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South Bronx Store Employee Chases Down Would-Be Robber

A store clerk in the South Bronx managed to disarm a would-be robber and chase him off down the street.

8 hours ago

Brooklyn residents have called on store owners to replace tattered American flags atop their businesses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Customers Call On Brooklyn Businesses To Replace Tattered American Flags

Residents are calling tattered, dirty, and shredded American flags above several Brooklyn stores a slap in the face to Old Glory.

08/20/2014

101-year-old Herman "Hy" Goldman still works four days a week. (Credit: CBS 2)

101-Year-Old New Jersey Man Still Hard At Work After More Than 70 Years

Herman “Hy” Goldman works four days a week assembling and repairing lighting fixtures.

08/19/2014

Aron Follman (Credit: CBS 2)

3-Year-Old Boy Dies In Catskills Bungalow Fire

The fire broke out around 10:15 p.m. Sunday at a bungalow colony on State Route 55 in the Town of Liberty.

08/18/2014

Firefighters attempt to rescue two workers who became trapped after a trench collapsed in Rye on July 31, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Workers Briefly Trapped After Trench Collapses In Westchester County

Emergency crews rescued two workers who became trapped after a trench collapsed in Rye.

07/31/2014

Vandals broke into several cars in Brooklyn overnight on July 29, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Victims Say Vandals Broke Windows, Stole From Cars In Brooklyn

The extensive damage was found Tuesday morning in a public parking area under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Cumberland Avenue.

07/29/2014

Tire marks are seen on the lawn of a Norwalk home July 28, 2014. Police say a 12-year-old boy accidentally crashed into the house. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Norwalk Dad Charged After 12-Year-Old Son Drives Into Neighbor’s House

Giuseppi Manugus, 45, of Norwalk, is facing charges after allegedly allowing his son to drive in their driveway, with the father sitting in the passenger’s seat.

07/28/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10:  Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Twelve days after Superstorm Sandy slammed into parts of New York and New Jersey, thousands are still without power and heat.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stronger Than The Storm: Wood From Sandy Ravaged Boardwalks Finds New Life Around The Region

Nearly two years after Sandy slammed local beach communities, debris left over by the storm has found a new life around the region.

07/24/2014

A stroller rolled onto the subway tracks at the Jamaica Center subway stop in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stroller Carrying Toddler Rolls Onto Subway Tracks In Queens

A 2-year-old child rolled onto the subway tracks in Queens Monday and survived, thanks to the quick action of the little girl’s mother and that of a subway cleaner who helped the frightened mother grab her child before a train arrived.

07/21/2014

Man wanted for assault on F Train. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Assaults Deaf And Mute Subway Rider In Brooklyn

The victim was on the southbound F Train when the suspect walked over to him and hit him several times in the face, police said.

07/16/2014

Police say two women were hit by a bus in Hell's Kitchen on July 14, 2014. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Police: 2 Tourists From Spain Hit By Bus In Hell’s Kitchen

Police said the two women were struck by a private tour bus from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania as it was making a turn at the intersection of 10th Avenue and West 47th Street.

07/14/2014

Virgin Mary Statue, Old Bridge

Religious Statues Stolen, Vandalized At Multiple Old Bridge, N.J. Homes

Residents of Old Bridge, New Jersey, have been seeing a rash of vandalism and theft of lawn ornaments.

06/26/2014

Vivian Minnielli of Ohio was last seen in the New York Hilton on Sunday, June 22, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ohio Tourist Who Went Missing Released From Hospital

As CBS 2’s John Slattery reported, Vivian Minnielli, 61, suffers from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. She was found after a 30-hour search by the NYPD and concerned citizens.

06/25/2014

Vivian Minnielli (credit: NYPD)

Family Overjoyed After Missing Ohio Tourist Is Found A Day After Vanishing

Vivian Minnielli, of Hamilton, Ohio, was found Monday evening and was reported in good condition, police said.

06/23/2014

A pair of baby cavies was recently born at the Staten Island Zoo. (Credit: CBS 2)

Putting A New Face On The Word ‘Rodent’ Pair Of Cavies Born At Staten Island Zoo

The recent birth did not take place at the world-famous Bronx Zoo, but at a zoo that caters to smaller animals.

06/18/2014

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