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FILE - A cooling tower (credit: CBS2)

City Council To Debate Bill To Register, Regulate NYC Cooling Towers

New York City lawmakers will start debating a bill requiring all cooling towers to be registered and routinely tested after the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.


Crews search for kayaker Ian Jones, who was missing on the Hudson River on Sunday, Aug. 9. (Credit: CBS2/ianjellyrolljones, via Instagram)

Body Believed To Be That Of Missing Kayaker Found In Hudson River

A body was recovered from the Hudson River Monday, following a three-day search for a missing kayaker.


Pope Francis' Chair for Mass at MSG

Preparations Underway For Pope Francis’ New York City Visit

Cardinal Dolan checked on the progress of the simple preparations for the Pope’s September visit.


Rivers and lakes in Westchester County will now be eligible for millions in aid. (Credit: CBS2)

Flood Prone Waterways In Westchester County Now Eligible For Millions In State Aid

Some of the dirtiest and most flood prone waterways in our area were added to a new list, making them eligible for millions in aid.


FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

Pilots On ‘High Alert’ Following Third Drone Sighting In As Many Days At NYC’s JFK Airport

A pilot reported a drone sighting near John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday night, making it the third incident in the past three days.


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

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.