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The NYC Health Department reiterated that hosting dinner parties that are intended to turn a profit is illegal. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Underground — And Illegal — NYC Dinner Parties

As you sit down to dinner, this story illustrates eating out like you have never experienced before. We are talking about super-secret, illegal dining experiences hosted in homes.


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Raccoons Invade Part Of Queens, But NYC Not Helping Fix The Problem

There’s a major pest problem in Queens. That’s where residents say raccoons have made themselves at home in several neighborhoods. Now, a local lawmaker is getting involved to combat the invasion.


Dog on a leash

Cash-Strapped NYC Will No Longer Look For Lost Pets

Budget cuts are putting your pets at greater risk if they are lost in New York City. Animal Care and Control will no longer take reports of lost pets, and staffers at shelters will no longer search the facilities for missing animals.


Asian Tiger mosquito (file)

Mosquito Population Booming In NYC

New York City has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus. CBS 2’s Dave Carlin reports there’s a growing number of mosquitoes testing positive for the virus and the city has a plan to deal with the problem.

CBS 2–08/05/2010