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Firefighters attempt to rescue two workers who became trapped after a trench collapsed in Rye on July 31, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Workers Briefly Trapped After Trench Collapses In Westchester County

Emergency crews rescued two workers who became trapped after a trench collapsed in Rye.

8 hours ago

GENERIC: Sewer cover. (credit: Clip Art)

Clifton Couple’s Joint Birthday Ruined After Sewage Test Floods Basement

A New Jersey couple had a joint birthday celebration ruined after their city’s sewage test flooded their basement and ruined flooring that was put down the day before.

8 hours ago

Mine resistant armored vehicles and other machinery waiting to be transported out of Afghanistan are seen on the flight line at Bagram Airfield in Parwan on May 27, 2014. US forces will complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, President Barack Obama has said, unveiling a plan to end America's longest war. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bergen County Executive, Sheriff Debate Use Of Military Armored Vehicles

The United States military is giving the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department two of its almost 15 tons of mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

9 hours ago

Caroline Wozniacki, Meb Keflezighi and New York City Marathon President Mary Wittenberg with Team for Kids participants. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Meb Keflezighi, Caroline Wozniacki To Run In 2014 NYC Marathon

Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plan to run in the 2014 New York City Marathon on behalf of Team for Kids, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

10 hours ago

Robbery

Owner Says Manhattan Cell Phone Store Robbed Twice In 2 Months By Same Man

The owner of a midtown Manhattan cellphone store claims his business was robbed for the second time in two months by the same man.

11 hours ago

Mike-i-Mation lose the numba

Mike-i-Mation: Hey Tony, Lose The Numba!

“Tony in Florida” sat on hold for decades. It’s the only explanation. Relive this classic Francesa moment in all its animated glory.

13 hours ago

Thermostat (file/credit: clipart.com)

New Study Shows Simple Thermostat Adjustment Can Boost Metabolism

A new study published by the American Diabetes Association shows something as simple as lowering your thermostat can boost your metabolism, CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson reported.

07/30/2014

Police said a driver was killed after he drove off the Ashford Avenue Bridge in Dobbs Ferry, NY on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Drag Race May Have Led To Deadly Overnight Crash In Dobbs Ferry

Police believe drag racing may be what led to a deadly crash overnight on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry.

07/30/2014

A skydiver was killed and another was seriously injured on Long Island on Wednesday when their parachute failed to open. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: 1 Skydiver Dead, 1 Critically Hurt After Parachute Fails On Long Island

Around 4 p.m., two jumpers believed to be involved in a tandem jump at Skydive Long Island in Calverton somehow ended in a free fall, police said.

07/30/2014

It's becoming a common sight to see homes being raised on Long Island's South Shore. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York To Spend Up To $300M To Raise Homes In Flood Zone

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday on Long Island that the state will pick up the tab to elevate homes for anyone who is in the 100-year flood zone and who wants to raise their house.

07/30/2014

Scene of bee attack at child's birthday party in Harding Township, N.J. (Credit: Chopper 2)

Chaos Erupts At Child’s Birthday Party After Bees Swarm Backyard In Harding Township

Police said the incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. at a home on Post House Road in Harding Township.

07/30/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Commissioner Bratton Meets With NAACP Over Death Of Eric Garner In Police Custody

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks called the hour-long meeting a frank, sincere discussion.

07/30/2014

Pest control specialists have been working overtime to combat a bat and squirrel invasion in Westchester. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pest Control Specialists Work Overtime To Round Up Unwanted House Guests In Westchester

Pest control specialists are working overtime to round-up all kinds of creatures in Westchester.

07/30/2014

Meeker landed on the BQE on July, 29, 2014 (Credit: Gregory Kost)

Dog Recovering After Fall From BQE In Brooklyn

Maria Moss Davidson, the communications director for Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group, told 1010 WINS they dubbed the pit bill mix “Meeker” after the street he landed on.

07/30/2014