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Heavy rain and whipping winds were the major problem on Long Island on Wednesday, Nov. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

Flooding, Whipping Winds Plague Drivers, Residents On Long Island

The snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.

13 hours ago

Police say a 27-year-old woman was shot and killed in Queens on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Pregnant Woman Shot Dead In Queens

Anastasia Massey, 27, was shot after dropping her children off at school, police said.

14 hours ago

FILE -- New York City soup kitchen feeds the needy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Survey: 1 In 6 New Yorkers Can’t Afford Enough Food

A new report shows that more and more people are coming to the doors of New York City’s 1,100 soup kitchens and food pantries.

14 hours ago

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Broken Elevator At Stamford Senior Home Threatens Residents’ Thanksgiving Plans

Many senior citizens at the Eleanor Roosevelt House in the Springdale section of Stamford, Conn., will not be able to leave if they have Thanksgiving plans due to a broken elevator.

14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO -- A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Horse Carriage Driver Pleads Guilty To Reduced Charge, Loses License Indefinitely

Saverio Colarusso pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to five days of community service, but lost his license indefinitely.

15 hours ago

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Mother Of Akai Gurley’s Child IDs Body

Kim Ballinger was accompanied by Kirsten John Foy of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.

15 hours ago

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Teen Twin Sisters Plead Not Guilty To Tying Up, Robbing 85-Year-Old Man

Shaina and Shalaine Foster, both 17, both pleaded not guilty in Brooklyn to charges that include kidnapping, burglary, assault and robbery.

16 hours ago

Gov. Chris Christie serves pre-Thanksgiving lunch at Newark soup kitchen on Nov. 26, 2014 (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Serves Up Pre-Thanksgiving Lunch At Newark Soup Kitchen

Gov. Chris Christie and his wife didn’t let the winter weather stop them as they spent more than an hour plating and serving a pre-Thanksgiving lunch at the soup kitchen at St. John’s Church.

16 hours ago

Surveillance video of Garden State Plaza mall gunman Richard Shoop

NJ Sen. Richard Codey Proposes Bill To Limit Holiday Shopping On Thanksgiving

State Sen. Richard Codey is introducing a bill that would bar retailers from opening before 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

19 hours ago

A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

CL&P: Upgrades Have Made System More Resilient

Among the systemwide improvements, the utility has performed extensive tree-trimming, CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said.

21 hours ago

Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Detective Joseph Walker has advised people to keep their cool in road rage situations. He was acquitted in a fatal road rage shooting last year. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: NJ Detective Acquitted In Road Rage Incident Advises Others To Keep Cool

New Jersey Police Detective Joseph Walker spoke exclusively about the case that had him facing murder charges in Maryland – and advised others to stay level-headed.

11/25/2014

Gregory Rocco, of Brooklyn, NY, looks at an iPhone 5C on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on September 20, 2013.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. Senator Aims To Increase Punishment Of Leaked Private Photos, Videos

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to increase penalties for leaking a person’s private videos and photos _ like the nude pictures of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities posted online earlier this year.

11/25/2014

A surveillance image of two robbery suspects who allegedly took a woman's knapsack and sprayed her in the face on East 10th Street in the East Village. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Robbed Woman, Sprayed Her In Face In East Village

Police were searching for two suspects Tuesday, after a woman was robbed and sprayed her in the face in broad daylight in the East Village.

11/25/2014

This jacket was left behind by a suspect in 11 burglaries of churches in southern Brooklyn, police say. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Burglar Struck 11 Churches In Southern Brooklyn This Fall

Police were asking for help from the public Tuesday in finding a suspect wanted in the burglary of 11 different Brooklyn churches this fall.

11/25/2014