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Police attempt to control demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Leaders Ask Protesters To Stay Home Tuesday Night

Meanwhile Tuesday, St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery, authorities said.

08/19/2014

President Barack Obama discusses the Michael Brown case at the White House on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Dozens Rally In New York As Protests Spread From Ferguson To New York

Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.

08/18/2014

Cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus have been confirmed in 15 states. (Credit: CBS 2)

Doctors In U.S. On High Alert For Chikungunya Virus

A new threat of mosquitoes carrying a new, dangerous virus has doctors on high alert.

08/06/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

Bill Maher tweet on Mideast conflict (Credit: CBS 2)

Celebrities’ Comments On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Spark Controversy

The crisis in the Middle East has many celebrities around the world weighing in on the conflict, but their comments have also sparked plenty of controversy.

08/04/2014

Brooklyn Woman ‘Traumatized’ After NYPD’s Arrest Left Her Nearly Naked

A new video released Saturday could potentially bring more trouble for the New York City Police Department, CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported.

08/02/2014

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.

08/01/2014

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

(Credit: CBS 2)

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

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