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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

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

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