cold weather

Kids are stuck playing indoors on their spring break due to chilly temperatures (credit: CBS2)

Parents Scrambling To Keep Kids Busy During Chilly Spring Break

For most of the winter, people anxiously counted down to spring. But so far, it’s been a cold, snowy let down.

03/30/2015

Does your insurance company cover damage to your home caused by extreme cold? (Photo: CBS2)

Experts: It Pays To Find Out If Your Homeowners Insurance Covers Extreme Cold Damage

The bitter cold weather that has hammered the Tri-State Area for weeks has been keeping some people very busy, especially in the insurance and home repair field.

02/23/2015

A man walks through steam on a Manhattan street during frigidly cold weather on February 16, 2015  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Single Digit Temps Most Likely To Blame In Death Of Man On LI

Southold Town police said the 44-year-old had been living in the detached garage of a seasonal property in Greenport.

02/21/2015

Mechanics say not letting your car warm up in these brutally cold temperatures is just asking for trouble. (Photo: CBS2)

Brutal Cold Doing A Number On Car Batteries: Make Sure To Warm Up Your Ride!

This is the kind of cold that routinely sucks half the power from a car battery. If yours is already less than top notch that could be a problem.

02/20/2015

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Tips On Saving Your Pipes, Boilers From Freezing Cold Temperatures

Plumber Frank Belizario said homeowners are pushing their older boilers to the limits when they really should be replacing them.

02/16/2015

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New Yorkers Brave Freezing Temperatures To Work Outside

Most New Yorkers stuck working outside seemed to be making the best of the cold weather, keeping a generally frozen stiff upper lip.

02/15/2015

Flushing, NY, from Louis & Gabrielle. (Credit: Louis E Sarmiento)

Experts Weigh In With Techniques To Heat Your Home And Reduce Energy Bills

The frigid temperatures are sticking around for a while, but there are Still things you can do to make your house warmer and lower your energy bills.

02/13/2015

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

NYC Cold Weather Safety Tips & Warming Center Guide

A bitter blast can be deadly if you’re not careful. Stay inside if you can.

02/13/2015

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Suffolk Executive Warns Of Space Heater Dangers As Temps Remain Frigid

Space heaters cause 25,000 house fires every year and 6,000 emergency room visits.

01/10/2015

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Experts Warn Of Frozen Pipe Dangers As Temps Plummet Across Tri-State

Utilities are making house calls across Long Island as temperatures plunge and homeowners worry.

01/07/2015

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Study: Cold Weather May Be Linked To Common Cold After All

A new study from Yale University found that cold temperatures really can lead to colds, but not for the reason you might think.

01/06/2015

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11/10 CBS2 Monday Evening Weather Headlines

Tomorrow is even warmer… then things begin to change. The big snow in the Midwest, as well as the cold air in Canada, migrate south and east toward us.

11/10/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bratton: Homicide Rate Down So Far In 2014 Compared To Last Year

Bratton said the department is on the right track when it comes to homicides. He attributes the drop to community cooperation and technology.

02/28/2014

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Survey: Cold Weather Months Force Rats, Mice Into Homes

One survey found nearly 3 in 10 homes in the U.S. have rodents. In the northeast, 35 percent of survey respondents reported a rodent infestation, the highest percentage in any geographic area.

02/28/2014

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Few Brave The Long Island Cold

The bitter cold turned Long Island’s public spaces and malls into virtual ghost towns Tuesday.

01/28/2014

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