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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially announces 2016 presidential bid during event at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Christie Officially Jumps Into Presidential Race

The Republican governor launched his campaign in the old gymnasium of Livingston High School in the town of Livingston, where he experienced some of his first political victories.

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Screen capture from a trailer for the film "The Muslims Are Coming."

Filmmakers Sue After MTA Refuses To Post Ads For Muslim Comedy Documentary

The filmmakers, Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah, claim the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is violating their First Amendment right to free speech.


Police investigate an attack on a bus driver on the Upper West Side. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Bus Driver Describes Being Attacked For Gold Chain

The incident occurred on an M72 bus around 7:20 a.m. at West 66th Street and Freedom Place.


City Comptroller Scott Stringer holds a news conference on June 24, 2015 about vacant NYCHA units. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Audit: NYC Housing Authority Sitting On 2,000 Vacant Units

An audit has found that hundreds of apartment units stand empty while 270,000 New Yorkers are on a waiting list for public housing.


Advocates for stronger rent laws rally outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office on June 24, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Blast Cuomo Over Deal On Rent Regulations

Rent-regulated tenants and advocates rallied Wednesday outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office, accusing him of selling out to wealthy developers.


Inside a Whole Foods in Manhattan. (Credit: CBS2)

Investigation Finds Whole Foods Routinely Overcharged Customers In NYC Stores

An investigation by the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs found Whole Foods may be ripping customers off.


Jonathan Fleming (credit: CBS 2)

New York City To Pay $6.25 Million To Man Exonerated In 1989 Killing

Fleming was released last year after the Brooklyn district attorney’s office agreed his alibi in the 1989 fatal shooting was valid.


Rendering of new LG campus in Englewood Cliffs, NJ (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

LG Electronics, Critics Resolve Dispute Over Planned Englewood Cliffs Tower

An electronics company will sharply reduce the height of its planned 143-foot corporate tower in a northern New Jersey community, resolving concerns raised by critics.


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Bill Under Way In New Jersey Would Give Paid Sick Leave To Workers

But as expected, the bill is getting push back from small businesses.


A task force of U.S. Marshals and police officers go door to door searching for two escaped convicts on June 16, 2015 outside Dannemora, New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Details Emerge From Woman Who Believes She Spotted Escaped Convicts

New York State Police spokesman Beau Duffy said officers were investigating a possible sighting of the prisoners in Allegany County near the Pennsylvania border.


Acropolis Gardens residents, who say they haven't had gas in their homes in a month and a half, hold a protest June 21, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Astoria Apartment Complex Residents In Weekslong Fight To Have Gas Restored

Residents of a Queens apartment complex are fed up after going the past month and a half without hot water and cooking gas.


Yoga enthusiasts participate in a mass yoga session in Times Square on June 21, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Times Square Celebrates First International Yoga Day

On a soggy Sunday morning, thousands ushered in the summer solstice in Times Square by taking part in an all-day yoga event.


Barclays Center in Brooklyn (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Charges Upgraded In Attack On Jewish Leader Outside Barclays Center

A man who allegedly assaulted a Jewish leader in front of the Barclays Center last fall has been slapped with upgraded charges.


Brooklynite David Barnes, 30, holds up dismissal notice of a warrant outside the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Clinton Hill as part of the Begin Again program (Credit: Marla Diamond/1010 WINS)

Begin Again Program Giving Some New Yorkers A Fresh Start

Thompson said many New Yorkers are in danger of going to jail for failure to respond to summonses for low-level offenses.


Greenwood Cemetery beekeepers. (credit: Davin Larson)

Brooklyn’s Greenwood Cemetery Hopes To Bottle Its Own Honey

Brooklyn’s sprawling Greenwood Cemetery has gotten into the business of beekeeping, hoping to bottle its own honey.