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New child safety seat regulations were set to take effect in New Jersey this week. (Credit: CBS2)

New Car Seat Regulations Aimed At Improving Safety For Young Passengers In New Jersey

New child safety seat regulations will go into effect in New Jersey on Tuesday.


A lifeguard shortage caused officials to shut down the pool at Jones Beach. The pool will re-open for Labor Day Weekend. (Credit: CBS2)

Lifeguard Shortage Leaves Jones Beach Pool Visitors High And Dry

Lots of unhappy people were turned away from one of Jone’s Beach’s most popular summer attractions.


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.


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.


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Crews In Jersey City Implode Three Buildings To Make Way For New Affordable Housing Complex

Three of the six buildings at the housing project went down just after 9 a.m. Saturday.


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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.


Surveillance video shows a suspect stealing other people's packages in an East Village building. Residents have posted the crime online to warn others. (Credit: CBS2)

‘Next Door’ App Helps Neighbors Team Up To Take Down Burglars

When an alleged thief struck an East Village apartment building, people posted the crime online to warn others.


MetLife's Snoopy2 blimp. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: A Look Behind The Controls Of MetLife’s Snoopy2 Blimp

Flying inside a blimp is a ride that few get to experience, the control car just isn’t big enough.


A growing number of New Yorkers has taken to dining alone. (Credit: CBS2)

New Yorkers Are Getting Into Dining Solo As Long As You Mind Your Manners

Eating solo has become more popular in recent years. What used to take guts, now is easier with a little help from hand held devices.


Queens residents say pigeons have invaded their neighborhood and are leaving a mess on the sidewalk. (Credit: CBS2)

Queens Residents Disgusted By Pigeons Splattering Sidewalk With Droppings

Residents of a Queens neighborhood said they’ve had enough of the pigeon problem that’s left their street a disgusting mess, but they don’t know who to ask for help.


A 79-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle being chased by police in Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

Elderly Newark Woman Struck By Car During Police Chase, Hospitalized In Serious Condition

An elderly woman out for a walk with her dog was seriously injured, when she was struck by a car that police were pursuing.


LIRR train

LIRR: Ronkonkoma Line’s Second Track Project Will Bring Better Service

The railroad is rolling out a $388 million double track project to add an 18-mile line of track to the busy Ronkonkoma branch.


Lobstermen are grumbling about a pending moratorium on harvesting in the Long Island Sound. (Credit: CBS2)

Pending Ban On Harvesting Draws Grumbles From Long Island Sound Lobstermen

There was plenty of lobster at the Land And Sea Fish Market in Mount Sinai, but none of it is from the Long Island Sound.


Some teachers are turning to crowdfunding to raise money for school supplies. (Credit: CBS2)

As Costs Pile Up, More Teachers Turn To Crowd Funding To Pay For School Supplies

In a new trend, teachers are turning to crowd funding to help them buy basic classroom necessities.