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Hempstead High School. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Reported Administrative Chaos At Hempstead High School

A community action group has asked the Nassau district attorney to investigate allegations of corruption in the school district.


Donald Trump and Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos

Trump Defends Kicking Univision Anchor Out Of News Conference Over Immigration Outburst

As Trump continues to rise in the polls, voters who support him continually say they like the businessman because he speaks his mind.


Witnesses said a bike rider slammed into a child but didn't stick around the scene very long on the Upper West Side. (Credit: CBS2)

Witnesses Say Rider Bolted After Slamming Into Toddler With Her Bike

Police were searching Tuesday for a bike rider who crashed into a child.


St. Patrick's Cathedral

Renovations At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Wrapping Up As Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Looms

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the landmark church just in time for Pope Francis’ visit in September.


A woman applies a beauty patch. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Patches Promise Quick Delivery Of Cutting Edge Beauty Products

Women and some men will try just about anything that promises younger looking skin.


Taxis have been left parked for months on the streets of Greenpoint, Brooklyn as drivers have switched to Uber. (Credit: CBS2)

Greenpoint Streets Become Taxi Graveyard As Drivers Switch To Uber

Drivers’ shift to the latest trends in hailing a ride has left yellow taxis sitting idle in New York City.


Smoke billowed hundreds of feet in the air when wild fires broke out in the Long Island Pine Barrens  in 1995. (Credit: CBS2)

For Long Island Firefighters, 1995 Pine Barren Blaze Was An Intense Learning Experience

Twenty-years-ago on Monday, a firestorm erupted on Long Island’s East End. Flames leaped 200 feet into the sky.


A New Jersey teen is selling home made lemonade to support Sandy relief. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Girl Helps Fund Sandy Relief With Lemonade Stand

One New Jersey girl has turned her summer hobby into a business, and she’s donating the money she makes to Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts at the shore.


Good Samaritans helped a couple pull a wedding ring from a drain near Central Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Good Samaritans Help Couple Retrieve Wedding Ring From Drain

Two complete strangers came to the rescue of a woman who lost her wedding ring down a drain.


Strangers helped a New Jersey couple deliver a baby girl on the side of the road in Sea Bright. (Credit: CBS2)

Strangers Help Woman Give Birth On Jersey Shore Road

When his wife’s water broke, a New Jersey man raced through shore traffic to get her to the hospital.


A police officer was shot in the back with a pellet gun near Gracie Mansion on Sunday night. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Officer Wounded In Pellet Gun Shooting Near Gracie Mansion

A police officer was wounded in a pellet gun shooting near the Mayor’s home on Sunday.


A woman wants a Citgo station to cover the cost of repairs needed after her tank was filed with contaminated gas. (Credit:CBS 2)

As Summer Driving Season Comes To A Close Gas Prices Make A Drastic Drop

Drivers filling up at the pump have noticed a drastic drop in the price of gas. It’s especially low in New Jersey at under $2 a gallon for regular gas.


A fire rips through an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBS New York)

NJ Firefighters Say Better Building Codes Could Prevent Catastrophic Blazes

Firefighters in New Jersey said the flames that roared through a huge building in Edgewater could have been stopped easily, with better building codes.


Police are looking for the driver of a boat that injured two in an apparent hit-and-run on Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS2)

Two Injured In Hit-And-Run Boat Accident On Lake Hopatcong

The boat that fled the scene was described as a large, white cabin boat with an aluminum prop that should also have extensive damage.