Vanessa Murdock

A 41-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl were rescued from an icy lake in Asbury Park on Wednesday, Jan. 28. (Credit: Asbury Park Fire Department)

Asbury Park Firefighters Discuss Rescue Of Girl, Uncle From Icy Sunset Lake

Children in distress on the ice. That was the 911 call that came into the Asbury Park, N.J. fire department shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

01/29/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at Winfield Hall in Glen Cove on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Historic Mansion Catches Fire In Glen Cove

The fire broke out at the Winfield Hall at 70 Crescent Beach in Glen Cove, according to the Nassau Fire Department.

01/28/2015

Snow plows clear the roads on Long Island on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

County Executive Bellone Says Suffolk ‘Hit Hard’ By Storm

Highway crews passed over wind-whipped snowdrifts multiple times, as residents slowly began digging out from as much as two feet of snow following a blizzard.

01/27/2015

Morning Snow

Blizzard Warning Issued As Major Snowstorm Takes Aim At Tri-State Area

Blizzard conditions with heavy snow and powerful winds are possible in both cities starting Monday and into Tuesday, and snow should arrive in some areas before daybreak — just in time for the start of the work week.

01/25/2015

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Furry Friend Finder: Mochi And Teuscher

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Mochi and Teuscher, who are looking for homes.

01/25/2015

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Snow, Sleet And Freezing Rain Blow Into Tri-State Area

A messy mix of rain, snow and sleet is expected to hit the Tri-State area as part of a winter storm system moving up the Eastern seaboard this weekend.

01/23/2015

FILE --  Brisket is prepared.  (credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Brisket Prices On The Rise As Demand Exceeds Supply

A persistent drought out west is leaving ranchers with two choices: pay for expensive feed or thin their herds, leading to the lowest levels in 60 years.

01/22/2015

New breed for 2015 Cotons de Tulear "Chanel" and "Burberry" (L) and  Wirehaired Vizsla "Falko" are shown at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show press conference on January 21, 2015, to promote the two new breeds for the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the 2nd Annual Masters Agility Championships and the Meet the Breeds event. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Westminster Dog Show To Feature 2 New Breeds, Bigger Agility Contest

Two new breeds and a bigger lineup of nimble agility competitors will bound into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show this year.

01/21/2015

A boys cools off in the Washington Square Park Fountain in  New York City July 22, 2011 as people try different ways to beat the heat which is expected to reach 110F degrees (43C). US weather experts Friday issued heat alerts for more than half of the 50 states as a blanket of hot air and humidity smothered the country, from Texas in the south to Maine in the northeast.    AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Bitter Winter In New York, 2014 Was The Warmest Year On Record

It’s official, 2014 will go down in the climate books as the hottest year on record, so far.

01/16/2015

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

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Furry Friend Finder: Zeke And Luigi

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Zeke and Luigi, who are looking for homes.

01/04/2015

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Furry Friend Finder: Pookie And Spankie

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Diane Macedo and Vanessa Murdock and The Humane Society of New York’s Sandra DeFeo introduce us to Pookie and Spankie, who are looking for homes.

12/28/2014

Tabitha joined CBS2's Vanessa Murdock and Cindy Hsu in this morning's edition of Furry Friend Finder. (Credit: CBS2)

Furry Friend Finder: Davey And Tabitha

Every Sunday morning around 8:20 on the CBS 2 news, The Humane Society of New York features some of its many great pets up for adoption.

12/21/2014

bird rescued from Huntington home (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Of Animals Rescued From Home On Long Island

The SPCA described the living conditions as deplorable, while the women caring for the animals claim they only wanted the best for them.

12/10/2014

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Furry Friend Finder: Paris And Marcus

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Cindy Hsu introduce us to Paris and Marcus, who are looking for homes.

12/07/2014

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