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A tree crashed onto a house in Bloomfield, New Jersey on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Strong Winds Topple Trees, Cause Other Damage Across Area

A fast-moving storm Wednesday left serious and damage in its wake.

04/22/2015

Christopher Swain plans to swim the length of the polluted Gowanus Canal. (Credit: CBS2)

Activist Plans To Swim Super-Polluted Gowanus Canal For Earth Day

With Earth Day coming up Wednesday, an environmental activist plans to swim the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

04/21/2015

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Officials Warn Against Synthetic Marijuana Use After Spike In Hospitalizations

Mayor Bill de Blasio said synthetic marijuana is a real problem.

04/18/2015

Indian Point Nuclear Plant (file/credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Group Calls For Wider Emergency Response Zone Around Indian Point

The Disaster Accountability Project says in a new report that residents of communities as far away from the plant as 50 miles are likely to evacuate in case of any such emergency at the power plant.

04/15/2015

Newark crossing guard Annie Walker confronted a suspect in the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old girl. (Credit: CBS2)

Newark Crossing Guard Confronts Suspect In Luring Of 12-Year-Old Girl

Police were searching Tuesday for a suspect who allegedly tried to lure a 12-year-old girl near an elementary school in Newark, and got away after being confronted by a crossing guard.

04/14/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Crooks Using Stolen Social Security Numbers In Tax Fraud Scam

A new warning has been issued about crooks who are filing fake returns and stealing refunds.

04/13/2015

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Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds Using Lifted Social Security Numbers

The victims said they don’t know exactly how their Social Security numbers were stolen or how much in refund money the scammers got from them.

04/12/2015

A TSA officer gives directions to passengers at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal security checkpoint on October 22, 2010.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

TSA: Travelers Left Behind $675,000 In Loose Change At U.S. Airports In 2014

A new report finds travelers leave behind hundreds of thousands in pocket change at the airport.

04/07/2015

Crowds at a 7 train station after service was suspended due to a smoke condition. (Credit: Sam Yim)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Smoke Condition Leaves Hundreds Stranded On No. 7 Train In East River Tunnel

A mechanical problem created a smoke condition in a New York City subway tunnel east of Grand Central Terminal, stalling trains and leaving hundreds stranded.

04/06/2015

Korean Union United Methodist Church (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 14 Hurt In Ceiling Collapse At Rahway Church

Churchgoers were in the middle of a song at around 1:20 p.m. Sunday at the Korean Union United Methodist Church when they heard a cracking sound from above, witnesses said.

04/05/2015

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Massive Brawl At Resorts World Casino In Queens Go Viral

In the video, people are seeing hurling chairs across the food court and throwing punches as innocent bystanders try to run out and avoid injury.

04/04/2015

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Baby’s Leg Grazed By Bullet, Man Killed In Separate Shootings In Brooklyn

A baby was shot in the leg in the Kensington section of Brooklyn Saturday, authorities told 1010 WINS.

03/21/2015

An artist's rendering of "The Sunbather," a sculpture proposed for the median at Jackson and 43rd avenues in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

LIC Residents Not Pleased With City-Sponsored Plan For Big Pink Sculpture

An artist’s rendering depicts a sculpture for Long Island City, Queens as a blast of pink – 8 feet long – called “The Sunbather.”

03/18/2015

American Airlines Flight 1320 at John F. Kennedy International Airport after a bird strike. (credit: CBS2)

American Airlines Plane Forced To Return To JFK After Bird Strike

A plane was forced to return to John F. Kennedy Airport Tuesday morning after the pilot reported hitting a flock of birds, the FAA said.

03/17/2015

Car suspected to be involved in 2 attempted kidnappings in Rockaway, Queens (Credit: CBS2)

Police Seek Driver In 2 Attempted Kidnapping Cases In Queens

The boy said the man pulled over alongside him near the intersection of Mott Avenue and Bay 24th Street Saturday afternoon and demanded he get in.

03/15/2015

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