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Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

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

One of two lawn signs put up by the the Studio B artists' group in Maplewood, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Artists Satirize Ubiquitous Lawn Signs In Maplewood, New Jersey

Lawn signs have pitted neighbor against neighbor in Maplewood, New Jersey – and some studio owners have decided to lampoon them with an art project.

08/08/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. (Credit: MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Airstrikes In Iraq Are ‘Essential’ To Stop ISIS

President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he has authorized targeted airstrikes in in Iraq, and U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the effort is necessary and has bipartisan support.

08/07/2014

Two buses collided in Times Square on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Josh Price)

14 Injured After 2 Double-Decker Buses Collide In Times Square

The double-decker buses hit each other at around 3:35 p.m. at 47th and Seventh Avenue.

08/05/2014

Several people believed this doll was actually a baby trapped inside a hot car. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hoboken EMTs Smash Window Of Hot Car To Save … A Doll?

Medics smashed a car’s window Thursday in an attempt to save a baby locked inside the hot vehicle in Hoboken. It turns out it was only a doll.

07/31/2014

A skydiver was killed and another was seriously injured on Long Island on Wednesday when their parachute failed to open. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: 1 Skydiver Dead, 1 Critically Hurt After Parachute Fails On Long Island

Around 4 p.m., two jumpers believed to be involved in a tandem jump at Skydive Long Island in Calverton somehow ended in a free fall, police said.

07/30/2014

A scar on the neck of a woman who was brutally stabbed in a Queens subway station on Saturday, July 12. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Woman Speaks Out About Brutal Queens Subway Stabbing

A woman was stabbed in the neck and left for dead in a brutal random attack on the subway in Queens earlier this month, and the man who did it remained on the loose Tuesday.

07/29/2014

Scene of a home invasion in the Bronx (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Home Invasion Suspect Nabbed By Good Samaritans

Police told 1010 WINS the suspect had pushed his way into the woman’s apartment at 20 East 190th St. in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx at around 6 p.m. Friday.

07/25/2014

Damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort (Credit: CBS DC)

Jersey City Couple Killed After Tornado Hits Virginia Campground

Lord Balatbat and his wife, Lolibeth Ortega, both of Jersey City, were killed in the storm. Their son was critically injured.

07/24/2014

Sylvia Harden, 35, is charged with leaving a child under 2 years old in a car in Orange County. (Credit: Town of Woodbury Police)

Police: Manhattan Fashion Designer Charged For Leaving 1-Year-Old In Hot Car

Sylvia Harden is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. If convicted of the misdemeanor charge, Harden faces up to a year in jail.

07/23/2014

A 10-year-old girl died after being pulled from the water offshore from Coney Island, Brooklyn, on Tuesday, July 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Girl, 10, Dies After Being Pulled From Water At Coney Island

A 10-year-old girl is dead, after being pulled from the water off the beach in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

07/22/2014

Two tractor-trailers have recently crashed in Emerson Hill, Staten Island because of GPS directions, residents say. (Credit: CBS 2)

GPS Mess: 18-Wheelers Crashing Into Staten Island Neighborhood

Eighteen-wheelers are making a mess of a Staten Island neighborhood — and it’s all because of GPS.

07/18/2014

Poison ivy (Credit: ClipArt.com)

NYC Parks Seeing Rash Of Poison Ivy Cases This Summer

At Clove Lake Park on Staten Island, poison ivy is so high that it’s at eye level with joggers, making it easy to brush up against.

07/16/2014

Cross Bronx Expressway Traffic (Kathryn Brown CBS 2)

Another Round Of Storms Slams Tri-State, Leaves Expressways Flooded

Severe thunderstorms barreled through the Tri-State Area for the second day in a row Tuesday, making a mess of the roads just in time for the afternoon rush hour and keeping a threat of continuing rain well into the night.

07/15/2014

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