Elise Finch

Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

Fire tears through a home in Clifton that also serves as animal sitting service on Aug. 26, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

14 Animals Killed In Fire At Home Of Animal Sitting Service In Clifton, N.J.

The fire broke out at around 1 p.m. at the Mountain View Drive home that also serves as an animal sitting service.

08/26/2014

Businesses hope the 'Brooklyn Made' logo will draw attention to their products. (Credit:CBS 2)

Businesses Look To ‘Brooklyn Made’ Logo To Make Products Stand Out

Brooklyn has become the ‘it’ borough, and some companies claim that their products are made there. Soon 4 dozen businesses will be able to prove it.

08/19/2014

Leaves changing colors (Credit: CBS 2)

Are Changing Leaves A Sign Of An Early Fall?

Colorful leaves are synonymous with fall and a highlight of the season, but when people see leaves changing and dropping in mid-August it’s cause for concern.

08/18/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Fallen Jersey City Officer Marc DiNardo pictures alongside the man who received his heart, Don Zolkiwsky. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Fallen Officer Who Donated Organs Celebrates Birthday With Heart Recipient

A Jersey City police officer who died in the line of duty is living through the organs he donated, CBS 2’s Elise Finch reported.

07/22/2014

Residents in Passaic County are asking local and state governments to investigate a printing company they believe is responsible for a foul odor. (Photo: CBS 2)

Residents About To Blow Their Stacks Over Foul Smell In Passaic County

Residents in one Garden State neighborhood are furious over fumes. They say nauseating emissions from a nearby printing company are ruining their quality of life.

07/21/2014

Devices like the iSwimband can connect to smartphone apps and make it easier for parents to monitor children while they swim. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potentially Life-Saving App Gives Parents Peace Of Mind During Summer Swimming Season

Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.

07/16/2014

Jessica Goldman ran 3,200 miles in 91 days to raise money for people with brain injuries. (Credit: CBS 2)

Runner Completes Journey From San Francisco To NYC

Jessica Goldman covered more than 3,200 miles, running from San Francisco’s City Hall to New York City’s City Hall.

07/15/2014

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

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