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Donald Trump speaks to the press following a campaign rally on July 25, 2015 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trump’s Mass Deportation Idea Was Tried In 1930s

During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the U.S. over concerns they were taking jobs away from whites despite their legal right to stay.

08/30/2015

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Furry Friend Finder: Luna And Lola

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Luna and Lola, who are looking for homes.

08/30/2015

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Saddle River Considers Turning To Bow Hunters To Cut Deer Population

Because of accidents on the roads and concern about tick-borne illnesses, Saddle River is carefully studying the option of bringing in bow hunters to thin the deer population.

08/30/2015

Neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks speaks at Columbia University on June 3, 2009. (Credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

‘Awakenings’ Author, Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies At 82

Sacks had announced in February that he was terminally ill with a rare eye cancer that had spread to his liver.

08/30/2015

Kyle Jean-Baptiste appears in "Les Misérables." (Credit: GV D)

Broadway Mourns After ‘Les Misérables’ Actor Falls To His Death In Brooklyn

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, 21, died Friday night after falling off his mother’s fire escape in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn.

08/30/2015

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First African-American Actor To Play Jean Valjean On Broadway Dies Following Fall

Kyle Jean-Baptiste was born in New York and “Les Misérables” was his Broadway debut.

08/29/2015

A car slammed into a building on E. Tremont Avenue on Aug. 29, 2105, injured a woman (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Injured When Car Slams Into Building In The Bronx

The business remained open after building inspectors found only minimal damage to this structure.

08/29/2015

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Possible Hate Crime Under Investigation In Borough Park

The incident took place at around 9:30 a.m. at 44th Street and 9th Avenue in Brooklyn on June 23, police said.

08/29/2015

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Police: Man Found Engulfed In Flames Behind Building In Astoria

The city medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

08/29/2015

A suspect was wounded and a bystander was killed when NYPD officers opened fire, following an undercover gun deal gone bad in Mount Vernon. (Credit: CBS2)

Bystander Dies After Being Shot By NYPD During Undercover Gun Buy In Mount Vernon

Two bullets struck Felix Kumi as he stood on Beekman Avenue.

08/29/2015

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. (Credit: CBS2)

Westchester County Executive Says He Won’t Raise Property Taxes To Fill Budget Gap

The county could see potentially hundreds of layoffs or reductions in services

08/29/2015

Kendra Sterling

Woman Accused Of Mowing Down Pedestrian At Traffic Light In Central Islip

Kendra Sterling stood up in court wearing a T-shirt that read “Only God can judge me.”

08/29/2015

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Send Your Kids Back To School With These Essentials

Katlean Demonchy, editor in chief of the Nextpert Report, stopped by the CBS2 studio Saturday morning to dish on what will come in handy for kids this school year.

08/29/2015

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Police Seek 3 Suspects In 2 Separate Subway Assaults In NYC

Police are looking for several suspects in connection with two separate subway assaults in New York City.

08/29/2015

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Experts Urge Residents To Organize Disaster Relief Kits

Only 15 percent of Americans are prepared for a disaster, according to Allstate’s Paul Dellauniversita.

08/29/2015

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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)

Search For Missing Boat Near Sandy Hook, N.J.

Police and the U.S. Coast Guard were searching on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 25 for a boat that capsized near Sandy Hook, New Jersey.

A gunman shot and killed a security guard, and then himself, at the federal building at 201 Varick St. on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Fatal Shooting At Varick Street Federal Building

A man shot a security officer who later died, and then took his own life, at a federal office building in Lower Manhattan Friday, police said.

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