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Stevens Institute of Technology campus in Hoboken, N.J. (credit: Jeffrey Vock Photography)

8 Mumps Cases Confirmed At Stevens Institute Of Technology

The cases were reported last week, and all the students were isolated to their homes off-campus, WCBS 880′s Jim Smith reported. No new cases have been reported since.

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Connecticut House Passes Bill Declaring Horses Aren’t ‘Inherently Vicious’

Last month, the state Supreme court upheld an Appellate Court ruling in a case involving a boy bitten in 2006 by a horse named Scuppy in Milford.

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Authorities are investigating a fire at James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, NJ on March 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Demolition To Begin Friday At Edison Elementary School Destroyed By Fire

Demolition of the James Monroe Elementary School is scheduled to start Friday.

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John Restivo and Dennis Halstead, Wrongfully Convicted Men, Awarded $36 Million

Two who spent 18 years in prison for the 1984 rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl on Long Island, only to be exonerated when a DNA test showed that another unknown assailant had committed the crimes, were awarded $18 million each Thursday in a federal civil rights lawsuit.

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1010 WINS: Police Search For East Harlem Hit-And-Run Driver

Police on Thursday were searching for a hit-and-run driver in East Harlem, 1010 WINS reported.

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Terry Camper (credit: Handout)

Wife’s Lover Convicted In Husband’s Murder In Peekskill

The Westchester County district attorney said John Murray, of Newburgh, was found guilty Thursday in the killing of Terrance Camper.

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City officials announce expanded heroin antidote program on Staten Island, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NYPD Expands Use Of Anti-Overdose Drug On Staten Island To Fight Heroin Problem

Police officers assigned to the 120 Precinct have already saved the lives of three overdose victims by using naloxone this year, officials announced Thursday.

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Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

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Staff Sgt. Deavin Lee donned a knight costume to surprise his children with an early homecoming from serving in Afghanistan. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Staff Sergeant Surprises Family At Medieval Times

Staff Sgt. Deavin Lee donned a knight costume to surprise his children with an early homecoming from serving in Afghanistan.

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The scene of a shooting at the bodega at 427 Central Ave. in Bushwick on Apr. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Sources Tell CBS 2: Brooklyn Bodega Employee Killed In Apparent Targeted Shooting

The incident took place at 427 Central Avenue in Bushwick just before 7 a.m.

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Cabbie Accused Of Sneaking Through RFK Toll Plaza 3,000 Times Without Paying

A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.

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Students at St. Joseph's Academy In Bogota, N.J. reenact the Stations of the Cross (Credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Residents Observe Easter Week Traditions

Cardinal Dolan sheds light on the Holy Thursday tradition of the washing of the feet as a New Jersey Catholic school reenacts the Stations of the Cross.

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Larry Sturchio is one of the patients who has had an iStent implanted as a means to prevent the advance of glaucoma. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New iStent Could Prevent Advance Of Glaucoma

Untreated glaucoma can lead to blindness. But a tiny new implant could prevent that from happening.

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Customers arrive at Any Garment Dry Cleaners in East Hanover, N.J., only to find the business was forced to close. (credit: CBS 2)

Customers Steamed They Can’t Retrieve Clothes After NJ Dry Cleaner Closes

Customers of an East Hanover dry cleaner are fuming after the business was forced to close down, leaving all their clothes held hostage inside.

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Condoms ordered on Amazon were delivered to an 8-year-old Staten Island girl.

CBS 2 Exclusive: Staten Island Parents Seek Answers After Condoms Delivered To Child

A Staten Island couple has been left horrified after a package containing condoms was mailed to their 8-year-old daughter.

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