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Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Severe Storms Make For Miserable Memorial Day Commute For Tri-State Area Residents

People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.

05/23/2014

Joe Grimaldi with his parents and his Marine recruiter, Sgt. Gause (Credit: Danielle Kobryn/St. Thomas Aquinas College)

From Spring Training To Basic Training: Senior To Miss College World Series For Military Duty

St. Thomas Aquinas College senior and baseball player Joe Grimaldi is leaving his team just before the series playoffs to report for military duty after joining the U.S. Marine Corps.

05/21/2014

Prosecutors said this is the heroin recovered following the arrest of two men in Conn. (credit: Drug Enforcement Agency)

Special Narcotics Prosecutor Addresses Heroin Epidemic At City Council Hearing

The city’s special narcotics prosecutor, Bridget Brennan, told a City Council hearing Tuesday that the amount of heroin sold by New York City-based drug traffickers is skyrocketing.

05/20/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Rockland Ad Campaign Hopes To Lure Businesses Into County

Rockland County is reaching across the border into New Jersey as part of its effort to lure businesses into the county.

05/19/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Reuniting Sandy Victims With Their Missing Treasures

Two friends in New Jersey are helping reunite victims of superstorm Sandy with their belongings that were washed away.

05/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Jefferson Elementary School in New Rochelle (Credit: CBS 2)

New Rochelle Parents On Alert Following ‘Disturbing’ Letter Sent To Family

The sexually-explicit letter prompted officials at Jefferson Elementary School to send out a districtwide alert to parents.

05/15/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum as an image of Welles Crowther, known as "the man in the red bandanna," is displayed behind him on May 15, 2014. (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors WTC Hero Known As ‘Man In The Red Bandanna’

President Barack Obama honored the memory of a young man who saved others before losing his own life at the World Trade Center.

05/15/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge Speech

President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

05/14/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Holds 2-Day Crackdown On Distracted Driving

The citywide initiative being held Tuesday and Friday is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero program, which is aimed at eliminating traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

Five teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Farmingdale on May 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Sources: Long Island Teens Were Seen Drinking, Drag Racing Before Fatal Crash

A teenage driver was drag racing just before his car crashed head-on with an SUV on Long Island over the weekend, sources told CBS 2.

05/12/2014

Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit: NewNYBridge.com)

Stories From Main Street: Teaching Students About New Tappan Zee Bridge

New NY Bridge spokesman Brian Conybeare has been touring schools across the Hudson Valley to talk about the project. A recent presentation was recently held at Ossining High School.

05/12/2014

Daniel Nigro serving as chief of department for the FDNY on Sept. 16, 2001. (Credit: HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Names Daniel Nigro As New FDNY Commissioner

A FDNY veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Daniel Nigro was named chief of department after the Sept. 11 attacks.

05/09/2014

Old and new Goethals Bridges (credit: Port Authority)

4-Year Goethals Bridge Replacement Project Begins

The new $1.5 billion cable-stayed span will have three lanes in each direction, wide shoulders, a walkway and space for future mass transit.

05/08/2014

Bordentown Regional High School (Credit: CBS 2)

More Room Found For Students At Sold-Out New Jersey Prom

Bordentown Regional High School’s interim superintendent Joseph Miller said Wednesday that Adventure Aquarium has made space available for 50 additional students at next month’s party after an initial sellout created a ruckus at the school.

05/07/2014

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