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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

The charred remains of the First Universalist Unitarian Church in Southold, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Congregation Vows To Rebuild After Fire Destroys Historic Church

A Long Island congregation is heartbroken after a fire destroyed their historic 19th century church.

03/16/2015

St. Francis College. (Credit: CBS2)

St. Francis Takes The Court With Eyes On First Ever NCAA Tournament Berth

St. Francis, a tiny school with five buildings on a half a block in Brooklyn Heights, has only 2,700 students and a chance to do something special.

03/10/2015

Ducks sit on ice in Southampton, NY on March 9, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Southampton Seeks Public’s Help To Fatten Up Starving Ducks

Southampton Town officials say the harsh winter has incapacitated the fowl.

03/09/2015

A Manhattan couple has raised $10,000 to find their missing dog 'Sugar.' (Credit: Scott Rapoport/CBS2)

Manhattan Couple Raises $10,000 To Track Down Missing Dog ‘Sugar’ The Pit Bull

The money has been raised by friends and complete strangers after an enormous social media blitz titled ‘Find Sugar In NYC.’

03/09/2015

backyard luge in Cranford, New Jersey (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Dad Builds Ice Luge In Backyard

Joe Colangelo said it took him about three weeks to make it all happen.

03/03/2015

Lucky (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Animal Shelter Threatens To Put Dog Up For Adoption While Family Is Abroad

Adorable 8-year-old Lucky, a King Charles Cavalier, is caught in the middle of a canine custody fight of sorts.

02/23/2015

A spate of hybrid car battery thefts has struck several neighborhoods in Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Rash Of Hybrid Car Battery Thefts Strikes Parts Of Queens

A highly-charged crime spree of sorts has erupted in Queens, and the ill-gotten goods being taken have been some of the most unusual in recent memory.

02/09/2015

Raizy and Nachman Glauber wedding photo. The couple was killed in a car crash en route to the hospital to deliver their first child. (credit: handout)

Trial Begins In Hit-And-Run That Killed Young Couple Expecting Child In Williamsburg

The trial got under way in Brooklyn Monday for a driver accused of killing a young couple expecting their first child.

02/02/2015

Police outside the News Corp. building on Jan. 26, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Ex-Fox Producer Kills Himself Outside News Corp. Building

A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company’s New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career, police said.

01/26/2015

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Queens Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students Agrees To Make Plea Deal

Queens teacher 40-year-old Joy Morsi, who faced multiple counts of raping a male teenage student and sexually abusing another teenage boy, agreed to make a plea deal with prosecutors.

01/16/2015

Perth Amboy's William McGinnis Middle School remains closed while it undergoes an extensive cleaning. (credit: CBS2)

Perth Amboy Middle School Reopens After Being Disinfected

Students at a New Jersey school are back in class after a rare infectious bacteria forced officials to close the building.

01/15/2015

Mohammed Gulab is in need of asylum after saving the life of a Navy SEAL in Afghanistan and then allegedly being targeted by the Taliban. (Credit: CBS2)

Mohammed Gulab, Who Saved Navy SEAL In Afghanistan, Is In Need Of Asylum

An Afghani man’s heroism inspired a movie as he risked it all to save in American, but he himself has become the one in need.

01/13/2015

Shots were fired at the Old Paramus Reformed Church in Ridgewood, New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 26. (Credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

2 Men Arrested, Charged For Shooting Of Historic Ridgewood Church

Two men are in police custody after a historic Ridgewood, New Jersey, church was left riddled with bullets.

01/13/2015

Perth Amboy's William McGinnis Middle School remains closed while it undergoes an extensive cleaning. (credit: CBS2)

N.J. School To Be Disinfected After Worker Diagnosed With Infectious Bacteria

Perth Amboy’s William McGinnis Middle School remains closed while it undergoes an extensive cleaning after an adult who works there was diagnosed with a rare bacteria.

01/12/2015

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