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Pulse Point: New App Can Turn A Bystander Into A First Responder

Drew Basse, 57, is recovering in the hospital following a massive heart attack. He is alive and can thank a smartphone app and good Samaritan Scott Brawner for saving him.

09/23/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Large Speed Bump Rattles Jersey City Drivers

Some cars come to a complete stop at the large speed bump, but others go way too fast, bottoming out and banging bumpers.

09/16/2014

Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing assault charges stemming from a February incident at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ray Rice: ‘I Have To Be Strong For My Wife'; Janay Criticizes Media

Former Baltimore star Ray Rice has broken his silence, saying he’s trying to “be strong” for his wife after the release of a shocking video resulted in his termination by the Ravens.

09/09/2014

Benita Cuevas, was one of three victims in a string of robberies in the Bronx in August and September 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspect In Attack, Robbery Of Elderly Bronx Woman Responsible For 2 Other Incidents

Police believe the suspect in the attack and robbery of an 81-year-old woman in her Bronx apartment building believe the suspect is responsible for robbing two other women.

09/05/2014

The Department of Motor Vehicles says this license plate in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is 'patently offensive.' (Credit: CBS 2)

‘HAMMAS’ License Plates Draw Complaint From State DMV

A controversial license plate has spared fear in a neighborhood in southern Brooklyn, and the state now wants the license plates replaced.

09/04/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Bashes The Bronx; NYC Officials Fire Back

Bronx officials fired back Sunday after Sen. Ted Cruz took a shot at the Bronx during a speech to a conservative group.

08/31/2014

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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