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Foley Square Fountain Pollution

CBS2 Demanding Answers: What’s In The Foley Square Fountain?

If you’ve been by the fountain in Foley Square lately, you’ve probably noticed the cloudy green water.

07/31/2015

A child was left in a hot car in the Hackensack Costco parking lot. (Credit: CBS2)

Bergen Officers Describe Rescuing Toddler Left In Hot Van For Over 30 Minutes

A woman stood charged with endangering the welfare of a child Friday, after allegedly leaving the 2-year-old in a hot car while she shopped at the Costco in Hackensack, New Jersey.

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Stephanie Epstein is being released from the hospital five days after a tree crash onto her home, pinning her in her bed. (Credit: CBS2)

Great Neck Woman Pinned Under Tree: I Didn’t Think I Was Going To Make It

A Great Neck woman who was pinned under a 5,000-pound oak tree will be released from the hospital Friday.

07/31/2015

91st Street waste transfer station

De Blasio Administration Agrees To Move Controversial UES Asphalt Green Access Ramp

The access ramp, which would have hundreds of garbage trucks running on it daily, was set to run through the Asphalt Green recreational facility.

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catskills come to queens

Flushing Food Festival Puts Focus On Food From New York’s Best Farms

Flushing is returning to its farmland days with a special food festival.

07/31/2015

Queens robbery suspects

Police Seek 2 In Connection With Robberies At Queens Radio Shack, Metro PCS Stores

Authorities said the first robbery happened on June 10 at the Radio Shack located at 187-12 Horace Harding Expressway.

07/31/2015

The Brooklyn Bolts will play at MCU Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. (Photo Credit Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Cyclones Try To Break First Pitch World Record

Spokesman Bill Harner said 150 FDNY members will simultaneously throw out the first pitch.

07/31/2015

Former Hackensack Police Chief Ken Zisa (credit: CBS 2)

Appeals Court Overturns Misconduct Conviction Against Former Hackensack Police Chief

Friday’s ruling reversed those convictions and also upheld a lower court judge’s decision reversing separate misconduct convictions.

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Perry Cohen, left, and Austin Stephanos. (credit: US Coast Guard)

Coast Guard: Search For Missing Florida Teens Will Be Suspended At Sunset

The Coast Guard will suspend its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who’ve been missing for a week, officials said Friday.

07/31/2015

Ice bucket challenge (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Ice Bucket Challenge To Raise ALS Awareness Returns

One year ago, 17 million videos of people dumping ice water over their heads were posted to Facebook to raise money and awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

07/31/2015

Jars containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

New York Chooses 5 Companies To Grow, Dispense Medical Marijuana

Patients with qualifying conditions like cancer, AIDS or epilepsy will be authorized to obtain only non-smokeable versions of the drug.

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File Photo: Full moon Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare Blue Moon Has New Yorkers Feeling Lucky

By definition, a blue moon is the second fill moon in a calendar month.

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

Video: NYPD Officer Purportedly Punches Man During Traffic Stop In The Bronx

The video begins as officer pull 24-year-old Timothy Nelson from his car after he was stopped for allegedly making an illegal U-turn at East 229th Street.

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(credit: Darren McCollester/Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: If Trump Runs As Independent, Hillary Clinton Crushes Competition

Clinton receives her highest head-to-head numbers – 54 percent – if Trump is the nominee, according to the poll.

07/31/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck driven by Steven Romeo, inset. (Photo: Suffolk Times/Inset: Image via CBS2)

Survivor Files Lawsuit In Limo Crash That Killed 4 On Long Island

A survivor of a crash on Long Island that killed four women when their limousine collided with a pickup truck has sued both drivers and the companies involved.

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