1/2 years since LeGrand suffered a severe spinal cord injury. But he told CBS2’s Otis Livingston that there’s a reason it happened to him — so he could give hope to the hopeless.

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FILE -- Gamblers play the slot machines at Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hard Rock, Track Propose Long-Planned Casino At Meadowlands

Hard Rock International and the Meadowlands Racetrack are proposing a casino just outside New York City.

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