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A water main break floods 48th Street at Eleventh Avenue in Hell's Kitchen. (Credit: Councilman Corey Johnson, via Twitter)

Water Main Break Floods Streets, Cuts Service In Hell’s Kitchen

A water main break left streets and sidewalks flooded, and cut off water service to some buildings, in Hell’s Kitchen late Friday.

01/23/2015

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Viral ‘Turkey Slurpee’ Stunt Can Be Dangerous, Doctors Warn

The “Turkey Slurpee” is a popular trick involving slurping up a slice of cold-cut meat, and more and more people are posting videos online to demonstrate their facility at it.

01/23/2015

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Seen At 11: Say Goodbye To Time-Consuming Dentist Visits Thanks To New Technology

Going to the dentist can be painful, not because it hurts but because it can be time-consuming—especially if you need a crown or bridge.

01/23/2015

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Snow, Sleet And Freezing Rain Blow Into Tri-State Area

A messy mix of rain, snow and sleet is expected to hit the Tri-State area as part of a winter storm system moving up the Eastern seaboard this weekend.

01/23/2015

Donations for victims of a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey are seen on Jan. 23, 2015. (credit: Valerie Castro/CBS2)

Donations Pour In For Victims Of Massive Fire At Edgewater, NJ Apartment Complex

Everything from shoes to clothing and even children’s toys filled up a collection center Friday at the City Place shopping center on River Road in Edgewater.

01/23/2015

Actor Anthony Mackie attend "Black or White" red carpet screening at Regal Atlantic Station on January 22, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for "Black Or White")

City Councilmen Take Issue With Actor Anthony Mackie For Remarks On Dreadlocks

Two City Council members took issue Friday with a statement by actor Anthony Mackie about dreadlocks and profiling by police.

01/23/2015

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NJ Probes Shooting Of Drug Suspect By Police Officer In Sayreville

State law enforcement authorities are investigating the shooting by a police officer of a drug suspect in central New Jersey.

01/23/2015

A pit bull found abandoned in a suitcase left in a dumpster in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Malnourished Dog Dumped In Dumpster In Bronx Housing Development

Police on Friday were trying to find out who stuffed a malnourished pit bull into a suitcase and dumped the animal into a dumpster in a Bronx public housing development.

01/23/2015

Officials discuss a deadly police involved shooting in Bridgeton, N.J. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Call For United Front In Wake Of Deadly Bridgeton Police Shooting

A video released earlier this week showed a traffic stop involving Bridgeton, N.J. police and two men.

01/23/2015

Xanax pills and a Taurus 9mm firearm allegedly recovered from Aaron Dockery after police say he fired at a nightclub bouncer in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Caught After Allegedly Firing At Queens Club Bouncer

Police caught a man this week after he allegedly fired shots at bouncers who refused to let him back into a Long Island City, Queens nightclub.

01/23/2015

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Doctor: On Average, Measles Will Infect 18 Other People

While the Ebola virus was a big concern, Dr. Saul Hymes, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Stony Brook Medical Center said there are other things to worry about.

01/23/2015

Joanne Biasi's parents are working to keep their daughter's killer locked up. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Say Fighting To Keep Daughter’s Killer Behind Bars Opens Old Wounds

Joanne Biasi was murdered on Halloween night in 1984. Her killer is up for parole and her parents fear he may strike again if he gets out.

01/23/2015

Police say weapons and explosive devices were found in a Fairfield home (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Teen Reported Missing Found Safe

A 14-year-old Fairfield, Conn., boy who was reported missing last month has been found.

01/23/2015

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Source To CBS2: Contractors Under Investigation For Allegedly Cheating Sandy Victims

Claims have surfaced that government contractors have been making up documents to cheat victims of Superstorm Sandy.

01/23/2015

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Staten Island Postal Worker Accused Of Hoarding Mail He Was Supposed To Deliver

A U.S. Postal worker in Staten Island was charged Friday with dumping mail in his girlfriend’s apartment and never delivering it to its intended recipients.

01/23/2015