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A man climbs on top of debris after buildings collapsed on April 26, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Await Fate Of Loved Ones As Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Soars Past 4,000

It’s been an agonizing wait as people in our area wait for word on loved ones in Nepal.

04/27/2015

Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs Past 3,000

Among those killed was Marisa Eve Girawong, of Edison, New Jersey.

04/26/2015

Ambien Bottle  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Report: Bronx Woman Found Dead After Allegedly Taking Ambien

There are questions and concern over the death of a 20-year-old woman in the Parkside Houses on Arnow Avenue in the Bronx.

04/26/2015

CBS2's cameras caught a coyote running around in the area of Riverside Park on the Upper West Side, on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: CBS2 News Crew Comes Face To Face With Coyote Near Riverside Park

The coyote was spotted around 5 a.m. at Riverside Park along the Hudson River, between 96th and 79th streets, police said.

04/22/2015

Garbage BIG DL

Mayor De Blasio Unveils Aggressive Plan To Reduce New York City Waste 90 Percent By 2030

The plan includes an overhaul of the city’s recycling program, incentives to reduce waste and tacit support for the City Council’s plan to dramatically reduce the use of plastic shopping bags.

04/22/2015

Spring Creek Brooklyn formerly Starrett City (Wikimedia Commons)

Power Outage Hits Spring Creek Towers In Brooklyn

Spring Creek Towers comprises 46 buildings and 5,881 residential units. Some 15,000 people live there.

04/20/2015

Investigators on the scene of a fatal carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens on Apr. 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

4 Dead After Carbon Monoxide Incident In Queens

A couple in their 80s and another man and woman were killed in a carbon monoxide incident in Floral Park, Queens Friday afternoon.

04/10/2015

First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Residents, Business Impacted By East Village Explosion Getting Additional Help

The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, chaired by First Lady Chirlane McCray, announced $125,000 has been raised to help those impacted by the tragedy.

04/10/2015

Crowds at a 7 train station after service was suspended due to a smoke condition. (Credit: Sam Yim)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Smoke Condition Leaves Hundreds Stranded On No. 7 Train In East River Tunnel

A mechanical problem created a smoke condition in a New York City subway tunnel east of Grand Central Terminal, stalling trains and leaving hundreds stranded.

04/06/2015

Artists installed this bust of Edward Snowden at the Prison Ship Martyr's Monument in Brooklyn on Apr. 6, 2015. (credit: Aymann Ismail/Animal New York)

Artists Install Massive Bust Of Edward Snowden At Prison Ship Martyrs Monument In Brooklyn

According to the report, the sculpture weighs 100 pounds and was attached in a way that will make it easy to remove.

04/06/2015

Two people were killed when a car lost control, struck scaffolding and burst into flames April 5, 2015, in Jamaica, Queens, witnesses said. (credit: CBS2)

2 Killed In Fiery Car Crash In Jamaica

Just before 4:30 a.m., a 2001 Nissan Maxima was traveling eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway in Jamaica and lost control coming off the roadway, police said.

04/05/2015

Students in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: CBS2)

Parents Unhappy After Fort Lee School Board Cuts Spring Break In Half

Vacation plans have been put on hold for many families in one New Jersey community after the Board of Education cut spring break in half at the last minute.

03/24/2015

Police on the SUNY Purchase campus after hateful graffiti was found in several dorms. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Swastika, Nooses Found Drawn On Walls Of SUNY Purchase Campus Dorms

The Westchester District Attorney’s Office has launched an investigation after symbols of hate were discovered on the SUNY Purchase campus.

03/24/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Riders Open Wallets Wider As MTA Fare Hikes Kick In

Your commute into New York City is going to cost you more as MTA fare and toll hikes went into effect Sunday.

03/22/2015

Seven children were killed in a fire in Midwood, Brooklyn on March 21, 2015. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

FDNY: 7 Children Killed In Brooklyn House Fire Caused By Malfunctioning Hot Plate

The dead are children ranging in age from 5 to 15 years old, and they are believed to be family members, New York Fire Department spokesman Jim Long said.

03/21/2015

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