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The warning comes after two drone sightings by airplanes near John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday, CBS2's Dick Brennan reports. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating (CBS2)

Department Of Homeland Security Issues Warning After 2 Drone Sightings Near JFK

The NYPD says there is no specific drone threat against New York, but still run daily chopper patrols with an eye on drones.

08/01/2015

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NYC Officials: 4th Person With Legionnaires’ Disease Dies In South Bronx Outbreak

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.

08/01/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train. (credit: CBS2)

Menendez, Booker Call For Increased Infrastructure Funding In Wake Of NJ TRANSIT Train Problems

Lawmakers and NJ TRANSIT commuters are demaning answers after a week plagued by problems caused by Amtrak overhead wire issues.

07/27/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: CBS2)

Sen. Schumer Keeps Mum On How He’ll Vote On Iran Nuclear Deal

Sen. Charles Schumer said he’s feeling the pressure as he dissects the Iran nuclear deal, but is not disclosing how he plans to vote.

07/27/2015

Fire crews battle auto parts warehouse blaze in North Brunswick, N.J. on July 22, 2015. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

North Brunswick Residents Cleared To Return Home After Massive Warehouse Fire

Hundreds of firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out around 2 a.m. Wednesday in the rear of the complex that is used by eight businesses off Livingston Road in North Brunswick.

07/26/2015

Spotswood EMT killed

Police: EMT Killed After Car Slams Into Ambulance In East Brunswick

The accident happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Ryder Lane and Cranbury Road in East Brunswick.

07/25/2015

Fire crews continue to pour water on hot spots at a warehouse fire in North Brunswick, NJ on July 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Evacuated By North Brunswick Warehouse Fire Still Displaced

Authorities said the air quality in the area has been improving, but want to keep displaced residents out of their homes as a “safety precaution.”

07/25/2015

Verizon truck

Verizon Workers Authorize Strike As Contract Negotiations Continue

Most of the workers are members of the Communications Workers of America.

07/25/2015

Sprint store without power on Staten Island (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thousands Without Power On Staten Island Amid Hot And Humid Weather

It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.

07/20/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

De Blasio Declines Uber’s Online Debate Invite

The de Blasio administration is trying to slow down Uber’s rapid expansion.

07/20/2015

Sen. John McCain  (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images) Donald Trump (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

McCain: Trump Owes Apology To Vets, Not To Me

Sen. John McCain said Monday that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn’t need to apologize to him for remarks about his captivity in Vietnam, but should tell veterans he’s sorry.

07/20/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference on July 19, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Schumer Rips Airlines For Witholding Fares From Third-Party Websites

The New York Democrat said Sunday that the practice prevents consumers from seeing all their options when booking a fight.

07/19/2015

Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb's lawyer Edward O'Callaghan (C) and Webb's wife (R) leave the federal court house in Brooklyn borough of New York on July 18, 2015. Webb pleaded not guilty in US court on July 18 in connection with a massive international corruption scandal, with his release set at a $10 million bond. He is the first former official from soccer's governing body to appear in a New York federal court in connection with the sweeping investigation by US prosecutors that has rocked the sporting world. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Banned FIFA Official Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering

Jeffrey Webb was released on $10 million bond following his arraignment in federal court.

07/18/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Protest Rallies Mark One Year Anniversary Of Eric Garner’s Death

Major rallies were held Friday to mark the one year anniversary of Eric Garner’s death.

07/17/2015

De Blasio's Uber App Feature

Uber App Debuts ‘De Blasio’ Feature To Rip Possible Vehicle Limits In NYC

The New York City Council is expected to vote on a measure that would number of new for-hire vehicle licenses.

07/16/2015

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