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Lonesome George, the last-of-his-kind Galapagos tortoise, died two years ago.  He is now on display at the American Museum of Natural History. (Credit: CBS 2)

Giant Tortoise, Last Of His Species, On Display At Natural History Museum

Lonesome George waited a century for love, but it never came.

16 hours ago

An artist's rendering of a proposed bicycle and pedestrian trail along the Merritt Parkway in Connecticut (credit: RBA Group)

Greenwich Residents Up In Arms Over Merritt Parkway Trail Proposal

Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei is among those asking, with all of Connecticut’s existing infrastructure needs, how state officials can even be considering the project.

09/17/2014

FILE -- A man poses as Spider-Man in Times Square  (Credit: CBS 2)

BOOM, POW: Batman, Spider-Man Arrested Following Brawl With Man In Times Square

The NYPD said two men, one dressed as Batman and another dressed as Spider-Man, were arrested after a brawl with another man at the Crossroads of the World.

09/14/2014

screenshot from ISIS video of beheading of British Aid worker David Haines

President Obama Condemns ISIS Beheading Of British Aid Worker David Haines

Haines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on Saturday showing his beheading.

09/13/2014

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice played at New Rochelle High School and Rutgers University. (credit: Getty Images)

Ravens React To Damning Video By Cutting Running Back Ray Rice

Many believed it was a matter of when — not if — someone would leak additional footage of the Ray Rice elevator incident. They were right. And now it has cost the star running back his job.

09/08/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers speaks to reporters at the awards ceremony for the 11th Annual Mark Twain Prize on November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Family, Friends, Fans Remember Joan Rivers As Investigation Widens

Tributes continued on Saturday outside of Rivers’ Upper East Side apartment, as preparations were finalized for her funeral on Sunday.

09/06/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Investigates Huge Potential Security Breach

Home improvement giant Home Depot on Tuesday was investigating a potential credit card breach that some cyber security experts said could be massive.

09/02/2014

A fire at a strip mall in Westfield, N.J., on Sept. 1, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Large Fire Rips Through Westfield Strip Mall

The blaze began at 1004 South Avenue West around 11:30 a.m., officials said.

09/01/2014

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.

08/31/2014

(Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

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

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