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Neighbors in Astoria, Queens are furious after this elm tree was cut down. (Credit: Anna Jutis)

CBS2 Exclusive: War Of Words Erupts As Historic Astoria Tree Comes Down

People in Astoria, Queens said an elm tree on one block of 34th Street was a historic landmark, and said they should have been notified before it got chopped up.

03/23/2015

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh. (credit: Image via CBS2)

NJ Air Force Vet Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Terrorism Charges

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, of Neptune, New Jersey, entered the plea in federal court in Brooklyn Wednesday wearing a short-sleeved, blue prison-issued shirt.

03/18/2015

Robert Durst (Credit: CBS2)

Robert Durst Charged With Murder In Calif., Also Hit With Weapons Charges In Louisiana

Robert Durst, heir to a New York real estate fortune, is waiving extradition and will return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the 2000 death of a writer and friend who acted as his spokeswoman.

03/16/2015

Aniah Ferguson is charged with the beating of a teenage girl in a Brooklyn McDonald's. (Credit: CBS2)

3 More In Custody In Brooklyn McDonald’s Brawl, Sources Say

Three more teenage girls were apprehended Friday after a group of teens were caught on video assaulting another girl inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s.

03/13/2015

The man on the left was shot and killed by what sources said was a retired correction office at the Borough Park subway station in Brooklyn on Tuesday, March 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Of Man Shot Dead In Brooklyn Subway Station Calls For Justice

The family of a man fatally shot in a Brooklyn subway station Tuesday is calling for the the retired correction officer who pulled the trigger to face a grand jury.

03/12/2015

Flooding has been reported due to rapid snow melt in Shoreham, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Homeowners Say Insurance Won’t Cover Flooding From Melting Snow

Some homeowners in Shoreham, Long Island remained homeless Thursday, a day after melting snow banks flooded their homes so badly that the homes had to be condemned.

03/12/2015

Flooding has been reported due to rapid snow melt in Shoreham, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Rapid Snow Melt Leaves Homes Flooded, Condemned On Long Island

Rapidly melting snow left some homes flooded on Long Island Wednesday evening, and forced their evacuation.

03/11/2015

Lissette Mayes said a burglar came into her bedroom, but quickly retreated and apologized, in Linden, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: NJ Woman Says Polite Burglar Interrupted Early Evening Nap

A New Jersey homeowner recently came face-to-face with a burglar who apparently has manners.

03/10/2015

A coyote chased this shepherd mix dog in Stamford, Connecticut recently, even though the dog is much bigger. (Credit: Karen Hart)

Coyotes Seen Going After Large Dogs In Stamford, Connecticut

Coyotes were attacking in Connecticut this week, with three reports of the animals hunting down dogs.

03/06/2015

Passengers deplane after a plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Larry Donnell/Instagram)

Passengers React After Plane Skids Off LaGuardia Airport Runway

Passengers are recalling the tense moments aboard Delta Flight 1086 as it skidded and crashed through a fence during landing at LaGuardia Airport Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

A JetBlue plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport  (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

JetBlue Passenger Claims Lax Security Allowed Thief To Make Off With Her Luggage At LaGuardia

A woman who had just arrived at LaGuardia Airport spotted a thief running-off with her bag, and tried to get it back.

03/04/2015

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Seen At 11: Elite Teams Race Against Time In Ice Rescues

CBS2’s Jessica Schneider went into the danger zone with the NYPD’s elite special ops as they performed daring rescues.

02/25/2015

A federal criminal complaint against three Brooklyn men accused of trying to leave the country to join ISIS. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI: 3 Brooklyn Men Arrested For Attempting To Join ISIS, Plotting Terror Attacks In U.S.

FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.

02/25/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Jurors In Etan Patz Trial Watch Another Videotaped Confession To Boy’s Killing

On Monday, jurors watched another interrogation that took place shortly after Hernandez was picked up by police at his home in New Jersey.

02/23/2015

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Researchers Say Knowledge May Be Key To Curbing Junk Food Binges

Pizza, chocolate, and chips can be as addicting as drugs. That’s the new revelation from a study released on Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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