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4 More Cases Of Enterovirus D68 Confirmed In New Jersey

The new cases involve patients from Burlington County, which has two cases, and Camden and Morris counties. Three confirmed cases were previously announced in Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone makes announcement on Fire Island dune/piping plover lawsuit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010WINS)

Suffolk County To Step In After Lawsuit Halts Fire Island Dune Project

The Audubon Society convinced a federal judge to stop a federal project repairing the dunes damaged by Superstorm Sandy for fear that it could harm the piping plover nesting grounds.

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Police say two people are dead after a New York-bound bus  crashed and overturned in Delaware on Sept. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hearing Delayed For Queens Tour Bus Driver In Fatal Delaware Crash

Fifty-six-year-old Jinli Zhao of Flushing, Queens is charged with two counts of operating a vehicle causing the death of another person in last month’s crash.

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Scam callers are claiming to be from the IRS and threatening to have people arrested if they don't pay up. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Officials Urge Vigilance In Response To IRS Phone Scam

Nassau County Police said several residents have received phone calls from persons claiming to be from the IRS who say they or a family member owe money for unpaid taxes.

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Police ID Suspect Sought In Fatal Stabbing Of Bronx Teen

Police have identified a suspect wanted for allegedly stabbing and killing a teenage boy and injuring three others during a house party in the Bronx.

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A fire in Atlantic City started Sept. 30, 2014, in a consignment shop and spread to three other buildings. (credit: CBS 2)

Raging Fire Damages Several Atlantic City Buildings

The buildings, on the 1100 block of Atlantic Avenue, caught fire late Tuesday night and burned into early Wednesday before finally being extinguished.

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2015 NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar. (credit: http://www.nyctaxicalendar.com/)

Some NYC Cabbies Bare Bellies And Chests For 2015 Calendar

Move over New York City firefighters, there’s a new sexy pinup calendar in town. Some of the city’s cabbies stepped out from behind the wheel to strike a pose for the 2015 NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar.

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Joe Namath said his brain function has improved after spending 120 sessions in a hyperbaric chamber. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Joe Namath: Experimental Oxygen Treatment Has Helped Brain Heal

The Jets great was the first patient in an experiment by a Florida hospital to see if bathing the body in pure oxygen might restore blood flow to injured areas of the brain.

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This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

With Bear Population On The Rise, Connecticut Officials Offer Safety Tips

Bill Hyatt, who heads the state Bureau of Natural Resources, said because of the animals’ growing numbers, it’s likely bears might turn up in backyards or on picnic grounds.

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Grizzly bears Betty and Veronica. (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society)

Grizzly Bears Betty And Veronica Moving Into New Home At Central Park Zoo

The two bears have been at the Bronx Zoo since 1995 and will be getting new digs at the Central Park Zoo.

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Christopher Montgomery (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Long Island Man Missing From U.S. Coast Guard

Petty Officer Christopher Montgomery, 26, was reported missing last Thursday.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Christie Talks 2016, Blasts Obama Handling Of ISIS Threat

Gov. Chris Christie says he hasn’t decided yet whether he’ll run for president.

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A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New PATH Fares Go Into Effect; Single-Ride Costs $2.75

Passengers need another quarter to ride the PATH trains between New Jersey and New York.

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State Police are investigating a crash between a tractor-trailer and a car on I-80 in Saddle Brook, NJ on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead In Wrong-Way Crash On I-80 In Saddle Brook

Trooper Alina Spies said a car was heading east in the westbound lanes when it hit the tractor-trailer in Saddle Brook early Wednesday.

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Seen At 11: ‘Eating Smart’ With High-Tech Utensils

We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.

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