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Ex-NYC Businessman Freed From Prison After Arson Conviction Is Tossed

A 79-year-old former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison in Pennsylvania Friday after 24 years.

08/22/2014

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Man Accused Of Killing Wife, Abducting Kids, Found Dead On Staten Island

It was a jealous rage that may have motivated Keith Belajonas. Police said he posted a chilling message on Facebook Thursday morning.

08/07/2014

High winds on Tuesday, July 8, brought down a tree at 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue. (Credit: CBS 2)

Severe Storms Knock Down Trees, Cut Power; 3 Killed Upstate

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.

07/08/2014

Police said these guns were found with Victor Greer, 46, when he was pulled over for driving the wrong way down Seventh Avenue South in the West Village early on Wednesday, July 2. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Arsenal Of Dangerous Weapons Found With West Village Wrong-Way Driver

Police said they found a man allegedly carrying an arsenal of semiautomatic weapons, knives and ammunition when they pulled him over for going the wrong way in the West Village earlier this week.

07/03/2014

Pennsylvania Fireworks Purchases

New York, New Jersey Residents Head To Pennsylvania To Risk Buying Fireworks

Every Fourth of July, there is a mad rush to Pennsylvania to buy fireworks wherever it is legal to buy them. But it is not legal to bring fireworks back to New York or New Jersey.

06/27/2014

Traffic on the George Washington Bridge on Nov. 18, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Woman Claims Employer Punished Her For Reporting Traffic-Related Anxiety

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, alleging that her commute home made her sick. The woman also claimed her bosses fired her after her doctors diagnosed her with a unique disability.

06/26/2014

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Police Arrest Man After Alleged Multi-State Crime Spree Ends In Crash

One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.

06/06/2014

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DA: Man Caught With Gun, Brass Knuckles At JFK

A Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday, after he allegedly tried to pass through security with a loaded handgun and a pair of brass knuckles.

04/16/2014

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Camden Residents Face Charges In Stolen Check Scheme

Three Camden residents are accused of stealing more than $200,000 worth of checks from industrial park mailboxes.

03/23/2014

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

FBI: 16 Juveniles Rescued In Super Bowl Prostitution Busts

16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.

02/04/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

Baruch College student Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng died of brain trauma while on a trip with his fraternity brothers. (credit: CBS 2)

Chief: Not Everyone Cooperating With Baruch Student Death Investigation

The Luzerne County Coroner said a preliminary autopsy report showed Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng died of “closed head injuries due to blunt force trauma.”

12/13/2013

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Jets GM, John Idzik’s Father Dies At 85

He was head coach of the Aberdeen (Scotland) Oilers in the British American Football League in 1990 — when he coached with his son.

12/07/2013

Mirosoft's New X-Box Holds Midnight Sales Launch In New York's Times Square

Area Store Managers Optimistic About Holiday Sales

Store managers have said they are feeling better about their business going into this holiday season.

11/23/2013

Touching Pregnant Belly

New Yorkers Weigh In On Pennsylvania Law Banning Touching Pregnant Bellies

It happens to pregnant women all the time – well-meaning people reach out to rub their bellies. But not far away in Pennsylvania, it’s actually illegal.

10/28/2013

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