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Michelle Mian was struck and killed by a falling tree in New Milford, NJ on July 1, 2015. (credit: Handout)

21-Year-Old Woman Killed By Falling Tree In New Jersey After Powerful Storms

A family was in shock late Wednesday, after 21-year-old college student was struck and killed by a falling tree outside her home in Bergen County, New Jersey.

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Hibernian Shock girls soccer team in Hamilton Square

Young NJ Athletes Inspired By U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ahead Of World Cup Semis

Soccer coaches say being able to watch elite female soccer players from their home state has made a difference to the girls they teach and thousands of others across the state.

06/30/2015

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Specialty Foods Take Center Stage At ‘Summer Fancy Food Show’

The trade show features everything from chocolate to cheese. It’s not open to the public, but CBS2’s Elise Finch gave us a look inside.

06/29/2015

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Heat, Humidity Give Way To Severe Storms Causing Damage, Power Outages

Tuesday began as a summer scorcher for the New York City area, but extreme heat gave way to pounding rain and power outages for many.

06/23/2015

Portuguese Man O' War

Venomous Portuguese Man O’ War Washes Up On New Jersey Beach

A potentially painful nuisance washed up on a beach in New Jersey. Lifeguards on Long Beach Island found a ‘Man of War’ on the sand, now beach goers are being warned.

06/22/2015

Yoga enthusiasts participate in a mass yoga session in Times Square on June 21, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Times Square Celebrates First International Yoga Day

On a soggy Sunday morning, thousands ushered in the summer solstice in Times Square by taking part in an all-day yoga event.

06/21/2015

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Interview: Previewing Taste Asia 2015

Taste Asia 2015, being held Friday and Saturday, celebrates the deep culinary arts of Asian and Asian-inspired cuisine.

06/21/2015

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City Council Bill Takes Aim At Illegal Airbnb Rentals

The fine for a first-time offense would skyrocket from $1,000 to $10,000 and the maximum penalty would be $50,000.

06/10/2015

The Pequannock Boys & Girls Club received $20,000 worth of technology after winning the Samsung Climate Superstars Challenge. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Boys & Girls Club Wins $20,000 Worth Of Technology For Eco-Friendly Efforts

It pays to be kind to Mother Earth, and a group of New Jersey students has found that out first hand.

06/09/2015

Osprey Webcam In Greenport, Long Island

Osprey Zone: Followers Await Hatching Of Baby Ospreys On Live Webcam

A female osprey is being watched closely by countless followers online as she eagerly waits for three of her eggs to hatch.

06/08/2015

Yogi Berra at Yankee Stadium in 2009 (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Online Petition Calls On White House To Award Yogi Berra Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Yogi Berra’s granddaughter is among those stepping up the effort to get the baseball great a presidential medal of freedom.

06/07/2015

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents: Barneys Renovation Caused Con Ed To Shut Off Gas

A spokesman for Barneys said the unauthorized connection with pre-existing and unrelated to their renovation.

06/01/2015

A car stuck in flood waters in Newark on May 31, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Deluge Of Rain Causes Flooding Across Parts Of Tri-State Area

The rain came down in buckets across the Tri-State area early Sunday evening.

05/31/2015

About 2,000 people participate in the Great Strides walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in lower Manhattan on May 31, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Great Strides 5K Held To Raise Money For Those Fighting Cystic Fibrosis

The 5K walk in lower Manhattan raised nearly $500,000.

05/31/2015

Rutgers Scarlet strawberries

Rutgers Scientists Create New Strawberry To Wow Your Taste Buds

Scientists at Rutgers’ New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station began work on the perfect strawberry as a way to help local farmers diversify their crops and compete with strawberries flown in from places like California and Florida.

05/26/2015

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