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Police are trying to figure out what happened inside this Bayonne, New Jersey home, that led to the deaths of two people. (Photo: CBS2)

Authorities ID Mother, Daughter Found Dead In Bayonne Home

Authorities said drug paraphernalia was found in the home. But they have not yet determined the cause of death.

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Snow in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

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Green Acres Mall To Get $84M Shopping Center Next Door, ‘Green Acres Commons’

The owner of Long Island’s Green Acres Mall plans a $84 million shopping center next door.

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The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Airports Set New Passenger Record

The agency announced Wednesday that preliminary data shows an estimated 117.1 million passengers used JFK, Newark Liberty, LaGuardia, Stewart and Atlantic City airports during 2014.

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U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Opens Hearings For Obama’s Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch

The nation’s top law enforcement job is on the line today as the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee opens two days of hearings on President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.

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Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Congressmen Renew Federal Effort To Allow Sports Betting

Two New Jersey congressmen are renewing their efforts to allow sports betting in the state.

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Shoppers flood ShopRite in Succasunna, New Jersey ahead of a snowstorm on Jan. 25, 2015 (credit: _christian_23)

Brooklynite’s Twitter Push: Donate Unneeded ‘Blizzard’ Food To Hungry

Kristine Michelsen-Correa, of Brooklyn, created the Twitter hashtag “#blizzardleftovers” after her panicked pre-blizzard supermarket run.

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Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Eric Garner Case Fuels Debate Over Grand Jury Secrecy

Calls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.

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Embattled State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Speaker Silver Takes Leave Of Absence From NYC Law Firm

New York City-based Weitz & Luxenberg announced the separation Wednesday. President Perry Weitz says the firm was “shocked” to learn about the accusations against Silver.

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First Lady Chirlane McCray. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Chirlane McCray Opens Up About Family’s Struggles With Depression

Chirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio, got personal as she spoke at a public health conference in Brooklyn.

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A subway train crosses the Williamsburg Bridge the morning after a snowstorm on January 27, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Regular Weekday Subway, Rail Service Resumes

Regular weekday service is resuming on the subways and rails a day after a snowstorm shut down the city but commuters should expect delays.

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Firefighters on the scene of a fire at Winfield Hall in Glen Cove on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Historic Mansion Catches Fire In Glen Cove

The fire broke out at the Winfield Hall at 70 Crescent Beach in Glen Cove, according to the Nassau Fire Department.

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Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Tenants File Class Action Lawsuit In Wake Of Massive Fire At Edgewater, NJ Apartment Complex

Two tenants of an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey that was mostly destroyed in a fire have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all residents.

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Sledders hit the hill at Hauppauge High School on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sledders Of All Ages Take To The Hills In Suffolk County

The big hill at Hauppauge High School was drawing a crowd of sledders.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks ahead of massive Nor'easter on Jan. 25, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Responds To The Onion’s Lampoon By Delivering Dramatic Reading Of Blizzard Forecast

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been the target of criticism but has defended the decisions officials made ahead of the storm.

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