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Macy's fireworks over the Hudson River - New York, NY - Jul 4, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Threat Of Bad Weather Not Really A Concern To Macy’s Fireworks Show Organizers

Hundreds of thousands are depending on good weather Wednesday for the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show. And just in case Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate, there will be plenty of contingencies in place.


Con Edison worker in Borough Park (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Unionized Workers With Con Ed Being Locked Out After Contract Negotiations Fail

Union spokesman John Melia said that negotiations between the power company and Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America lasted just over 10 days. The contract expired at midnight on Saturday.


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Water Nightmare Continues For Monmouth County Residents After Three Water Mains Break

The water nightmare is continuing on Saturday for hundreds of thousands of people near the Jersey Shore, as three broken water mains in Monmouth County knocked out service on Friday night.


5-year-old Kenley and 3-year-old Kendell Francois (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigating Drowning Deaths Of Young Brothers In Union

The parents of two young brothers who drowned in a neighbor’s Union Township pool said their deaths were nothing more than a tragic accident.


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Alleged Upper East Side Madam Anna Gristina Out Of Jail

Anna Gristina, the so-called “soccer mom madam” looked tired and overwhelmed by the cameras as she walked out of Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday night with her attorney and family by her side.


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NYPD In Search Of Crown Heights ‘Box Cutter’ Rapist

A woman waiting for a taxi cab in Brooklyn was suddenly attacked. Police are looking for the man who dragged her into a building and sexually assaulted her on the roof.


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Emergency Drill At JFK Helps First Responders Prepare For The Worst

Federal, state, and local authorities donned HAZMAT suits and took part in a terror response drill at JFK airport on Saturday night.


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Columbia University Under Fire For Admitting Media Aid To Syrian President Al-Assad

Syrian rights groups are demanding Columbia University rescind the admission of the daughter of the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, who has alleged ties to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.


A Formula One car along the race course - Weehawken, NJ - Jun 11, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Formula 1 Champion Does Test Run Of New Jersey Race Course

Will it provide an economic boost or be a neighborhood nuisance? That was the debate Monday along the New Jersey water front where Formula 1 racers will take to the streets next year.


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BBQ Block Party Takes Over The Big Apple

The country’s top pitmasters made their way to Mid Town on Saturday and Sunday for the 10th Annual BBQ Block Party in Madison Square Park.


National Puerto Rican Day Parade (Credit: CBS 2)

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Takes Manhattan By Storm

Fifth Avenue once again turned into a sea of red, white and blue in honor of the Puerto Rican flag, as more than a million people are expected to turn up for one of the city’s largest parades when it’s all said and done.


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Police Investigate Tragic Death Of Teenager At Palisades Interstate Park

Police in New Jersey are investigating the death of a teenager who fell from a cliff at Palisades Interstate Park.


The space shuttle Enterprise on a barge on the Hudson River on June 6, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Makes Final Trip To The Intrepid

The shuttle left Jersey City on a barge Wednesday and began traveling up the Hudson River. It passed by the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center site and is scheduled to be lifted onto the flight deck of the Intrepid shortly.


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3-Year-Old Boy, Grandmother Killed In East Orange High-Rise Fire

When firefighters arrived, they found a 55-year-old woman dead. Her 3-year-old grandson, who was staying with his grandmother, was taken to the hospital where he later died.


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Thousands Angered By Cancellation Of Charity Soccer Game

Thousands of soccer fans were angered this weekend when a celebrity soccer game was canceled, by the Department Of Education.