Dave Carlin

A photo from the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter shows rescue crews searching for a truck that fell through the ice in Toms Rivers, N.J., on March 1, 2015. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Truck Falls Through Frozen River In Ocean County; Dog Found Dead Inside

Rescue crews found a dog dead inside a pickup truck that fell through the ice on a southern New Jersey waterway, but no one else was inside, police said.

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New York’s Oldest Married Couple Celebrates With Joint Birthday Party

A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York are celebrating their birthdays this weekend _ and their combined ages will be 212.

02/28/2015

To Red-Tailed Hawks found injured in the city are now recovering in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD, Wild Bird Fund Team Up To Save Pair Of Red-Tailed Hawks

Two Red-Tailed Hawks, one found nearly starved to death, another shot in the wing, are now on the mend.

02/25/2015

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Takes ‘Precautionary Measures’ Following Threat Against U.S. Shopping Malls

A video released over the weekend urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.

02/22/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Defense In Etan Patz Murder Trial Claim Interrogation Video Is A Bombshell

The prosecution and defense Friday were preparing jurors for a new video, which could amount to a bombshell in the trial of the man who confessed to killing Etan Patz.

02/20/2015

A cop helped deliver baby Arianna in a New Brunswick living room. (Credit: CBS2)

Cop Helps Woman Give Birth In New Jersey Living Room

A newborn Jersey girl could not wait to get to the hospital, she arrived into this world on her mother’s living room floor.

02/19/2015

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UWS Veterinary Hospital: Exotic Animals Killed In ‘Horrendous Tragedy’ After Pipe Bursts

The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine said the pipe broke around 6:30 a.m. Monday.

02/17/2015

Snow in Garfield, New Jersey on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Is Socked With Snow, Bitter Cold This Weekend

The extreme cold will last throughout the weekend with Sunday being the worse for some areas where it will feel like below zero.

02/14/2015

Sissy the dog walked 20 blocks to find her owner at a hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Credit: CBS2)

New Yorkers Flabbergasted By Iowa Dog Who Walked 20 Blocks To Find Owner

Dog owners in New York were looking for an explanation Friday, after a dog in Iowa walked 20 blocks to a hospital in a frantic search for her owner.

02/13/2015

The police icon notifying drivers of nearby police officers on the Waze app. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert: Police May Have To Get Used To Apps Like Waze With Cop-Trackers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Law enforcement groups have been saying that a police tracking feature on the traffic app Waze puts officers in danger – but an expert said demanding that Google do away with […]

02/11/2015

Children sled down a hill in Central Park on Feb. 5, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Parks Advocate Calls For More Patrols After Central Park Bullies Rough Up Kids, Steal Sleds

The victims described the ringleader of the trio as an older teen twice their size. One of the thieves punched a 12-year-old girl in the side of the head after she asked for the sled back.

02/05/2015

The scene of a robbery in Central Park on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Police: Man Robbed At Knifepoint In Central Park

The search is on for two suspects who police said violently attacked a man as he walked in Central Park.

02/03/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau OTB Backs Off Plans For Casino In Westbury Following Strong Opposition

The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.

01/31/2015

Fire crews rescue a boy from the icy Bronx River. (Credit: FDNY)

Expert: Going Out On Ice Like Boy In Bronx River Is Never Safe

With extreme cold on the horizon, some people may think it’s safe to go out on the ice on a frozen lake or river.

01/30/2015

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