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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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

Fairway

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

(credit: CBS2)

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

The type of chemical involved wasn’t immediately known.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015

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.

05/01/2015