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Activists rallied against fracking on land and on the water outside of Chelsea Piers on Saturday. (Credit CBS 2)

Activists Rally Against ‘Hydro Fracking’ Outside Of Chelsea Piers

A method of pulling natural gas from deep underground has faced increased scrutiny in New York State.

10/19/2013

A sketch of a suspect who police said sexually attacked a 12-year-old girl after he lured her into his car in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Sources: Suspect Who Attacked Girl, 12, Said He Knew Rapper

The suspect approached the girl on the street and after starting a conversation with her, lured her into his vehicle, police said.

10/15/2013

Baby Hope Headstone

22 Years Later, Baby Hope’s Real Name Placed On Headstone

Twenty-two years after the long-unsolved murder of a 4-year-old girl whose identity had remained a mystery ever since, Baby Hope’s real name has been placed on her tombstone.

10/13/2013

If you've ever wanted to dine in silence there is a restaurant in Brooklyn you may want to check out. (Photo: CBS 2)

Silence Is Golden During Greenpoint Restaurant’s ‘Eat, Don’t Speak’ Meals

Shut up and eat! One Brooklyn restaurant hasn’t been that blunt, but they have been holding special “Eat, Don’t Speak” meals that have left diners speechless.

10/11/2013

Police say a clerk in Brentwood used a machete to chase a robbery suspect out of the store. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Machete-Wielding Clerk Foils Robbery At Brentwood Deli

Police said a man wearing a mask walked into the deli, pulled out a gun and demanded money.

10/07/2013

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Whitestone Residents Protest Proposed High School

Whitestone residents spent part of their Saturday afternoon passing around a petition and protesting a project that is being considered by the Department of Education.

10/05/2013

Scene of fatal stabbing in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Man Charged With Murder As Hate Crime In Queens Stabbing

Steven Torres, of the Bronx, has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the death of 69-year-old Ever Orozco.

09/17/2013

State Police cruisers parked in front of a business destroyed in the Jersey shore boardwalk blaze. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

State Officials To Aid With New Jersey Boardwalk Fire

Representatives from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and other agencies will provide information to businesses and residents at the Seaside Heights Municipal Complex Monday between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

09/16/2013

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Extinguish Flare-Up On New Jersey Boardwalk

Firefighters have extinguished a flare-up following the massive fire that swept through a New Jersey boardwalk.

09/15/2013

World Trade Center site, as seen from Chopper 2 HD, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

An Inside Look At Progress Of WTC Site As 12th Anniversary Approaches

The finishing touches are now being put on the $4 billion symbol of American rebirth, One World Trade Center.

09/10/2013

Tree limb crashes down during New Hyde Park block party. (credit: Geoffrey Walter, New Hyde Park Patch)

Tree Limb Injures 4 At L.I. Block Party; Quarrels Lead To Arrests Afterward

One man sustained a broken leg in the incident. Others suffered bumps, bruises, cuts and scratches, police said.

09/08/2013

Meghan Bookstaver was fatally shot inside this Tarrytown townhouse. (credit: CBS 2)

Tarrytown Cops: People Were ‘Examining Firearms’ When Woman Shot Dead

Megan Bookstaver, who is from Hicksville, Long Island, was shot in the head just after 4 p.m. on Labor Day, police said.

09/03/2013

Beachgoers Sunbathe (Photo credit: MANAN/VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Residents Enjoy Glorious Day At The Shore In Spite Of Tough Summer

Clouds parted and temperatures rose to the 80′s on Saturday as beach goers made one of the final trips of the season to the beach in Brick.

08/31/2013

Buddy's Small Lots (credit: Facebook)

Honest Shoppers Mistakenly Break Into N.J. Store, Pay For Goods

Some shoppers in New Jersey are proving that honesty is the best policy.

08/27/2013

Rego Park Rape Scene

Rego Park Victim Speaks About Rape; Suspect Sought

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, standing about 5-foot-7 with a mustache, police said. The suspect told the victim his name was “Junior,” according to police.

08/26/2013

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