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A 15-month-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet in Irvington, N.J., on Oct. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

$25K Reward Offered In Stray Bullet Death Of Irvington Toddler

A $25,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to an arrest in connection with the shooting of a New Jersey toddler who was killed by a stray bullet that entered her family’s apartment.

17 hours ago

Anti-police graffiti on Queens phone booth. Expletive blurred by CBSNewYork.com. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Investigating Anti-Police Graffiti In Queens

The NYPD is investigating anti-police graffiti found scrawled on public phone booths in Queens.

17 hours ago

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Westchester County Warns Residents Against Construction Debris In Trash

Westchester County is cracking down on what people put in their trash after an influx of construction debris showed up at the curb over the past six months.

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Peconic Bay Medical Center (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

2 LI Hospitals In Talks To Join One Of Two Larger Health Systems

Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead and Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport are in discussions with Stony Brook University Hospital and North Shore-LIJ Health System.

19 hours ago

7 firefighters suffered smoke inhalation while battling a warehouse fire in Brooklyn on Oct. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

7 Firefighters Suffer Smoke Inhalation Battling Warehouse Fire In Brooklyn

The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Thursday at the Belmont Metals Company on Belmont Avenue in East New York.

20 hours ago

A nor'easter pounded the Tri-State Area with rain and cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter Brings Pounding Rain, Cuts Power To 13,000 Customers On Long Island

Rain and blasting winds cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island Wednesday evening.

10/22/2014

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Seen At 11: Are You Stressing Your Hair Out?

We’ve come to accept stress as part of our daily lives. But for women, and more and more young women, there’s a new and devastating effect from stress—losing their hair.

10/22/2014

A screen grab of a video in which little girls use the F word to draw attention to issues of women's inequality. (Credit: F***H8)

Little Girls Drop ‘F-Bombs For Feminism,’ Shock Viewers In Video

A new video by an activist group shows girls between 6 and 13 years old dressed up as pink princesses, and firing off F-bombs to make a point about sexism in society.

10/22/2014

Seven people were injured when a car slammed into an MTA bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

8 Injured When Car Slams Into MTA Bus In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Eight people were injured Wednesday evening when a car slammed into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn — sending the bus plowing into several parked cars and a building.

10/22/2014

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CBS 2: 8 Additional Coaches Let Go In Connection With Sayreville Scandal

CBS 2 has learned that eight football coaches have been let go in connection with the Sayreville War Memorial High School football hazing scandal, in addition to the five coaches who were suspended.

10/22/2014

Gubernatorial candidates Rob Astorino, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Howie Hawkins and Michael McDermott debate in Buffalo on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Face Off In Buffalo Debate

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.

10/22/2014

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Palestinian Motorist Hits, Kills Baby Of Rockland County Mother At Jerusalem Train Station

Rabbi Yisroel Kahan, medical liaison at Bikur Cholim of Rockland County, told WCBS 880 the child’s mother was from Monsey, N.Y.

10/22/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Foley Switches To Positive Ads In Home Stretch Of Connecticut Gubernatorial Race

Republican Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of his virtually even rematch with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

10/22/2014

This Apple 1 Computer sold for $905,000 at auction at Bonhams on Wednesday, Oct. 22, (Credit: Bonhams)

Prototype Apple Computer Sells For $950,000 At Auction

A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976 sold sold for $905,000 at auction on Madison Avenue Wednesday.

10/22/2014

Eva Block and Kerry Fitzsimons (credit: CBS 2)

Advocates Back Legislation To Improve Fire Safety On College Campuses

While college shopping, make sure that you take into account fire safety precautions and equipment in student housing.

10/22/2014