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Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massive Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.

01/22/2015

City council members look at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York's economy and housing market. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Council Looks At How Airbnb Affects Housing, Economy

City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.

01/20/2015

A flooded underpass turned to ice on Route 22 under the Garden State Parkway in Union. (credit: CBS2)

Icy Roads Plague New Jersey: Heart Attack Patient Saved In Part By Other Drivers On I-95

Drivers were once again dealing with some slick conditions Monday morning an overnight freeze.

01/19/2015

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Concern Mounts After CDC Says This Season’s Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective

The poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.

01/16/2015

Christopher Lee Cornell is accused of plotting an attack on the U.S. Capitol that federal authorities say was inspired by ISIS. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Of Ohio Man Accused In Plot To Bomb U.S. Capitol, Kill Officials Speak Out

The parents of an Ohio man accused of plotting to bomb the U.S. Capitol and shoot lawmakers are coming to his defense, saying he was just lost and misguided.

01/15/2015

FILE - A view of residential buildings at Co-op City in the Bronx. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Decontamination Of Co-Op City Cooling Towers Underway After Legionella Bacteria Found

The New York City health department says it should take a week to 10 days to decontaminate cooling towers of a Bronx housing complex where preliminary tests found the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease.

01/14/2015

Firefighters on the scene following an early morning fire near Penn Station on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

FDNY: Blaze Near Penn Station Deemed Accidental Electrical Fire

The FDNY said the fire was in an area of temporary wiring used for lighting in an underground construction site at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.

01/13/2015

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Slippery Morning Commute After Wintry Mix Hits Tri-State Area

A mix of freezing rain and snow could cause some slick roads during the morning commute Monday across the Tri-State area.

01/12/2015

A woman walks along a snow covered sidewalk in Brooklyn on a cold morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Slick Road Conditions After Snow Blankets Tri-State Area

The light snow showers hit just in time for the Friday morning rush. The greatest snow totals are expected mainly from the city on northward into the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.

01/09/2015

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

Jason Polanco (left) is charged with shooting and wounding two NYPD officers in the Bronx on Monday, Jan. 5, while Joshua Kemp is charged with Polanco in a robbery before the shooting. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspects In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers Appear In Court

Two men charged in the shooting of two NYPD officers in the Bronx are due to face a judge on Wednesday as one of the wounded officers was released from the hospital.

01/07/2015

Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce says they got 29 tips on wanted poster, 10 ID'd Jason Polanco at news conference Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Arrested In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers

A massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night’s shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.

01/06/2015

Scene on Beekman Street where 70-year-old hedge fund founder Thomas Gilbert was found fatally shot on Jan. 4, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

Son Arraigned In Shooting Death Of Hedge Fund Manager In Manhattan

The 30-year-old son of a Manhattan hedge fund manager has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of his father.

01/05/2015

Authorities say three people have died after being pulled from an apartment fire in Queens. (credit: CBS2)

3 Killed In New Year’s Eve Apartment Fire In Queens

The fire broke out around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday inside a 9th floor unit of the LeFrak City apartment complex at the intersection of 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard.

01/01/2015

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm leaves US District Court in Brooklyn on December 23, 2014. (Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Boehner: Rep. Grimm’s Resignation ‘The Honorable Decision’

House Speaker John Boehner called Rep. Michael Grimm’s announcement that he will be resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion “the honorable decision.”

12/30/2014

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