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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

Mansions in Yonkers and other sites in Westchester County have become increasingly popular with film crews. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester County Now On A-List Of Hollywood’s Sought-After Shooting Locations

Some really big movies have been filmed in Westchester over the last several years. Now, the county film office hopes to cash in on small-screen productions and lure more television shows to town.

08/20/2014

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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

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