Amy Dardashtian

Cops said eight people were hurt following a police pursuit of a vehicle in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 2 Cops, 6 Others Injured During Car Chase In Brooklyn

Police said the pursuit began around 2:30 a.m. in Queens and crossed into Brooklyn after police received a report that the vehicle may have been involved in a hit-and-run.

08/21/2013

Paramus Carousel

Ride Over For Paramus Park Mall Carousel

An iconic carousel at the Paramus Park Mall stopped spinning for good Monday night, leaving many children and parents disappointed.

08/20/2013

Restaurant Fine Reductions

City Council Poised To Modify Restaurant Grading System To Lower Some Fines

New York City restaurants will soon be paying lower fines for minor health department violations.

08/18/2013

Horace Mann School (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Horace Mann Closes Book On Sex Abuse Claims; Victims Shocked

Elite prep school Horace Mann has made a decision on how it will handle dozens of sexual abuse claims by former students. The school told CBS 2 exclusively about its next step.

08/16/2013

Tree falls on bench at Kissena Park, killing pregnant woman. (CBS 2)

Husband Speaks Out After Tree Falls On Wife, Kills Her At Queens Park

A loving husband was heartbroken Monday after his pregnant wife was killed by a falling tree in the very Queens park where they first built their relationship.

08/05/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Emergency Response Questioned In Fatal West New York Bus Crash

Bystanders who called 911 after a commuter bus hit a pole that fell onto a stroller in West New York, killing an 8-month-old, wondered why the emergency response took so long.

08/02/2013

Lindsey Stewart (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Bride-To-Be Killed In Hudson River Boat Crash

A service for Lindsey Stewart of Piermont was held Thursday at the church in Pearl River where she would have been married Aug. 10.

08/01/2013

An ATM is seen on its side next to a backhoe outside a bank in Queens on Friday, July 26, 2013. Police said a suspect used the backhoe to break into the bank. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspects Used Backhoe To Break Into Bank In Queens

Police said the two men drove the truck through the window of the bank, and then attached two cables to the ATM before trying to drag it out.

07/26/2013

NJ man charged with abducting RI teen. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Charged With Abducting Girl, 13, From Rhode Island

Spokesman Greg Comcowich said the man is scheduled to appear in federal court in Newark at 2 p.m.

07/25/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Nassau County 911 Operators Claim Stunning Lack Of Training

One of the county’s own operators says employees are not getting the training they need to save lives, and that may have contributed to the death of a Hofstra University student during a hostage standoff.

07/17/2013

Kristy Abreu

Exclusive: Beauty Queen Claims She Was Humiliated By NYPD, Sues For $210 Million

A beauty queen claimed she was roughed up by the NYPD over a computer glitch that happened twice, and said she wants justice.

07/10/2013

Pope John Paul II (file / credit: JEAN-CLAUDE DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Catholics React To Pope John Paul II Being Cleared For Sainthood

Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.

07/05/2013

Veterans visited the 9/11 Memorial on Independence Day. (Credit CBS 2)

Wounded Vets Make Emotional Trip To Ground Zero

Nearly two-dozen wounded veterans took a life changing trip to the 9/11 Memorial on Thursday. Emotions ran high as New York’s Finest offered the group of heroes a salute.

07/04/2013

Grocery Store (File/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Last-Minute Deals Abound For Fourth Of July Groceries

Hours before the Fourth of July was set to arrive, supermarkets and wholesalers were serving up an assortment of deals.

07/03/2013

Brothers Survive Home Invasion

Exclusive: Clifton Brothers Survive Home Invasion By Hiding Under Bed

Quick thinking by two young New Jersey brothers may have saved their lives.

07/02/2013

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