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People walk through a severe storm that swept through New York City on Aug. 31, 2014 (Credit: Jesse Zanger)

Severe Weather Injures 2, Causes Damage & Throws Wrench In Holiday Weekend Plans

Severe weather swept through the Tri-State area on Sunday, injuring two people and throwing a major wrench in Labor Day weekend happenings.

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Despite Overcast Conditions, Coney Island Packed With Those Hanging Onto Summer

Despite overcast conditions, Coney Island was packed with New Yorkers wanting to hold onto the last bit of summer Saturday.

08/30/2014

Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

CBS News: Body Found In Jerusalem Forest Is That Of Missing N.J. Student

Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, went missing last Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest.

08/28/2014

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Cabbie Found Stabbed To Death In High-End Stamford Neighborhood

A murder mystery had Fairfield County on edge Wednesday. Police were searching for a killer after the body of a taxi driver was found in a cul-de-sac in Stamford.

08/27/2014

Domingo Santos and Vanessa Liriano (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Couple Accused Of Stealing 650 Gallons Of Used Cooking Oil From Suffolk County Restaurants

Call it “liquid gold.” It’s as valuable to thieves as copper. It’s a commodity so valuable it is being stolen by the gallon.

08/25/2014

A memorial for 20-month-old Cardel Williamson in the Claremont section of the Bronx (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Day Care Worker Charged In Death Of Bronx Toddler

Athena Skeeter, 40, was arraigned Sunday on charges of manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child.

08/24/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (R) is joined by Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner as they march during a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton Leads March, Rally Over Eric Garner’s Death On Staten Island

The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.

08/23/2014

Police investigate a double homicide at Broadway and 151st Street in Harlem on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Killed In Shooting Outside Hamilton Heights Deli

Kenny Jimenez, 21, and Francisco Mercedez, 29, were at Broadway and West 151st Street just before 3 a.m. when a white sedan pulled up and someone opened fire, police said.

08/17/2014

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National Action Network Rally Demands Justice For Eric Garner, Michael Brown

Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.

08/16/2014

Robin Williams committed suicide inside his California home on Aug. 11, 2014. He was 63.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Widow: Robin Williams Had Parkinson’s Disease

Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said in a statement released Thursday.

08/14/2014

Eric Silverman was isolated for three days amid an Ebola scare, but is now believed to have been suffering from malaria. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Man Isolated Over Ebola Scare Likely Was Suffering From Malaria

CBS 2 was there when Eric Silverman found out what made him so sick upon returning from West Africa.

08/11/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

Andre Fields has been charged with the murder of Cheyanne Bond. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Irvington Man Charged In iPhone Murder Pleads Not Guilty

A northern New Jersey man charged with killing a teenager over an iPhone has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.

08/06/2014

Two buses collided in Times Square on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Josh Price)

14 Injured After 2 Double-Decker Buses Collide In Times Square

The double-decker buses hit each other at around 3:35 p.m. at 47th and Seventh Avenue.

08/05/2014

From left, Ali Muhammad Brown, Jeremy Villagran and Eric Williams (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

3 Charged In Connection With Shooting Death Of College Student In West Orange

Three suspects have been charged in connection with the death of a college student who was found shot to death in a vehicle in West Orange, authorities said Monday.

08/04/2014

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