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subway rage

NYPD: F Train Rider Bites Another Passenger After Being Asked To Move Her Bag

A subway rider became enraged and attacked a fellow straphanger n a dispute over a seat, police said.

08/21/2015

Town leaders in Chatham, New Jersey are considering chopping down this 175-year-old tree. (Credit: CBS2)

Debate Rages In Chatham, N.J., Over Proposal To Cut Down 175-Year-Old Tree

Who would want to chop down a 175-year-old tree? It has been around since Abraham Lincoln was president.

08/10/2015

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

William Helmreich spent four years walking every block in New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Man Walks Every Block In Every Borough Of New York City

An astounding feat by any measure, the sociology professor at CUNY says he’s hoofed all 120,000 blocks and 6,000 miles of New York City, virtually every square foot.

08/05/2015

An overturned truck caused massive backups on the NJ Turnpike near Exit 13A in Linden on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NJ Turnpike Reopens Hours After Truck Fire In Linden; Driver Dead

A smoky, fiery inferno erupted on the New Jersey Turnpike in Linden Tuesday morning, after authorities said a dump truck struck beneath an underpass and ended up on its side – leaving the driver dead.

08/04/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of a woman in a West Village apartment on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Charged In West Village Burglary, Groping

A woman who lives on Hudson Street and West 10th Street woke up last Thursday to find a man in her apartment groping her, police said.

08/03/2015

Police went in after a good Samaritan and an officer who tried to rescue three teens in the East River on Friday, July 31. (Credit: acridjungle/Instagram)

Police Rescue Officer, Good Samaritan Who Went Into East River After Teens

A police officer jumped into the East River Friday evening to rescue a man who in turn had gone in to help three teens.

07/31/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of a woman in a West Village apartment on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Victim Talks About Horror Of Being Groped By West Village Home Invader

The man was able to enter the Hudson Street building through the front door and then climbed up the fire escape, police said.

07/31/2015

American Pharoah (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oceanport Braces For Swarm Of Fans As American Pharoah Gets Ready To Run

The first Triple Crown winner in 37 years was back in the Tri-State Area on Thursday.

07/30/2015

Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Lawmakers Resist ‘Billy Joel Boulevard’ Because The Piano Man Is Still Alive

He famously told us that ‘only the good die young,’ but Billy Joel has lived a long, successful life, seemingly with no plans of slowing down.

07/27/2015

Police tape hangs outside of the Grand Theatre on July 24, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana. Two People were killed and nine others wounded when a shooter identified as John Russel Houser opened fire in a crowded movie theater.  (Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Is It Time For Metal Detectors, Bag Checks At Theaters, Malls?

The feelings of concern from Thursday’s movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, shocked the nation.

07/24/2015

Steve Isaak says he now now lives in Mrytle Beach, but comes back to Brighton Beach every two weeks for 5 days at a time to teach his Orthodox students. (CBS2)

Safety Training Offered To Orthodox Jews In Brooklyn As Self-Defense Against Anti-Semitism

Former NYC probation officers and Washington Heights native Steve Isaak, 67, has developed a personalized style of martial arts called
Shima Juijitsu.

07/21/2015

Sales are seemingly everywhere in mid- to late July. (Credit: CBS2)

Summer Sales: What’s Worth Taking Advantage Of, And What’s Not?

Summer sales tempt us with seemingly too-good-to-be-true bargain prices, but some good deals are really out there.

07/17/2015

Teaneck Councilman Jason Castle is proposing more paid parking to help raise revenue for the town. (Credit: CBS2)

Teaneck Paid Parking Proposal Stirs Debate

Some of the people who run the Bergen County town say parking meters and paid parking are an economic necessity to raise additional revenue for Teaneck services — as opposed to raising taxes.

07/14/2015

NYC's first Men's Fashion Week kicked off Monday (CBS2)

NYC’s First Ever Men’s Fashion Week Kicks Off In West Village

“New York Fashion Week: Mens” will feature 40 shows over the next four days.

07/13/2015

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