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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Staying Safe In The Summer Heat

We all like to have fun and be active outside, but sometimes we can get caught up in our softball game or work out without putting safety first. Here are some tips from the Office of Emergency Management to help you keep cool – and safe – when the temperatures heat up.

07/08/2014

New York Hit With Heat Wave

NYC Officials Warn Residents As Summer Weather Heats Up

With summer weather kicking into high gear and another day of 90-degree temperatures on tap for Thursday, officials are cautioning residents on heat safety.

07/02/2014

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Temperatures Are Rising, But Home Cooling Costs Don’t Have To

With hot summer days now here, there is no better time to look at your home cooling system.

06/24/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 14: Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on May 14, 2014.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat End Nets’ Season, Rally In Final Minutes To East Finals

Ray Allen’s 3-pointer with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets 96-94 on Wednesday night.

05/15/2014

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NYC’s 6 Best Frozen Yogurt Shops

Trendy dessert concoctions come and go, but FroYo is holding strong as one of the most popular desserts in the city, with new shops opening all year round.

05/14/2014

Mario Chalmers #15 of the Miami Heat passes the ball as Paul Pierce #34 and Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets defend in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Barclays Center on May 12, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

LeBron Scores 49, Heat Take 3-1 Lead Over Nets

LeBron James tied his playoff career high with 49 points, Chris Bosh made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 on Monday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

05/13/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 8: Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat goes up for the layup against the Brooklyn Nets during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on May 8, 2014.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Down 2 To Miami After Bosh, LeBron Lead Heat To 94-82 Win

LeBron James scored 22 points, Chris Bosh added 18 and the Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series by beating the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 on Thursday night.

05/09/2014

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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

Miami Heat LeBron James (R) dribbles past New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony during their NBA game February 1, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda        (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

James, Heat Snap Knicks’ Streak At 4, 106-91

LeBron James had 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat avoided a winless season in the Big Apple with a 106-91 victory Saturday night that snapped the New York Knicks’ four-game winning streak.

02/02/2014

A.B. Davis Middle School in Mount Vernon (credit: CBS 2)

Portions Of Mount Vernon School Without Heat For More Than A Week

Heat troubles at a local school have parents and community leaders demanding answers.

01/30/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

Residents of a Tremont apartment building had to stay bundled up indoors for weeks while their heat was off. (Credit CBS 2)

Some Tremont Residents Spent Frigid Weeks Without Heat

The frigid weather has only added insult to injury for families in the Bronx who have been stuck without heat for weeks.

12/13/2013

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 1: Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Miami Heat during a game at Barclays Center on November 1, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Win Nail-Biter, 101-100, Over Heat

Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson scored 19 points each, and the Brooklyn Nets ended years of futility against the Miami Heat and sent the NBA champions to their first losing streak in 10 months with a 101-100 victory Friday night.

11/01/2013

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Family Devastated Over Dog’s Death While At New Jersey Kennel

Officials are awaiting necropsy results to try to determine if heat caused the death of a dog at a New Jersey kennel.

07/22/2013

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