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People stand in the Delta Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Demands Answers On FAA Flight Ban To Israel

Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration’s ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.

07/25/2014

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Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes Bankrupt

The Highway Trust Fund’s bankruptcy could delay ongoing projects like the construction on I-80, CBS 2′s Matt Kozar reported.

07/25/2014

Newlyweds Madonna Badger and William Duke (Credit: CBS 2)

Madonna Badger Marries Fiance Two Years After Fire That Killed Children, Parents

Clutching a bouquet of white flowers, smiling from ear to ear, Badger proves life can go on, even after enduring the unimaginable.

07/25/2014

The bar business is booming on the Lower East Side. (Photo: CBS 2)

Revitalized Lower East Side Becoming Trendy, But Also Very Expensive

City neighborhoods change before our very eyes. It’s out with the old, and in with the new. But in some areas, like the Lower East Side, it can be tough for people who can barely afford to live there.

07/25/2014

Police said the driver of this tow truck damaged several cars during a late night demolition derby run in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (Photo: CBS 2)

Tow Truck Mayhem Causes Damage, Rattles Nerves In Sheepshead Bay

Police called it an overnight case of crash and dash. A truck driver allegedly damaged a string of cars in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, and then fled into the night.

07/25/2014

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer calls for end to "poor doors." (credit: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer/Twitter)

City Officials Call For End To ‘Poor Doors’ In New Developments

A loophole in the City’s Inclusionary Housing Zoning incentive system apparently allowed one developer to build a 33-story high-rise on Riverside Drive South on the Upper West Side with two income entrances

07/25/2014

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Police: Bronx Man Charged In 7 Pickpocketing Cases

A Bronx man suspected of pickpocketing in Queens has been charged in seven separate cases over a nine-month period between 2013 and 2014.

07/25/2014

A "zombie home" sits abandoned in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Zombie’ Homes Without Owners Forgotten By Banks

The rundown, ramshackle wrecks in the areas are the physical remnants of the sub-prime mortgage bubble that neighbors say is a problem, but no one’s business.

07/25/2014

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Archdiocese: No Confirmation Of 2015 Philly Papal Visit

There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world’s Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.

07/25/2014

The scene of a shooting in Yonkers on July 25, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

16-Year-Old Boy On Crutches Shot In Face In Yonkers

Two suspects dressed in dark clothing opened fire on a group of people at the corner of Coyle Place and Intervale Place around 1:20 a.m., police said.

07/25/2014

Firefighters battle a fire at the Food Dynasty supermarket in the Bronx on July 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Displaced After 5-Alarm Fire Destroys Bronx Supermarket

The fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. at the Food Dynasty on Hunts Point Avenue and quickly went to five alarms as smoke spread to apartment buildings on both sides of the burning structure.

07/25/2014

The Endreson family at a news conference on July 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

17 Siblings In Ocean County, NJ Share $20 Million Pick-6 Lottery Jackpot

There’s one family in New Jersey that probably won’t be squabbling over money anytime soon.

07/25/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Public Advocate Letitia James Calls For Stepped Up Action Against Sex Assaults On Subways

James is seeking better training for police officers, tougher sentences for offenders and are calling for more cameras to be installed in subway cars.

07/25/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family Of Eric Garner Meets With Federal Prosecutors

The Rev. Al Sharpton joined Eric Garner’s family members Friday for a closed-door meeting with officials from the civil rights division of the U.S. attorney’s office.

07/25/2014

President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with the Rev. Martin Luther KIng Jr. on July 3, 1964, in Washington D.C., after the president signed the Civil Rights Act. (Credit: Getty Images)

Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Law Was A Victory For Women, Too

Over two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.

07/25/2014