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Flooding in Newark on June 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Floodwaters Wreak Havoc On Roads, Strand Motorists In Newark

Heavy rains turned Newark’s streets into lakes Monday, trapping people in cars all over the city.

06/09/2014

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DA: Queens Teacher Arrested For Alleged Affair With Second Teen Student

Joy Morsi, 39, was rearrested Wednesday and charged with sexually abusing a second 16-year-old male student, prosecutors said.

06/04/2014

Four women were among the graduates of the latest FDNY class of firefighters on Tuesday, June 3. (Credit: CBS 2)

4 Women Proud To Be Among Latest Graduating Class Of FDNY Firefighters

Almost half of the graduates in the latest FDNY class are people of color, and four are women. The class comprises the greatest number of female graduates the department has ever had at one time.

06/03/2014

New Milford Storm Eletrocution

Storms Rip Out Trees, Power Lines; Electrocute Man In Connecticut

The storms Tuesday claimed a life in New Milford, Connecticut, after devastating winds tore through the area.

05/28/2014

Suppliers are struggling to meet an increasing demand for organic milk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suppliers Struggle To Meet Demand For Popular Organic Milk

If you are looking for organic milk you may find that these days it’s a little bit harder to come by.

05/27/2014

Newark public schools stage a sit-in. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Public School Students Protest District Reform Plan

the students sat down in a meeting room Tuesday and did not get up until Wednesday morning. They then took their protest to the front of the school’s headquarters.

05/21/2014

Marie Jacobs, of Brooklyn, says she paid thousands of dollars to a Catholic travel agency that disappeared. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Woman Says Fly-By-Night Catholic Travel Agency ‘Duped’ Her

A Brooklyn woman is accusing a travel company of scamming her after she paid thousands of dollars toward a trip to the Holy Land, but didn’t go anywhere.

05/19/2014

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American Archaeologist Claims To Have Found Remnants Of Shipwrecked Santa Maria

An American archaeologist says he’s located what’s left of the famous vessel, lying in the ocean since 1492.

05/14/2014

Beyonce and Jay Z at at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)/Solange at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Standard Hotel Decries Video Leak Of Jay-Z, Solange Altercation

The Standard Hotel in New York City says it is investigating the leak of a security video that appears to show Beyonce’s sister, Solange, attacking Jay-Z.

05/13/2014

Brooklyn Prom Dresses

Brooklyn High School Seniors Win Prom Dresses, Accessories

A group of community organizations offered students some help Monday, lightening their financial load with free dresses, shoes and accessories for prom.

05/12/2014

Storm Clouds

Severe Storms Bring Floods, Knock Down Trees In Tri-State Area

Balmy temperatures befitting of mid-July gave way Saturday to severe thunderstorms that left trees and wires on the ground in some parts of the Tri-State Area.

05/10/2014

Bordentown Regional High School (Credit: CBS 2)

More Room Found For Students At Sold-Out New Jersey Prom

Bordentown Regional High School’s interim superintendent Joseph Miller said Wednesday that Adventure Aquarium has made space available for 50 additional students at next month’s party after an initial sellout created a ruckus at the school.

05/07/2014

Thousands of people brave high temperatures while practicing bikram yoga as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event in Times Square on June 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Climate Change Is Upon Us

Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.

05/06/2014

A construction crew works at the site of a future homeless shelter in the Flatlands sections of Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Residents Shaken Over Nearby Construction They Say Has Damaged Homes

Residents in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn say they’ve endured months of house-shaking construction related to the construction of a nearly 200-bed homeless shelter on East 45th Street.

05/05/2014

Newark Flooding

Heavy Rain Soaks Tri-State Area, Leaves Drivers Stranded In Floodwaters

Torrential rain left roads flooded and impassable, caused major traffic and transit delays, and even caused a mudslide Wednesday – and the rain was expected to persist to affect the Thursday morning commute.

04/30/2014

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