Andrea Grymes

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Paterson, New Jersey on June 30, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Toss Babies From Burning Homes In Paterson, New Jersey

The raging fire started Tuesday night on Hamilton Avenue. Flames and thick smoke could be seen shooting out of the homes.


A Long Island veteran finally received the medals he earned, more than 70 years after the D-Day invasion (CBS2)

Long Island Veteran Receives Medals More Than 70 Years After D-Day Invasion

In all, Guarnaccio received eight service medals for his valor that day 71 years ago.


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Interview: Some Do-It-Yourself Wedding Ideas

By adding some do-it-yourself items, couples can save money and put personalized unexpected touches on wedding traditions.


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Interview: Tips For Traveling In Style This Summer

We are one week into the summer season, and it’s time to get your wardrobe and accessories just right for vacation.


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Furry Friend Finder: Charlie And Papi

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Andrea Grymes and Alice Gainer introduce us to Charlie and Papi, who are looking for homes.


Diplomas Now interview

Program Helps Put Recent Graduates On Path To Success

It’s called Diplomas Now and two local high schools have partnered with the organization with amazing results.


Police sketches of a suspect sought in connection with an assault in Colts Neck, New Jersey. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Assault On Woman In Colts Neck, NJ Similar To Other Incidents Last Year

Police in Colts Neck, New Jersey are searching for a man who they say assaulted a female driver after getting her to pull over in an attack similar to ones in the same area last year.


Commencement at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn on Thursday, June 25. (Credit: CBS2)

Graduating Students Defend Brooklyn High School Hit With Allegations Of Grade Fixing

Some teachers at John Dewey High School in Gravesend say as many as 10 percent of students don’t deserve their diplomas.


Thieves damaged several doors breaking into Our Lady of Victories Church in Paterson, N.J. (Credit: CBS2)

Thieves Responsible For Thousands Of Dollars Of Damage To Paterson Church

The break-in happened sometime Sunday into Monday, with the thief or thieves hitting the poor box as well as the donation box at their shrine of St. Jude.


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Bratton To Reveal More Details On NYPD Expansion

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will unveil more details of his new plan Wednesday on how to cut crime in the Big Apple, including how he’ll use almost 1,300 extra cops that have been secured in the city’s budget.


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De Blasio Announces New Traffic Restrictions In Central & Prospect Parks

Major sections of Central and Prospect parks will be permanently car free, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.


Fareed Mumuni, center, appears in court on June 17, 2015. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Feds: S.I. Man Tries To Stab FBI Agent With Knife During Terror Probe

The father of Queens college student, who is accused of planning an attack on New York City landmarks on behalf of ISIS, is speaking up for his son.


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Funeral Held For Boy Killed When SUV Crashed Into Bronx Restaurant

The funeral for 7-year-old Ethan Villavicencio was held Wednesday at St. Michael’s Church in Co-op City.


Antoinette Stephen was sentenced to 30 years in prison, after admitting to killing her boyfriend's wife, on his orders, in Boonton, New Jersey in August 2011. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Woman Gets 30 Years For Killing Boyfriend’s Wife On His Orders

It was an emotional day in a Morristown, New Jersey courtroom Friday, as the woman who admitted to killing her boyfriend’s wife in Boonton apologized to the victim’s family — and learned her fate.


Chirlane McCray is asked about gun violence in New York City by Abram Nabritt, Jr. on June 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Chirlane McCray Silent After Questions About NYC’s Soaring Shooting & Homicide Rate

A man concerned about crime in his neighborhood went straight to First Lady Chirlane McCray on Thursday morning for answers, but didn’t get any.