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Snow is seen in Port Jervis, New York, on April 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

WATCH: It’s Late April And It’s Snowing

One CBS2 viewer sent us a video through the CBS New York weather app of a snow squall Thursday in Port Jervis.

04/23/2015

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Vacationing Swedish Police Officers Break Up Fight On NYC Subway

The officers were on their way to see “Les Miserables” on Broadway when they heard the train operator yelling over the intercom if there were any police officers on the train, 1010 WINS reported.

04/23/2015

FILE -- Robert Durst appears in court in Galveston, Texas, in 2003. (credit: James Nielsen/Getty Images)

Robert Durst’s Louisiana Gun Charges Dropped, But Federal Case Remains

Louisiana gun charges against New York real estate heir Robert Durst were dismissed Thursday, clearing the way for federal proceedings in New Orleans in a similar case.

04/23/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. If confirmed by the full Senate Ms. Lynch will succeed Eric Holder as the next U.S. Attorney General.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch As Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.

04/23/2015

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Audit: NYC Express Buses Not On Schedule 30 Percent Of The Time

An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found express buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were not on schedule, clocking in either early or late more than 30 percent of the time.

04/23/2015

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Police: Woman Driving Pickup In Westhampton Beach Accidentally Hits Husband

Police on eastern Long Island say a driver accidentally struck and killed her 80-year-old husband in a high school parking lot.

04/23/2015

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NY Congressman Peter King: Yankees Shouldn’t Celebrate A-Rod’s 660th Homer

“I think it would be wrong to be celebrating,” King said, “since for all we know, hundreds of those home runs probably occurred when he was taking steroids.”

04/23/2015

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Sandy-Ravaged Island Park Village Hall Demolished To Make Way For New Building

After Superstorm Sandy, the Village Hall in Island Park was destroyed. But now, 2 1/2 years later, residents will be seeing a new building constructed.

04/23/2015

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Long Island Puts Out Call For More Volunteer Firefighters

Nassau and Suffolk county executives are coming together to make an appeal for more volunteer firefighters.

04/23/2015

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5 Charged With Smuggling Drugs From Mexico To NYC

Authorities said that 30 pounds of heroin and $835,000 in cash were recovered during a wire-tap investigation that began last year.

04/23/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Opposes City Council Plan To Decriminalize Minor Offenses

When it comes to minor offenses such as drinking in public and turnstile jumping, a City Council plan would result in tickets, not arrests.

04/23/2015

Dr. Sandra McCalla (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Queens Hospitals Partner With March Of Dimes To Help Low-Income Mothers Carry Babies To Term

Two Queens hospitals, Jamaica Medical Center and Elmhurst Hospital, are partnering with the March of Dimes to prevent prematurity.

04/23/2015

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Baby Baboon Debuts At Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo

“This is an exciting birth for the Bronx Zoo and our visitors,” said WCS Executive Vice President Jim Breheny

04/23/2015

A Long Island teacher is suing the state over its evaluation system. (Credit: CBS2)

State Board Of Regents Chancellor Pushes To Extend Deadline For Teacher Evaluations

A top New York education official says the state’s deadline for new teacher evaluation plans is unrealistic and is directing the Education Department to give districts more time.

04/23/2015

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13 Kittens Abandoned On Staten Island Roadside Available For Adoption

Thirteen kittens abandoned inside a cardboard box on a Staten Island roadside are doing fine and looking to find homes.

04/23/2015