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Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Norwalk Bridge Fails For Second Time; Causes Delays On Metro-North, Amtrak Trains

Metro-North and Amtrak train service in Connecticut has been disrupted for the second time in two weeks by a bridge failure in Norwalk.

06/06/2014

New Tappan Zee Bridge pilings (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Give Media Tour Of Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

Those who are building the new Tappan Zee Bridge took reporters, including CBS 2’s Lou Young and WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell, on a tour of the progress being made.

06/05/2014

Birth control pills (Credit: ClipArt.com)

Peekskill Parents Sue School District Over Birth Control For Daughter

The parents of a former Peekskill High School student are suing the school district, alleging a school psychologist crossed the line when he helped the girl acquire birth control.

06/04/2014

New Hempstead residents protest planned kosher slaughterhouse in neighboring New Square, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Hempstead Community Protests Planned Kosher Slaughterhouse In New Square

The planned 5,000 chicken-a-day kosher slaughterhouse in New Square, N.Y. is moving closer to approval nearly five years after its predecessor was closed down by federal inspectors.

06/03/2014

Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Stabbing That Killed 1 Child, Injured Another May Be Related To Earlier Incident

Police said Monday that a stabbing that left a 6-year-old boy dead and a 7-year-old girl injured in a Brooklyn apartment building might be related to an earlier deadly stabbing nearby.

06/02/2014

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Shinseki Resigns Amid Veterans’ Health Care Issues

President Barack Obama says he accepted the resignation with “considerable regret” amid widespread troubles in the VA health care system.

05/30/2014

Isaiah Cousins #11 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks on during the second half against the Michigan State Spartans at Barclays Center on November 23, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Univ. Of Oklahoma Hoops Player Wounded By Stray Bullet In Mount Vernon

The shooting occurred Tuesday night in what police said is an especially gang-infested part of Mount Vernon — Third Street near Third Avenue.

05/29/2014

Former high school wrestling star Lukas Iorio is charged with carjacking an electric buggy and going on a violent rampage on the Jersey Shore. (Credit: Gettysburg College/CBS 2)

New Jersey High School Wrestling Champ Accused In Bizarre Rampage

Lukas Iorio was a high school wrestling champion and a good student, but now he has been arrested and brought up on serious charges.

05/28/2014

Kenny Frias, Jeanessa Torres

Prosecutors: N.J. Man Skimmed Credit Card Info, Used It To Buy Alcohol For His Nightclub

As drivers fill up for the big holiday weekend, police in New Jersey have issued a warning about credit card skimming at gas stations.

05/23/2014

Eric Lester holding his 60 pound state record striped bass he caught on May 14, 2014
from the Hudson River in Orange County. (credit: NYSDEC)

Fisherman Sets Record For Largest Striped Bass Caught In New York

An Orange County fisherman has bragging rights for catching the biggest striped bass in New York’s freshwater fishing records.

05/21/2014

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Research Shows Parents Who Pay College Tuition Have Very Few Rights

It’s the same story everywhere, even at the most expensive colleges in America. Parents who write those big tuition checks have to ask their children’s permission for access to progress reports and transcripts.

05/20/2014

A car caught fire Monday evening after crashing onto the Metro-North Railroad tracks in Valhalla. (Credit: CBS 2)

Driver Escapes As Car Crashes Onto Metro-North Tracks, Catches Fire

Trains were delayed on the Metro-North Harlem Line Monday evening, after a car ended up on the tracks in Valhalla.

05/19/2014

Gabriel Diaz

Suspended Cabbie Insists He Has Right To Wear Nazi Armband

A New York City cab driver insisted Friday that it is his right, hands down, to wear a Nazi armband – even if the Taxi and Limousine Commission says otherwise.

05/16/2014

Footage shows scores of dead fish in Belmar, NJ on May 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Clean Up Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rotting Fish On Belmar Beach

Volunteers turned out Friday morning to help Belmar clean up after a massive fish kill earlier in the week.

05/16/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

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