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Scott LoBaido is embarking on a six-month trip across the country to pay tribute to veterans in a personal and patriotic way. (credit:

Staten Island Artist More Than Halfway To Painting Flag Murals In Every State

A Staten Island artist on Thursday was more than halfway through a road trip to paint flags in each of the 50 states.


Ali Muhammad Brown. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Indicted On Terrorism Charges In Murder Of College Student In West Orange

A Seattle man was indicted on terrorism and murder charges Thursday in a shooting that killed a college student in West Orange, New Jersey last year.


FILE -- Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y. (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Maloney: Second Avenue Subway Must Get Done On Time

Even though work on the Second Avenue subway has been in full swing for some time, elected officials from the neighborhoods involved are worried about further delays.


Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Preparations Underway For Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular

The sky over the East River is set to light up with over 50,000 pyrotechnic shells and effects during the 39th annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular.


Steven Matz has a laugh after the sixth inning against the Cincinnati Reds with teammate Jacob deGrom at Citi Field on June 28, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Who Is Steven Matz? 5 Facts About Mets’ Prized Rookie

Steven Matz made his major league debut for the Mets on Sunday, and let’s just say he arrived with authority.


FILE - Parking Lot (credit: Clip Art)

Port Authority Renegotiates Park-And-Ride Lot Lease That Once Went For $1

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday said it has reached an agreement for a lease on a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel, which once went for $1 a year.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sources: NJ Gov. Chris Christie To Announce Presidential Run Next Week

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will announce next week that he is running for president in 2016, CBS2 has confirmed.


Four people were found shot and wounded in different locations in East Harlem on Wednesday, June 24. (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

2 Men Shot Inside East Harlem Deli, 2 People Struck By Bullets Outside Deli

Four people were found shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon in East Harlem.


A view of Jerry's apartment from "Seinfeld", at Seinfeld: The Apartment on June 23, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Hulu)

Exact Replica Of ‘Seinfeld’ Apartment Goes Up In Meatpacking District

One of the best-loved sitcoms is coming back to life.


Portuguese Man O' War

Venomous Portuguese Man O’ War Washes Up On New Jersey Beach

A potentially painful nuisance washed up on a beach in New Jersey. Lifeguards on Long Beach Island found a ‘Man of War’ on the sand, now beach goers are being warned.


Seward Johnson sculpture in the Garment District. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Life-Size Seward Johnson Sculptures Take Over Pedestrian Plaza In Garment District

Seward Johnson’s life-like and life-size sculptures of iconic figures like Marilyn Monroe and ordinary people doing everyday things are making an appearance along a pedestrian plaza in the Garment District.


FILE -- Commuters exit a PATH train station at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Assembly Expected To Grill Port Authority Chairman At Committee Hearing

Assemblyman John Wisniewski said he will have many questions about the agency when Port Authority Chairman John Degnan goes before the Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.


Hikers ages 10 to 89 took part in a walk to uncover history on Mt. Beacon (Credit: David Rocco)

Historians Shine Light On Decades-Old Plane Crash On Mount Beacon

If you make the hike up Mount Beacon, you’ll still find remnants of a plane that crashed nearly 70 years ago.



Off-Duty New Jersey State Trooper Killed In Turnpike Crash In Ridgefield

Trooper Glenny Almonte was off duty and in his personal car headed south when he somehow lost control and struck a curb and guardrail by the Vince Lombardi service area, police said.


Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

Deal Between New York, Feds On Jail Reforms Expected Soon

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office said Thursday that negotiations between the city and federal authorities over reforms at the troubled jail complex should reach “a successful conclusion” soon.