NYC Council Speaker Wants To Shrink Jail Population, Wipe Away Old Arrest Warrants For Minor OffensesThe speaker of the New York City Council vowed Thursday to unclog the court system and shrink the inmate population to the point that officials could consider eventually closing the troubled Rikers Island jail.
Love Is In The Air As Couples Married 50 Years Or More Renew Vows On LIFifty couples married for more than 50 years said "I do" all over again inside the Harbor Links Catering Hall in Port Washington.
Tour Bus From NYC Heading To Casino Overturns On I-95 In MadisonA charter bus accident has left at least 30 people injured, several critically, and closed the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Madison.
82 Years Later, LI Woman Reunited With Biological MotherIt was a reunion 82 years in the making.
Obama Administration Confirms Hillary Clinton's Home Server Contained 'Top Secret' EmailsThe Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton's unsecured home server contained closely guarded government secrets.
CBS2 Live Chat: Dr. Max Gomez On What You Need To Know About The Zika VirusCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez sat down to discuss some of your questions and concerns surrounding the illness on our CBSNewYork Facebook page Thursday evening.
Paterson Firefighters Rescue Teens From Icy Passaic RiverTwo New Jersey teenagers were rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in the freezing Passaic River.
Police: Driver Hits Officer, Slams Pedestrian Into Wall In East HarlemAn out-of-control driver struck an off-duty police officer and then slammed into a pedestrian – pinning her against the wall – in East Harlem late Thursday.
Parishioner Donates Kidney To Brooklyn MonsignorA Brooklyn monsignor's desperate plea for a kidney transplant got the gift of life from parishioner attending his service.
De Blasio Agrees To Raises For City Council Members In Exchange For ReformsMayor Bill de Blasio has accepted recommendations by a panel that city elected officials should get raises in exchange for a ban on outside jobs.
NYPD: Reported Subway Sex Crimes Up 19 Percent, Rape Cases DownAccording to the NYPD, there was a 33 percent rise in sex abuse cases, a 25 percent rise in forcible touching cases and a 9 percent rise in incidents of public lewdness.
Beached Gray Seal Pup Found On Ponquogue Beach, Long IslandThe 4-week-old seal was discovered by the Riverhead Foundation on Ponquogue Beach in Hamptons Bay.