Tony Aiello

Nicki the bloodhound with her handler, Sgt. Melissa Brown of the New Jersey State Park Police. (Credit: CBS2)

Bloodhounds Have Perfect Noses To Lead Manhunts, Police Officials Say

Bloodhounds are playing a key role in the upstate manhunt for escaped prisoners David Sweat and Richard Matt – and they are naturally well-suited to the task.

06/12/2015

A main highway into Cadyville, NY is closed as police search for escaped prisoners on June 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dogs Searching For 2 Escaped Killers Pick Up Scent Near Upstate NY Prison

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that state police have received literally hundreds of leads and possible sightings of two escaped inmates.

06/11/2015

Accident involving two buses closes center tuber of Lincoln Tunnel heading into city. (Credit: CBS2)

31 Hurt After 2 Buses Collide In Lincoln Tunnel

A private bus carrying a group of Canadian students visiting New York City was rear-ended by a NJ TRANSIT bus inside the Lincoln Tunnel Wednesday morning, injuring at least 31 people.

06/10/2015

A pet boarding service lost Coco the Chihuahua. (Credit: CBS2)

Insult To Injury: Boarding Service Bills Family After Losing Their Dog

It’s vacation time and thousands of local families will board their dogs while they travel.

06/08/2015

Three years after being struck by a semi-trailer truck, this balustrade at Grand Central Terminal still has not been repaired. (Credit: CBS2)

Why Hasn’t Grand Central Balustrade Been Repaired 3 Years After Damage?

It has been close to three years since a truck knocked over a stone railing at Grand Central Terminal, leaving a scar on the railway depot’s historic profile.

06/05/2015

Sheila Rosenblum with one of her horses. (Credit: CBS2)

Former NYC Ballerina And Model Builds Successful Horse Racing Syndicate

Among those who will be watching the Belmont Stakes is a local woman who has successfully formed her own racing team, including a horse that is American Pharoah’s half-brother.

06/04/2015

Kenneth Sanden, 65, was found dead by NYPD Officer Ymaccula Pierre. Police allege Pierre then stole Sanden's credit card and used it to order a diamond ring. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD Officer Accused Of Stealing Dead Man’s Credit Card, Ordering Diamond Ring

A jewelry shopping spree has landed a New York City police officer in trouble with the law.

06/02/2015

Queens Casino Shooting

NYPD To Beef Up Patrols With Shootings, Homicides On Rise

Crime has been spiking in New York City — with shootings and murders up — and the NYPD is preparing for a long summer.

06/01/2015

Electric bikes were banned in New York City in 2004, but they continue to be sold. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: ‘E-Bikes’ Being Sold, Rented In New York City Despite 11-Year-Old Ban

The Big Apple has turned a blind eye to illegal sales of electric bicycles, a CBS2 investigation has found.

05/29/2015

FILE -- A plane takes off at LaGuardia Airport. (Credit: Getty Images)

Study: New York City Airports Have Worst Tarmac Delays In The Country

Last year, Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports experienced tarmac delays between one and five hours.

05/28/2015

A 2-year-old girl fell from a window in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Wednesday, May 27. (Credit: CBS2)

Girl, 2, Falls From Third-Story Window In Borough Park, Brooklyn

A child was rushed to an area hospital Wednesday evening, after falling from a third-story window in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

05/27/2015

Zev Oster keeps bees to pollinate blueberry plants at an old horse pasture in Montebello, and has been ticketed for it repeatedly. (Credit: CBS2)

Battle Brewing Over Bees And Blueberries In Rockland County

Zev Oster is using two hives of honeybees to pollinate a bunch of blueberry plants, but so far the only thing he’s harvested on the old horse pasture he bought in January are violations from the Village of Montebello.

05/26/2015

Members of the military unfurl an American flag during a wreath laying ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on May 25, 2015. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Ceremonies And Parades Mark Memorial Day Across Tri-State Area, Nation

Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are being held across the Tri-State area and the nation Monday to honor America’s fallen heroes.

05/25/2015

14-year-old Christopher Duran was shot and killed on May 22, 2015 in the Bronx. (credit: Family handout)

14-Year-Old Shot, Killed In The Bronx

The incident took place at Sheridan Avenue near McClellan Street at around 8:30 a.m. in Concourse Village.

05/22/2015

Kashif Parvaiz, Nazish Noorani

Brooklyn Man Who Arranged Wife’s Killing While On Walk With Son Sentenced

The August 2011 shooting occurred while Parvaiz and his wife, 27-year-old Nazish Noorani, walked with their son in Boonton, near Noorani’s family home.

05/21/2015

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