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Rabbi Arthur Schneider is set to be made a knight of the Roman Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS2)

New York Rabbi Arthur Schneier Welcomed As Knight Of The Catholic Church

Rabbi Schneier was visited by Pope Benedict in 2008 and greeted Pope Francis at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Now he gets an official post in the church.

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Cars for sale take up spots on city streets in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Illegal Tricks Of The Rogue Car Dealing Trade

CBS2 first reported on how rogue car dealers have been setting up shop on residential streets. The dealers are on the move to new neighborhoods.

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Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island evacuated (flyingtigers/Twitter)

Statue Of Liberty, Liberty Island Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Sources tell CBS2 this was the second threat made in two days with some kind of computer enhanced or pre-recorded message, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported.

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Starbucks coffee logo (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Computer Outage Strikes Starbucks Locations Around U.S., Canada

A computer outage struck Starbucks locations across the United States and Canada late Friday, disrupting sales and forcing some workers to give out free drinks.

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Darrien Warren was charged in the attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl on Thursday, April 23. (Credit: CBS2)

$50,000 Bail For Bronx High School Student Suspected Of Attempted Rape

A Bronx high school student was arraigned Friday, a day after being turned in by his classmates in connection with an attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl.

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Experts say you can make cash off your old clothes by selling them online after spring cleaning. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts Say Spring Cleaning Is The Perfect Time To Cash-In On Your Gently Used Clothes

It’s time for spring cleaning, and if you plan on throwing out those old clothes in your closet, you might want to reconsider.

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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Bratton Opposes Decriminalizing Low-Level Offenses, But Says ‘Broken Windows’ Is Evolving

The City Council earlier this week proposed decriminalizing low-level offenses, and on Friday, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said he does not support such a move.

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Study Says Women Experience Far More Stress Than Men In Daily Commutes

When you think of the daily grind, commuting is right at the top of the list.

17 hours ago

7 Train (credit: CBS2)

Mets, Yankees Fans Are Looking For Bragging Rights As Subway Series Gets Underway

It certainly was cold for fans watching the showdown at Yankee Stadium on Friday night.

18 hours ago

Flowers at a Forest Park, Queens greenhouse are nearly ready for planting. (Credit: CBS2)

Queens Greenhouse Hosts Flowers, Plants Almost Ready For City Parks

The Queens greenhouse nestled in Forest Park has provided plants and flowers to New York City parks for more than a century.

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A mudslide forced the evacuation of two high-rises on Walsh Road in Yonkers, NY on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Permanently Displaced By Yonkers Mudslide

Forced out to escape danger, residents of a Yonkers apartment building must now permanently move due to a collapsed retaining wall.

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Man Pleads Guilty In 2013 Rockville Centre Murder Case

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to murder and sex abuse charges in the death of an 18-year-old newlywed.

19 hours ago

Parents at the William E. DeLuca Jr. Elementary School in North Babylon said they were not told about a student bringing a gun to school. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Parents Say They Never Heard About Student Bringing Gun To School

Parents at a Long Island elementary school were in shock Friday evening, after finding out a student brought a gun to class.

19 hours ago

John Travolta talks to CBS2's Chris Wragge about new move 'The Forger' (CBS2)

CBS2’s Chris Wragge Talks To John Travolta About New Movie, Scientology

Travolta sat down with CBS2’s Chris Wragge to talk about the film, the death of his beloved son, how his church helped him get through it and what he thinks of the attacks on Scientology.

20 hours ago

Upper East Side Bike Burglary

NYPD: Man With 2 Kids Caught On Video Stealing Bikes On Upper East Side

The suspect walked down to a basement on 60th street, broke into a storage locker and stole two bikes before taking off on April 12, police said.

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