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FILE -- New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

Sunset Park Residents Opposed To Planned Expansion of Affordable Housing Heckle Speakers

Claiming the project was sprung on them, residents shouted at A.G. Eric Schneiderman and Borough President Eric Adams as they spoke.

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Chairs along Ridgewood, New Jersey Fourth of July parade route. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Ridgewood Residents Secure Spots Days Ahead Of 4th Of July Parade

Hundreds of lawn chairs are already lined up in strategic spots in Ridgewood, New Jersey in advance of the town’s big 4th of July parade.

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Brian Poole and Eric Gomez face drug charges (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

2 Long Island Men Accused In Alleged Marijuana Network Face Arraignment

The suspects allegedly imported, sold and distributed 11 different strains of powerful California-grown marijuana.

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New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Average Sales Price Of Manhattan Apartment Reaches Record High Of $1.87 Million

It’s going to cost you a lot of green to buy a home in Manhattan.

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Pedestrians were struck after an accident in Brooklyn on July 1, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

2 Pedestrians Hurt After Cars Crash In Brooklyn

The accident took place at around 10:30 a.m. at Pennsylvania & Cozine Avenues in East New York.

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New Jersey Opens Review After 3 Teens Escape From Detention Facility

The boys — a 15-year-old and two 17-year-olds — are believed to be in the Newark area after they fled from the minimum-security Green Residential Community Home in Ringwood on Sunday.

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Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Credit: Getty Images)

Former NY Sen. Malcolm Smith Gets 7 Years In 2013 NYC Mayoral Election Bribery Scheme

Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith will spend seven years in prison for a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election.

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Chris Christie announces 2016 run (CBS2)

Chris Christie Focusing Campaign Efforts On New Hampshire Over Next Several Days

Christie participated in a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Sandown, New Hampshire.

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Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his bid for the presidency in the 2016 presidential race during an event at the Trump Tower on the Fifth Avenue on June 16, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

Macy’s Dumps Donald Trump Clothing Line In Response To Comments On Mexican Immigrants

Macy’s is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul’s remarks about Mexican immigrants continues.

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President Obama delivers statement on opening of embassy in Cuba. (credit: CBS2)

Obama Announces Agreement With Cuba To Reopen Embassies

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba was shuttered in 1961.

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Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Paterson, New Jersey on June 30, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Toss Babies From Burning Homes In Paterson, New Jersey

The raging fire started Tuesday night on Hamilton Avenue. Flames and thick smoke could be seen shooting out of the homes.

14 hours ago

FILE - A Styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Ban On Styrofoam Products Takes Effect

As of midnight, Styrofoam products such as trays, cups, plates, clamshell containers and packing peanuts are banned at food service establishments, stores and manufacturers across the five boroughs.

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FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

De Blasio Accuses Cuomo Of Hindering City Agenda, Playing Revenge Game

Speaking to reporters at City Hall just before he leaves on a family vacation, de Blasio said he believes the Democratic governors holds substantial influence over the Republican-led Senate’s leadership.

06/30/2015

A cellphone case designed to look at a gun is not popular with police. (Credit: NYPD Queens North Command)

Activist Says Gun-Shaped Phone Cases Could Lead To Deadly Mistakes

There was concern Tuesday night, and calls to take smartphone cases that look like handguns off the street, before someone gets hurt.

06/30/2015

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Severe Storms Rip Down Trees, Power Poles In Parts Of New Jersey

Severe storms slammed parts of New Jersey Tuesday night, ripping down trees and power poles in some areas.

06/30/2015