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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.

08/17/2011

Water Main Break (credit: CBS 2)

Large Water Main Break In Washington Heights Leads To Gas Main Problem

The main broke just before noon at West 152 Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue. The water has been shut off, but a gas main break in the area has Con Edison urging residents to contact them if they sense a problem.

08/12/2011

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.

07/28/2011

A child plays in a sprinkler, Saturday, July 23, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Tri-State Area To Get Heat Relief; Thousands Still Without Power

The triple-digit scorcher that taxed the electrical grid and made life uncomfortable in the Tri-state area is finally expected to simmer down somewhat on Sunday.

07/24/2011

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Raw Sewage Flowing Into Hudson River Following Fire At Harlem Treatment Plant

Engineers are working around the clock to get the minimum of two out of the five engines up and running at the North River Waste Water Treatment Plant. Until then, raw sewage is bypassing the plant and going straight into the river.

07/21/2011

Cleanup of Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jul 21, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Clean Shores Program Tackling Trash At Liberty State Park

Old 2x4s, tree branches, gas cans, soda cans and water bottles. It’s all being picked up by a detail of about a dozen prison inmates along the Liberty State Park shoreline over the next couple weeks.

07/21/2011

Water flows from a bathroom tap. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

NYC Water Lead Levels Back To Normal, Says DEP

Farrell Sklerov with the Department of Environmental Protection says there were some troubling test results last year, a small uptick in lead levels in homes with older pipes.

07/16/2011

Beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

No. 1 Problem On The Jersey Shore? Finding A Place To Go No. 1, Poll Finds

A new poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University showed New Jerseyans think there aren’t enough bathrooms near the beach.

06/22/2011

FILE - mountain lion (credit: CBS 2)

More Big Cat Sightings In Greenwich

For more than a week, there have been mountain lion sightings in and around Greenwich.

06/16/2011

Mountain Lion (file / credit: Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Up To 8-Foot Long, 160-Pound Mountain Lion On The Loose In Greenwich, Conn.

There has been a wild animal alert issued in the northern suburbs. A mountain lion, yes, a mountain lion, is on the loose. It’s out there and conservation experts said the picture obtained by CBS 2 is definitely it.

06/09/2011

A tourist couple lay on the beach near casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey, (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Last Call For NJ Beach Access Comments

It’s the last chance for New Jersey residents to weigh in on new proposed beach acces laws at hearing on Long Beach Island.

06/02/2011

Beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Proposed Beach Access Changes Along Jersey Shore Drawing Mixed Reaction

A new proposal may allow individual shore towns to determine rules for beach access, and that means shore-lovers could get shut out of their favorite beaches.

05/26/2011

Passaic River - Elmwood Park, NJ - File Photo

Jersey Shore Fans Inundate Gov. Christie With Mail To Protest Beach Access Rules

Opponents of New Jersey’s proposed beach access rules plan to deliver more than 1,000 postcards to Gov. Chris Christie’s office Wednesday.

05/25/2011

A wind turbine spins to produce electricity on August 19, 2010 near Proesitz, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

NYC Looking At Staten Island Windmill Proposal

Windmills on Staten Island? It’s a proposal New York City officials are exploring.

05/20/2011

** FILE **An adult emerald ash borer is shown in this photo released by Michigan State University. (AP Photo/Michigan State University Photo)

Buggy Invasion Could Be Headed To Connecticut

Connecticut is bracing for a possible invasion of the emerald ash borer, an insect that in numbers, quickly invades Ash trees, killing them.

05/19/2011

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