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iPad Nickel Allergies

Medical Journal: Electronic Devices Can Cause Nickel Allergies To Flare Up

We use our electronic devices for all sorts of things – from talking and looking up information to playing games. But the frequent use of such gadgets is actually making some people sick.

07/14/2014

High winds on Tuesday, July 8, brought down a tree at 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue. (Credit: CBS 2)

Severe Storms Knock Down Trees, Cut Power; 3 Killed Upstate

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.

07/08/2014

Retailers are offering Fourth of July sales (Credit: CBS 2)

Retailers Ramping Up Fourth Of July Sales

While many will flock to the beach, retailers want people to head indoors this holiday weekend, so “sale” signs are popping up everywhere.

07/02/2014

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Brooklyn Resident Calls For End To Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

There’s a movement to ban charcoal grilling in Prospect Park due to the smoke that can be harmful to your health.

07/01/2014

An alternate side of the street parking sign is seen in New York City on March 31, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

City Council Discusses Bill Giving Drivers Alternate-Side Parking Break

The City Council discussed a bill Monday that will allow drivers to return to parking spaces as soon as street sweepers pass through.

06/30/2014

Japanese Shrimp could threaten local fish populations. (Credit NOAA)

Marine Biologists Eye Invasive Shrimp Species As Potential Threat To Local Fish Population

The presence of a dangerous marine organism could eventually impact the fish that we eat for dinner.

06/25/2014

Water rescue in Jamaica Bay on June 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive Video: Couple Rescued From Jet Ski After 9 Hours

The couple was reported missing three hours into their nighttime joy ride, but it took emergency crews another six hours to find them because their watercraft had no running lights.

06/24/2014

The Japanese knotweed is considered one of the most invasive plants in New York. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts Warn Of Extremely Invasive Plant Causing Havoc On Staten Island

There has been a warning issued about a problematic pest of the plant variety. The Japanese knotweed is considered the most invasive species in New York, destroying any ecosystem it encounters.

06/23/2014

A humpback whale is spotted near the Rockaways in this video still image. (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: More Humpback Whales Spending Time In Tri-State Area

More and more humpback whales are spending time in the region. But why?

06/19/2014

Ghana's forward Asamoah Gyan (L) vies with US goalkeeper Tim Howard (R) during a Group G football match between Ghana and US at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

North Brunswick Residents Cheer On Native Tim Howard In World Cup

Students at North Brunswick Township High School were eager to talk about Howard’s success, especially the school’s soccer players.

06/17/2014

People visit Coney Island on Memorial Day on May 26, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Poll: 30 Percent Of Americans Have ‘Swimsuit Shyness’

A new poll found that nearly one-third of Americans haven’t worn a swimsuit in public in years.

06/10/2014

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

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