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Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

Friends, Family In Shock After Jersey City Couple Killed In Tornado At Virginia Campground

Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega were at the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort with their three children when the twister tore through the campground, toppling a tree onto their tent.

07/25/2014

Leah Cuevas (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators: Brooklyn Murder Victim May Have Threatened To Expose Suspect’s Secret

Leah Cuevas, of Brooklyn, faced a judge Thursday. She is charged in the alleged killing and dismemberment of a woman whose body parts were found scattered around Long Island earlier this month.

07/24/2014

Jason Stevens Sentencing

Owner Of Shuttered Wedding Venue ReBar Gets Up To 10 Years In Prison

The owner of a shuttered reBar catering hall, which abruptly closed and left dozens of couples without a wedding venue, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for tax fraud Monday.

07/21/2014

A sanitation truck struck and killed an elderly woman on Staten Island on July 18, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Woman Struck, Killed By Sanitation Truck On Staten Island

Marie Valentino was in the crosswalk at the corner of Clove Road and Delafield Avenue in West Brighton around 7:30 a.m. Friday when she was hit, police said.

07/18/2014

Long Island Rail Road riders on Thursday, July 17. (Credit: CBS 2)

Anxiety Over For LIRR Commuters After Strike Is Averted

Commuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.

07/17/2014

Actress Kelly McCreary attends a premiere for two FX shows in Hollywood, Calif., on July 14, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit, Don’t Wear It

Achy feet? It turns out the shoe size you’re wearing could have a bigger impact on your overall health than you may realize.

07/16/2014

Cross Bronx Expressway Traffic (Kathryn Brown CBS 2)

Another Round Of Storms Slams Tri-State, Leaves Expressways Flooded

Severe thunderstorms barreled through the Tri-State Area for the second day in a row Tuesday, making a mess of the roads just in time for the afternoon rush hour and keeping a threat of continuing rain well into the night.

07/15/2014

More than two dozen New York elected officials rally at City Hall in support of Israel. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NY Elected Officials Hold Rally For Israel As Pro-Palestinian Protesters Stage Counter-Demonstration

More than two dozen New York elected officials have been rallying at City Hall in support of Israel. Nearly 100 pro-Palestinian protesters staged a counter-demonstration outside the City Hall gates.

07/14/2014

The baby on the left was abandoned at the Columbus Circle subway station on July 7, 2014, police said. The woman on the right is suspected in her abandonment. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD)

Police: Mom Charged With Abandoning Baby In Subway

Frankea Dabbs, 20, was arrested on charges of child abandonment and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17, police said.

07/08/2014

Bergen County, New Jersey native Tommy La Stella has returned to the Tri-State Area as the Atlanta Braves take on the Mets. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Native Tommy La Stella Comes Home To Take On The Mets, As An Atlanta Brave

From the minors to the Major Leagues, a baseball player from New Jersey has been afforded the opportunity to live his dream.

07/07/2014

Joey Chestnut celebrates after winning the 98th annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Chestnut Gets Mustard Yellow Belt, Black Widow Outeaten

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut packed away 61 franks and buns in 10 minutes on Friday at the Coney Island contest while defending champion Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas lost her title.

07/04/2014

Robert Decarlo (credit: NYPD)

Suspect In Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Appears In Court

Robert Decarlo did not answer reporters’ questions as detectives escorted him out of the 62nd Precinct station house in Bath Beach on Thursday night on the way to his arraignment

07/03/2014

Members of the media explore an outside terrace at the under-construction Whitney Museum on May 1, 2014. The Whitney site was not mentioned as one of the construction sites where alleged fraudulent inspections occurred. (Credit: Getty Images)

DA: Unqualified Workers Hired To Complete Safety Logs At NYC Construction Sites

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that two companies and seven people have been indicted on charges that include grand larceny, fraud and forgery.

07/02/2014

Brendan Tevlin (CBS 2)

Funeral Held For College Student Shot To Death In West Orange

Brendan Tevlin was shot and killed last Wednesday. His body was found in the family Jeep at an apartment complex.

07/01/2014

Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on disorderly conduct charges on June 27, 2014. (credit: Pool)

Shia LaBeouf Released After Disorderly Conduct Arrest At Studio 54

Wearing a ripped blue T-shirt, the 28-year-old star faced a judge Friday morning on disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and harassment charges.

06/27/2014

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