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New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Report: Skelos Arrest Expected To Take Place Next Week

A published report Friday evening said New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son are expected to be arrested next week.


Angelika Graswald and Vincent Viafore (CBS2)

Woman Sits In Jail As Crews Search Hudson River For Missing Fiancee’s Body

The search for a missing kayaker intensified on Friday as his former fiancee spent her first weekend in jail after being accused of his murder.


A taxi caught fire in Long Island City, Queens on Friday, May 1. (Credit: Jae9tre)

Queens Taxi Fire Briefly Snags 4 Subway Lines

The busy Queensboro Plaza subway station was engulfed in smoke and had to be evacuated Friday evening, after a taxi caught fire nearby.


Potholes continued to plague New York City as late as Saturday, May 1. (Credit: CBS2)

Potholes Still Abundant In New York City; State Allows Drivers To Sue

Potholes continued to plague New York City this first of May, and many have been wondering just why they are still so bad.


Wayne Street (left) allegedly shot and killed his wife, Jenni Lee Street, before turning the gun on himself in Mastic Beach, Long Island on Thursday, April 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Relatives Shocked By Murder-Suicide Involving Family Of 6 In Mastic Beach

New details were released late Friday about the Long Island father between an apparent murder-suicide this week.


Jerry Lewis MDA telethon (MDA.org)

MDA Labor Day Telethon Coming To An End

The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, a Labor Day television tradition for decades, is ending.



NYPD: Purse Stolen From 92-Year-Old Shopper At UWS Fairway Market

The incident occurred last Wednesday afternoon at the Fairway located at Broadway between 74th and 75th streets.


Faisal Shahzad

Friday Marks Five Years Since Attempted Times Square Bomb Plot

Duane Johnson, a street vendor, saw smoke coming from the back of an SUV at 45th Street and Broadway and called police.


First Lady Michelle Obama attends the Whitney Museum Of American Art Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at The Whitney Museum of American Art on April 30, 2015.  (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Empire State Building To Light In Honor Of Whitney Museum’s Opening

A light show atop the Empire State Building will honor today’s opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s new home in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.


A grading system for nail salons and other cosmetology businesses has been proposed. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Call For More Regulation Of NYC Nail Salons

Public Advocate Letitia James is calling for more regulation of New York City nail salons.


Suffolk County SPCA Badge (credit: Facebook/Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA: 3 Kittens Found Decapitated In Ronkonkoma

SPCA Chief Roy Gross says the kittens were found on Wednesday by a woman who cares for feral cat colonies.


Lauren Bates of Texas used to live in the Hamptons and lost her dog, Jessie, on Long Island two years ago. (credit: Guardians of Rescue)

Texas Woman Finds Dog She Lost On Long Island 2 Years Ago

After searching for years, a Texas woman will finally be reunited with her dog.


(credit: CBS2)

Student Hospitalized Following Apparent Chemical Spill At High School In Lower Manhattan

The type of chemical involved wasn’t immediately known.


A fire apparently started by a candle set off some old munitions at a Westchester County home, authorities said. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Old Munitions Explode During Rye Brook House Fire

A fire apparently started by a candle set off some old munitions at a Westchester County home, authorities said.


Firefighters work to rescue a worker at a construction site in Crown Heights on May 1, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Construction Worker Pulled From Collapsed Trench In Crown Heights

The incident began at around 9 a.m. The worker was pulled from the trench at around 9:50 a.m.