Sean Adams

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Death Toll From Bronx Legionnaires’ Outbreak Rises To 7

The South Bronx Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has now taken the lives of seven people, officials said Monday.

08/03/2015

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Franciscan Brother Bikes 550 Miles To Help The Poor

He’s a brother on a bike pedaling for the poor.

08/03/2015

Ice bucket challenge (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Ice Bucket Challenge To Raise ALS Awareness Returns

One year ago, 17 million videos of people dumping ice water over their heads were posted to Facebook to raise money and awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

07/31/2015

Fire crews respond to a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Manhattan on July 30, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Manhole Fire Knocks Out Power In Washington Heights As Tri-State Faces Another Day Of Extreme Heat

About 800 Con Edison customers lost power after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. It happened around 5 a.m. Thursday.

07/30/2015

Dangerous blue green algae are polluting bodies of water on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Blue-Green Algae Concerns Keeping Some Lower Hudson Valley Resident Out Of The Water

Some Lower Hudson Valley residents looking to find relief from the heat are being told to stay out of the water over concerns of blue-green algae.

07/29/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Some New Jersey Parishioners Plan To Stay At Philadelphia Zoo During Pope Francis Visit

Visitors making the pilgrimage to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis in September are exploring all options to stay in the city.

07/28/2015

A van drove off with a bag filled with tens of thousands of dollars that was accidentally left behind by an employee of an ATM company in Mahwah, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

Mahwah Police Searching For Van After Man Grabs Bag With $141K Left Behind By ATM Worker

The search is on in New Jersey for a man in a van who police said drove off with a bag filled with tens of thousands of dollars that was accidentally left behind by an employee of an ATM company.

07/28/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train. (credit: CBS2)

Menendez, Booker Call For Increased Infrastructure Funding In Wake Of NJ TRANSIT Train Problems

Lawmakers and NJ TRANSIT commuters are demaning answers after a week plagued by problems caused by Amtrak overhead wire issues.

07/27/2015

Teens participate in the Bergen County Youth Police Academy (Credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Teens Get Glimpse Of Police Life At Bergen County Camp

The Bergen County Youth Police Academy gives teens — super achievers and at-risk youths — a taste of law enforcement.

07/27/2015

Con Edison crews making repairs after heat overloaded power lines, leading to temporary outages around parts of New York City on July 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Manhole Explodes In Brooklyn As Storms, Heat Hit Tri-State Area

Con Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.

07/21/2015

Four people died in a crash involving a limo and a pickup truck (Photo: Suffolk Times)

Friend Of Women Killed In Limo Crash Reportedly Backed Out Of Outing At Last Minute

The limo driver, however, told investigators he didn’t see the truck coming when he tried to make the turn along Route 48 in Cutchogue, Spota said.

07/20/2015

Heavenly Angels Animal Rescue in Ozone Park, Queens is being forced out of its space. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Animal Shelter Forced To Close Due To Financial Problems

The remaining 80 dogs and 70 cats and kittens desperately need a home.

07/19/2015

Greenburgh Town Hall (Credit: PointsofNoReturn/Wikimedia Commons)

Intern Helps Bring Free Self-Defense Classes To Greenburgh

For her internship with the town this summer, Emily Salwen has organized free self-defense seminars.

07/19/2015

MRI showing adrenoleukodystrophy, or ADL (Credit:  Radiopaedia/Wikimedia Commons)

New York Moms Pushing For Nationwide Screening For Rare Genetic Disorder

Because it was caught early, a stem cell transplant can halt the fatal genetic disorder that attacks the brain and central nervous system.

07/19/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Protest Rallies Mark One Year Anniversary Of Eric Garner’s Death

Major rallies were held Friday to mark the one year anniversary of Eric Garner’s death.

07/17/2015

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