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The inside of a limo bus that the owner claims was trashed by a group of drunken teens. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

New NY Law Would Require Underage Party Bus Passengers To Have Adult Chaperone

New legislation could put the brakes on underage drinking on party buses in New York. The law would require large groups of underage bus passengers to be accompanied by at least one adult chaperone.

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Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Opening Statements Begin In Terror Trial Of Egyptian Muslim Cleric

Mustafa is accused of trying to create an al Qaeda training camp in Bly, Ore., in late 1999. He’s also charged with helping kidnappers in Yemen in a 1998 attack and arranged for fighters to attend an al Qaeda training camp.

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Two suspects police said are wanted for stealing cases of Red Bull from Wawa stores in Toms River, NJ. (credit: Toms River Police Department)

Police: Cases Of Red Bull Worth $800 Stolen From Toms River Wawa Stores

Police said the thefts happened Saturday and Sunday between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Wawa stores along the Route 37 corridor.

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Traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel (file) (credit: CBS 2)

Next Phase Of Lincoln Tunnel Helix Work To Begin Tuesday

The next phase of the roadway improvement project is set to begin Tuesday when westbound lanes will be closed.

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Officer Manny Encarnacion (credit: LinkedIn)

NYPD Officer Arrested On Weapons Charge Must Stay In India Until July Court Date

Officer Manny Encarnacion, 49, was arrested in March after Indian authorities discovered three bullets he had accidentally packed in his luggage, the New York Police Department said. He is out on bail, but has been barred from leaving India until the case is resolved.

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Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio To Announce Big Changes To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

Some reports indicate the revamped program will make it easier for homeowners to get buyouts or reimbursements. The mayor will outline the reforms later Thursday.

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A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

NY State Police Target Aggressive Driving In Weeklong Crackdown

The campaign runs from April 17 through April 24 in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safety for drivers across the state.

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Photographer Rachael Hale McKenna snaps a photo of Miracle the dog and Felix the cat. (credit: CBS 2)

Pets Pose For Pics To Help Animals In New York Shelters

Photographer Rachael Hale McKenna took the shots for her new book, “The New York Dog,” with part of the proceeds going to the Humane Society of New York.

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Joann Smith (credit: Handout)

NJ Woman Accused Of Trying To Kill Kids By Driving Into Delaware River

Joann Smith, 49, drove her van at full speed down a boat ramp on West Front Street in Florence and into the river Tuesday night, police and prosecutors said.

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Queens Anti-Muslim Statements Suspect

Police: Queens Man Arrested In Harassment Of Teen Girl On MTA Bus

Perry Germano, 50, is charged with attempted assault, aggravated harassment and menacing.

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Chelsea Clinton speaks at the 2014 New York City Go Red For Women Luncheon at the Hilton New York on March 4, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Chelsea Clinton: I Might Run For Office Someday

Chelsea Clinton says she’s happy right now with her elected representatives, but might come for their jobs if that changes.

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An "E-Carriage" that could replace horse-drawn carriages in Central Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘E-Carriage’ To Debut At New York International Auto Show

New Yorkers will get the chance to see an electric vehicle some say should replace the city’s horse-drawn carriages when it debuts this week at the New York International Auto Show.

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If Mayor De Blasio gets his way 'E-Carriages' could replace horse drawn carriages in Central Park before the end of the year. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: ‘E-Carriages’ May Be On Deck To Replace Horse-Drawn Rides In Central Park

The prototype was rolled out at the International Auto Show, but could soon be rolling through Central Park. The vehicles could make Manhattan history.

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Accidental Car Theft

2 Cars, 1 Key: Woman Accidentally Steals Honda In Brooklyn

A Brooklyn woman’s mother accidentally moved the wrong car even though she had a key for another car.

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A woman uses her cellphone on a subway platform in Chelsea. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Encryption Services Protect Smartphones From Hackers

We rely on our smartphones for just about everything. But just like a computer, they can be easily hacked.

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