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Donor Heart Recipient Pleads For Others To Become Organ Donors

Every 18 hours someone in New York dies waiting for an organ transplant. Religious concerns, language barriers and the unappealing subject of mortality make our area last in the country for organ donation.

03/27/2015

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New Jersey Man Killed In Crash Triggered By Tire That Fell Off Pickup

Police say a tire came off a pickup truck and triggered a multi-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a New Jersey man on Interstate 80.

03/27/2015

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More Female Employees Breaking Down Barriers In Construction Industry

Women are quickly changing the meaning of the phrase “homemaker.” A number of women are now building apartments and breaking down barriers in the process.

03/27/2015

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AAA Report: Yonkers Failing To Provide Adequate Info About City’s Red Light Cameras

A report from AAA claims Yonkers is not adequately explaining why and how the cameras are helping while it collects millions in fines.

03/27/2015

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Woman Says Rash Of Potholes Poses Threat To Pedestrians In South Orange

Most everyone is aware of the damage that potholes can do to cars, but they also pose a serious hazard to people.

03/26/2015

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NYPD, MTA Working To Put New Security Measures In Place After Trio Climbs Triborough Bridge, Sources Tell CBS2

Sources tell CBS2 the MTA and NYPD will put new security enhancements on the fast track after three people climbed to the top.

03/26/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Watch: CBS2’s Coverage Of East Village Explosion, Building Collapse

A gas explosion ripped through two buildings, leaving at least 13 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

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Seen At 11: Seller Beware: Some Online Electronic Trade-In Sites Don’t Deliver What They Offer

You’ve probably heard about the various websites that will give you cash for your old electronics, including cellphones– but sellers beware.

03/25/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Climber Claims He Scaled Triborough Bridge, Posts Pictures

It’s happened again, another New York City bridge breached.

03/25/2015

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Experts Say Brutal Winter Is To Blame For Bad Taste Left By Salty Tap Water

The brutal winter may be to blame for tap water that’s leaving a bad taste in the mouths of some New Jersey residents.

03/25/2015

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Report: Radio Shack To Sell Customers’ Personal Information In Bankruptcy Sale

A report says Radio Shack is ready to auction off customer information as part of its bankruptcy sale.

03/25/2015

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Seen At 11: New Strategies Claim You Can Outsmart Your Food Cravings

Most of us have cravings, usually for the most fattening of foods. But you don’t have to give in. New strategies claim you can outsmart your cravings in a hurry.

03/24/2015

A memorial sits upon an Astoria tree that the city removed over safety concerns. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Demand Answers After City Removes Astoria Tree Citing Safety Concerns

After nearly 100 years on a block of 34th street in Astoria, city workers chopped it down as upset residents exchanged angry words with them.

03/24/2015

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L.I. Asphalt Factory Tries To Keep Pace With Demand In Fight Against Potholes

As potholes swell across our region, local asphalt is in high demand and factories can barely keep pace.

03/24/2015