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A Qantas Airlines plane. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Has To Pay $352 After Making Typo On Airline Ticket

A Long Island couple said they ended up having to pay hundreds of dollars just because they made a typo while booking plane tickets.

07/10/2015

Injured hiker Thomas Javenes is lifted into a Westchester County police helicopter in Hudson Highland State Park on July 5, 2015. (Credit: Westchester County Police)

Injured Hiker Hoisted Into Helicopter In Dramatic Westchester Air Rescue

He was descending on a trail, when he slipped and fell 30 feet down to a wooded area below, rescuers said.

07/06/2015

Ridgewood July 4th parade seating

Ridgewood Residents Stake Their Claim Along July 4th Parade Route

Some said people started putting chairs out two weeks ago in an effort to reserve their spot along the parade route.

07/03/2015

From left to right: James Healey, Kenneth Healey, John Healey (Credit: CBS2)

Brother Of NYPD Officer Attacked By Hatchet-Wielding Man Graduates From Police Academy

On Thursday, Kenneth Healey watched as his younger brother, 22-year-old John, became an NYPD officer, thankful he is alive to see it.

07/02/2015

The new water fountains in Isham Hill Park do not work, despite a price tag of $750,000. The Parks Department said Wednesday the problem would soon be fixed. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents: $750,000 Water Fountains In Inwood’s Isham Park Don’t Work

It cost $750,000 to install two water fountains in Isham Park in Inwood, and now the fountains don’t even work.

07/01/2015

Police at scene of Upper East Side stabbing (Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Woman Stabbed Several Times In UES; Suspect Accused Of Attacking Co-Workers Afterward

The stabbing happened at around 2:30 p.m. at 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue — the building where convicted ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff once lived.

06/22/2015

Police investigate on June 14, 2015, following a fatal shooting outside a motorcycle social club in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Off-Duty Corrections Officer Shoots, Kills Robbery Suspect In Queens

An off-duty corrections officer fatally shot a man who was trying to rob him of his motorcycle Saturday night in Queens, police said.

06/14/2015

Police released surveillance images of robbery suspects wanted for a half-dozen attacks in upper Manhattan. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 2 Teens Wanted For Questioning In Morningside Heights Robberies

Police have released surveillance images of two teens who they say are wanted for questioning in connection with a half-dozen robberies in Upper Manhattan.

06/12/2015

Damage is seen on Madison Avenue, where a crane dropped its load May 31, 2015. (Credit: Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office)

L.I. Couple Grateful To Be Alive After SUV Crushed In Midtown Crane Accident

An investigation is underway into Sunday’s crane accident at a Midtown building that sent a massive air conditioning unit falling hundreds of feet to the ground, injuring 10 people.

06/01/2015

Long Branch beach

Thousands Head For Area Beaches This Memorial Day Weekend

With temperatures warmer than on Saturday, beachgoers enjoyed a long, lazy day at the Shore.

05/24/2015

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

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