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Hazmat Teams Descend As Odor Forces 9/11 Memorial To Shut Down For Hours

A spokesperson with 9/11 Memorial blamed the smell on decomposing algae, exacerbated by Saturday night’s rain and said it did not pose any health risks.

05/17/2015

An Amtrak train in Philadelphia is seen with a broken windshield. The NTSB is investigating whether a projectile hit the train. (Credit: CBS2)

FRA Orders Safety Improvements For Amtrak As Derailment Investigation Continues

Amtrak said Saturday that it will cooperate, after the Federal Railroad Administration announced a crackdown following the fatal derailment in Philadelphia this week.

05/16/2015

Teens attack a man who attempted to break up a fight at a Brooklyn McDonald's on May 15, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 18-Year-Old Arrested In Attack On Good Samaritan During Brooklyn McDonald’s Brawl

The fight took place around 3 p.m. Thursday at the franchise on Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn.

05/16/2015

Frank Siller Tower Climb Interview

Interview: Frank Siller Previews First-Ever Tower Climb At 1 World Trade Center

The event was organized by the two foundations formed after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

05/16/2015

Contemporary Flux Art Fair in Harlem

Interview: Founder Leanne Stella Offer Preview Of Contemporary Flux Art Fair

Harlem’s first-ever Contemporary Flux Art Fair is now underway.

05/16/2015

Passengers ride the AirTrain Newark at Newark International Airport July 18, 2002 in Newark, New Jersey. The nation's top airline carriers are expected to post a loss of about $1.4 billion in the second quarter of 2002 following around $7 billion in losses in 2001. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Commuter Alert: Weekend LIRR & AirTrain Service Disruptions

Maintenance work will affect AirTrain service at Newark and JFK airports.

05/16/2015

Marc Kabat, 68, credits a voice lift with the quality of his voice. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: In Hopes Of Sounding Younger, Some Seek Out ‘Voice Lifts’

Not everyone has a voice that lasts through the decades. For many people, the way they sound can give away their age.

05/15/2015

Officials announced plans for a combined 3rd and 4th grade class at Lillian Drive Elementary School in Hazlet. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ School Unveils Plan For Combined 3rd And 4th Grade Class

The first classes in America started with a one-room school house for all ages. Now, a New Jersey town is trying something old, with a new twist.

05/15/2015

Surveillance footage shows a man stealing pit bulls from a shelter in Paterson. (Credit: CBS2)

Surveillance Footage Shows Man Stealing Rescued Pit Bulls From Paterson Shelter

Two pit bulls were stolen from a New Jersey animal shelter, and new video could help crack the case of who did it.

05/15/2015

David Weisser shows CBS2's Dick Brennan the medical marijuana factory in Woodbridge, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: A Look Inside New Jersey’s Cannabis Factory

CBS2’s cameras got the first look inside the Garden State medical marijuana dispensary, and the tour guide was the man who runs it: David Weisser.

05/14/2015

Experts say social media use can lead to a fear of missing out. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Can Social Media Be A Source Of Digital Anxiety?

For many, it’s a fear of missing out or “FOMO” and it’s causing digital anxiety.

05/13/2015

Angelika Graswald

Prosecutors: Fiancee Of Missing Kayaker Tampered With Kayak

Angelika Graswald, 35, told investigators she felt trapped in their relationship and tampered with his boat.

05/13/2015

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Business Leaders Say State Democrats’ Budget Plan Will Be A Disaster

Business leaders from Fairfield County heard from state lawmakers, Republican and Democrat, about their parties’ budget plans.

05/13/2015

Yogi Berra (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Yogi Berra Nominated For Presidential Medal Of Freedom, Celebrates 90th Birthday

Surrounded by friends and family, Berra still showed off that familiar smile. His museum just received replacements for the stolen World Series rings. It couldn’t have been a better birthday present.

05/12/2015