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Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his victory speech after winning reelection on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Wins 2nd Term, Becomes 1st Democratic Gov. Since His Father To Win Re-Election In NY

A victory by Cuomo over Astorino would make him the first Democratic governor since his father, Mario Cuomo, to win re-election in New York.

11/04/2014

This crash shut down Route 21 in Belleville, New Jersey on Monday, Nov. 3. (Credit:  rocdeville)

At Least One Dead In Semi Crash On Route 21 In Belleville

Route 21 was shut down in Belleville, New Jersey Monday evening, after a crash involving a semi-trailer truck.

11/03/2014

Lawmakers have questions about the Christie administration's decision to bring disabled adults back to group homes in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Families Press Lawmakers For Answers About ‘Return Home New Jersey’ Program

Parents of disabled adults say they are getting the run-around from state agencies in their fight to keep their relatives safe.

10/31/2014

A homeowner rescued a 79-year-old man who accidentally drove into his swimming pool in Commack, Long Island on Monday, Oct. 27. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Homeowner Rescues Man Who Accidentally Drives Into Pool On Long Island

A homeowner rescued a man Monday after he accidentally drove right into an in-ground swimming pool on Long Island.

10/27/2014

A health care worker who had been serving in West Africa was quarantined after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, Oct. 24. She later developed a fever. (Credit: CBS 2)

Quarantined Traveler Who Returned To N.J. From West Africa Develops Fever

A health care worker who was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever and was being evaluated Friday night.

10/24/2014

Cuomo, Christie Ebola press conference

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.

10/24/2014

Lawmakers have questions about the Christie administration's decision to bring disabled adults back to group homes in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Demand Answers About Controversial ‘Return Home New Jersey’ Program

Now, as the fall legislative session begins democrats and republicans are working to overturn the state’s decision to take them out of their treatment facilities and put them into group homes.

10/23/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declined to comment on the Return Home New Jersey plan, which will force some disabled New Jerseyans to leave out-of-state facilities. (Credit: CBS 2)

No Comment From Christie On Program Forcing Some Disabled New Jerseyans To Move

New Jersey families are fighting to keep their disabled relatives safe, and they say Gov. Chris Christiie is the man that holds the key to making it happen.

10/22/2014

Kara's parents are urging New Jersey lawmakers to override Gov. Christie's veto of a bill that would allow her to stay in an out-of-state facility. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Parents Petitioning To Keep Disabled Children In Out-Of-State Facilities

Hundreds of parents are taking on Gov. Chris Christie in a fight over their special needs children.

10/21/2014

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks to demonstrators on the opening night of "The Death Of Klinghoffer" at the Met. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

10/20/2014

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Liberian Population On Staten Island Concerned About Discrimination In Wake Of Ebola Scare

As many as 8,000 Liberians live in the Clifton section of Staten Island, known as Little Liberia.

10/17/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a meeting with representatives on New York's planned response to an Ebola case on Oct. 16, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo: New York State Stepping Up Ebola Training, Protocols

We’re ready. We’re prepared. That was the message Thursday from state and city officials gearing up to deal with a potential Ebola outbreak.

10/16/2014

Nyeeam Hudson (CBS 2)

Newark Boy Speaking At Anti-Violence Event Interrupted By Nearby Gunfire

During Nyeeam’s plea for peace in Newark, a young man was shot and killed outside.

10/15/2014

A Brooklyn shop owner says his business was torn apart by a group of rowdy teenagers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Store Owner Stunned As Teens Ransack Brooklyn Butcher Shop

Store owner Yanki Klein stood behind the counter at the Gourmet Butcher Shop when two teens ran inside, and knocked over boxes of food and shelves. At least twenty more teens were crowded outside.

10/13/2014

The football field at Sayreville High School in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

6 Teens Charged, 1 Sought In Sayreville High School Football Hazing Scandal

Six teens were arrested in Sayreville, New Jersey Friday evening – and a seventh was wanted by police – in connection with alleged intimidation and hazing on the Sayreville High School football team.

10/10/2014

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