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Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massive Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.

01/22/2015

FILE --  Cars in a dealership showroom (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Seek Balance With Vehicle Taxes

There are 169 municipalities, with each setting its own property tax rates. The reason for the discrepancy is that some cities have many tax-exempt properties.

01/21/2015

A shigella bacterium. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland Officials: Shigella Has Sickened 66 Since Nov. 1

According to the Rockland County Health Department, there have been 66 cases since Nov. 1, centered in Ramapo.

01/20/2015

Deer (file/credit: Clipart)

Rye, Mamaroneck Seek Answers For Deer Overpopulation

Officials in Rye and Mamaroneck are trying to come up with a solution for the growing number of deer in residential areas.

01/19/2015

Alex Rosner and his accordion which is now on display on Long Island. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Holocaust Survivor’s Accordion Part Of New Exhibit On Long Island

An amazing tale of survival — involving Schindler’s list, a boy and his accordion — are all part of a new exhibit on Long Island.

01/19/2015

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Concern Mounts After CDC Says This Season’s Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective

The poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.

01/16/2015

The Izod Center on Jan. 15, 2015. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Board Votes To Temporarily Shutter Izod Center At End Of The Month

The Izod Center, the former home of the Devils and Nets, will shut down Jan. 31 after a board voted to cease operations at the financially strapped arena.

01/15/2015

Lines form at the Costco gas station in Clifton, N.J. on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Bargain Hunters Tough Out Long Lines For Cheap Gas Across New Jersey

Gas prices are falling so low that traffic backups are building up at spots with the biggest bargains in New Jersey.

01/14/2015

Firefighters on the scene following an early morning fire near Penn Station on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

FDNY: Blaze Near Penn Station Deemed Accidental Electrical Fire

The FDNY said the fire was in an area of temporary wiring used for lighting in an underground construction site at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.

01/13/2015

Anna Giordano's We Future Cycle is a recycling and composting program being used in eight school districts. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Activist Mom Gets Westchester Schools On Board With Recycling

Anna Giordano started We Future Cycle, which is now in eight school districts.

01/12/2015

Christine Ji Woo Kang (credit: Greenburgh Police)

Police: Westchester Teen Missing For Days Found Safe In Manhattan

The Greenburgh Police Department said on Sunday night Christine Ji Woo Kang was located at Saint Agnes Church on 43rd Street in Manhattan.

01/11/2015

Firefighters battle a fire in Jersey City on Jan. 8, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Firefighters Face Frozen Hydrants, Fierce Winds While Battling Jersey City Blaze

The fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. Thursday at a three-story home on Washburn Street.

01/08/2015

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Westchester Health Officials: Too Early To Say If This Flu Season Will Be A Bad One

The latest map by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the flu is hitting hard in 43 states. It has been widespread in New York since mid-December.

01/07/2015

Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce says they got 29 tips on wanted poster, 10 ID'd Jason Polanco at news conference Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Arrested In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers

A massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night’s shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.

01/06/2015

In Jersey City, elected officials denounce govenors' recommendation to cut overnight PATH Train service (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Elected Officials Express Outrage Over Proposed Overnight PATH Service Cuts

Local, state and federal lawmakers want to send a message: don’t reduce rail service between New York City and northern New Jersey.

01/05/2015

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