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Shanequa Mason (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Queens Mother Locks Infant In Hot Car While She Shops

Shanequa Mason, 22, left her daughter strapped into a car seat inside her Toyota for 15 minutes on Wednesday while she shopped at a store in Lawrence, police said.

07/12/2012

A man relaxes on a bench in the along the High Line park during warm weather. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Heat Wave Continues As Temperatures Expected To Hit Near-Record Highs Saturday

Forecasters are calling for Saturday to be very hot and humid with highs in New York City expected to near 100 degrees with heat indexes reaching 105 to 110 degrees.

07/06/2012

A child cools off in a Washington Square park fountain on June 21, 2012. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Swelters In Heat On The First Full Day Of Summer

Cooling centers will be open on Friday to help New Yorkers beat the heat, as near record-breaking temps continue to suffocate the area.

06/21/2012

221 Jackson Street - Hoboken, NJ (file / credit: Google Maps)

Water Line Break Leaves Hoboken Seniors Without Water

A service line from the water main servicing 10-story-tall 221 Jackson Street broke, Juan Melli, spokesman for Mayor Dawn Zimmer, told WCBS 880.

06/21/2012

Dan Bergin at Ice Sculpture Designs - Deer Park, NY - Jun 21, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Ice Sculptors On Long Island Keep Working During The Heat

There is a place on Long Island where you can find folks wearing coats, hats, gloves, boots, and even long johns on a hot day like this, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.

06/21/2012

FILE - Children play in water sprayed from a fire hydrant in the Bronx. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Residents Feeling The Heat With Thursday Shaping Up To Be Even Hotter

On Thursday, it will be very hot and humid with a high near the record of 97, last reached in 1988, according to AccuWeather. RealFeel temperatures are expected to be between 100 and 105 on Thursday.

06/20/2012

Heat wave: Man walking dog in the West Village (credit: Billie Rama)

Tips For Keeping Your Pets Cool As The Temperature Rises

With temperatures soaring over the next couple of days, officials are warning pet owners to keep an eye on their furry friends and make sure they stay cool.

06/20/2012

Evidence on the auction block (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Crime Evidence Going On The Auction Block, Online

Former police detective Tom Lane came up with the idea for PropertyRoom.com and said you can find just about anything and everything for sale on the site, all starting at just $1.

02/03/2012

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Record-High Temperature Of 98 Degrees Set At John F. Kennedy Airport

The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.

07/12/2011

The Columbus Circle area is seen across Central Park from the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - Sep 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

How Hot Was It This Summer?

We talked all summer about how it was unusually hot and the numbers back it up.

09/23/2010

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