A sketch of a man who trespassed on a Staten Island man's property and slashed him during a fight. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Trespassed On Man’s Staten Island Property, Slashed Him

Police released a sketch Monday of a suspect who trespassed in a Staten Island man’s backyard, and then attacked the man with a sharp object, this past weekend.


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How To Build The Perfect Backyard Tree House

A backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.


A backyard igloo collapsed on a boy in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Wednesday, March 11. (Credit: JPUpdates)

Boy Rescued After Backyard Igloo Collapses, Traps Him In Brooklyn

A 7-year-old boy was rescued by emergency responders Wednesday evening, after a backyard igloo he was building collapsed on him in Brooklyn.


backyard luge in Cranford, New Jersey (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Dad Builds Ice Luge In Backyard

Joe Colangelo said it took him about three weeks to make it all happen.


Lee Ackerman of Stewart Manor, Long Island, believes this aircraft part fell from the sky into his backyard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Believes Aircraft Part Fell From Sky Into His Backyard

What is believed to be a piece of an aircraft was found Friday in a backyard in Stewart Manor, Long Island.


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L.I. Sandy Victim Lives In Backyard After Federal Aid Runs Out

Chuck Burgio, 53, of Lindenhurst, had been living in hotels for months thanks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but last week the federal money ran out and he was told to pack up and go.


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Body Found Buried In Missing Man’s Backyard In Ridgewood, Queens

Police did not immediately identify the body, but it was found outside 1866 Putnam Ave. That is the address of Frank Soucie, 60, who was reported missing by his girlfriend who resides with him.


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5 Ways to Illuminate Your Backyard

Backyards should come alive during the summer, especially at night. Check out these ideas for lightening it up.


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Riverhead Uses Google Earth To Find Unpermitted Pools

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBS 2) — It’s public satellite technology that’s supposed to help travelers, but one Long Island town is using it to catch illegal backyard pools. They are homeowners who have swimming pools, but no […]

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