Matt Kozar

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NYC Officials: Third Person With Legionnaires’ Disease In South Bronx Has Died

The Health Department said a third location, the Opera House Hotel, has tested positive for the bacteria Legionella.

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Ronald Witherspoon Jr. was killed by a stray bullet in Jersey City, but six people will receive his organs. (Credit: CBS2)

6 People To Receive Organs From Jersey City Teen Cut Down By Tragedy

The life of a teenage boy was cut short by a stray bullet on a Jersey City street, but now, he has given the gift of life to six strangers.

07/30/2015

Surveillance footage captured the entire assault and now 47-year-old Helio Guzman is speaking to CBS2's Matt Kozar about feeling unsafe in his own home. 
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CBS2 Exclusive: Victim In Stairwell Assault Speaks Out

Surveillance footage captured the entire assault and now 47-year-old Helio Guzman is speaking to CBS2’s Matt Kozar about feeling unsafe in his own home.

07/26/2015

Spotswood EMT killed

Police: EMT Killed After Car Slams Into Ambulance In East Brunswick

The accident happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Ryder Lane and Cranbury Road in East Brunswick.

07/25/2015

As part of a push to crack down on quality of life crimes a police tower has been placed at Tompkins Square Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Lower East Side Residents Split On Tompkins Square Park Police Tower

It was movie night at Tompkins Square Park, and the NYPD was among the crowd.

07/23/2015

Jeweler Aron Aranbayev poses with basketball star LeBron James. (Credit: Rafaello_Eric/Instagram)

Cops Search For Driver Who Hit Well-Known Jeweler With Car In Queens

Aron Aranbayev, 40, known to his clients as “Eric,” was being treated at Jamaica Hospital Monday afternoon after, police say, a driver backed into him on purpose and took off.

07/20/2015

Bike dragged by Honda SUV going wrong way down 4th age towards Flatbush near Barclays Center on July 13, 2015. (credit: Meg Baker/CBS2)

Bicyclist Struck By SUV, Killed In Crash Near Barclays Center

The bicyclist was struck at Pacific Street by a Honda SUV, which continued to drive in the wrong direction on Fourth Avenue toward Flatbush Avenue with the man on the hood, witnesses said.

07/13/2015

Thousands gather in Central Park Saturday for a huge Christian rally (CBS2)

Thousands Gather At Central Park For Christian Rally

Organizers estimated tens of thousands of the faithful attended the revival Saturday evening on the park’s Great Lawn.

07/11/2015

Angel Capestany's mother said her son was dropped of at the wrong school and went missing for 8 hours on Monday. (Credit: CBS2)

Bronx Mother Says Bus Took Autistic Son To The Wrong School

A Bronx mother said her son was missing for eight hours after he was dropped off at the wrong school.

07/10/2015

Engelwood Cliffs police cruiser crashed in front of car dealership on Rt. 4 W in Paramus, NJ (Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Officers Injured After Man Allegedly Steals Police Cruiser, Crashes In Paramus

Authorities say the suspect led police on a chase through Englewood Cliffs, Bergenfield, Tenafly, Dumont before crashing on Route 4 in Paramus.

07/05/2015

Amtrak police security outside Penn Station on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Increases Fourth Of July Security, Says NY Is ‘Top Target For Terrorists’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to be on alert this holiday weekend as security increases across the Tri-State area amid recent terror attacks overseas and threats from ISIS and ISIS sympathizers.

07/03/2015

42 million Americans are expected to travel for the 4th of July weekend. (credit: CBS2)

AAA Predicts 42 Million Americans To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

With Fourth of July landing on a Saturday this year, Thursday has become the big getaway day for travelers.

07/02/2015

The Rent Guidelines Board meeting on Monday, June 29. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

First Time Ever: NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes For Stabilized Rent Freeze

For the first time in its history Monday, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted in favor of a rent freeze on one-year rent-stabilized leases.

06/29/2015

David Sweat was apprehended after being captured and shot by Sgt. Jay Cook (NYSP)

Escaped Killer David Sweat Shot, Captured Near Canadian Border

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said “a nightmare is finally over” Sunday evening, following the capture of David Sweat, the second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison upstate.

06/28/2015

People celebrate outside the Stonewall Tavern in the West Village on June 26, 2015.  (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Crowds Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Ruling At Historic Stonewall Inn

Crowds continue to celebrate at the Stonewall Inn following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that declares same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

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