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The Rev. Al Sharpton marches with family members of Eric Garner (right) and hundreds of others during a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner on July 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Brace For Eric Garner Protest March Saturday

No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.

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The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

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Officials Identify Victims Of Deadly Freehold Township Car Crash

Authorities in New Jersey have identified the victims of a multi-vehicle crash that killed three people and critically injured another in Freehold Township on Tuesday.

08/20/2014

Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Sinkhole that opened up in a shopping plaza on Main Street in Bayshore following severe flooding on Aug. 13, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Record Rainfall Causes Flooding, At Least One Sinkhole In Bay Shore

Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.

08/13/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pair Of Young German Artists Claim Responsibility For Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap

Mischa Leinkauf and Mattias Wermke said they hoisted the hand-sewn white flags onto the 131-year-old bridge’s towers as a celebration of public art in “the global center of creativity.”

08/13/2014

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Girl Who Survived East New York Apartment Stabbing Speaks Publicly For First Time

Showing off her dance moves and speaking publicly for the first time, Mikayla Capers told CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell what she’s looking forward to most this upcoming school year.

08/09/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. AFP PHOTO/ MARWAN IBRAHIM        (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches More Airstrikes On Militant Group ISIS In Iraq; Rep. King Calls Move ‘Essential’

American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Erbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.

08/08/2014

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Greenwich Mourns Emily Fedorko, Teenage Girl Killed In Boating Accident

A 16-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital Thursday, a day after a boating accident off Greenwich left another teen dead.

08/07/2014

Backyard view of explosion in Port Washington. (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fire Officials: Deadly Port Washington Explosion Appears To Be Deliberate

Authorities are investigating what caused a massive explosion at a single-family house in Nassau County that killed one person and injured five firefighters.

08/06/2014

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Students ‘Shop’ For School Supplies At Essex County Event

With about a month until school starts, some students in Essex County are already getting set for class with an all-expenses-paid shopping spree, CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported.

08/03/2014

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New Slow Zones To Take Effect Monday In NYC

New lower speed limits — part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative aimed at curbing pedestrian deaths — will take effect on some major roadways Monday.

08/03/2014

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Family Of Eric Garner Joins Rev. Al Sharpton At Harlem Rally

New Yorkers enraged by a man’s death in police custody see a medical examiner’s ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.

08/02/2014

Police on the scene after a shooting on a NJ TRANSIT train platform in Elizabeth on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 People In Custody After Man Shot On NJ TRANSIT Train Platform In Elizabeth

Authorities said the shooting happened during a robbery attempt just before 5 a.m.

08/01/2014

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