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The Rev. Warren Hall claims he was fired from Seton Hall University for supporting an LGBT advocacy group. (Credit: CBS2)

Priest Says He Was Fired From Seton Hall For Supporting LGBT Advocacy Group

Questions about sexuality and spirituality have begun swirling on the campus of Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey – following what some have called the firing of a well-known reverend.

05/18/2015

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal on April 22, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Clean Water Activist Swims In Gowanus Canal For Earth Day

A local man swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America’s dirtiest waterway

04/22/2015

Photo from cellphone video of MTA bus operator with papers, Hi-Liter in hand while driving (Credit: CBS2)

Video Purportedly Shows MTA Bus Operator Distracted While Driving

A spokesperson from the MTA said the driver has been suspended without pay, and called the incident a “serious breach of protocol.”

04/20/2015

An elderly couple was killed in this house fire on Harding Road in Laurence Harbor, NJ on Apr. 16, 2015. (credit: Scott Rapoport/CBS2)

Elderly Couple Dead After Fire Rips Through Home In Laurence Harbor

A fast-moving fire was blamed Thursday for the deaths of an elderly couple in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

04/16/2015

The NYPD caught this coyote in Chelsea on April 14, 2015. (credit: Twitter/@NYPDSpecialops)

Coyote Caught In Chelsea After Leading Police On Chase

The animal was first spotted behind a church at 28th Street and Ninth Avenue around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.

04/14/2015

A banner unfurled on the Columbia University campus reads, "Columbia protects rapists." (Credit: CBS2)

Campus Group ‘No Red Tape Columbia’ Continues To Protest ‘Rape Culture’ At University

Anger and accusations continue to swirl around the Columbia University campus over a lingering sexual abuse controversy.

04/13/2015

Letters on display at the Brooklyn Historical Society shed light on the lives of Civil War soldiers from Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Dozens Of Letters Shed Light On Lives Of Civil War Era Brooklyn Residents

This week marks the 150th Anniversary of what many consider to be the end of the Civil War, when Robert E. Lee surrendered.

04/10/2015

A man is carried out of an UES subway station after falling onto the tracks. (Credit: CBS2)

Injured Man Climbs Off Of Upper East Side Subway Tracks With Seconds To Spare

Dramatic images show an injured, bloody, but lucky man just moments after he fell onto the subway tracks at the 86th Street station at Lexington Ave.

04/08/2015

Church Fight

Landlord Breaks Down Church’s Door On Good Friday Over Rent Dispute

Good Friday was anything but good for a Bronx church involved in an ongoing rent dispute with its landlord.

04/07/2015

Residents are pushing back against funeral home in Jackson, N.J. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Zoning Dispute Pits Adult Community Against Funeral Home

It’s a zoning dispute like no other. An adult neighborhood in Jackson Township, N.J. is upset about a new neighbor.

04/06/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan marks Holy Thursday at Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Pantry by distributing food to the needy. (credit: CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Distributes Food To The Needy In Washington Heights To Mark Holy Thursday

Christians are marking Holy Thursday as they head into the final days before Easter.

04/02/2015

Old school matzo making at Streit's.  Workers take sheets from oven and put in cooling baskets. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jewish Residents Across Tri-State Prepare Ahead Of Passover Holiday

Over at Streit’s Matzo Company on the Lower East Side, they know all about the Passover staple. They’ve been making Passover matzo at the same location since 1925.

04/01/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Cyclone Roller Coaster Repaired After Weekend Debut Debacle

On opening day at the park, the Cyclone stopped dead on the tracks just before the first big drop.

03/30/2015

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

Woman Says Rash Of Potholes Poses Threat To Pedestrians In South Orange

Most everyone is aware of the damage that potholes can do to cars, but they also pose a serious hazard to people.

03/26/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

Riders Open Wallets Wider As MTA Fare Hikes Kick In

Your commute into New York City is going to cost you more as MTA fare and toll hikes went into effect Sunday.

03/22/2015

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