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Tree planted by the Parks Department (Credit: CBS 2)

Homeowners: NYC Planting Trees Despite Objections

The trees are planted curbside on city property, but homeowners say they wind up having to take care of them.

05/27/2014

Deer With Arrow Through Head

New Jersey Farmer Hopes To Save Deer With Arrow Lodged In Head

A deer has been spotted wandering in Morris County, N.J. with a hunter’s arrow in its head, residents hoped the injured animal could be found in time to save its life.

11/05/2013

The boardwalk in Rockaway, Queens still needs repairs nearly a year after Sandy. (Credit CBS 2)

Rockaway Residents Wait For Boardwalk Repairs Nearly A Year After Sandy

The popular outdoor spot was far from being rebuilt when CBS 2’s cameras stopped by on Wednesday and residents were disappointed.

10/16/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Driver Expected To Be Charged In Crash That Killed 2 In Rockaways

Charges were pending Saturday evening against the driver who police blamed for a crash that killed two teenage boys in the Rockaways.

08/24/2013

A home in the Rockaways damaged by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Red Cross Gives Grant To Rockaways Rebuilding Effort

The Friends of Rockaway has received a grant of more than $721,000 from the American Red Cross.

06/24/2013

Morris County Earthquake Map

Small Earthquake Shakes Up Morris County, N.J.

In a shaky end to the first weekend of summer, a small earthquake struck Sunday in Morris County, N.J.

06/23/2013

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Costly Commutes: Fare Hikes & Toll Spikes Coming To A Location Near You

Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.

02/26/2013

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Rockaways To Get Temporary Ferry Service To Manhattan

Seastreak will operate the hourly ferry service beginning at 5:45 a.m. Monday.

11/09/2012

Home in Midland Beach, Staten Island Gun Sign (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Homeowners Issue Warnings To Looters Following Superstorm Sandy

Residents from Staten Island to the Jersey Shore have also seen their share of lootings, prompting some to post their own creative warnings.

11/07/2012

Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Cuomo: Tens Of Thousands Of New Yorkers Left Homeless By Sandy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city expects that it will have to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people.

11/04/2012

Tornado damage in Breezy Point (Credit: CBS 2)

Massive Cleanup Begins Following Tornadoes, Heavy Thunderstorms In Brooklyn And Queens

Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in Brooklyn and Queens have turned a normal day of rest into a day of cleaning up on Sunday.

09/09/2012

Cyclists take part in the NYC Century Bike Tour (Credit: NYC Century Bike Tour/Facebook)

Thousands Of Cyclists Hit The Five Boroughs For The NYC Century Bike Tour

Roughly 7,000 cyclists came out for the 23rd Annual NYC Century Bike Tour on Sunday. The bike tour began at 6 a.m. and will conclude at 6 p.m.

09/09/2012

A broken mirror and charred wall in the bathroom of a Rockaway home following a lightning strike (credit: CBS 2)

Lightning Strikes N.J. Home, Knocks Out Power

There was a close call for a Garden State family Thursday morning, when lightning struck their home. The crack of thunder was so loud it caused temporary hearing loss.

07/26/2012

Steven Hopler (credit: CBS 2)

Blind N.J. Man Gets Guns Back Years After Police Took Them Away

The state confiscated Steven Hopler’s weapons citing safety, but now a judge’s order — citing the right to bear arms — means he will get them back.

05/12/2012

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Officers Executing Search Warrant Save Family From Massive Grease Fire

Officers executing a search warrant in Rockaway, Queens noticed a man hanging out of an apartment window, screaming for help as plumes of smoke came out from behind him.

05/05/2012

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