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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)

Massive Search After Report Of Boat Sinking Near Sandy Hook, N.J.

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

08/25/2015

Marcy Borders covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001. Borders was caught outside on the street as the cloud of smoke and dust enveloped the area. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Seen Covered In Dust In 9/11 Attacks Dies Of Cancer

A hazy image of a woman coated in ash was one of the iconic images of Sept. 11, 2001, and now, the woman in the picture has died of cancer.

08/25/2015

Stephen Ruth is accused of turning red light cameras toward the sky in Ronkonkoma. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Man Turned Red Light Cameras Skyward In Ronkonkoma

A man was arrested Tuesday after police alleged he turned Long Island several red light cameras up to the sky so they would not catch violators.

08/25/2015

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DA: Former Staten Island Basketball Coach Admits To Sending Porn To Teenage Boys

A former Staten Island high school basketball coach admitted this week to sending pornographic videos to two boys.

08/25/2015

Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station June 29, 2015 in Newburg, Maryland.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

1 Upstate Coal-Fired Power Plant To Close, Another In Jeopardy

An energy company filed an application with the New York Public Service Commission on Tuesday to close an aging upstate coal-fired power plant by next March.

08/25/2015

Witnesses said a bike rider slammed into a child but didn't stick around the scene very long on the Upper West Side. (Credit: CBS2)

Witnesses Say Rider Bolted After Slamming Into Toddler With Her Bike

Police were searching Tuesday for a bike rider who crashed into a child.

08/25/2015

A plane went down in Hicksville, Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 16, leaving one person dead and shutting down the Long Island Rail Road. (Credit: Frank Hoeffner)

Audio Recording Captures Final Moments Before Fatal Hicksville Plane Crash

An audio recording capturing the final moments before a plane came crashing down onto a railroad crossing on Long Island has been released.

08/25/2015

The lawn bowling season in Central Park runs from May through October. (Credit: CBS2)

New York Lawn Bowling Club Brings A Sport Of Kings To Central Park

It’s a sport that’s been played in the heart of Central Park for nearly a century, yet it’s something most New Yorkers don’t even know exists.

08/25/2015

Yonkers Police Department vehicle (credit: Rob Casasanta / EMTBravo.net)

Yonkers Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead, 1 Wounded

One man was killed and another seriously wounded in a shooting in Yonkers Tuesday.

08/25/2015

worker falls to death

Police: Worker Falls To His Death In Hell’s Kitchen Elevator Shaft

An elevator mechanic was killed Tuesday when he plunged four stories down a shaft in a Hell’s Kitchen building, police said.

08/25/2015

The Whispering Pines condo community in Yaphank. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents At Yaphank Condo Community On Edge After Series Of Break-Ins

Police are investigating a number of break-ins inside a condominium community on Long Island.

08/25/2015

Packets of synthetic marijuana, often known as K2. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Officials Shine Spotlight On Impact Of K2, Or Synthetic Marijuana

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is hosting a news conference along with a local resident who is recovering from an addiction to K2.

08/25/2015

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Renovations At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Wrapping Up As Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Looms

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the landmark church just in time for Pope Francis’ visit in September.

08/25/2015

Gov.  Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, Aug. 25. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo, Feds Spar Over Funding For Hudson Rail Tunnel Project

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo was under new pressure Tuesday to support a new Hudson River rail tunnel – and the federal government has disputed claims that it is holding back the project.

08/25/2015

Christina Antoine and Anthony DiMartino both want sole custody of their 4-year-old son. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Judge Mulls Allowing Facebook Posts In Custody Battle

A judge in Westchester County has ordered Christina Antoine to turn over all her private Facebook postings as potential evidence in the dispute.

08/25/2015