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Stanley Antonoff watches the beach replenishment project from his oceanfront home on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Inconvenient Summer Draws To A Close On Long Beach Island

A beach replenishment project should be completed by the start of next summer.

5 hours ago

Fans watch from Louis Armstrong Stadium as Kei Nishikori plays against Benoit Paire on Aug. 31, 2015. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Tennis Fans Hit Flushing Meadows For Day 1 Of US Open

Fans this year have a chance to witness history, as Serena Williams is trying to become the first Grand Slam winner since Steffi Graf in 1988.

6 hours ago

Gas prices at the Vince Lombardi rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike on Aug. 28, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Millions Expected To Hit The Road For Labor Day Thanks To Low Gas Prices

Drivers can expect some company on the roads for Labor Day weekend.

08/28/2015

A Metro-North train is seen in Rye, NY on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Blumenthal Calls For TSA To Make Train Security A Higher Priority

While some have suggested airport-style security, Robert Paaswell, a transit expert and professor at City College, said such measures are unrealistic.

08/26/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about the Iran deal at Rutgers University's Chabad House on Aug. 25, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christie Urges Booker To Oppose Iran Deal

Gov. Chris Christie wants New Jersey’s junior U.S. senator to oppose the Iran deal.

08/25/2015

Michael Verbitsky is escorted out of the 19th Precinct Station House on Aug. 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Attorney: Shooting That Wounded Gracie Mansion Guard Was Accidental, Weapon Not ‘Real’

The female officer, who part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s advance team, had pulled up to the mayor’s residence on East End Avenue ahead of his arrival when the incident occurred.

08/24/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Visit, UN General Assembly Present Security Challenge For NYPD

The UN General Assembly is expected to draw 160 world leaders. Bratton said traveling around Manhattan will be a problem.

08/17/2015

FILE - Subway riders stand on a number 4 train passing through Grand Central station. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Audit Finds NYC Subway Delays Increased Last Year

The audit found on-time performance in 2014 dropped to 74 percent on weekdays and 81 percent on weekends compared to 81 percent and 85 percent in 2013.

08/13/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (R) arrive at federal court on August 12, 2015 in Manhattan. (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘Deflategate’ Showdown: Tom Brady, Roger Goodell Meet In Court

A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday.

08/12/2015

An entrance to the Port Authority Bus Terminal is viewed on August 21, 2014 in New York City (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Change Gate Assignments For Commuter Efficiency

Beginning Sept. 8, 80 percent of NJ TRANSIT will be on the third floor.

08/12/2015

US Sen. Charles Schumer talks about his proposal for the Gateway project on Aug. 11, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Schumer Proposes Plan For Hudson River Rail Tunnels

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is expected to outline a plan Tuesday to move ahead with Amtrak’s proposed Gateway project for new rail tunnels under the Hudson River.

08/11/2015

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FAA Investigating Drone Sighting Near Newark Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after crews on four commercial flights reported seeing a drone as they approached the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport over the weekend.

08/10/2015

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Anti-Nuclear Activists Mark Atomic Bomb Anniversary With Protest Ride Through Central Park

The route through Central Park is six miles and activists say that would be the area of intense radiation if a nuke is dropped.

08/09/2015

The courtyard of an apartment building in Queens where a newborn was found dead on Aug. 7, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sources To CBS2: Police Believe Baby Was Thrown To His Death From Queens Window

Police late Friday had been questioning a Queens family all day, after a 3-week-old baby boy was found dead in the courtyard of an apartment building.

08/07/2015

FILE -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (Credit: New York Attorney General's Office)

Officials ‘Tight-Lipped’ About Investigation Into Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police Custody

She was found dead at 2 p.m. on July 27, when she was to be arraigned. An autopsy was inconclusive pending drug and other tests.

08/05/2015

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