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Furry Friend Finder: Leonardo And Angelina

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Leonardo and Angelina, who are looking for homes.


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Children Taken To Hospital After Accidentally Drinking Bleach At Jersey City Daycare Center

“The report that we were given is that a cleaning solution was made up at the daycare yesterday with a small amount of bleach mixed into a bottle of water,” said Michael Bessette, Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Jersey City Medical Center, said.


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Is Paying $1 Million For A Parking Space Going Too Far?

Parking in New York City can be a nightmare, which is why so many are willing to fork over their hard-earned cash to avoid the hassle.


Participants line up for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Sept. 7, 2014, at Central Park. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Thousands Turn Out For Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure

The annual Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure, a 5K run and walk, brought together cancer survivors and their supporters.


Comedian Joan Rivers speaks to reporters at the awards ceremony for the 11th Annual Mark Twain Prize on November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Fans React With Sadness, Disbelief After Death Of Joan Rivers

News of her death spread quickly at Lincoln Center where shows were underway.


Researchers estimate greenhouse camel crickets are living in or near 37 percent of homes in New Jersey. (credit: >Thegreenj/Wikimedia Commons)

Asian Camel Crickets Really Starting To Bug Tri-State Area Residents

The insects, which are native to Asia, likely outnumber humans in the U.S., with experts estimating that more than 700 million of them are in the country.


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Furry Friend Finder: Ziggy And Ernie

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Ziggy and Ernie, who are looking for homes.


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Furry Friend Finder: DJ And Roger

DJ and Roger are looking for forever homes.


WWII veteran Francis MacNair was presented with medals that he earned nearly 70 years ago. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nearly 70 Years Later, NJ Vet Finally Receives Medals Earned In World War II

MacNair enlisted in the Army in 1941. He served first as a medic and later with the special forces as part of a glider operation. He vividly remembers a close call that he had in France.


Residents of Highland Park, New Jersey have been ordered to fix crumbling sidewalks in front of their homes, but they say it should not be their responsibility. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sidewalk Slab Repair Battle Brews In Borough Of Highland Park, N.J.

It’s a sidewalk standoff in one Garden State borough. Highland Park requires homeowners fix decrepit sidewalks, but some say it’s not their responsibility and that it’s a safety issue, too.


Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.


Heavy rains caused flooding at Jones Beach. (Credit: CBS 2)

Drenching Rains Set Off Powerful Flooding, Health Warning At Jones Beach

Drenching rains set off powerful flooding on Jones Beach leading to a health warning on Wednesday night.


The Prospect Park Alliance is enlisting volunteers to help fight an invasive species of grass. (Credit: CBS 2)

Alliance Says Invasive ‘Phragmites’ Grass Isn’t Welcome In Prospect Park

It may be green, but it isn’t welcome in Prospect Park. Landscapers say a species of invasive grass has got to go.


A stretch of Macon Street in Bed-Stuy was recently named the 'Greenest Block In Brooklyn' (Credit: CBS 2)

Scenic Bed-Stuy Street Honored As ‘Greenest Block In Brooklyn’

A block in Brooklyn has people everywhere green with envy. That’s because it’s been named the greenest in the entire borough.


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Furry Friend Finder: Princess And Molly

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Princess and Molly, who are looking for homes.