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Maggie Ruper

People shovel snow in Manhattan on Feb. 18, 2014. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Big Thaw: Snow Buildup, Ice Creates Menace On High Rises, Suburban Homes

Sidewalks around many buildings have been cordoned because of falling icicles and rock-hard chunks of frozen snow, a situation that experts warn could get worse over the next few days as a thaw sets in.

02/19/2014

Emma Gruber (Photo via CBS 2)

Body Of 85-Year-Old Mount Vernon Woman Found In Basement

Investigators believe Emma Gruber had been dead more than a day before police found her body Wednesday at the bottom of the basement stairs of her home.

02/14/2014

Dean Street Bronx Fire

Snowstorm Puts FDNY To The Test; 16 Injured In Eastchester Bay Blaze

Thursday’s extreme weather made it difficult for firefighters in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx. Getting water to a blaze proved to be a challenge.

02/13/2014

The Harlem Globetrotters' Johnny "Hawk" Thomas high-fives a boy at Washington Rose Elementary School in Roosevelt, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Globetrotter, Long Island Kids Take Shot At Stopping Bullying

A Harlem Globetrotter scored big with some Long Island schoolchildren Tuesday — and vice versa.

02/11/2014

Generic AMBER Alert (file/credit: Screenshot)

Some Call For Reforms To Blaring Smartphone AMBER Alerts

A blaring AMBER Alert alarm on smartphones woke up people early Friday morning in New Jersey. The alert was issued around 6:45 a.m. after two children were abducted Thursday night more than 100 miles away in Lancaster, Penn.

02/07/2014

Dan and Brandon Marble have visited all three of the area's major airports in their quest to fly back to Seattle. (Credit CBS 2)

For Seahawks Fans Stranded In New York, Getting Home Will Be A Big Win

Many of the Seahawks and Broncos fans who came to the Tri-State area for the Super Bowl have been stuck here since the first storm of the week landed right after the big game.

02/05/2014

Ofelia Ruiz of the TSA stands on Feb. 4, 2014, with laptops left at Newark Liberty Airport within the previous month. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Super Bowl Fans Leave Behind Jewelry, Electronics, More At Newark Liberty

Transportation Security Administration officials in Union are sorting through the items left behind at security checkpoints.

02/04/2014