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The Mount Manresa property was sold for $15 million in February. (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Residents Fight Development At Mount Manresa Retreat Center Site

In February, the property — with old-growth trees, a chapel, a water tower and other buildings — was sold to developers, the Savo brothers, for $15 million.


Mariejunia Ally delivered twins at bus stop in Elmont, L.I., April 11, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Mom Gives Birth To Premature Twin Boys At Bus Stop

New mom Mariejunia Ally, 33, went into labor about two months early as she was waiting for the bus in Elmont around 6:40 a.m. Friday.


Police on patrol in Howard Beach, Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Police Ramp Up Patrols In Howard Beach As Car Thefts Surge

According to police, some drivers hop out for just a minute, run into a store and leave the engine running. Opportunistic thieves can then swipe the cars.


Police are investigating three car fires in North Bergen (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate Three Car Fires In North Bergen

Police suspect one person is responsible for setting three car fires in North Bergen early Wednesday morning.


Barbara and Robert Esselborn (Credit: CBS 2)

Former Crosby Street Hotel Chef Says He Was Fired While Caring For Dying Wife

Robert Esselborn says he was fired from his chef’s job when he wanted to take time off to care for his dying wife.


Jersey City Fatal Shooting

Jersey City Neighbors Shocked After Man Is Shot Dead Protecting His Wife

A middle-aged man was killed in Jersey City this past weekend as he protected his wife from armed robbers.


A rash of tire slashings has been plaguing Woodhaven, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Rash Of Tire Slashings Plagues Woodhaven, Queens

Multiple residents of Woodhaven, Queens have awoken this week to find their tires slashed – with the damage done in a manner that makes repairs impossible.


Andrew Jarzyk, 27, has been missing since early Sunday, March 30, from Hoboken. (Credit: Hoboken Police)

Family Frantic As Andrew Jarzyk Of Hoboken Missing Since Sunday

Andrew Jarzyk, 27, was last seen early Sunday morning along the Hoboken waterfront. His tight-knit family has been growing increasingly concerned as the search has been growing bleak.


Police on the scene where a delivery man was shot and killed on Staten Island on April 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Chinese Food Deliveryman Shot, Killed On Staten Island

Around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, 50-year-old Richard Salvia was found shot in the head on Grandview Avenue in Mariners Harbor, police said.


Frank Halat was killed inside his Bloomingdale, N.J., barber shop on April 1, 2011. (credit: Handout)

Family Of Slain NJ Barber Hopes For Break In Cold Case

Frank Halat, 79, was fatally attacked April 1, 2011, while alone in his shop on Main Street in Bloomingdale.


A man convinced a Queens woman to pay $1,950 for roofing work, but did not perform all the tasks he charged he for, a roofer who looked at the work said. (credit: CBS 2)

Con Artists Target Elderly In Queens Roofing Scam

A group of con artists is apparently scamming elderly Queens homeowners by convincing them to have unneeded work performed on their roofs.


Two of three suspects wanted for allegedly stealing a puppy (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Hunt For 3 Suspects In Brooklyn Puppy Heist

Authorities released surveillance video that shows two of the thieves making off with a puppy they thought too cute to resist, or too valuable.


Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Landlord Accused Of Destroying Apartments To Force Out Tenants Appears In Court

A Brooklyn landlord accused of demolishing his tenants’ apartments in an effort to force them out appeared in housing court Thursday.


Bronx robbery suspects who used flower delivery to lure victim. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Fake Flower Delivery Woman, 2 Masked Men Rob Bronx Woman

On St. Patrick’s Day, police said a female suspect knocked on a woman’s apartment door on East 169th Street and stated she had a flower delivery. Two masked men then forced their way into the apartment and punched the victim, knocking her to the ground, police said.


Maria DeTommaso

Woman Claims Right To Rent-Controlled Apartment After Being Adopted By Former Tenant

A new twist has emerged in a landlord-tenant dispute over a rent-controlled apartment in Long Island City, Queens.