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Organizers and opponents at a flag burning protest on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Protesters Burn American Flag In Fort Greene Park; Opponents Rush In

A group plans to burn American flags along with Confederate ones on Wednesday night in Brooklyn.

07/01/2015

Marchers make their way up Fifth Avenue during New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade 
on March 17, 2015.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New St. Patrick’s Day Parade Chairman Anticipates Second Gay Group Will Join Festivities

The vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been named chairman of the board.

07/01/2015

Authorities said this stolen artifact was recovered from the home of a collector on the Upper East Side. The collector was apparently the victim of fraud. (Credit: CBS2)

Feds Seize Stolen Indian Religious Artifact From Collector’s Park Ave. Home

It was quite sight on Park Avenue as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents seized a stolen artifact from a private collector’s home.

07/01/2015

A cellphone case designed to look at a gun is not popular with police. (Credit: NYPD Queens North Command)

Activist Says Gun-Shaped Phone Cases Could Lead To Deadly Mistakes

There was concern Tuesday night, and calls to take smartphone cases that look like handguns off the street, before someone gets hurt.

06/30/2015

Sanitation worker Curtis Jackson jumped into action to stop an attempted robbery at this 7-11 store on East 23rd Street and Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS2)

Rookie Sanitation Worker Hailed As Hero For Breaking Up Robbery At Gramercy 7-Eleven

After less than a year on the job, a rookie New York City sanitation worker is being called a hero after stopping a robbery in progress and tackling the suspect to the ground.

06/30/2015

Hibernian Shock girls soccer team in Hamilton Square

Young NJ Athletes Inspired By U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ahead Of World Cup Semis

Soccer coaches say being able to watch elite female soccer players from their home state has made a difference to the girls they teach and thousands of others across the state.

06/30/2015

Jermaine Woodward Jr.

Family Of Boy Killed In Jersey City Traffic Accident Says They Tried To Make Street Safer

According to witnesses, two cars were speeding down the street when one car car hit 8-year-old Jermaine Jr. and drove off. Then, the second car hit him.

06/30/2015

David Sweat

Authorities Closing In On Escaped Prison Inmate David Sweat

David Sweat remains at large, one day after fellow escaped inmate Richard Matt was fatally shot by authorities.

06/27/2015

Diplomas Now interview

Program Helps Put Recent Graduates On Path To Success

It’s called Diplomas Now and two local high schools have partnered with the organization with amazing results.

06/27/2015

Travel expert Roberta Sighler (Credit: CBS2)

Travel Expert Offers Deals On Best Hotels For Girls’ Weekend Getaway

Travel expert Roberta Sighler stopped by the CBS2 studio Saturday to share the most unique hotels for a girls trip this summer.

06/27/2015

Richard Matt and David Sweat

Escaped Prisoner Richard Matt Shot And Killed; David Sweat Still At Large

Matt and Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York on June 6.

06/26/2015

Terror Attacks in France, Kuwait, Tunisia

ISIS Claims Responsibility For 2 Of 3 Terror Attacks In France, Kuwait And Tunisia

World leaders are still trying to figure out their response, but one thing they say they won’t do is cower.

06/26/2015

Susannah Mushatt Jones the world's oldest person will turn 116 next week. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Woman, World’s Oldest Person To Turn 116 Next Week

Somebody in Brooklyn is going to be buying a lot of birthday candles. The borough is home to the world’s oldest person, and she’s about to celebrate another birthday.

06/26/2015

Hundreds of thousands of bees were found at a home in Wallkill. (Credit: CBS2)

Swarm Of Bees, 80,000 Strong Leaves Wallkill Couple Stranded And Shaken

A huge colony of bees caused quite a fright for one family in Wallkill, New York.

06/26/2015