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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

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

East Harlem Pastor Hospitalized After Firefighters Find Bible In Blast Rubble

The pastor of the church destroyed in the East Harlem explosion was so overwhelmed by the discovery of the church’s original bible that he was taken to the hospital.

03/15/2014

Pets Alive Animal Sanctuary was forced to evacuate and find homes for all of its animals. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Animal Shelter Forced To Evacuate Over Building Collapse Concerns

It was a rushed evacuation of the Pets Alive Animal Sanctuary on South Warehouse Lane in Elmsford, forcing the owners to find homes for the 80 dogs and 80 cats all in one day.

03/14/2014

Firefighters on the scene of an explosion and building collapse at East 116th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem on March 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Video Roundup: Fatal Building Explosion Rocks East Harlem

The explosion was heard as far as 40 blocks away from the scene. Thick black smoke has been billowing out of the explosion site for hours.

03/12/2014

NJ DOT Commissioner James Simpson

Palisades Parkway Festers With Potholes; NJ DOT Commissioner Says No Budget To Fix It

Residents are fed up with the potholes on the Palisades Parkway in New Jersey, while officials continue to deny responsibility for repaving it.

03/07/2014

Solar panels on top of a roof of a home in Danbury, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Solar Panels Pose Challenges For Firefighters

Solar panels atop a food warehouse in southern New Jersey in September forced firefighters at certain points to retreat because of the threat of live electricity being generated by solar panels.

03/06/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio Dodges Traffic Controversy, Heads For Pennsylvania

Mayor de Blasio is spending the weekend in Pennsylvania and is still refusing to answer questions after CBS 2 recorded exclusive video of his security detail breaking traffic laws.

02/22/2014

Richard Mach underwent surgery to donate a kidney to his ailing wife (Credit: CBS 2)

Husband Gives Wife Life-Saving Valentine’s Day Gift

Joy and Richard Mach have known for 40 years they’re the perfect match, but her urgent need for a kidney transplant added a whole knew meaning to the phrase.

02/15/2014

Dover Snow Pile

Residents Find Themselves Plowed In Along Cul-De-Sac In Upstate Dover

Snow may be piled high everywhere, but a cul-de-sac in a small upstate town near Poughkeepsie gave a whole new meaning to the term dead-end.

02/14/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Brookdale Hospital Nurse Allegedly Attacked By Patient

Police said the 40-year-old male patient attacked a 70-year-old female nurse at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center Friday afternoon, allegedly beating her unconscious.

02/08/2014

Mohonk Mountain House

Intestinal Virus Outbreak Shuts Down Mohonk Mountain House Resort In Catskills

An iconic mountain resort in the Catskills was temporarily shut down Friday, after an illness there left hundreds of people sick.

02/07/2014

Seventh Street in Hoboken on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Billi Rama/CBSNewYork)

Snow-Weary N.J. Residents Ready For Summer

The National Weather Service says much of the state is in line for 4 to 8 inches of snow falling throughout the day Monday. The highest amounts are expected to be across the middle of the state with less in the northernmost and southernmost counties.

02/03/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds news conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Former Christie Ally Says Governor Was Aware Of GWB Lane Closures

A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that he knew about massive tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge as they were happening.

02/01/2014

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