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Bound Brook High School is offering gift cards for parents who rat out students who do not live in the district. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ School District Offers Compensation To Parents Who Out Non-Resident Students

The sign in front of Bound Brook High School says ‘Enter To Learn’ but it should specify, ‘only if you live within district limits.’

08/27/2014

Thousands flocked to Battery Park City for this year's Dinner In White. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Gather For Elaborate ‘Dinner In White’ In Battery Park City

Imagine an elaborate, flash mob, dinner party with thousands of your new-found friends. It’s one of the biggest summer events in New York City, and it’s all a mystery until guests arrive.

08/25/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (R) is joined by Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner as they march during a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton Leads March, Rally Over Eric Garner’s Death On Staten Island

The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.

08/23/2014

CBS 2's Tracee Carrasco tries on a corset. Some say wearing a corset will help reduce your waist line. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: ‘Waist Training,’ Fad Or For Real?

Some doctors say wearing a corset won’t help you reduce your waistline, but in fact might be hazardous to your health.

08/22/2014

Crucita Alvarado, 73, was last seen Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, near her home in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Grandmother, 73, Missing For More Than A Week From Coney Island

Police Wednesday evening were asking the public to help them find a 73-year-old woman who has not been seen since Tuesday of last week.

08/20/2014

Deadly crash in Freehold, New Jersey on Aug. 19, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Three People Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Freehold, N.J.

As Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2, the accident occurred on Route 33 at Kozloski Road.

08/19/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in a building at 136th Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Monday, Aug. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead In Hamilton Heights Apartment Building Fire

An extra-alarm fire broke out late Monday afternoon in an apartment building in Hamilton Heights.

08/18/2014

Demonstrators gather in Times Square to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Marta Zielinska/CBSNewYork.com)

Demonstrators March To Times Square To Protest Michael Brown’s Death In Missouri

A protest march was under way in Midtown Thursday evening on behalf Michael Brown, the man who was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis.

08/14/2014

Garwood Muslim Flag

Islamic Flag Flying Outside Garwood Home Draws Controversy Among Neighbors

A New Jersey man’s expression of religious freedom is stirring up controversy after residents raised concerns over a flag flying outside his home.

08/13/2014

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Greenwich Mourns Emily Fedorko, Teenage Girl Killed In Boating Accident

A 16-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital Thursday, a day after a boating accident off Greenwich left another teen dead.

08/07/2014

One 16-year-old girl was killed and one was injured when they were accidentally run over by a boat offshore from Greenwich, Connecticut. (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Teen Girl Killed, 1 Injured After Being Accidentally Run Over By Boat In Greenwich

A 16-year-old girl was killed and another girl was injured Wednesday afternoon in a boating accident near the Old Greenwich Yacht Club in Connecticut.

08/06/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

Mount Sinai Hospital in East Harlem. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Being Tested At Mount Sinai Hospital For Possible Ebola Virus

The man arrived at Mount Sinai’s emergency room early Monday morning with high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. The man told doctors he had recently traveled to a West African country where Ebola is present, the hospital said.

08/04/2014

Police in Bergen County, New Jersey are warning of an uptick in auto thefts. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police In Bergen County Warn Of Uptick In Car Thefts

Police say since January, 16 cars have been stolen — nine of which have been high-end vehicles.

07/31/2014

3 law enforcement officers shot in the West Village (CBS 2)

2 US Marshals, NYPD Detective Injured, Suspect Killed In West Village Shooting

Police said a fugitive who was working in a West Village smoke shop shot and wounded three officers who were trying to arrest him Monday afternoon, before the officers returned fire and killed him.

07/28/2014

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