Scott Rapoport

Businesses in Seaside Heights are getting a facelift thanks to the "Seaside Heights First Impression program."(Credit:CBS 2)

Nearly Two Years After Sandy, Seaside Heights Receives Much-Needed Facelift

The devastation of Superstorm Sandy has now been largely replaced by a refurbished and spruced up Seaside Heights, and business owners say it’s no accident.

08/07/2014

Officials say there has been a rise in rabies cases in Middletown, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Animal Control Officers Concerned By Spike In Rabies Cases

An alarming spike in rabies has caused concern in part of New Jersey and officials want to get the word out.

08/06/2014

Melanie Chandan plans to sue the MTA over May's F-train derailment. (credit: CBS 2)

College Student Set To Sue MTA Over Queens Train Derailment

Melanie Chandan, of Jamaica, Queens, claims she suffered injuries to her knee, arms and head in the May 2 accident. But she said that’s not the worst of it.

08/05/2014

Dog at Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation in Cliffside Park (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey No-Kill Animal Shelter In Need Of Donations, Transport Vans

For three years stray cats and dogs have found love, shelter and safe haven at the Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation in Cliffside Park.

08/04/2014

Trina Catterson, 13, hopes to twirl her way to a gold medal at the World Baton Twirling Championships. (Credit: CBS 2)

Queens Girl Hopes To Twirl Her Way To Gold Medal

A young Queens girl who dreams of being the world’s best baton twirler is getting her chance in a big way, CBS 2’s Scott Rapoport reported.

07/30/2014

Police said the driver of this tow truck damaged several cars during a late night demolition derby run in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (Photo: CBS 2)

Tow Truck Mayhem Causes Damage, Rattles Nerves In Sheepshead Bay

Police called it an overnight case of crash and dash. A truck driver allegedly damaged a string of cars in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, and then fled into the night.

07/25/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton rallies with the widow and mother of Eric Garner, 43, who died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Furious As Investigation Continues In S.I. Man’s Death In Police Custody

Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.

07/19/2014

Young people, ages 10 to 13, have been holed up inside at "Camp Kids 'n Comedy"  in the basement of the Gotham Comedy Club for two weeks -- four hours a day. (Photo: CBS 2)

Unique Summer Camp Offers Creative Kids A Chance To Do Stand-Up Comedy

There’s an unusual type of summer camp for kids underway right now, and, there’s definitely something funny going on.

07/18/2014

Josephine Rivera is charged with throwing a dog from a car in Mastic, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Woman Charged With Throwing Dog From Car On Long Island

A woman has been arrested and charged with throwing a dog from her car and leaving the animal at a gas station in Mastic, Long Island, officials announced Monday.

07/14/2014

A shattered window in Asphalt Green. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Woman Hurt After Construction Chisel Crashes Through Window At Asphalt Green

The incident occurred around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at Asphalt Green on York Avenue at 91st Street.

07/09/2014

Kayden Kinckle (credit: YouTube)

VIDEO: 2-Year-Old NJ Boy Takes First Steps On New Prosthetics

A 2-year-old New Jersey boy is giving us all a lesson in perseverance.

07/09/2014

Salvatore Grande says Rev. Michele Love, is an 'angel' who saved his life. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Man Says Facebook Matched Him With ‘Miracle’ Kidney Donor

Six months ago, Michele Love, a Christian Reverend from Maryland, and Grande, 70, had never met. Now, their lives are intrinsically intertwined in a miraculous way.

07/07/2014

Fourth of July parade in Ridgewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rain Doesn’t Stop NJ, LI Towns From Celebrating At July Fourth Parades

Despite the wet weather many area parades stepped off Friday in celebration of Independence Day.

07/04/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

A small dog the Suffolk County SPCA says was thrown from a car in Mastic on June 23, 2014/A car sought in connection with the incident. (Photos credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Thrown From Car In Front Of Mastic Gas Station

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said a witness saw a woman throw a small dog from her car in front of an Exxon gas station on Montauk Highway.

07/03/2014

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