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The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is currently caught in a political scandal, in which one of his aides ordered The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purposely cause traffic jams at the on-ramps to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ, due to political disagreements between Governor Christie and the mayor of Fort Lee. Christie claims he had no knowledge of issue and has since fired the aide.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Attorney: Port Authority Cops Complained About ‘Bridgegate’ Closures At The Time

Drivers were not the only ones complaining about the massive traffic tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey nearly a year ago.

09/03/2014

Experts warn scammers using infrared technology can pick up your PIN from a pad like this. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Scammers Could Use Thermal Imaging To Steal Your PIN

Scammers are finding new ways to get your personal information, and it is as easy as attaching a new gadget to your iPhone.

09/02/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 2 p.m. at 78th Street and Madison Avenue.

08/29/2014

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Hoboken Police, Lawmakers Putting The Brakes On UberX

A little-known law is forcing passengers out of UberX cars and costing drivers big bucks.

08/28/2014

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NYPD: Man Claiming To Be Cab Driver Tries To Sexually Assault Woman In Front Of Kids In Queens

The hunt is on for a man who allegedly told a woman he was a cab driver and then tried to sexually assault her in front of her three young children after driving them to Queens last weekend, according to the NYPD.

08/27/2014

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Israel, Hamas Agree To Open-Ended Cease Fire In Gaza

The cease-fire was to take effect at 7 p.m. local time, but violence persisted until the last minute.

08/26/2014

Paul and Patricia Kearns have their wedding photos back, after they washed up on a stranger's driveway on Staten Island after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wedding Photos Returned To Rightful Owner After Washing Up On Staten Island

A mysterious black-and-white wedding photo album that was carried by floodwaters to a driveway on Staten Island has been reunited with its owners.

08/19/2014

Police attempt to control demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Leaders Ask Protesters To Stay Home Tuesday Night

Meanwhile Tuesday, St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery, authorities said.

08/19/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks to parishioners at the Greater St. Marks Family Church in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Sharpton In Ferguson, Mo.: Release Of Michael Brown ‘Robbery’ Video ‘Insulting’

Addressing a congregation in Ferguson on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton blasted the release by police of a video purportedly showing Michael Brown robbing a store.

08/17/2014

Crews search for missing kayaker in Lake Ronkonkoma. (credit: CBS 2)

Search For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma Resumes

The man went out in his kayak around 3 p.m. Thursday and someone saw the boat tip over, but the man never resurfaced, officials said.

08/15/2014

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

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Crews Search For Missing Kayaker In Lake Ronkonkoma

Police launched a search Thursday afternoon for a man in Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island, who reportedly tipped over in his kayak and never resurfaced.

08/14/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Hawthorne farmers' market after truck crashed through and hit at least three people (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed After Pickup Truck Barrels Into NJ Farmers’ Market

Hawthorne Mayor Richard Goldberg said the driver hit two people after going through the barricades and kept going, eventually hitting another woman who became stuck under the truck.

08/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio in Brooklyn on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor De Blasio Downplays Sharpton’s Impact On City, Police Policy

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday night played down the impact of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s point of view on city and police policy.

08/08/2014

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