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Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Fight Against Virus Continues On Multiple Fronts

Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday.

10/10/2014

A Staten Island family was relieved after their infant daughter underwent successful, non-invasive, heart surgery. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Relieved After Infant Undergoes Successful, Non-Invasive Heart Procedure

Parents of an infant child facing a life-threatening open heart surgery found relief through a new non-invasive procedure.

10/09/2014

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 8, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Sees Worst Drop Of The Year, Driven By Declines In Energy Companies

The Dow Jones industrial average closed 334 points lower on Thursday than the day before, in what amounted to the worst drop of the year.

10/09/2014

A selection of shoes and handbags fraudulently purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue as part of the scheme. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Prosecutor: ID Theft Ring Used Stolen Info To Buy Designer Goods From Saks Fifth Avenue

An identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers’ stolen information to buy over $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship store, according to prosecutors.

10/06/2014

Norm Lewis, right, stars in "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway. (credit: CBS 2)

Norm Lewis, Broadway’s First Black Phantom: I’m Just Happy To Be ‘A Part Of That Journey’

He took over the role in May and recently announced he will star in the musical until early February.

10/05/2014

Firefighter Stephen Siller

‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ Builds A Legacy Out Of America’s Darkest Day

The 13th annual ‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ will be held on Sunday. The event started as a grass-roots remembrance and fundraiser named for the FDNY firefighter.

09/26/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo: Police, National Guard Patrols Stepped Up In NYC Area Amid Heightened Terror Threat

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.

09/19/2014

Tracey Lewis at FDNY promotion ceremony on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Tracy Lewis Becomes 2nd Black Female To Be Promoted To Lieutenant In FDNY History

Tracy Lewis was promoted during a ceremony Wednesday. “I worked very hard for this,” Lewis said. “I studied very hard for this.”

09/17/2014

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Vaughan (left) at the groundbreaking of his new home in North Merrick. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Groundbreaking Held For Marine Veteran’s New Long Island Home

A well-known charity for heroes is building a home for a U.S. Marine Corps veteran on Long Island.

09/09/2014

The cast of the Broadway comedy "It's Only a Play."

Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane Reunited In Broadway’s ‘It’s Only A Play’

The two-time Tony Award winners are part of an ensemble cast in the comedy “It’s Only a Play.”

08/31/2014

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Boaters Should Expect Big Crowds, Increased Water Hazards This Holiday Weekend

Boaters can expect big crowds for the last of the big summer holidays. That also means increased hazards on the water.

08/28/2014

Nathan Lane talks with CBS 2's Dana Tyler about the death of his onetime co-star, Robin Williams. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nathan Lane On Robin Williams: ‘Nobody Was More Kind Or Generous’

Nathan Lane and the late Robin Williams are remembered by many adoring fans for their roles in the 1996 movie “The Birdcage.” Lane recently talked with CBS 2’s Dana Tyler about his former co-star’s death.

08/19/2014

BAYSHORE, NY - AUGUST 13:    A car is abandoned on a flooded Brooke Ave following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore, New York. The south shore of Long Island along with the tri-state region saw record setting rain that caused roads to flood entrapping some motorists.  (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Buyer Beware! Shady Dealers Could Be Selling Water Damaged Cars With Clean Titles

Experts warn that some of the hundreds of cars that were flooded out on Long Island roadways this week could eventually show up back on the market with no evidence that they had been water-logged.

08/15/2014

Robin Williams attends The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Official: Actor Robin Williams Hanged Himself

Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Palcohol makes a variety of powdered alcohol products. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants To Ban Powdered Alcohol

Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban powdered alcohol and calling on retailers to boycott its sale when the product hits stores as early as next month.

08/11/2014

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