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A surveillance image of a suspect -- seen in a black hat, black coat and red shirt -- in an unprovoked attack in Stamford, Connecticut. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Suspect Attacked Man For No Clear Reason In Stamford, Conn.

Police in Stamford, Connecticut were searching Wednesday for a suspect the said attacked a man for no apparent reason.

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Church Of Scientology on East 125th Street in Harlem (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Critic: Church Of Scientology-Backed Foundation For A Drug Free World’s Curriculum Not Based On Fact

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World, backed by the Church of Scientology, spoke to 30 New York City public schools last year, but its New York-based Director Megan Fialkoff says the foundation’s teachings aren’t influenced by the church.

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Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

NJ Police Officer Recently Trained How To Use Narcan Saves 2 Overdose Victims In 5 Days

Authorities say a central New Jersey police officer who recently learned how to use a drug that can help reverse heroin overdoses used it to save two lives in less than a week,

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Physical therapist Karena Wu says to prevent injuries, warm up your legs before heading out in the snow. (credit: Meg Baker/CBS2)

Health Experts: Take Steps Toward Avoiding Spills On Icy Sidewalks, Streets

Doctors are warning that many of the injuries they see are caused by black ice.

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Saudi King Salman (R) stands alongside President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama after the Obamas arrived on Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on January 27, 2015. Obama landed in Saudi Arabia to shore up ties with new King Salman and offer condolences after the death of his predecessor Abdullah. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama Catches Heat For Outfit Choice In Saudi Arabia

No matter where she goes, First Lady Michelle Obama causes a buzz about what she wears. And in Saudi Arabia, it was no different.

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Major Delays, Injuries After Multi-Vehicle Crash On Route 22 In Scotch Plains, N.J.

Injuries were reported late Wednesday afternoon, when three vehicles were involved in a major accident in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.

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A skunk. (Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland County

A skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.

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Scene of a crash in Upper Freehold, N.J. on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

8-Year-Old Boy, 2 Women Hurt In Upper Freehold Crash

The two-vehicle accident, involving a Chevy Silverado and Toyota Corolla, occurred around 9 a.m. Wednesday on County Route 539.

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Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Makes First Court Appearance Since DA Declines To Prosecute Him For Rape Allegation

The once flamboyant but publicly humiliated attorney Sanford Rubenstein made his first court appearance Wednesday, since the DA declined to prosecute him on a rape allegation brought against him by a top assistant to Rev. Al Sharpton.

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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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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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