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Hazel Sanchez

Staff Sgt. Deavin Lee donned a knight costume to surprise his children with an early homecoming from serving in Afghanistan. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Staff Sergeant Surprises Family At Medieval Times

Staff Sgt. Deavin Lee donned a knight costume to surprise his children with an early homecoming from serving in Afghanistan.

04/17/2014

Kevin Edson in Boston Municipal Court on April 16, 2014. (credit: WBZ-TV/CBSBoston.com)

Kevin Edson, Man Charged In Boston Marathon Suspicious Backpack Hoax, Sent For Psychiatric Evaluation

Kevin “Kayvon” Edson had a court appearance Wednesday on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime and other charges.

04/16/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting that wounded Gama Droiville, 13 (inset) in Brooklyn on Monday, April 14. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD/Droiville Family)

Suspect Sought After Boy, 13, Shot In The Head In Brooklyn

Gama Droiville, 13, was waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin when police said a gunman opened fire on the sidewalk.

04/15/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

Susan Heifetz was shocked to receive letters sent to her by her mother, an old boyfriend, and her brother over 4 decades ago. (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Woman Shocked To Receive Letters From Loved Ones 45 Years Later

The term ‘snail mail’ has taken on a new meaning for a Brooklyn woman who recently received a birthday card that was 45 years too late.

04/08/2014

'Clover' will begin a new life with a Little Falls family. She will also have a new name, 'Easter'. (Credit: CBS 2)

Little Falls Family Gives Neglected Dog A New Home And A Second Shot At Life

Dozens of emergency responders came to the rescue of the pop who was named ‘clover’ by firefighters. On Sunday, 4-year-old Clover met her forever family the DiFalcos of Little Falls.

04/06/2014

President Barack Obama and David Letterman speak during a break in the taping of the “Late Show with David Letterman” at the Ed Sullivan Theater on Sept. 18, 2012 in New York. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

David Letterman Announces Plans To Retire In 2015

The man who has been synonymous with late nights on CBS for more than two decades will soon be giving up his prestigious post.

04/03/2014

JFK Emergency Landing

Plane Ends Up On Grass In Emergency Landing At JFK

A plane made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday evening and ended up on the grass, after the pilot ran into a problem with the hydraulic system.

04/02/2014

People wait in high areas after hearing a tsunami alert following a quake in Iquique, 1800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on March 16, 2014. A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake jolted Chile's northwestern coast Sunday, US geologists said, though there were no immediate reports of major damage or injuries. AFP PHOTO / ALDO SOLIMANO        (Photo credit should read Aldo Solimano/AFP/Getty Images)

Magnitude-8.2 Earthquake Strikes Northern Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 and struck 61 miles northwest of Iquique, Chile, at 8:46 p.m.

04/01/2014

Victoria Kovacs

N.J. Volunteer Firefighter Nearly Left Blind After Bottle Is Hurled At Fire Truck

Police on Monday were searching for the assailant who almost cost a New Jersey firefighter her life.

03/31/2014

Andrew Jarzyk, 27, has been missing since early Sunday, March 30, from Hoboken. (Credit: Hoboken Police)

Search On For Andrew Jarzyk, Hoboken Man Missing Since Sunday Morning

Police in Hoboken, N.J. were asking the public Monday to help them find a man who has been missing since the weekend.

03/31/2014

1 World Trade Center (credit; Getty Images)

Head Of Security For 1 World Trade Center Resigns

David Velazquez had been security director for The Durst Organization, which took over security of the tower in January.

03/28/2014

Clover The Dog

Dog Needs New Family After Being Rescued From Ravine In New Jersey

Firefighters rushed to the the aid of a stranded dog, and they were able to pull her to safety. And now after a shave and some tender loving care, she is hoping to be rescued again.

03/26/2014

Jerome Murdough

Officials: Mentally Ill Homeless Veteran ‘Baked To Death’ In Overheated Jail Cell

A mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month “essentially baked to death” in a jail cell that overheated to more than 100 degrees, a New York City official told The Associated Press.

03/19/2014

Spring allergies are beginning weeks early this year, doctors say. (credit: ThinkStock)

Doctors: Allergies Springing Early This Year

Allergists say the spring allergy season is starting as much as three weeks early due to what they’re calling “Polar Pollen Syndrome.”

03/17/2014

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