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A bucket truck pulled down wires and power poles in Elmont, Long Island on Aug. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Runs Amok With Stolen Bucket Truck; Blacks Out 6,000 On Long Island

A huge cleanup was under way Tuesday on Long Island following a bizarre incident that left thousands of homes without power earlier in the morning.

08/27/2013

Fort Lee Accident

Woman Struck, Injured In Fort Lee, N.J. Hit-And-Run

A woman was mowed down right in front of her home in Fort Lee, N.J. while getting out of her car Wednesday evening, and police said the driver just sped away.

08/21/2013

Lincoln Tunnel Accident

Accident Shuts Down Tube Of Outbound Lincoln Tunnel, Causes Major Delays

Delays estimated at 90 minutes were reported in the outbound Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday evening, following a multi-vehicle accident.

08/21/2013

Spiderman

Actor Hospitalized After Accident During ‘Spider-Man’ Performance

Shortly after 9 p.m., as the second act was starting, an actor was injured. He was taken to a hospital where he was receiving medical treatment, a show spokesman said.

08/15/2013

Sea Serpent Big DL

Boy, 5, Injured On Sea Serpent Kiddie Coaster At Coney Island

A 5-year-old boy was injured Wednesday on a ride at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park at Coney Island, officials said.

08/14/2013

The scene of a fatal accident in East Flatbush on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Killed After Striking Parked Cars In Brooklyn

The accident occurred around 4:10 a.m. near Utica Avenue and Clarendon Road, police said.

08/07/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Report: Plane Was Almost On Ground When Pilot Took Control At LaGuardia

The pilot of a Southwest Airlines plane that made a hard landing at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officers just 400 feet from the ground, according to a report Tuesday.

08/06/2013

A picture of the scene where a bus accident resulted in a baby's death in West New York on July 30, 2013. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Bus Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 8-Month-Old Baby In West New York

The baby was killed after the bus smashed into a lamppost, which crashed into the baby’s carriage.

07/30/2013

A small plane ran off a runway at Monmouth Executive Airport in Belmar on Friday (Credit CBS 2)

Report: Pilot Suffers Minor Injuries In Plane Accident At Belmar Airport

Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating why a small aircraft went off the side of a runway at a New Jersey airport, causing the pilot to suffer minor injuries.

07/26/2013

Old Tappan School Bus Accident

6 Children, 1 Adult Hurt In School Bus Accident In Old Tappan, N.J.

A total of seven people were injured Monday afternoon when a school bus collided with a pickup truck in Old Tappan, N.J.

07/08/2013

Travelers at New York's LaGuardia airport wait for their flights (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

In Wake Of San Francisco Crash, Anxiety Among Some Airline Passengers Runs High

Nervousness and anxiety are common for some fliers on the best days, but the crash of Asiana Flight 214 has a lot of passengers feeling nervous about walking down the jet-way.

07/07/2013

Franklin Reyes

Bail Set For Teen Driver Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Girl In UWS Crash

Investigators say 17-year-old Franklin Reyes was behind the wheel of an SUV, fleeing from police when he struck and killed Ariel Russo on June 4th.

06/27/2013

Karen Benjamin

L.I. Family Urges Hit-And-Run Driver To Surrender

Karen Benjamin, 56, of Coram was jogging around 11 a.m. Sunday on Canal Road in Mount Sinai when she was struck by a car, police said. The driver fled the scene.

06/24/2013

Mt. Sinai Accident

Woman Critically Injured In Long Island Hit-And-Run

A woman was struck and critically injured Sunday in a hit-and-run accident in Suffolk County, and the search for the driver continued in the nighttime hours.

06/23/2013

A NJ TRANSIT train struck a tractor-trailer on June 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Train Hits Tractor-Trailer In Garfield; Bergen Line Restored

The incident took place near the Plauderville station at around noon. The train carrying 38 passengers and four crew derailed on impact.

06/21/2013

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