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People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CDC: 21-Day Monitoring For All Coming From Ebola Nations

The director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.

10/22/2014

Jeida Torres (credit: Kimberly Torres-Smith via Facebook)

Medical Examiner Rules Brooklyn Toddler’s Death A Homicide

The medical examiner’s office said blunt impact injuries to the head and torso attributed Jeida Torres’ death over the weekend.

10/20/2014

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Obama Names Ebola ‘Czar’ As Precautions Expand

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.

10/17/2014

A passenger is screened for Ebola. (credit: CBS 2)

Stepped Up Ebola Screenings Start At Newark Liberty, 3 Other US Airports

Customs and health officials at Newark Liberty Airport will start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

Raccoon ( Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Officials Tackle Growing Problem Of Raccoons, Other Critters With Vaccine Program

Officials are now in the process of immunizing raccoons and other rodents with some creative techniques.

10/14/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in Washington DC on Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Mayor De Blasio Heads To D.C. For Meetings On NYC Security And Counter-Terrorism

De Blasio, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism John Miller met with the heads of Homeland Security and the FBI.

10/14/2014

A 15-month-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet in Irvington, N.J., on Oct. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hunt Continues For 3 Suspects In Stray Bullet Death Of Irvington Toddler

Essex County prosecutors said the men were wearing hoods as they walked up Ellis Avenue in Irvington Saturday afternoon, spraying bullets as they went.

10/13/2014

Essex County Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray discusses the stray-bullet shooting of 15-month-old Sania Cunningham in Irvington, N.J. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Authorities Looking For 3 Men In Stray-Bullet Killing Of NJ Toddler

The family of a 15-month-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet inside her home Saturday had just moved into the Irvington apartment two days before, authorities said.

10/12/2014

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Another Possible Ebola Scare In NYC As New Screenings Start At JFK

New York City health officials said the teen tested negative for Ebola.

10/11/2014

Crews on the scene of a water main break in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Mess Persists Into Night From Water Main Break Near Holland Tunnel In Lower Manhattan

The 12-inch main broke around 6 a.m. at the intersection of Varick Street and Spring Street.

10/10/2014

Veteran New York City school bus drivers and matrons rally on the steps of City Hall on Oct. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Veteran NYC Bus Drivers, Matrons Rally At City Hall

Hundreds rallied Friday morning, angry that private bus companies that employed them laid them off and replaced them with less experienced workers with lower wages.

10/10/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fiery car crash in Yonkers, NY on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

One Person Killed In Fiery Crash In Yonkers

Investigators say the car careened into the guard rail before bursting into flames.

10/10/2014

Police say a pedestrian was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run crash at Queens Boulevard and 60th Street on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrian Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run On Queens Boulevard In Woodside

It happened around 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Queens Boulevard and 60th Street.

10/09/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the slashing of a woman in Jamaica, Queens on Wednesday, Oct. 1. (Credit: NYPD)

Search Continues For Suspect Sought In Queens Slashing

Police said the man came up to a 26-year-old woman and tried to talk to her, but when she refused and turned away, he grabbed her from behind and slashed her on her neck.

10/08/2014

Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich (Credit: CBS 2)

Nun Credited With Curing Boy’s Eye Disease Beatified At Newark Mass

The Archdiocese of Newark said Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich cured a boy’s macular degeneration in the 1960s, long after she died.

10/04/2014

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