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Lisa Thomas was murdered on Oct. 7, 1974, at the age of 15 in Nanuet. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nanuet Mother Hopes For Justice 40 Years After Teenage Daughter’s Murder

A Rockland County mother still maintains faith her daughter’s killer will someday be brought to justice – four decades after the crime.

09/30/2014

Neil Diamond performs at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn on Monday, Sept. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Legendary Singer Neil Diamond Performs Free Pop-Up Concert At Erasmus Hall In Brooklyn

The legendary singer revealed the location on Twitter Monday morning. The concert came in anticipation of the release of Diamond’s latest album, “Melody Road.”

09/29/2014

The Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Wesleyan University Orders On-Campus Fraternities To Admit Women

Wesleyan University in Middletown plans to change a more-than-century-old tradition by ordering fraternities with on-campus houses to go coed.

09/23/2014

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Bronx Borough President Diaz Pushes Grading System For NYC Nail Salons

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said the letter-grading system would give customers of the city’s 2,000 licensed nail salons more comfort.

09/22/2014

Suspect wanted in string of violent purse snatchings in Freehold, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Freehold Residents On Edge Following String Of Purse Snatching Attacks

Police want women in the Freehold Township area to keep an eye out for a man tied to several aggressive attacks on women that began in April.

09/15/2014

Some Borough Park residents said they've been told that their mail slots are too low. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Post Office Nixes Delivery To Some Brooklyn Residents With Low Mail Slots In Doors

Some longtime Brooklyn residents claim they have stopped receiving mail apparently because the mail slots on their doors are too low.

09/09/2014

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New Study Sheds Light On Low-Carb VS Low-Fat Debate

When it comes to losing weight there is usually debate about whether low-carb or low-fat is the best way to go.

09/02/2014

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Ex-MTA Bus Driver Investigated For Allegedly Violating Workers’ Compensation

Investigators say they have their own surveillance footage of Ingram running the truck along with social media activity showing a less-than-despondent woman’s posts.

08/26/2014

One of several unidentified wedding and family photos found in Long Beach, Long Island shortly after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Looking For Owners Of Wedding Photos Found In Long Beach After Superstorm Sandy

A man who has had some wedding photos in his possession since the day after the storm is looking for their owners.

08/25/2014

Plaza Hotel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

LGBT Advocates Fight Plan To Sell Plaza, Dream Downtown Hotels To Sultan Of Brunei

A call has been launched for people to boycott the famed Plaza Hotel at Grand Army Plaza and the Dream Downtown Hotel in Chelsea – if they are sold to a certain owner.

08/18/2014

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How To Fight ‘Mommy Belly’ Before Birth

While there are many perks of being a mother, there’s one thing most everyone can agree isn’t one of them

08/15/2014

Leroy Beckford receives an over-sized check for $11.5-million. (Credit: CBS 2)

Retired Bronx Taxi Driver Scores Big With $11.5 Million Lottery Win

Beckford, a retired taxi driver from the Bronx has hearing problems and cataracts, but what he doesn’t have is a care in the world now that he is the newest jackpot winner.

08/12/2014

Chewing gum decorates a wall underneath a railroad overpass in Maplewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Art Or Vandalism? Gum Wall In Maplewood Stirs Debate

A so-called work of art on a wall underneath a Maplewood railroad overpass is made up entirely of different kinds of chewing gum — globs of it, from one end to the other.

07/29/2014

A beautiful day turned deadly when lightning struck a California beach. The incident left some in the New York area wondering what they would do in a similar situation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Day At The Beach Turns Deadly: What You Need To Know When Wild Weather Strikes

From out of nowhere on a beautiful day a freak storm hit Venice Beach and killed a 20-year-old man, injured more than a dozen people, and jolted others.

07/28/2014

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Upset Husband Creates Spreadsheet Documenting Reasons Wife Has Refused To Have Sex

Tired of his wife turning him down for sex, a husband took all the dates when he was refused over the past month, and all of the corresponding excuses, and put them into Excel spreadsheet – which he then emailed his wife.

07/22/2014

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