Jessica Schneider

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Writes In Op-Ed Quality-Of-Life Concerns ‘Overblown’

De Blasio wrote an opinion piece published on Sunday in the New York Daily News proclaiming his progressive policies are working.

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Surveillance video shows a suspect stealing other people's packages in an East Village building. Residents have posted the crime online to warn others. (Credit: CBS2)

‘Next Door’ App Helps Neighbors Team Up To Take Down Burglars

When an alleged thief struck an East Village apartment building, people posted the crime online to warn others.


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Officials: Disgruntled Ex-Employee Shot Va. Reporter, Cameraman Dead On Air, Later Took Own Life

A CBS affiliate reporter and cameraman were shot and killed during a live television broadcast in central Virginia Wednesday, and the suspected gunman later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


A conviction was overturned for a woman who briefly left her small child alone in a car. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Supreme Court: There May Be Acceptable Circumstances To Leave Kids Alone In Car

A decision from New Jersey’s highest court might come as a surprise to many people. Leaving your children alone in a car is not necessarily a crime.


Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 21, 2015 in New York City. The Dow fell over 150 points in morning trading as global markets continue to react to economic events in China.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Stocks Mark Biggest Weekly Decline Since 2011

U.S. stocks joined a global selloff this week to mark their biggest weekly decline since 2011, as economists and investors cut their projections of what was already lackluster U.S. economic growth.


New York City school bus (Credit: Getty Images)

Public Advocate Alleges In Lawsuit Some NYC Special Ed Buses Are Dangerously Hot

Sweltering school buses carrying disabled students have led to a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education.



DMV Goes High Tech To Crack Down On License Fraud

New York and New Jersey are the first states using facial recognition software to bust illegal drivers at the DMV.


Jacqui Wilson of Australia runs to rescue truck driver Dale Miller, whose pants were on fire after his truck exploded in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday, Aug. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Australian Visitors Jump In To Rescue Truck Driver In NJ Turnpike Explosion

A pair of Australians visiting New Jersey this week raced to the rescue of a truck driver who was on fire.


The northbound New Jersey Turnpike was shut down in East Brunswick on Wednesday, Aug. 12 due to a truck fire. (Credit: aoie crln, via Twitter)

Truck Explodes In NJ Turnpike Crash, Snags Road For Miles In East Brunswick

Two semi-trailer trucks erupted in a massive fire following a crash on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick Township Wednesday evening, forcing authorities to shut down all northbound lanes.


Whey protein supplements. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts: Some Men Are Using Bodybuilding Supplements In Place Of Meals

A warning was issued Friday about over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements, with a new study suggesting the popular products could fuel eating disorders.


A school bus got stuck in a sinkhole in the Bronx on Thursday, Aug. 6. (Credit: CBS2)

School Bus With Special Needs Students Gets Trapped In Sinkhole In The Bronx

A school bus transporting special needs children got stuck in a sinkhole in the Bronx late Thursday afternoon.


Gary Russo, 54, has been reported missing. (credit: NYPD)

Construction Worker Known As ‘Second Avenue Sinatra’ Is Missing

Gary Russo, 54, was last seen at his Queens home located near 156th Avenue and 90th Street around 12:15 a.m. on July 28.


Billy Joel plays the last concert at the Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Billy Joel Holds Final Concert At Nassau Coliseum Before Renovations

Nassau Coliseum hosted its final concert before shutting down for extensive renovations.


Englewood residents say Tryon Ave pool has been closed on some of the hottest days of the summer. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Steam After Revenue Problem Leaves Some Englewood Swimmers High And Dry

A New Jersey pool has been closed to kids during the hottest stretch of the summer, and parents want to know why.


Return Home New Jersey

NJ Senate Passes Bill To Halt Return Home New Jersey Program

On Thursday, the Senate chambers erupted in applause and families choked back emotion.