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LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 18: A football sits on the grass during a preseason game between the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.

New London HS Principal: Football Players Subjected To Racist Slurs After Plainfield Game

A Connecticut high school principal says members of his school’s football team were subjected to racist taunts by fans in the town of Plainfield.

09/30/2014

Jamel Hudson (credit: JamelHudson.com)

Multi-Talented Long Island Teen Takes Anti-Bullying Message To Kids

Nineteen-year-old Jamel Hudson, a Hofstra University student who can dance, sing and play numerous instruments, electrified fourth-graders in Brentwood on Tuesday.

09/30/2014

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Pet Owners Suspect Foul Play As Numerous Dogs Fall Sick After Visiting Popular Queens Park

Is someone poisoning the pooches in one Queens neighborhood? Some pet owners think so because several dogs have gotten sick after their daily walk in a popular park.

09/30/2014

Tunicia and Raleigh Hall on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Queens Man Uses Wedding Photos To Help Bring His Wife’s Memory Back

One month after the happiest day of her life, a Queens woman suffered a terrible tragedy.

09/30/2014

Lisa Thomas was murdered on Oct. 7, 1974, at the age of 15 in Nanuet. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nanuet Mother Hopes For Justice 40 Years After Teenage Daughter’s Murder

A Rockland County mother still maintains faith her daughter’s killer will someday be brought to justice – four decades after the crime.

09/30/2014

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New Jersey Motorists Not Keen On Possible Gas Tax Increase

Among the proposals being discussed in Trenton, the state’s 14.5-cent gas tax could double, or even triple.

09/30/2014

Newark

Police Search For Suspect Who Crashed Stolen Car Into State Trooper’s Vehicle In Newark

The search continues for a suspect who police said stole a rental car in Newark, led officers on a chase and crashed into a state police cruiser.

09/30/2014

PATH trains pulls into the WTC station. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

PATH Fares To Increase Wednesday

PATH passengers will need more cash to ride the trains between New Jersey and New York.

09/30/2014

Former New York Gov. George Pataki (credit: Getty Images)

George Pataki Reportedly Considering Run For White House

The former New York governor is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide said Tuesday that talk of a campaign is premature.

09/30/2014

A surveillance image of two suspects holding up the Planet Fitness gym at Dyckman Street and Vermilyea Avenue in Inwood, Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek 2 Suspects Who Held Up Inwood Gym

Police were asking for assistance from the public Tuesday in finding two men who robbed an Inwood gym at gunpoint earlier this month.

09/30/2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson prepares to testify to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the White House perimeter breach at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secret Service Head Faces Tough Questions On White House Breach

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday she takes full responsibility for the breach of White House security.

09/30/2014

One of the pets outside St. Patrick's Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan Gives Special Blessing To 3 Dozen Rescue Animals

Dogs, cats, kittens and one rabbit were assembled outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals.

09/30/2014

This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

Bear Tranquilized After Eluding Capture For Hours In Ridgewood, NJ

A bear spent hours Tuesday eluding authorities in a Bergen County neighborhood before finally being captured, officials said.

09/30/2014

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

NYPD Promotes Veteran Officer To Deputy Chief, Commander Of Joint Terrorist Task Force

He tracked down New York’s notorious Zodiac Killer in the early 90s, now Deputy Chief Joe Herbert will work with the FBI to combat terrorism and track down threats.

09/30/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe ripped a chain from a 79-year-old woman on Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Ripped Chain From Woman, 79, On Staten Island

Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who followed a 79-year-old woman into an apartment building and ripped a chain off her neck.

09/30/2014