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This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Republican Party Takes On The Politics Of Vaccinations In Wake Of Measles Outbreak

The measles outbreak that started at Disneyland has now spread to 14 states and health officials in our area are doing all they can to keep the virus contained.

02/03/2015

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

2nd Lawsuit Filed In Edgewater Apartment Complex Fire

A mother and daughter who lived in the Avalon at Edgewater sued AvalonBay Communities for damages Thursday, asserting they suffered mental anguish and emotional distress in addition to economic loss.

01/30/2015

The American Dream project in the Meadowlands, as seen from Chopper 880 in April 2014 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Target Date For Opening Of American Dream Complex: Fall 2016

The target date was announced by the mammoth complex’s developer, Triple Five.

01/29/2015

Embattled State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Speaker Silver Takes Leave Of Absence From NYC Law Firm

New York City-based Weitz & Luxenberg announced the separation Wednesday. President Perry Weitz says the firm was “shocked” to learn about the accusations against Silver.

01/28/2015

Snow is seen around a house in Yonkers on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Westchester, Rockland Officials Defend Travel Ban

But Rockland County Executive Ed Day said when he woke up to just 2 inches of snow at his house, he would have liked to have had the power to lift the travel ban locally.

01/27/2015

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conditions Go Downhill As Blizzard Swoops Into North Suburban Counties

Westchester and Rockland counties have their emergency operations centers up and running and are in touch with the state, utilities and mass transit.

01/26/2015

Morning Snow

States Of Emergency Declared As Tri-State Area Braces For Massive Snowstorm

The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.

01/26/2015

Authorities say these counterfeit $100 bills were printed on real money paper. (Credit: CBS2)

Counterfeit Cash Printed On Real Money Paper Making The Rounds Across Tri-State Area

Counterfeit cash is circulating through the tri-state area with hundred tollar bills so realistic they can pass as the real thing. In fact, you may have some and not even know it.

01/22/2015

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

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