Gary Baumgarten

A directional sign in various languages is placed to point voters to a polling station in New York on November 4, 2014. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

Despite Being Under Indictment, Rep. Grimm Wins Reelection

Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.

11/04/2014

Linda Falkoff (Credit: Westchester County Police)

Elderly Pleasantville Woman’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Police said Linda Falkoff had been dead for at least several days before she was discovered.

11/01/2014

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NYC Marathon Runners Carb Up At Pasta Dinner

Thousands of hungry runners packed into Central Park a day ahead of the New York City Marathon.

11/01/2014

A man shots slogans to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie while speaks to the audience during a public event in Belmar, two years after Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2014 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Gov. Christie Tells Sandy Heckler To ‘Sit Down And Shut Up’

A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm recovery and interrupted the governor’s speech Wednesday in Belmar on several occasions.

10/29/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks next to Richard Weited, owner of East Dover marina,  in Toms River on Oct. 29, 2014, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy slamming into the state. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Officials, Residents On Sandy Anniversary: Rebuilding Has Been Too Slow

The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.

10/29/2014

A health care worker who had been serving in West Africa was quarantined after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, Oct. 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Traveler Quarantined In NJ After Returning From West Africa Tests Negative For Ebola

On Saturday, the New Jersey Department of Health said the woman remains under observation and in isolation at University Hospital in Newark.

10/25/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who struck and critically injured an NYPD officer with a hatchet. He was shot and killed by police. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Man Who Attacked Cops In Queens With Hatchet Was A ‘Self Radicalized’ Muslim Convert

Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson’s computer for clues about Thursday’s daytime assault, which left one officer with a serious head injury.

10/24/2014

Ambulances outside of an explosion at a factory in Moonachie, New Jersey (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Small Explosion At NJ Factory Injures 4 Workers

The four-alarm blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Crest Foam Industries building on Carol Place in Moonachie.

10/13/2014

The football field at Sayreville High School in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Last Of Seven Sayreville High School Student Accused Of Hazing Surrenders To Police

The six other students, ranging in age from 15 to 17, were arrested Friday night in connection with the assaults at regional football power Sayreville War Memorial High School.

10/11/2014

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N.J. Department Of Health: Sick Passenger On Newark Flight Does Not Have Ebola

Port Authority police said a passenger on board United Flight 998, inbound from Brussels, was vomiting aboard the plane.

10/04/2014

FDNY patches (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

LAPD: Staten Island EMS Captain Arrested For Alleged Child Sex Crimes

A Staten Island EMS captain has been arrested in Staten Island stemming from a felony warrant out of Los Angeles, CBS 2 confirmed Saturday.

09/27/2014

Concert-goers gather for the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Jay Z Headlines Global Citizen Festival In Central Park

The rapper will be joined by Carrie Underwood, No Doubt, Tiesto and many others.

09/27/2014

Nazerah Bugg (credit: CBS 2)

14-Year-Old Girl Killed, Second Teen Injured In Paterson Shooting

Authorities have disclosed few details about the incident, which occurred within a half a mile of another shooting that left an 18-year-old city resident wounded earlier Saturday.

09/21/2014

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer Wants CDC’s Help To Prevent Spread Of Enterovirus D68 In NY

Sen. Charles Schumer has called for better tracking and information about an unusual respiratory illness in children that has been found in New York City and Long Island.

09/21/2014

Passengers rescued from a distressed clipper near the Statue of Liberty smile along with a NYPD Harbor Unit member who helped in the rescue (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

130 Rescued After Clipper Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

The group was rescued by the NYPD, FDNY and Coast Guard, who brought them back to the Battery Park Marina, where the boat originated.

09/20/2014

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