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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

A new traffic light, wrapped in black, and large street signs block the view of a existing stoplight in Hoboken, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

After CBS 2 Presses County, Sign Blocking Hoboken Stoplight Taken Down

The views of traffic lights at three intersections just outside the Lincoln Tunnel in Hoboken were being blocked by the combination of new poles, stoplights and large street signs that have gone up.

06/26/2014

Richard Ortiz (credit: Nassau County Police)

LI Dad Accused Of Hitting Teen With Crowbar After Driving Daughter To Fight

Richard Ortiz, 45, of East Meadow, surrendered to police on Tuesday and was charged with second-degree assault.

06/25/2014

Noel Estevez, 14, is accused of fatally stabbing Timothy Crump, 14, outside I.S. 117 in the Bronx on June 18, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2 and Handout)

Family Of Bronx Teen Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Classmate Speaks Out

Noel Estevez, 14, did not appear in court for a brief hearing Tuesday, but his attorney said the teen will testify in his own defense.

06/24/2014

Elected officials and the families of Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa call for fencing around the water at Starlight Park in the Bronx. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Calling For Action At Bronx Park After Drowning Deaths Of Teen Cousins

The family of 13-year-old Wellington Gavin and 13-year-old Erikson Villa are expected to be at a news conference Monday afternoon with State Sen. Ruben Diaz to highlight safety concerns at Starlight Park.

06/23/2014

Noel Estevez, 14, is accused of fatally stabbing Timothy Crump, 14, outside I.S. 117 in the Bronx on June 18, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2 and Handout)

In Wake Of School Stabbing, Expert Has Advice On Dealing With Bullying

When it comes to bullying, what is to be done if a parent takes all the right steps and it still doesn’t stop?

06/20/2014

This building under construction collapsed in Brooklyn on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive Video: Woman Crushed When Building Partially Collapses In Brooklyn

It all came out of nowhere – a wall collapsed on a sidewalk in Bushwick, Brooklyn Thursday and crushed a passerby.

06/19/2014

An artist rendering of a planned park in Hoboken aimed at alleviate flooding. (Credit: Rebuild by Design)

Planned Park Aimed At Easing Hoboken Flooding Could Serve As Model In Other Areas

A creative plan to alleviate flooding in Hoboken could help solve problems throughout the area.

06/18/2014

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