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Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: City Agrees To Settlement With Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

A published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.

06/19/2014

A decision to overturn teacher tenure laws in California has New York parents mobilizing to seek the same thing here. (Credit: CBS 2)

Critics: Tenure Has Made Removing Teachers A ‘Burdensome’ Process

New York City teachers have been accused of everything from incompetence to patronizing prostitutes. But when the city has tried to fire them it has heard officers say “no” 60 percent of the time.

06/18/2014

A look at the changing face of Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: The New Brooklyn

Brooklyn as a punchline? Forget about it. From real estate to job creation, New York’s most populous borough is hot and getting hotter. That means amazing opportunities, but also big challenges.

06/13/2014

Neighbors say this white house in Neponsit, Queens, is filled with mold that is making them sick. (Credit: CBS 2)

60 Homes Have Sat Abandoned On Rockaway Peninsula Ever Since Sandy

Moldy trash remained in homes that were still abandoned 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, and residents have demanded a cleanup.

06/13/2014

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center (Credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents Concerned Over Escaped Psychiatric Patients

A state senator and Queens community leaders say they’re fearful after another patient escaped from Creedmoor Psychiatric Center.

06/05/2014

A 2 1/2-year-old girl was pulled from this pool in Perth Amboy, N.J. on June 4, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Toddler Rescued After Nearly Drowning In Pool In Perth Amboy, N.J.

A toddler was recovering in the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after she nearly drowned in a backyard pool in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

06/04/2014

(credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Smartphone Apps May Be Convenient, But They Can Also Be Addicting

Some apps can be lifesavers, but others can be time wasters that leave you disconnected from the world.

06/03/2014

Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Stabbing That Killed 1 Child, Injured Another May Be Related To Earlier Incident

Police said Monday that a stabbing that left a 6-year-old boy dead and a 7-year-old girl injured in a Brooklyn apartment building might be related to an earlier deadly stabbing nearby.

06/02/2014

Sensitive information from M.D. Manage medical billing company was found out in the open for anyone with an Internet connection to see. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. State Officials To Launch Review After CBS 2 Exposes Data Breach

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has responded to a CBS 2 exclusive, opening a review after the discovery that medical billing company M.D. Manage left sensitive information out in the open.

05/30/2014

Sensitive information from M.D. Manage medical billing company was found out in the open for anyone with an Internet connection to see. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: N.J. Medical Billing Company Leaves Records Out In The Open

The New Jersey medical billing company M.D. Manage has been implicated in a huge data breach, with sensitive information from hundreds of local residents posted on the Internet for everyone to see.

05/29/2014

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on a possible freeze in benefits due to government shutdown, Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Pressure Grows For Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki To Resign

Republicans lined up on Capitol Hill Thursday, hoping to push out Shinseki.

05/29/2014

Rendering of casino proposed in New York (Credit: CBS 2)

Developers Propose Casino Resorts For Upstate New York

Casinos are a jackpot of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to begin with. And for the Catskills, a chance to reclaim the glory days of the old lavish resort hotels.

05/27/2014

Sunset Park

De Blasio Affordable Housing Plan Seeks To Diversify Community Incomes

New Yorkers were talking Thursday about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $41 billion plan to preserve or create affordable housing.

05/22/2014

Child porn arrests  (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Feds Charge Dozens In NYC Area In Child Porn Case

Federal authorities have charged 71 people in the New York City area in what officials called one of the largest-ever roundups locally of people who anonymously trade child porn online.

05/21/2014

An EMT dances while behind the wheel in a video uploaded to YouTube. (credit: YouTube/mastekz hv)

Video Of EMT Dancing While Behind The Wheel Goes Viral, Prompts Reprimand

An enthusiastic emergency medical technician from New Jersey got the attention of the pop star Rihanna, after a video of him dancing behind the wheel went viral.

05/16/2014

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