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Traffic begins to move through Central Park on the morning of January 27, 2015 in New York City. New York, and much of the Northeast, was hit with heavy overnight snow from Winter Storm Juno. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

NYC Stirs Back To Life After Blizzard Falls Short Of Expectations

During a late morning news conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that despite the less than predicted snow totals, the travel ban was effective in helping sanitation crews clear the roads efficiently.

01/27/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Travel Ban In Effect; City Public Schools Closed Tuesday

New York City public schools will be closed Tuesday, and all nonemergency vehicles will be banned from the roads as of 11 p.m. Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

01/26/2015

Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massive Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.

01/22/2015

A fire rips through an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBS New York)

Fire Destroys Hundreds Of Units In Edgewater, New Jersey Apartment Complex

An extra-alarm fire destroyed hundreds of apartemnts Wednesday evening in complex in Edgewater, New Jersey — and grew so enormous that it even appeared on weather radar.

01/21/2015

This SUV driven by a 17-year-old skidded into a utility pole and flipped over in Toms Rivers, N.J., on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Toms River Police Department)

Snow Falls In Ocean, Monmouth Counties; Teen Flips SUV

A storm moving into Ocean and Monmouth counties late Wednesday afternoon is expected to bring upwards of 2 inches of snow.

01/21/2015

Police on the scene of a shooting in East Williamsburg on Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Two Shot Near School In East Williamsburg

The shooting happened at around 2:45 p.m. at Grand Street near Bushwick Avenue.

01/20/2015

A series of earthquakes have recently occurred in eastern Connecticut. (credit: CBS2)

Connecticut Officials Address Community Worries In Wake Of Recent Earthquakes

After a dozen earthquakes in a week, representatives of state agencies are gathering for what is being called a briefing on Connecticut’s preparedness posture.

01/16/2015

A cat is being checked-up by a veterinarian on August 12, 2014. (credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

Manhattan Assemblywoman Wants To Make Cat Declawing Illegal

Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal has introduced a bill to ban cat declawing in New York, calling it cruel.

01/14/2015

Surveillance video of the robbery of a gas station in Valley Cottage, Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland County Gas Station Clerk Fights Off Armed Robbers

A Rockland county gas station clerk refused to become a victim when two robbers stormed in and demanded cash.

01/12/2015

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Motorists Continue To See Lower Prices At The Pump

Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

01/10/2015

Police put the brakes on a long line of drivers out for cheap gas in Edison, New Jersey on Friday, Jan. 9. (Credit: CBS2)

Traffic Spills Onto Highway As Drivers In Edison Brave Long Lines For Cheap Gas

Gas prices in Edison caused cars to spill out onto the highway, and police had to intervene on Friday.

01/09/2015

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Energy-Savings Tags On Appliances Might Be Helpful, But Are They Accurate?

Appliances for sale at stores come with yellow energy-saving tags which give shoppers an idea of how much it will cost to run the appliance. But CBS2’s Tracee Carrasco found it could cost much more depending on what state you live in.

01/07/2015

A surveillance image of the theft of a figurine of the Baby Jesus in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Thieves Caught On Surveillance Video Stealing Baby Jesus From N.J. Church

New surveillance video Monday night showed someone swiping a sacred figurine from a New Jersey church, and the faithful were pleading with the thief to return it.

01/05/2015

Donations poured in for a teen hockey player who suffered a serious spinal cord injury last year. (Credit: CBS2)

Holiday Light Display Raises Nearly $14,000 For Teen With Spinal Cord Injury

Holiday lights are fun and festive, but one light display is helping to change lives.

01/02/2015

Hari Simran Singh has been missing from a yoga retreat in Mexico since Tuesday, Dec. 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Search Crews Find Body Of Brooklyn Man Missing In Mexico

The search for a missing Brooklyn man who disappeared from a yoga retreat in Mexico stretched into Friday.

01/02/2015

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