Upper West Side Sinkhole (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Investigate Sinkhole On Upper West Side

People are stopping and taking pictures of a massive sinkhole that opened in the middle of 82nd Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West, and frustrated residents are asking what city officials intend to do to prevent future collapses.


Brooklyn tent revival

Neighbors Say Brooklyn Tent Revival Volume So Loud, They’re Praying To God It Stops

Every night for the entire month of August the Gospel Tabernacle Church hosts a spiritual revival. Some neighbors say they’re not bothered by the message. They are bothered by the volume of the message.


Black Bear (file / credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Euthanize Black Bear That Entered N.J. Campsite

Environmental officials say the black bear that wandered into a campsite in a northwestern New Jersey state forest this week has been captured and euthanized.


Tony Greno looks at the flooded basement of his pizzeria after Wednesday's water main break. (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Businesses Feeling The Heavy Cost Of Wednesday’s Water Main Break

Business owners are facing another day of cleanup. Many of their basements are flooded with several feet of water, and restaurant owners are being forced to replace food which they had to throw away.


Water main break in Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Repair Water Main Break In Brooklyn

Water began gushing out of the 12-inch main from 1941 just after 5 a.m., flooding streets in the Sunset Park section.


Passaic River - Elmwood Park, NJ - File Photo

New Rule Puts Access To NJ Urban Waterfronts In Jeopardy

“The citizens of, in this case, New Jersey, they own the waterfront,” says Hackensack Riverkeeper Bill Sheehan. “People own the waterfront. The people.”


Charla Nash (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut To Be Sued In Chimp Attack Case

Connecticut’s laws regarding primates as pets are back in the spotlight.


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Reservoir Water Pits Big Apple Against Farm County

At their heaviest, the water discharges can stir up sediment and turn the creek brown, spoiling trout fishing and bothering farmers who use the water for irrigation.


Flooded N.J. home

N.J. Mayor Bans Woman From Selling Home

A homeowner says her house is unlivable because it constantly floods. She thought relief was in sight when she got accepted into a state program that would take the home off of her hands.


Black Bear File Photo (credit: Joe Kurz of Palisades Park)

Court Refuses To Stop N.J. Bear Hunt; Activists Fume

Animal rights activists are petitioning New Jersey’s highest court and appealing to Governor Christie to block a black bear hunt scheduled to begin Monday.


Generic Water Faucet File Photo (credit: CBS)

N.J. Expands Drought Watch To Entire State

All of New Jersey is now under a drought watch.


N.J. Water Restrictions Remain In Effect Despite Rain

Climatologists at a drought hearing do say that they think the worst may be behind us.


Marine biologists are working to determine what caused a fish kill in New Jersey. (file photo)

Biologists Investigating N.J. Fish Kill

Marine biologists are investigating a fish kill in southern New Jersey after tens of thousands of dead fished washed ashore along the Delaware Bay.


Oradell Reservoir

EPA Warns Garden State Is Drying Up

New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection said an increased demand for water has caused a serious drop in reservoir levels, CBS 2’s Christine Sloan reports.

CBS 2–08/07/2010