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A Brooklyn man's stuntman training company has been overwhelmed by death threats, because people are mistaking his company "Hollywood Stunts" with the biker gang that attack a father on the West Side known as "Hollywood Stuntz." (Photo: CBS 2)

Local Stuntman: I’m Getting Death Threats Over West Side Biker Gang Attack

A Brooklyn man says he’s received hundreds of death threats — all because of a case of mistaken identity.


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Essay Question About Mayor Bloomberg On Test For 7th Graders Raises Eyebrows

Students were asked to read a speech he gave and write about whether the mayor’s career has been defined by successes or failures.


Break-ins in the 112th precinct -- which includes Forest Hills and Rego Park -- are up 28.7 percent this year compared to 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Forest Hills Break-Ins Have Residents Alarmed

Break-ins in the 112th precinct — which includes Forest Hills and Rego Park — are up 28.7 percent this year compared to 2012.


A humpback whale is spotted near the Rockaways in this video still image. (credit: CBS 2)

Humpback Whales ‘Hanging Out’ Near The Rockaways

Humpback whales have been spotted just a few hundred yards from the Queens shoreline.


Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

100 Security Cameras Going Up In Brooklyn Communities In Response To Leiby Kletzky Murder

The taxpayer-funded security system will augment an already insular ultra-Orthodox community that has its own volunteer police force, ambulances and schools.


Police in Saddle River, N.J., and neighboring communities are warning residents to activate their alarms and lock up their windows following a recent rash of burglaries by a cat burglar. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police: Brazen Cat Burglar Hitting Upscale N.J. Homes In Broad Daylight

Police are warning residents in Saddle River and nearby towns to lock up their valuables.


Damaged street lights on the Belt Parkway (credit: CBS 2)

Stretch Of Belt Parkway Remains In The Dark Due To Sandy Damage

Some of the overhead lights on the busy roadway between Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue were badly damaged in superstorm Sandy nearly 11 months ago. The lights have still not been fixed.


Food Truck Fight

Food Truck Vendors Pushed Off 47th Street In Midtown

The law has caught up to some Midtown food truck vendors, and it means some New Yorkers will not be able to get their favorite cheap lunches anymore.


Cedar Grove Football Players

5 N.J. High School Football Coaches Suspended For Alleged Bullying

A long football season is in order for one New Jersey school that just had five of their football coaches suspended.


The NYC Health Department reiterated that hosting dinner parties that are intended to turn a profit is illegal. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Underground — And Illegal — NYC Dinner Parties

As you sit down to dinner, this story illustrates eating out like you have never experienced before. We are talking about super-secret, illegal dining experiences hosted in homes.


Many cars with Iowa license plates are taking up valuable parking spots in one Brooklyn neighborhood, and the locals are none too pleased. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: Brooklyn Neighborhood Overrun By Iowa License Plates, But Why?

Residents in one Brooklyn neighborhood were upset they could not find street parking, so they complained — and that triggered a multi-state investigation.


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CBS 2 Investigation: Thieves Could Be Skimming Your Bank Account

Imagine thieves draining your bank account, and the bank accusing you of being in on the heist.


Some superstorm Sandy victims say they've encountered unscrupulous contractors. (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Victims Say They’re Being Scammed By Contractors

Some Breezy Point residents say they’re being ripped off by the people they hired to help them rebuild.


Borough Park Accident (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Furious Over Continued Danger On Ocean Parkway In Brooklyn

Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn is considered one of the borough’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians, and a woman’s recent death on the roadway has some residents angry.


A newspaper clip from 1964 on the disappearance of the baby known as Paul Joseph Fronczak. (Photo: CBS 2)

Decades Old Chicago Kidnapping Case Took Odd Turn In New Jersey

His story began in 1964, when Chester and Dora Fronczak had given birth to a baby boy in a Chicago hospital. They named the boy Paul Joseph Fronczak.