Lou Young

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

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe speaks at a news conference announcing that 29 people have been charged in an alleged drug-trafficking ring. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

29 Charged In Alleged Rockland County Drug Trafficking Ring

The group and its associates conspired to distribute more than 50,000 oxycodone pills, valued at more than $1 million, authorities said.

03/25/2015

Surveillance image of a man who police say allegedly stole $90,000 from a gas station in White Plains, NY on March 18, 2015. (credit: White Plains Police Department)

Cops Hunt For Thief Who Swiped $90K From White Plains Gas Station

The man was apparently waiting last Wednesday morning at the USA Service Pro Auto Shop for a moment to spring behind the counter to an unlocked, unattended safe with what the owner says had $90,000 inside.

03/24/2015

Police on the SUNY Purchase campus after hateful graffiti was found in several dorms. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Swastika, Nooses Found Drawn On Walls Of SUNY Purchase Campus Dorms

The Westchester District Attorney’s Office has launched an investigation after symbols of hate were discovered on the SUNY Purchase campus.

03/24/2015

Drivers in Jersey City on Monday, March 23. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Back On Top Among Costliest States For Auto Insurance

New Jersey has returned to the top of the list for the costliest auto insurance in America, according to a report issued Monday.

03/23/2015

Pledge Of Allegiance (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Upstate N.Y. School Apologizes For Reciting Pledge Of Allegiance In Arabic

District Superintendent Joan Carbone told the Times Herald-Record of Middletown the Arabic reading of the pledge has “divided the school in half.”

03/19/2015

Five people were injured when a fire ripped through eight homes in Woodhaven, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Rips Through 8 Homes In Woodhaven, Queens; 5 Residents Injured

An extra-alarm fire ripped through in multiple houses Wednesday evening in Woodhaven, Queens, and left four people injured.

03/18/2015

John Dewey High School in Brooklyn (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn High School Student In Trouble After Allegedly Taking Upskirt Photo Of Teacher

A 15-year-old male student allegedly took a photo up the skirt of a female teacher in a class and shared it with friends who posted it online.

03/17/2015

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White Plains Firefighter Arraigned On Upgraded Charges In Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

A White Plains firefighter accused in a deadly wrong-way crash was arraigned on a 16-count indictment Monday.

03/16/2015

Police outside Nyack Middle School on March 12, 2015. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Police: Man Tried To Lure Nyack Middle School Student Into Car

Parents in Nyack are on alert after a 12-year-old girl told police a man tried luring her into his car while she walked to school.

03/12/2015

A man was shot and killed by what sources said was a retired correction office at the Borough Park subway station in Brooklyn on Tuesday, March 10. (Credit: CBS2)

1 Charged In Connection With Fatal Shooting At Brooklyn Subway Station

Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Gilbert Drogheo of Harlem. The men being questioned Wednesday are Drogheo’s friend and a 69-year-old retired correction officer.

03/11/2015

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Hillary Clinton: Personal Email Account Was Used Only For Convenience, Allowed By State Department

At a brief news conference at the United Nations, Clinton said when she began her tenure as secretary of state in 2009, she opted to use one device and one email account for both work and personal use because she thought it would be more convenient.

03/10/2015

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