Magee Hickey

Investigators find human remains near Jones Beach (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Police Confirm Latest Remains Human; Count Moves To 10 In Jones Beach Probe

The state medical examiner is conducting forensic tests on a human skull found at Jones Beach yesterday, while local and state police say no new discoveries have been made in the area.

04/12/2011

Friends and family are trying to keep slain NYPD Officer Philip Cardillo's case, and his memory, alive. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Blue Knights’ Pay Tribute To NYPD Cop Slain In 1972

NYPD cop Phil Cardillo was killed in the line of duty in 1972. Hundreds of police officers are doing what they can to keep the case, and the Officer Cardillo’s memory, alive.

04/10/2011

Middlesex County Tanker Crash

N.J. Roadway Reopens After Tanker Crashes, Spills Fuel

Emergency crews are still on the scene where a tanker crashed in Middlesex County on Saturday evening.

04/10/2011

Jazz prodigy Matthew Whitaker is helping get younger generations interested in music during Jazz Appreciation Month. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Jazz Prodigy’s Musical Talents An Inspiration To Younger Generations

Several local radio stations are taking part in Jazz Appreciation Month, hoping to teach younger generations to appreciate the sweet sounds of jazz. One young jazz prodigy is inspiring others with his musical talents.

04/10/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

Snow Is Gone, But Headaches Remain For Tri-State Residents

In Sparta Township, the steady spring snowfall meant several more inches of snow on grassy surfaces and driveways. This snow system brought about nine inches there.

03/24/2011

Tina Adovasio (Photo/Handout)

Missing Mom Adovasio’s Hubby Talks To Cops, But Refuses DNA Test

Police confirmed Thursday that the body found in Westchester County is a missing mother of four from the Bronx. Her estranged husband turned himself in and then refused to take a DNA test.

03/17/2011

CBS2HD POTHOLE PATROL

Pothole Patrol: It Seems They’re Bigger And Badder Than Ever

Many of us have heard the sound that can lead to more than $200 leaving your pocket — and it’s all because thousands of city streets resemble war-torn terrain.

03/15/2011

SAT scandal

SAT Scandal Rocks Prestigious Great Neck School District

Great Neck school officials were to meet Monday night to discuss the latest scandal to hit their prestigious school district — students paying other people to take their college entrance exams or SATs.

03/14/2011

Bronx-Westchester Fatal Bus Crash

Officials To Analyze Cameras, Control Module & GPS In Deadly Bus Crash

Passengers and witnesses told investigators that the driver’s account of getting clipped by a tractor-trailer didn’t match up to what they felt and saw.

03/13/2011

Flooding wash-out damage along Metro-North tracks on Danbury line (credit: Metro-North)

Rains Subside, But Tri-State Flooding Problems Remain

The rain moved out Monday morning but it left its mark across the Tri-State.

03/07/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo Won’t Join Dolan, Catholic Leaders At Conference

New York’s archbishop and dozens of other bishops from across New York State will head to a state Catholic conference in Albany, but they won’t be joined by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

03/06/2011

Queens Sexual Predator Suspect

Cops Release Sketch Of Sexual Predator Terrorizing Queens

Police are hunting for a sexual predator who has been targeting women in Flushing, Queens since last year.

03/06/2011

Yonkers Scaffold Rescue (credit: CBS 2)

Cause Of Yonkers Scaffold Collapse Unknown

In Yonkers, firefighters rescued two men dangling off a collapsed scaffolding. It was still not known Saturday what went wrong to cause the scaffold to collapse.

03/05/2011

Rutgers dormitory

Rutgers University To Allow Co-Ed Dorm Rooms

Rutgers University said Tuesday it’s a way of becoming more welcoming to gay students — co-ed dorm rooms for gay and straight students. But will it fly with parents and others?

03/01/2011

The Plan B pill, also known as the "morning after" pill, is displayed on a pharmacy shelf. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Morning-After Pill Maker Wants To Sell ‘Plan B’ Without Age Restriction

The long battle over the controversial pill is now the subject of even more controversy.

02/23/2011

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