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Crowds at Jones Beach on May 25, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Crowds Head To Jones Beach For Memorial Day

Crowds headed to Long Island Monday to spend Memorial Day having some fun in the sun at Jones Beach.

05/25/2015

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Driver Sought After Girl, 7, Badly Hurt In Bronx Hit-And-Run

It happened around 10 p.m. Sunday on East 214th Street in the Williamsbridge section.

05/25/2015

Surveillance video of a suspect police say is wanted for a sex assault in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Sought In Brooklyn Sex Assault

It happened in Crown Heights around 6 p.m. Saturday.

05/25/2015

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Driver Arrested For DWI After NJ Woman Killed In Harlem Crash

One woman is dead and another is facing drunken-driving charges after a car crash in Harlem.

05/25/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Bergen County Hair Salons Participate In ‘Mark The Spot’ Campaign

Salons participating in the event to raise money for melanoma research are offering discounted hair cuts: $25 for adults, $15 for children under 10, and blowouts are $25.

05/25/2015

John Nash in 2007 (Credit: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician John Nash, Wife Killed In NJ Turnpike Crash

The deaths were confirmed to CBS2 by Princeton University, where Nash taught. The couple lived in Princeton.

05/24/2015

Angelika Graswald and Vincent Viafore (CBS2)

Source Tells CBS2: Body Found In Hudson River Is Missing Kayaker Vincent Viafore

Viafore, 46, disappeared while kayaking with his fiance, 35-year-old Angelika Graswald, on April 19.

05/24/2015

Long Branch beach

Thousands Head For Area Beaches This Memorial Day Weekend

With temperatures warmer than on Saturday, beachgoers enjoyed a long, lazy day at the Shore.

05/24/2015

Scene of attempted burglary in Scarsdale, New York on May 24, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Police Investigating After Attempted Burglaries In Scarsdale, Hartsdale

Police say the owner of the home on Fox Meadow Road in Scarsdale heard a noise in her sunroom Sunday morning.

05/24/2015

A military band performs at a ceremony honoring World War II veterans at the Brooklyn War Memorial on May 24, 2015. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Push Begins To Restore Brooklyn War Memorial

The Parks Department has set aside $3 million, and there is a GoFundMe campaign. But complete restoration would take tens of millions of dollars.

05/24/2015

Brooklyn apartment where a man was fatally stabbed on May 24, 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating After Man Fatally Stabbed In Face At Brooklyn Apartment

Police said 54-year-old Russell Holdip was stabbed in the face at an apartment on Grant Avenue around 1:45 p.m.

05/24/2015

Traffic backs up on the Harlem River Drive following a fatal car crash on May 24, 2015. (Credit: Derricke Dennis/1010 WINS)

Driver Charged After Woman Killed In Fiery Single-Car Crash On Harlem River Drive

Around 5:40 a.m., while trying to take the exit for the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge the driver of a maroon Dodge Sedan lost control and hit a tree in the median.

05/24/2015

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

College Of New Jersey Creates Oral History Archive Of Superstorm Sandy Victims

College of New Jersey Associate Professor Matthew Bender said the stories of the past have real importance for the present and future.

05/24/2015

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New York Lawmakers Push For Regulations On Motorized Scooters

Sen. Jose Peralta and Assembly member Aravella Simotas are pushing for the Department of Motor Vehicles to maintain a registry, establish safety regulations, and set minimum liability insurance coverage.

05/24/2015

This photo reviewed by the US military shows the United States Department of the Navy emblem hanging on a wall at the Joint Detention Forces Headquarters at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, April 09, 2014.  (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy To Name New Submarine USS New Jersey

The vessel will be the third in the U.S. Navy named after the Garden State.

05/24/2015