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A recent dispute inside the Mahwah town council between members and the mayor got heated. (Photo: CBS2)

Sparks Fly As Mahwah, N.J. Council Members Battle Over Termination Of Town Employee

There were fireworks last week at a town council meeting in New Jersey over the firing of a longtime town employee. He was eventually reinstated, after an angry obscenity-filled rant from one of the council members.

03/27/2015

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AAA Report: Yonkers Failing To Provide Adequate Info About City’s Red Light Cameras

A report from AAA claims Yonkers is not adequately explaining why and how the cameras are helping while it collects millions in fines.

03/27/2015

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Cyberbullying Expert: Don’t Engage Harassers, Report Them For Consequences

Actress Ashley Judd this week became the latest celebrity to fight back against cyberbullies who have threatened her with what has been summed up in hashtag form as #OnlineGenderViolence.”

03/20/2015

The Astro-Towers at the New York State Pavilion, constructed for the 1964 World's Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Teens In Trouble After Climbing To Top Of Old Queens World’s Fair Astro-Towers

Two teenagers were in trouble Thursday night, after making a dangerous climb inside a Queens landmark – the Astro-Towers on the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

03/20/2015

New York Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese (L) presents a soccer ball to Cuba National Team Coach Walter Benitez during an event on March 16, 2015 in New York to announce their upcoming match to be played in Havana this June. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Cosmos To Play Against Cuba’s National Team In Havana

Team chairman Seamus O’Brien said the opportunity to play Cuba’s national team in Havana is something that happened naturally.

03/16/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Service In East Harlem Marks Anniversary Of Deadly Gas Blast

A memorial service Thursday is commemorating the one-year anniversary of a gas explosion in East Harlem that leveled two buildings and killed eight people.

03/12/2015

FILE - A Ferret walks on a leash. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Board Of Health Rules To Keep Ban On Ferrets As Pets In NYC

The city Board of Health decided Tuesday to maintain a long-standing prohibition on keeping the animals as pets. The vote was 3-2 to lift the ban but needed six votes to pass. There were three abstentions.

03/10/2015

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Menendez On Expected Corruption Charges: ‘I Have Always Conducted Myself Appropriately’

Attorney General Eric Holder has approved prosecutors’ request to move forward with the charges, CBS News reported.

03/06/2015

Passengers deplane after a plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Larry Donnell/Instagram)

Passengers React After Plane Skids Off LaGuardia Airport Runway

Passengers are recalling the tense moments aboard Delta Flight 1086 as it skidded and crashed through a fence during landing at LaGuardia Airport Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

Dwayne Williams has been charged in the attempted theft of an ATM from a pizza shop in Laurelton, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Botched ATM Theft Caught On Camera

What began as the attempted theft of an entire ATM quickly became a real drag in Laurelton, Queens.

02/26/2015

Glen Hochman, Deanna Hochman, and Alissa Hochman (credit: Handouts/CBS2)

Chief: Suicide Note Indicated Killings Of Retired White Plains Cop, Teen Daughters ‘Premeditated’

Police believe 52-year-old Glen Hochman shot and killed his daughters, 17-year-old Alissa and 13-year-old Deanna, and himself on Saturday.

02/23/2015

Residents in Wantagh demanded lawmakers put an end to door-to-door solicitations, similar to a program in Oyster Bay. (Photo: CBS2)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Trying To Make It Harder For Door-To-Door Solicitors

Residents in one Long Island community who’ve had enough with door-to-door solicitors are asking the town supervisor to do something.

02/20/2015

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NYC Officials Launch Task Force To Combat Tenant Harassment

State and city officials have launched a joint task force to crack down on New York City landlords who harass tenants to force them into vacating rent-regulated apartments.

02/19/2015

Aerial view of the Brooklyn Bridge (foreground), and the Manhattan Bridge spanning the East River that separates Manhattan (L) and Brooklyn (R) 01 July 2007, in New York City. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Transit Advocates Finalize Plans For Tolls At East River Bridges

Getting across an East River bridge between Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens may no longer be free if a group of transit advocates has its way.

02/17/2015

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