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Police say Kevin Downing shot and killed a security guard at the federal office building at 201 Varick St., and then shot and killed himself, on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Rep. Pascrell: Gunman In Federal Building Shooting Got ‘Raw Deal’ In 1999 Firing

The former economist believed he was fired for whistle blowing on alleged corruption and public waste.

08/22/2015

Flooding left cars submerged in Scotch Plains, New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 19. (Credit: Bernie Lomax)

Roads Closed, Cars Submerged As Floods Hit Union County, N.J.

Cars were submerged and a major roadway was shut down due to flooding in the Scotch Plains, New Jersey area Wednesday afternoon.

08/19/2015

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Hoboken To Roll Out New Bike Share Program Next Month

It will only cost $75 for the year for Hoboken residents who sign up before the launch.

08/19/2015

Witnesses told police that 18-year-old Michelle Jimenez was approached by her ex-boyfriend, 21-year-old Jonathan Coronel, and forced into a light-colored vehicle at knife point. (NYPD)

Man Held With Self-Inflicted Stab Wound After Allegedly Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend In Queens

A man was under police guard Sunday morning, after police alleged he kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint in Queens.

08/16/2015

Smoke rises from the site of a small place crash in West Caldwell, NJ on Aug. 15, 2015. (Credit: Edmund Espanol)

Pilot Killed When Small Plane Crashes Near Essex County Airport In New Jersey

West Caldwell police say the crash occurred shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, about a half-mile from the Essex County Airport in Fairfield.

08/15/2015

A manhole exploded in Hell's Kitchen on Friday, Aug. 14. (Credit: Lee Debressy)

Crews Finish Repairs After Manhole Explosion In Hell’s Kitchen

Crews finished cleaning up damage on Saturday that was left behind by a manhole explosion in the middle of Manhattan.

08/15/2015

Authorities say a firefighter was shot in the leg on Staten Island on Aug. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Killed After Barricading Self Inside S.I. Home, Shooting Firefighter Is Dead

A suspected gang member who shot a firefighter and then barricaded himself inside a home on Staten Island is dead after a six-hour standoff, police said Friday.

08/14/2015

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Common Core Math, English Proficiency Up Slightly In NYC, Statewide

The state’s third- through eighth-graders – as well as those specifically of New York City – did slightly better on Common Core-aligned math and English assessments than last year.

08/12/2015

Geno Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Geno Smith To Miss 6-10 Weeks After Suffering Broken Jaw In Locker Room Altercation

Geno Smith’s hopes for a breakout season with the New York Jets took a major blow — to the jaw.

08/11/2015

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Police: 1 Killed, 3 Injured In Queens Crash

The crash happened just after 6 p.m. at 119th Avenue and 231st in Cambria Heights.

07/19/2015

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Activists Demand Federal Charges Against Officer In Death Of Eric Garner

Earlier this week, Garner’s family reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City over the death.

07/18/2015

42 million Americans are expected to travel for the 4th of July weekend. (credit: CBS2)

AAA Predicts 42 Million Americans To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

With Fourth of July landing on a Saturday this year, Thursday has become the big getaway day for travelers.

07/02/2015

Yolanda Vega presents retired firefighter Carmelo Mercado with an over-sized prize check Thursday. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Retired 9/11 First Responder Wins $5 Million Scratch-Off Ticket Prize

Retirement just got a lot easier for one of New York’s bravest who was a first responder on Sept. 11, 2001.

07/02/2015

Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Homeowner Raises Concerns Over Lead Paint Chips Falling From Bayonne Bridge Project

A New Jersey homeowner is worried lead paint chips falling off the Bayonne Bridge could be damaging to his health and wealth.

06/22/2015

Police say three people were shot at Mercer Park on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne on June 21, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Police Searching For Gunman After 3 People Shot At NJ Park During Father’s Day Cookout

The shooting happened Sunday night at Mercer Park on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne.

06/22/2015

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