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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

President Barack Obama speaks on situation in Iraq. (credit: CBS 2)

Obama: U.S. Won’t Send Troops Back Into Combat In Iraq

The U.S. won’t send troops back into Iraq, but President Barack Obama said he has asked his national security team to prepare a range of other options, which he’ll review in the coming days.

06/13/2014

Goalkeeper Tim Howard of the United States signs autographs after their training session at Sao Paulo FC on June 11, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Let The Games Begin! All Eyes On Brazil For Start Of World Cup

Brazil has won 15 of its last 16 games and heads into the World Cup as a favorite to win the title, but there’s no easy opener at the sport’s marquee event.

06/12/2014

Donald Wallace mugshot (Port Authority police)

Police: Man Arrested For Making ‘Sniper’ Threat In Lincoln Tunnel Incident

A man was arrested in connection with a threat that terrified commuters and snarled traffic on the New Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel Tuesday evening, police said.

06/11/2014

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy meets with MTA officials about the WALK bridge on June 9, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Gov. Malloy, MTA To Review Bridge That Failed Twice In 2 Weeks, Delaying Metro-North Commuters

“There is no doubt that we are now seeing the effects of decades of neglect when it comes to investing in our infrastructure,” Malloy said.

06/09/2014

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Police Arrest Man After Alleged Multi-State Crime Spree Ends In Crash

One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.

06/06/2014

In the "Grandparent Scam," con artists claim a loved one is in trouble in needs money sent. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Scammers Using Social Media To Learn More About Targets

It’s called the “Grandparent Scam,” but it can happen to anyone — con artists claim a loved one is in trouble and deperatedly need money.

06/05/2014

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Seen At 11: Withholding Information From Your Doctor Could Be Deadly

Whether it’s a checkup or something more, patients who withhold information from their doctors could be putting their lives at risk.

05/30/2014

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