Lou Young

Elderly Residents In Fairfield County Targeted By Thieves Masquerading As Utility Workers

Some of the most vulnerable people in our society are being victimized.

07/31/2015

A power line caught fire in Ossning on Wednesday, July 29. (Credit: CBS2)

Con Ed: Winter Damage, Heat, High Demand To Blame For Summer Power Woes

Power problems were spread around the area as the heat soared into the mid-90s for a second day Wednesday, and Con Edison said many factors – including damage dating back to the winter – are to blame.

07/29/2015

Saxon Woods Park pool

Tri-State Area Residents Try To Stay Cool During Summer Scorcher

The day’s 95-degree heat had New Yorkers working out their coping strategies.

07/28/2015

Area food pantries are seeing a decline in donations this summer. (Credit: CBS2)

Food Pantries Hungry For Summertime Donations

Food pantries, which so many people depend on to fill out tables, are running low on supplies, and those trying to help are worried.

07/28/2015

LaGuardia Airport on November 7, 2012.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo Calls LaGuardia ‘Un-New York,’ Announces Plan To Modernize Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia Airport.

07/27/2015

Two men were rescued after getting trapped on a cliff in Upper Nyack, as they tried to rescue the family dog. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Men Trying To Rescue Dog End Up Trapped On Cliff In Palisades

A suburban backyard with a view turned into a rescue scene Thursday, after the family dog, and then a family member, ended up trapped on a cliff.

07/16/2015

Lucas O'Connor, 16, was involved in a crash in Warwick on Tuesday, July 14. Two other students were also killed in the crash. (Credit: CBS2)

Warwick Police: Student Injured In Fatal Driver’s Ed Crash Clinging To Life

The police report contradicts what the Goshen School District told CBS2 Wednesday night.

07/15/2015

The Raoul Wallenberg Foundation honored heroes who fought the Nazis in a place some might never imagine -- a small island in Greece -- and they did it, with nothing but courage. (CBS2)

Local Heroes Who Fought Nazis Honored In Greece

This a story of a reunion, born out of suffering, but ending in triumph, of good over evil, by simple people who said enough was enough.

07/15/2015

A blue tarp covers a driver's education car, after two teenagers were killed in a crash involving the car and a semi-trailer truck in Warwick, on Tuesday, July 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: 2 Teens Killed In Tractor-Trailer Crash In Warwick

The accident took place around 10:20 a.m. on County Road 1 and Blooms Corners Road in the Orange County town of Warwick.

07/14/2015

This statue of Eleanor Roosevelt is found in Riverside Park. In Central Park, there are no statues of women at all. (Credit: CBS2)

Movement On To Get Women’s Suffrage Pioneers Bronze Statues In Central Park

Central Park could be getting its first new bronze statues in over 60 years as a local group pushes to honor the women responsible for getting all Americans the right to vote.

07/13/2015

A marriage ceremony. (Credit: CBS2)

U.S. House Bill Calls For Replacing ‘Husband’ And ‘Wife’ With Gender-Neutral Terms In Law

It’s summer wedding season, and as couples prepare to say “I do,” some lawmakers have been looking to change hundreds of laws on the books.

07/10/2015

Two children in dirty diapers were found on this block of Longfellow Avenue in the Bronx on Thursday, July 9. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Young Children Found On Street In The Bronx

The children are believed to be about 2-3 years old and were found on Longfellow Avenue between Aldus Street and East 165th Street at around 1 p.m.

07/09/2015

NYPD Detective Ivan Marcano (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Hero Cop Forgives Man Involved In Crime That Nearly Killed Him

Detective Ivan Marcano watched Wednesday as Javon Leiva was sentenced in connection with a crime that nearly cost the cop his life.

07/08/2015

The Hamlet of Katonah in Westchester County. (Credit: CBS2)

Hamlet Of Katonah Fights Plan For CVS Drugstore

The small hamlet of Katonah is in a fight with a big drugstore chain that wants to open a new location in the municipality.

07/07/2015

Pearl River residents have been terrorized by this black cat. (Credit Margaret Teligades-Soldano via Facebook)

Run-Ins With Aggressive Black Cat Have Pearl River Residents On The Lookout

People in a suburban town got a strange reverse 911 call on Monday, telling them to be on the lookout for an aggressive animal that’s been attacking neighbors and pets.

07/06/2015

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