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St. Francis College. (Credit: CBS2)

St. Francis Takes The Court With Eyes On First Ever NCAA Tournament Berth

St. Francis, a tiny school with five buildings on a half a block in Brooklyn Heights, has only 2,700 students and a chance to do something special.

03/10/2015

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Parks Advocates: Not Enough Officers To Patrol 30K Acres Of Parks

For it’s beautiful parks, it’s no surprise 14 percent of New York City’s landmass is devoted to city parks.

03/07/2015

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Mother, 2 Children Attacked By Rottweiler In Queens

A mother and her two children were attacked and mauled by a stray Rottweiler Saturday morning in Queens.

03/07/2015

Tenant of 85 Strong Street uses hot plate to cook since cooking gas has been cut from the building for over a month. (Credit: Gary Baymgarten/1010 WINS)

Bronx Building Residents Form Tenants’ Association To Highlight Poor Conditions

Some Bronx residents say they are dealing with deplorable living conditions and want action.

02/28/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

CBS2's Don Champion speaks with Malcolm X's daughter, Malaak Shabazz, on the 50th anniversary of his assassination (Credit: CBS2)

Hundreds Gather To Mark 50 Years Since Malcolm X’s Assassination

Shortly after Malcolm X broke off from the group and turned his back on what it stood for, members of the Nation of Islam gunned him down in the Audubon Ballroom in 1965.

02/21/2015

A 56-year-old man was found dead in a basement in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Death Of Man Found In Queens Could Break City’s Homicide-Free Stretch

The death of a man in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens on Saturday may have broken a record-setting 12-day period of no murders in New York City.

02/14/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Increase In Shootings So Far This Year May Be Linked To Parole Releases

Shootings in New York City were up 23 percent for the year as of the beginning of February, and the NYPD on Monday pointed to one possible reason for the spike.

02/02/2015

Fire at commercial building on North 11th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Jan. 31, 2015 (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Firefighters Battle Massive Fire At Commercial Building In Williamsburg

Firefighters rushed to the scene of a four-story commercial building at 5 North 11th St. in Williamsburg around 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

01/31/2015

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Cold Snap Settles Over Tri-State As Another Snowstorm Threatens

It’s not easy being outside with the brutal wind gusts pushing the wind chill into the single digits.

01/31/2015

The Health Department said unsecured trash attracts rats. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Residents: Rats Running Wild In East Harlem

Along 104th Street by the George Washington Homes in East Harlem, the problem is so bad that neighbors have dubbed it “Rat City.”

01/28/2015

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Residents Of Remaining Edgewater Apartment Complex Structure Return Home Following Fire

Hundreds of people who live in the surviving structure of a northern New Jersey apartment complex that was mostly destroyed by a fire this week have returned to their homes.

01/24/2015

Winter Jam at Central Park (Credit: CBS2)

Snow Falls In Time For Annual Winter Jam In Central Park

There was just enough snowfall in Central Park to help make Winter Jam a success.

01/24/2015

Arson fire at Cedarhurst apartment building (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Charged With Arson After Apartment Fire In Cedarhurst

Arson suspect Douglas Drummond and a 24-year-old neighbor were treated for smoke inhalation.

01/17/2015

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Bergen County Executive James Tedesco To Be Sworn In Sunday

New Bergen County Executive James Tedesco will be sworn in on Sunday.

01/03/2015

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