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Donald Trump holds up a pledge at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed the pledge Thursday to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election. (Credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Signs Pledge To Back GOP’s 2016 Presidential Nominee

The billionaire businessman and presidential candidate roiled the GOP race when he refused to make such a promise in the campaign’s first debate.

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The 52nd Street station on the No. 7 line in Woodside, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

MTA Has Objections To Report Saying Station Repairs Will Take Until 2067 To Finish

A recent report said it will take more than half a century to repair all the problems in the city’s subway stations, but the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reiterated Thursday that it disagrees with the group’s recommendations.

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Lake DeForest in Rockland County

Rockland County Urges Residents To Conserve Water

Rockland County Executive Ed Day is pleading with residents to conserve water voluntarily.

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An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Cyclist Struck, Critically Injured In North Corona, Queens

A man was struck and critically injured while riding a bicycle in Queens Thursday afternoon.

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Worker Killed, 7 Others Injured When Wall Collapses At Construction Site In Brooklyn

The collapse took place at Myrtle Avenue near Franklin Avenue at around 11:45 a.m. in Bed-Stuy.

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FILE -- Protester holds up a sign at a press conference held in an effort to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act on September 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9/11 Recovery Workers: Congress Must Renew Health Programs

Dozens of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers gathered at the World Trade Center site on Thursday to demand that Congress extend programs offering money and free health care to people exposed to toxic dust after the terror attacks.

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Michael Bryant Adragna, 27, went missing after going jogging in Massapequa Park on Monday, Aug. 31. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Who Vanished After Going Jogging In Massapequa Park Found Safe

Michael Bryant Adragna was found safe on Thursday.

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Packets of synthetic marijuana (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Want Online Retailers To Stop Selling K2

Some city officials are calling for online retailers to stop selling synthetic marijuana, known as K2.

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Bruce Anderson is charged with fencing and complicity to commit fencing. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Authorities: Gang Co-Founder Charged In Connection With Bergen County Burglaries

Bruce Anderson, 48, of Jamaica, Queens, a reputed member of the “James Bond” gang is accused of participating in two dozen burglaries over six months.

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Nicole Noble, daycare worker accused of leaving two children at Bay Shore mall. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Day Care Worker Who Left Toddlers Alone In Bay Shore Mall Gets Probation

A former day care worker who admitted she abandoned two children at a Long Island mall to “teach them a lesson” has been sentenced to probation.

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Firefighters on the scene of a four-alarm fire in Brooklyn on Sept. 3, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Arson Investigators On Scene Of 4-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn

It broke out around 4:45 a.m. Thursday at a home on Glenwood Road and quickly spread to neighboring buildings.

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FILE - Cars travel along the Brooklyn Bridge.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CBS2 Sources: Tourist From Argentina Arrested For Climbing Cables Of Brooklyn Bridge

Around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, an officer on patrol on the walkway of the Manhattan side of the bridge spotted the man climbing the cables, sources said.


A surveillance image of a suspect who allegedly tried to rape a woman in a Washington Heights apartment building. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Attempted Rape Suspect Surrenders After Seeing Himself On TV

Nineteen-year-old Anthony Ramon of Harlem was seen on surveillance video from an apartment building on West 172nd Street in Washington Heights, police said.


FILE -- NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton  (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Reports Lowest Summer Shootings, Murders In 20 Years

Deputy Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Wednesday there were 82 murders and 345 shootings in the city between June 1 and Aug, 31.


LIRR passengers wait at Jamaica Station on Sept. 2, 2015. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBSNewYork.com)

LIRR President Warns Future Breakdowns Could Happen ‘At A Moment’s Notice’

The LIRR said equipment breakdowns like the one riders experienced on Wednesday could happen “at a moment’s notice” until it can make permanent repairs to a faulty signal system.


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The NYPD Special Operations Unit searches for a possible missing boat in Lower New York Bay. (Credit: NYPD Special Ops, via Twitter)

Search For Missing Boat Near Sandy Hook, N.J.

Police and the U.S. Coast Guard were searching on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 25 for a boat that capsized near Sandy Hook, New Jersey.

A gunman shot and killed a security guard, and then himself, at the federal building at 201 Varick St. on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Fatal Shooting At Varick Street Federal Building

A man shot a security officer who later died, and then took his own life, at a federal office building in Lower Manhattan Friday, police said.

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