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Five Children Rescued From Fire At Brooklyn Apartment

The fire broke out around 1 p.m. on 631 East 96th Street and Linden Boulevard in Brownsville.

08/02/2015

The dog's owner, Andrea Whitelock, says she was heartbroken when she realized Diamond, who she had let outside for a few minutes, was missing.

Video Shows Woman Stealing Dog From NJ Driveway

Now the owner is pleading with the woman who took Diamond to return her.

08/02/2015

Emergency responders help a man who was caught in a rip current off Long Beach, Long Island, on Aug. 1, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Swimmer Caught In Rip Current Off Long Beach Has Died

A Brooklyn man who was pulled from the water off Long Beach, Long Island, on Saturday night after being caught in a rip current has died, police said.

08/02/2015

Police have released surveillance video of the shooting that happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday in the area of 1140 Stanley Avenue and Crescent Street after an argument.

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Brooklyn Backyard Shooting

No arrests have been made, but police say they are looking for multiple suspects.

08/02/2015

From the FDNY Foundation's 2016 Calendar of Heroes (Credit: FDNY Foundation)

NYC Firefighters Discuss 2016 Calendar Release

All the proceeds go to the FDNY Foundation.

08/02/2015

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Interview: Restaurant Week Still Cooking Through Aug. 14

“Restaurant Week is produced by NYC & Company, and they offer promotions for lunch and dinner,” explained Adam Schop, executive chef of Miss Lily’s.

08/02/2015

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Interview: Tips For Avoiding Summertime Injuries

Dr. Sean Lager, an orthopedist with Gotham City Orthopedics, offers some tips on how to enjoy the summer in a safe way.

08/02/2015

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Coast Guard Monitoring Oil Spill In Bayonne

Oil has spilled into the water after a tugboat struck a pier in Bayonne on Saturday night.

08/02/2015

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Coast Guard Chopper Makes Emergency Landing On Staten Island Golf Course

The craft landed on the course at Richmond County Country Club around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

08/02/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer discusses the safety of stretch limousines at a news conference on Aug. 2, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

In Wake Of Fatal Long Island Crash, Schumer Calls For Higher Safety Standards For Stretch Limos

He says the converted vehicles often lack an adequate number of side-impact air bags, reinforced rollover bars and strong frames.

08/02/2015

A Coast Guard crew uses a helicopter to rescue a man in the waters 44 miles off Cape May, N.J., on Aug. 2, 2015. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

WATCH: Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues Man In Waters Off Cape May

A Coast guard helicopter early Sunday rescued a 45-year-old man who spent four hours overboard dozens of miles off the Jersey shore.

08/02/2015

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Furry Friend Finder: Titus And Lancelot

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Titus and Lancelot, who are looking for homes.

08/02/2015

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey Adopts New Policy For Grand Juries In Police-Related Death Cases

One of the goals of the policy is to eliminate conflicts of interests.

08/02/2015

Emergency responders help a man who was caught in a rip current off Long Beach, Long Island, on Aug. 1, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

One Swimmer Rescued, One Found Submerged In Ocean At Long Beach

The second swimmer was found after being submerged in the ocean for about an hour and transported to South Nassau Community Hospital.

08/01/2015

American Pharoah walks around the winner's circle at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 13, 2015. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Thousands Expected To Attend Haskell Invitational To See American Pharoah

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had another easy gallop Saturday morning at Monmouth Park, his final serious exercise before the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational.

08/01/2015