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42 million Americans are expected to travel for the 4th of July weekend. (credit: CBS2)

AAA Predicts 42 Million Americans To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

With Fourth of July landing on a Saturday this year, Thursday has become the big getaway day for travelers.

07/02/2015

Woman falls between LIRR train and platform

Woman Rescued After Falling Between LIRR Train, Platform In Great Neck

The Port Washington line was temporarily suspended for about a half-hour while the woman was rescued.

07/02/2015

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Bratton: No Specific Threats Against Fourth Of July Celebrations

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.

07/02/2015

Seaside Heights(Credit:CBS 2)

Poll Ranks New Jersey As Least Favorable State In America

In a new poll by YouGov that asked folks to rank states based on how favorably they view it, Hawaii topped the list.

07/02/2015

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17 Charged In Queens Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

Investigators used wire taps, stakeouts, video surveillance, and intercepted thousands of phone calls in order bring down the ring.

07/02/2015

Scott LoBaido is embarking on a six-month trip across the country to pay tribute to veterans in a personal and patriotic way. (credit: http://www.scottlobaido.com/)

Staten Island Artist More Than Halfway To Painting Flag Murals In Every State

A Staten Island artist on Thursday was more than halfway through a road trip to paint flags in each of the 50 states.

07/02/2015

Ali Muhammad Brown. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Indicted On Terrorism Charges In Murder Of College Student In West Orange

A Seattle man was indicted on terrorism and murder charges Thursday in a shooting that killed a college student in West Orange, New Jersey last year.

07/02/2015

Four men are charged in connection with this parachute jump down One World Trade Center. (Credit: WTC BASE Jump/YouTube)

Lookout For One World Trade Center BASE Jumpers Gets Community Service

A man who acted as a lookout for three others who BASE jumped from One World Trade Center in 2013 was sentenced to community service Thursday.

07/02/2015

Per Se Restaurant Menu

NYC Restaurant Per Se To Pay $500,000 In Wage Violation Complaint Settlement

Per Se said it was an unintentional oversight.

07/02/2015

Jon-Michael Provetto (left), 16, serves on Bronx Community Board 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Teens Join New York City Community Boards For First Time

For the first time, teenagers as young as 16 years old can join New York City community boards.

07/02/2015

A Spongebob Squarepants costumed character on the Coney Island boardwalk. (Credit: CBS2)

With Welcome Worn Out In Times Square, Costumed Characters Sprout Up On Coney Island

It looks like SpongeBob has taken the yellow line to Coney Island’s boardwalk.

07/02/2015

From left to right: James Healey, Kenneth Healey, John Healey (Credit: CBS2)

Brother Of NYPD Officer Attacked By Hatchet-Wielding Man Graduates From Police Academy

On Thursday, Kenneth Healey watched as his younger brother, 22-year-old John, became an NYPD officer, thankful he is alive to see it.

07/02/2015

Spectators at a suburban fireworks display. (Credit: CBS2)

Suburbs Prepare Amid Worries Of Fourth Of July Terror Threat

Worries have been mounting about a terror threat during Fourth of July celebrations in New York City, and the NYPD is not the only agency that has added extra protection.

07/02/2015

Spikeball is described as a hybrid of volleyball and four square. (Credit: CBS2)

Spikeball Craze Sure To Be Showcased On Area Beaches Over Holiday Weekend

If you’re heading to the beach this weekend, you will most likely see a new sport taking this country by storm.

07/02/2015