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A NY Waterways ferry had difficulty maneuvering through ice on the Hudson River on Jan. 23, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Bitter Cold Impacting Commute By Rail, Road And River

Chopper 2 captured a NY Waterway ferry slow to almost a complete stop as it maneuvered around ice Thursday morning.

01/23/2014

A woman rests. (credit: ClipArt.com)

Seen At 11: Are You Sleep Deprived? A Nap Might Hold The Answer

If a quick nap leads to dreaming, sleep experts say you’re so sleep deprived your body actually skips the first four stages of the sleep cycle.

01/15/2014

Twenty-six of 30 children in a study who stopped chewing gum for a month experienced fewer headaches. (credit: CBS 2)

Study: Chewing Gum Might Be Linked To Headaches In Children

A new study found that chewing gum may be to blame for chronic headaches in children.

01/13/2014

Costumed characters in Times Square on Jan. 10, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Man Dressed As ‘Toy Story’ Character Arrested In Times Square On Sex Abuse Charges

Jose Vasquez, 44, of Clifton, N.J., faces sex abuse and other charges for allegedly inappropriately touching young girls while apparently dressed as Woody from “Toy Story” in Times Square.

01/10/2014

A woman bundled against the cold, walks on the east side of Manhattan January 7, 2014. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Faces Second Day Of Bitter Cold, But Temperatures Warming

The Tri-State area is facing another frigid cold day, but temperatures are warmer Wednesday than the record-breaking lows that left the region in a deep freeze Tuesday.

01/08/2014

Passengers a the JetBlue terminal at Kennedy International Airport January 6, 2014 in New York. (credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Delays Linger As Air Travel Warms Back Up

The airline stopped operations entirely on Monday at Newark, John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports and at Boston’s Logan International Airport at 5 p.m.

01/07/2014

A man uses a snow blower along the streets of a cold and snow covered Manhattan  January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Frigid Temps Move In After First Storm Of Year Covers Tri-State With Snow

Bedford Park in the Bronx was on record with the highest snow total at 11.6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park recorded 6 inches of snow.

01/03/2014

The newest officers to join the ranks of the NYPD graduated from the police academy on Friday. (Credit CBS 2)

Real Life ‘Blue Bloods’ Graduate From NYPD Academy

The event could have been a scene from the CBS drama Blue Bloods, three generations of a family that has served the NYPD for nearly 70 years were on hand for the ceremony.

12/27/2013

One of the cards received by Elliot Shirback (credit: CBS 2)

Social Media Helps Christmas Wish Come True For NY Man With Down Syndrome

Elliot Shirback, 25, has received a Christmas card from nearly every state in the U.S. The effort shows a sure sign of the power of social media and of Christmas spirit.

12/25/2013

Meet The Voice Behind Airport, Train Station Announcements

If you’re taking a plane or train for the holidays, you’ve probably heard a familiar voice from above.

12/24/2013

Wheelchair ramp donated by Yonkers Mayor Spano and two local businesses.  (Credit: CBS 2)

Yonkers Woman Gets New Wheelchair Ramp Thanks To Mayor Spano

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano teamed up with local businesses to build a new wheelchair ramp for a woman whose original ramp was stolen.

12/23/2013

A new device known as The Coin, could soon change the way we shop forever. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: The ‘Coin’ Could Change The Way We Shop Forever

Coin is an electronic device that is about the size of a single credit card. Every card that most people currently carry can be stored on a Coin, including gift and rewards cards. Coins are even designed to work at the ATM.

12/19/2013

Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Miss Kay Robertson and Si Robertson of Duck Dynasty attend the A+E Networks 2012 Upfront at Lincoln Center on May 9, 2012. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Supporters Of ‘Duck Dynasty’ Blast A&E For Suspending Star Over Gay Remarks

Sarah Palin posted a picture on her Facebook page of her with the reality show clan with the message, “Free Speech is an endangered species.” And Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal also lamented the suspension on free speech terms.

12/19/2013

Clerk Abdulwali Mohamed Osaim sells Mega Millions lottery tickets at a convenience store in Manhattan. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

At Least 1 Winning Ticket Sold For $636 Mega Millions Prize

California Lottery officials say a ticket sold in San Jose matches all six numbers. It was unclear Tuesday night if there were any other winning tickets.

12/17/2013

SUV carjacking victim Dustin Friedland. (credit: Image via Facebook)

Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Identified; Range Rover Found In Newark

Prosecutors identified the victim Monday as 30-year-old Dustin Friedland from Hoboken.

12/16/2013

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