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John D. Rockefeller’s Great-Grandson Richard Killed In Plane Crash Near Westchester County Airport

Richard Rockefeller was killed when the plane he was piloting went down, family spokesman Fraser Seitel said.

06/13/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: MTA Security Upgrade Delayed Until 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s post-Sept. 11 system-wide security upgrades will take until 2017, nine years longer, partly because of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

A firefighter was killed battling a massive fire in Union Beach, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

Union Beach Mourns Loss Of Volunteer Firefighter

Volunteer firefighter Robert “Hawk” Meyer, 54, collapsed while battling the blaze at a commercial building on Union Avenue Sunday evening. He was taken to Bayshore Community Hospital where he later died.

06/09/2014

Sister Mary Foley with Luke the therapy dog. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: NJ Therapy Dog And Handler Receive Special Award For Their Work

A New Jersey therapy dog and his handler have received a special award for their work in responding to schools and communities in the wake of tragedies and other disasters.

06/09/2014

A firefighter was killed battling a massive fire in Union Beach, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Monmouth County Firefighter Killed In Union Beach Blaze

Authorities say that a Monmouth County firefighter has been killed fighting a fire at a commercial building in Union Beach.

06/08/2014

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Security Beefed Up At North Bergen High School After Threatening Message Found

Students will be subject to a metal-detector search and will not be allowed to bring backpacks Friday after a teacher found a note written on a desk that said “gonna shoot up the school on 6/6/14.”

06/06/2014

More than 30 people have been injured in an overnight fire on Staten Island on June 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Kids Tossed From Window To Escape Staten Island Blaze That Injured 34

Two young children were tossed out a window from a burning building into the arms of neighbors below after a fire broke out Thursday on Staten Island, injuring more than 30 people.

06/05/2014

A school bus. (Credit: ClipArt.com)

Inspector General: Bad Estimates Leave Yonkers Schools In $55 Million Hole

The Yonkers Public Schools system overestimated state-aid projections by $55 million over two years, leading a preventable budget gap, the city’s inspector general has found.

06/04/2014

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Community Weighs In On Possible Casino Near Woodbury Common Premium Outlets

A Caesar’s Casino proposed just down the road from Woodbury Commons near the Harriman train station had plenty of support at a second public hearing on Monday night.

06/03/2014

Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Stabbing That Killed 1 Child, Injured Another May Be Related To Earlier Incident

Police said Monday that a stabbing that left a 6-year-old boy dead and a 7-year-old girl injured in a Brooklyn apartment building might be related to an earlier deadly stabbing nearby.

06/02/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: CSI Meets New Rochelle High School

A high school final like no other was held Wednesday at New Rochelle High School.

06/02/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

NY Lawmakers Unveil 25 Bills To Curb Heroin Use

New York schools could be equipped with an opioid antidote and patients taking certain pain medications would be limited to a 10-day supply under new legislation proposed Wednesday to fight the rise of heroin and bolster treatment of addicts.

05/29/2014

A car slammed into a library Tuesday, May 27 in Spring Valley. (Credit: @zishey)

6 Injured When SUV Barrels Into Public Library In Spring Valley

A sport-utility vehicle slammed into a public library in Rockland County Tuesday evening, leaving six people injured.

05/27/2014

Norwalk police search for a boater who went missing in Norwalk Harbor on Monday. (credit: CBS 2)

Body Of Missing Canoeist Found Off Norwalk

Authorities say a state police dive team found the body of the 40-year-old man, whose name has not been released, overnight.

05/27/2014

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

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