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Rabbi Arthur Schneider is set to be made a knight of the Roman Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS2)

New York Rabbi Arthur Schneier Welcomed As Knight Of The Catholic Church

Rabbi Schneier was visited by Pope Benedict in 2008 and greeted Pope Francis at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Now he gets an official post in the church.

04/24/2015

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. (Credit: CBS2)

Astorino Urges Businesses To Escape NYC’s Taxes, Regulations And Move To Westchester

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said Thursday that he is looking for defectors – New York City businesses tired of the high costs of operating in the Big Apple.

04/23/2015

New York State Police say this woman stole Kate Sullivan's identity. (credit: NYSP)

New York State Police: Woman Withdrew $9,200 From Terminally Ill Fashion Executive’s Account

A woman posing as Kate Sullivan withdrew more than $9,000 from a Chase branch in Commack, Long Island, on Sept. 23, 2014, before unsuccessfully trying to repeat the crime in Freeport, police said.

04/23/2015

A Westchester County woman lost control of her SUV in a rainstorm and ended up in this river on April 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Cop Rescues 2 Women From SUV In Saw Mill River

Gwenasia Henderson, 22, was traveling to class at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry with a friend Monday when traffic suddenly backed up during a downpour.

04/21/2015

UFC MMA Mixed Martial Arts (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rabbis: Anti-Semitic Ownership Justifies New York Mixed Martial Arts Ban

A last-ditch effort to derail a mixed martial arts bill in New York State has raised eyebrows and drawn criticism.

04/20/2015

Rye High School alum Marisa Curlen, 20, died Friday, April 17 at James Madison University in Virginia. (Credit: CBS2)

Third Rye High School Graduate In One Year Dies Away At College

Marisa Curlen of Westchester County was just starting out in life, but one night at college changed all of that – permanently.

04/17/2015

Crews are at the scene of a large water main break in Yonkers. (credit: CBS2)

Water Main Break Floods Streets And Homes In Yonkers

The break occurred early Monday morning at the intersection of Nepperhan Avenue and Executive Boulevard.

04/13/2015

Liana Barrientos (Credit: Facebook)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Alleged Serial Bride Of 10 Husbands Arrested Just After Leaving Court

Never a bridesmaid, always a bride. The Bronx DA charged 39-year-old Liana Barrientos claiming that she was married 10 times since 1999 without divorcing some of her previous husbands.

04/10/2015

Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Ridgefield Man Avoids Jail Time In Hot Car Death Of 15-Month-Old Son

Kyle Seitz received a conditional discharge and was spared prison time and probation at his sentencing Thursday in Danbury Superior Court.

04/09/2015

Lacey Spears at her sentencing on April 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Lacey Spears Gets 20 Years To Life For Fatal Salt Poisoning Of Son

A woman convicted of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with a lethal dose of salt was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison Wednesday morning.

04/08/2015

Gordon Jenkins was ousted as Monticello mayor by a New York state court. (Credit: CBS2)

Monticello Mayor Says He’ll Appeal After Court Tosses Him From Office

Claiming “unscrupulous conduct,” a New York state court has removed the mayor of the Sullivan County village of Monticello.

04/03/2015

Students at the McGinnis School in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, were allegedly ordered to march around the school with heavy backpacks. (Credit: CBS2)

Students Say They Were Forced To March Around Perth Amboy School With Heavy Backpacks

One might expect a forced march with a heavy backpack in the military, but such surely is not the usual routine for middle school students.

04/02/2015

Logan Flood of Cold Spring is the latest victim of the Hudson Valley heroin epidemic. (Credit: CBS2)

Hundreds Turn Out To Mourn Young, Cold Spring Man Killed By Heroin

Hundreds turned out for a memorial service for the latest victim in what has become a grim routine for many middle-class communities.

04/01/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer worries that new tolls on I-95 in Connecticut will cause traffic jams in towns such as Port Chester, seen here. (Credit: CBS2)

Schumer: New Tolls On I-95 In Connecticut Will Jam Up Westchester Streets

Lawmakers in Connecticut have been discussing bringing tolls back to Interstate 95. But residents across the state line in New York are worried that such a move could jam their local streets with traffic.

03/31/2015

P.S. 243 The Weeksville School in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Think Brooklyn Principal Behind Obscenity-Laced Facebook Tirade

Hurtful and horrific comments about a Brooklyn elementary school student and his mother appeared on Facebook recently, but the source is questionable.

03/30/2015

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