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Flooding on Route 17 (Credit: : @YYB69)

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding In New York & New Jersey

CBS 2’s Dick Brennan, who was driving around in Mobile 2, said the off and on rain has been doing damage.

12 hours ago

Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo Could Accept Plea Deal

A judge will soon decide whether Franklin Reyes, 18, should get off with a lighter sentence.

07/30/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Eric Garner’s Family Renews Call For Federal Takeover In Police Custody Death Investigation

Relatives of a man who died in police custody earlier this month told Staten Island’s district attorney Monday that they want federal investigators to take over the probe into his death.

07/28/2014

The bar business is booming on the Lower East Side. (Photo: CBS 2)

Revitalized Lower East Side Becoming Trendy, But Also Very Expensive

City neighborhoods change before our very eyes. It’s out with the old, and in with the new. But in some areas, like the Lower East Side, it can be tough for people who can barely afford to live there.

07/25/2014

New Jersey-born Quinn Schansman, 19, was killed after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner he was on was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey Native

In remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

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Tips On Buying The Safest Cars For Teens

83 percent of parents who purchased vehicles for their teens bought used cars, but as CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported, not all used cars are equal.

07/16/2014

Two teenage girls were groped within minutes of one another on this foot bridge in the Baychester section of the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Teens Groped On Bronx Footbridge Within Minutes Of Each Other

Two women were groped within minutes of each other in the Baychester section of the Bronx on Thursday, and a day later, police were investigating whether the assaults were connected to others this year.

07/11/2014

A shattered window in Asphalt Green. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Officials Apologize After Woman Hurt By Flying Construction Chisel At Asphalt Green

“This incident should never have happened,” the Department of Sanitation and Department of Design and Construction said in a joint statement.

07/11/2014

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls For DOJ Probe Into Alleged Plot By Cuban Government

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has called for an investigation after he said the Cuban government tried to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes.

07/08/2014

Lots of hot dogs.  (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

Study Links High Intake Of Processed Red Meats To Heart Failure

After nearly 12 years, men who ate at least 75 grams of processed red meat every day were 28 percent more likely to develop heart failure than men who ate less than 25 grams per day.

07/04/2014

New York's online health insurance marketplace (Credit: CBSNewYork.com)

Some NY Health Exchange Insurers Seek Sharp Hikes

Some insurance companies participating in New York’s health care exchange want to jack up rates, raising new fears about the cost of medical insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

07/03/2014

Slain Israeli teens: Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrah (family photos)

New Yorkers Mourn As Bodies Of 3 Kidnapped Israeli Teens Are Found

Gilad Shaar, 16, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19, disappeared while hitchhiking home near the West Bank city of Hebron late at night on June 12 and were never heard from again.

06/30/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

LIRR Riders Considering Options In Event Of Strike

The Commuter Council is warning Long Island Rail Road riders to plan ahead for a possible work strike next month.

06/24/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with an assault in Queens on June 21, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 56-Year-Old Man Critically Injured In Queens Assault

A 56-year-old man remains in critical condition after police said he was attacked early Saturday morning in Queens.

06/23/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about Iraq in the Brady Briefing room of the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Sending Military Advisers To Iraq

President Barack Obama said he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help quell the rising insurgency.

06/19/2014

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