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Burglars took Rachel Tepper's jewelry just before her wedding. (Credit: CBS2)

Bride-To-Be Loses Family Heirlooms As Burglary Spike Plagues Carroll Gardens

A bride-to-be has become the victim of a burglary spike in Brooklyn. Heirloom jewelry that she hoped to wear on her wedding day was stolen from her bedroom in broad daylight.

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Riders say a 911 dispatcher became confused during an emergency call regarding the Staten Island Railway on Sunday night. (Credit: CBS2)

Riders Say 911 Dispatcher Hung Up During Emergency Call On Staten Island Railway

Riders thought it was a bullet but the MTA said it was probably a rock that shattered a window on a train on Sunday night.

08/31/2015

Yvahn Martin (left) and Paul Deo remain in New York 10 years after fleeing New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Who Fled New Orleans For New York Remember Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago Friday, the monster Hurricane Katrina was bearing down on New Orleans and almost half a million people fled.

08/28/2015

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

State Launches Investigation Into Alleged Scam Targeting NY Rising Applicants

Lindenhurst homeowner Michelle Insinga, who runs several Sandy recovery Facebook pages, said dozens of people began complaining about getting suspicious emails.

08/27/2015

Taxis have been left parked for months on the streets of Greenpoint, Brooklyn as drivers have switched to Uber. (Credit: CBS2)

Greenpoint Streets Become Taxi Graveyard As Drivers Switch To Uber

Drivers’ shift to the latest trends in hailing a ride has left yellow taxis sitting idle in New York City.

08/24/2015

Sources said a gunman shot a security guard, and then killed himself, at the federal building at Varick and Houston streets on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Gunman Shoots Security Officer Dead, Kills Self At Varick Street Federal Building

A man shot and a security officer who later died, and then took his own life, at a federal office building in the Hudson Square area Friday, police said.

08/21/2015

Real estate mogul Don Peebles, who supported Bill de Blasio during his election, is now considering a run for mayor in 2017. (Photo: CBS2)

Former De Blasio Supporter Peebles Emerges As Potential Mayoral Challenger In 2017

The next mayoral election is 810 days away, but already there’s buzz about Democrats who might challenge Bill de Blasio.

08/20/2015

This debt collection letter for the Port Authority is real, though some think it is a scam. (Credit: CBS2)

Port Authority Letters Seeking To Collect Old Tolls Mistaken For Scam

Some drivers have become confused about a Port Authority effort to collect money from toll violators – thinking it’s a hoax and a scam.

08/19/2015

A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

New York OKs Statewide Rules To Fight Legionnaires’ Disease

The rules require regular testing for legionella bacteria and owners must immediately disinfect any contaminated towers.

08/17/2015

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Truck Flips Over, Dangles Over Train Tracks In Roxbury, NJ

Route 80 is finally moving again hours after the back end of a truck separated from its cab.

08/14/2015

Glenn Hearn camps out in a tent to serve as security for the Bronx Cheers liquor store in Morris Park, since it has no electrical hookup and no electronic security. (Credit: CBS2)

Bronx Neighbors Not Pleased With Liquor Store Guard Camping Out In Tent

A strange sight has appeared night after night on a Bronx street, as a liquor store has been paying a man to spend the night in a tent right outside its door.

08/11/2015

With the rising temperatures, New Yorkers are seeing more and more homeless on the streets. (Photo: CBS2)

Residents Demand Mayor, City Take Action On Synthetic Marijuana Use

Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to reveal his plan to deal with the homeless and mentally ill on Thursday, and the night before, two neighborhoods that strongly supported the mayor said help cannot come soon enough.

08/05/2015

MANCHESTER, NH - AUGUST 3: (L to R) Republican presidential candidates former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former CEO Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (SC), Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former New York Gov. George Pataki, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (PA), Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The forum was organized in response to the Fox News debate later this week that will limit the candidates to the top 10 Republicans based on nationwide polls. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Christie, Pataki Among GOP Presidential Hopefuls Talking-Up Credentials In New Hampshire

The Republican Party’s presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday.

08/03/2015

A New Jersey state trooper is being investigated by state officials, after firing shots at three teens who knocked on his door. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Trooper Under Review After Firing At Teens Who Knocked On Door

The New Jersey Attorney General’s office has assigned a team to investigate, after a state trooper fired at three unarmed teenagers who knocked on his door.

07/29/2015

A sport-utility vehicle slammed into a store in the Tremont section of the Bronx on Tuesday, July 28. (Credit: CBS2)

SUV Slams Into Bronx Store; 2 People Injured

Two people suffered minor injuries late Tuesday afternoon, when a vehicle slammed into a store in the Bronx.

07/28/2015

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