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Bay Shore Residents Raise A Stink About Sewage Smell

The storm is over, but there’s a new problem in the air for Long Island residents

08/15/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal on July 23, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Bus Terminal Woes: Commuters Sound Off

Port Authority asked New Jersey commuters what they think of the facility and the responses are not great.

08/12/2014

Michael Skakel in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors File Appeal To Reverse Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel’s Release

Prosecutors filed an appeal Friday seeking to reinstate Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s conviction on a charge of fatally bludgeoning neighbor Martha Moxley with a golf club in 1975, when they were both 15.

08/08/2014

Authorities say Emma Mills was killed by two teens who were looking for money to buy heroin. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Hunger For Heroin Drove Teens To Murder Well-Liked Goshen Woman

Police say that a hunger for heroin apparently drove two teens in a quiet Orange County town to commit murder over the weekend.

08/05/2014

ATV driven onto Bronx River Parkway by 6-year-old boy in Mount Vernon. (Credit: Kieran O’Leary/WCPD)

6-Year-Old Boy Drives Toy Car Onto Bronx River Parkway

A Westchester County police spokesman said three drivers formed a shield around the boy, then one pulled over and moved the boy and the toy ATV onto the shoulder.

08/04/2014

The suspect is seen talking to sales clerks on Aug. 2, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Police: Thief In Wheelchair Steals Watch From Stamford Mall Jewelry Store

Stamford Police are looking for a robber who rolled up on an unsuspecting jewelry clerk in a wheelchair and ran out with one of the shop’s watches.

08/04/2014

This photo shows an NJ TRANSIT bus driver doing paperwork behind the wheel. (Credit: Vivian Ha)

Another NJ TRANSIT Bus Driver Caught Distracted Behind The Wheel

It has happened again – a driver caught distracted behind the wheel of an NJ TRANSIT bus and turned in by an irate passenger.

08/01/2014

GENERIC: Sewer cover. (credit: Clip Art)

Clifton Couple’s Joint Birthday Ruined After Sewage Test Floods Basement

A New Jersey couple had a joint birthday celebration ruined after their city’s sewage test flooded their basement and ruined flooring that was put down the day before.

07/31/2014

Police said a driver was killed after he drove off the Ashford Avenue Bridge in Dobbs Ferry, NY on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Drag Race May Have Led To Deadly Overnight Crash In Dobbs Ferry

Police believe drag racing may be what led to a deadly crash overnight on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry.

07/30/2014

It's not clear who the rightful owner of this Bronx house is. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Tenant Living Rent-Free In Disputed ‘Zombie’ House

It’s a deal too good to be true: living rent-free in New York City. But that’s what is happening at a two-family house in the Morris Park section of the Bronx

07/29/2014

A "zombie home" sits abandoned in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Zombie’ Homes Without Owners Forgotten By Banks

The rundown, ramshackle wrecks in the areas are the physical remnants of the sub-prime mortgage bubble that neighbors say is a problem, but no one’s business.

07/25/2014

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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Emerges As Powerful Online Fundraising Tool

It’s a way to cool off and raise money. The latest online trend has people literally soaking their heads for a good cause.

07/23/2014

College student Heather Moskowitz took a Birthright trip to Israel despite an ongoing violent conflict. (Credit: CBS 2)

Birthright Israel Defies The Danger, Continues Free Youth Trips To Jewish State

The people at Birthright Israel, which organizes 10-day youth trips to the Jewish state that are paid for by the Jewish Federation, said they’re continuing to make plans for summer excursions.

07/22/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

4 Emergency Workers Now Suspended In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death In Police Custody

A group of demonstrators is calling for the resignation of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton after a Staten Island man died in police custody last week.

07/21/2014

A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

De Blasio Promises Full Investigation Into Death Of S.I. Man While In Police Custody

Eric Garner, who police said was arrested for selling untaxed cigarettes, was put in a choke hold after police say he resisted arrest.

07/18/2014

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