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Zachary Ranftle, 12-year-old boy fatally struck by an SUV while walking to school in Valley Stream. (credit: Handout)

12-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By SUV While Walking To School In Valley Stream

It happened on Merrick Road and Franklin Avenue in Valley Stream around 7:20 am. Thursday.


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New Study Shows Simple Thermostat Adjustment Can Boost Metabolism

A new study published by the American Diabetes Association shows something as simple as lowering your thermostat can boost your metabolism, CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson reported.


Police on the scene of a shooting in Queens on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Retired Correction Officer Killed In Queens Shooting

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday in Queens Village at 108th Avenue between 226th and 227th streets.


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L.I. Hospital Saves Afghani Boy Born With Bladder Outside Body

Life-saving surgery has given an Afghani child much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving.


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Boy, 9, Critically Injured After Being Hit By Livery Cab In Brooklyn

Police said the boy and his grandfather crossed Eastern Parkway at Utica Avenue against the light while heading to church just before 9 a.m. when the boy was hit by a westbound livery cab.


Jacquie and Paul Parker with their son, Mason. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Couple, Who Share July 19 Birthday, Welcome Baby Boy Born On Same Date

Paul Parker said he and his wife received hundreds of messages cheering them on and reminding them that they were running out of time as midnight drew near on Tuesday.


A four-year-old girl is in critical condition and her 11-year-old brother is also hospitalized after an out-of-control car jumped the curb and struck the kids in front of their family's Queens home.

Cops: Out-Of-Control Car Strikes 2 Children In NYC

Two little children, a brother and sister, were hit by a car that jumped the curb in front of their Queens home Sunday. The sister, just four years old, is now in the fight of her young life.