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Scene at derailment of F train south of the 65 St. station in Woodside, Queens on Fri., May 2, 2014.

(credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Some Queens Subway Service Suspended Overnight As Crews Work To Remove Derailed Train

Local service was restored to the E and F lines Saturday afternoon, but service was suspended again overnight Saturday into Sunday so that crews can finish cleaning up.

05/03/2014

Homes sit destroyed after superstorm Sandy on Oct. 30, 2012 in Breezy Point. (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer, Menendez Fight Proposal That Could Allocate Sandy Funds For Nationwide Use

Sen. Schumer called the possibility of HUD opening up remaining Sandy funding for a national resiliency competition, unacceptable.

04/27/2014

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Thousands In Cash Stolen From Mister Softee Trucks In Queens

A chill has descended on the ranks of Mister Softee truck vendors in Queens, as someone is cleaning out their hard-earned cash.

04/26/2014

Great Notch Reservoir (Credit: CBS 2)

Woodland Park Residents Fuming Over Planned Water Tanks At Great Notch Reservoir

Woodland Park, N.J. residents oppose the Passaic Valley Water Commission’s plans to drain the water at the Great Notch Reservoir and build huge water tanks in their place.

04/23/2014

FILE - A black bear is spotted in Vernon, N.J. on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Sussex County Residents: Bears Are Everywhere

New Jersey’s bear population is booming, leaving some residents complaining they feel unsafe outside their homes.

04/22/2014

Jason Bohn cries at his sentencing hearing April 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jason Bohn Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole In Torture Death Of Danielle Thomas

A Queens man convicted of first-degree murder in the torture death of his ex-girlfriend in 2012 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

04/15/2014

Robert Wyble

Man Wins Verdict Of Nearly $4 Million Against Prominent NYC Neurologist

A prominent New York doctor has been ordered to pay up, after a patient said he was left sick and disabled after treatment.

04/14/2014

Newark Archbishop John J. Myers greets parishioners following services on Sunday. (Credit : CBS 2)

Newark Archbishop Under Fire Over Plans For Pricey Addition To Retirement Home

Archbishop John J. Myers greeted congregants on Sunday, as a few demonstrators stood on the sidewalk outside of the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

04/13/2014

A trailer at P.S. 48 in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Others Claim School Trailers At P.S. 48 Are Health Hazard

The trailers have been used for kindergarten students for over 10 years, but parents and others claim the trailers have poor ventilation, are moldy and smell like mildew.

04/08/2014

Barclays Center exterior (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Roof Lawn Being Installed On Barclays Center

To complement its famous rust-colored structure, a green mat-like plant will soon carpet the roof of the Brooklyn arena.

04/07/2014

Police on the scene in Astoria, Queens where a car plunged into the water. (Credit:CBS 2)

East Elmhurst Community Mourns Loss Of 4 After Car Plunges Into Steinway Creek

The victims were identified as Darius Fletcher, 21; Jada Monique-Butts, 19; Crystal Gravely, 19; and Jaleel Furtado, 20. All of the victims were from East Elmhurst, Queens.

04/05/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio: Now We Can Move Forward To Fix Our School System

Mayor Bill de Blasio said now that funding for pre-kindergarten has been secured his administration can move forward with other education initiatives.

03/30/2014

FILE - Concrete foundations where houses once stood in Queens on October 24, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Announces Changes To Sandy Recovery Plan, Appoints Rebuilding Team

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Sen. Charles Schumer on Saturday to announce his new plan to the city’s Build It Back program.

03/29/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Officials Continue Probe Of Fatal Point Pleasant Motel Fire

Autopsies were being conducted Saturday on the four people who died in a fire at a Jersey shore motel that housed some victims of Superstorm Sandy.

03/22/2014

An activist group has posted fake 20-mph speed limit signs around the city. (Credit CBS 2)

Activists Hope To Slow Speeding Drivers With Fake ’20-MPH Speed Limit’ Signs

A grass roots movement has taken the matter of stopping speeding drivers and reducing pedestrian fatalities into its own hands.

03/17/2014

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