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Lacey Spears was convicted in the death of her son, Garnett Spears (inset) on Monday, March 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Lacey Spears Convicted Of Killing Her 5-Year-Old Son With Lethal Dose Of Salt

The jury deliberated for 2 1/2 days and found Spears, 27, guilty of second-degree, depraved indifference murder.

5 hours ago

Environmental investigators at the Dell's Maraschino Cherries warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Feb. 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company Owner Shot, Killed Himself During Investigation

Investigators said the owner of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse shot and killed himself Tuesday, as he was being questioned on an environmental issue by investigators who later smelled marijuana.

02/24/2015

A woman in high heels. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Doctors Say High-Heels Could Be The Answer To Back Pain

Many women say high heels make them look better, but now, some doctors say they can help you feel better too.

02/23/2015

Children were forced to jump from this house in Orange, New Jersey when it caught fire on Friday, Feb. 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Children Jump From Windows To Escape Orange, New Jersey Fire; At Least 1 Person Injured

Injuries were reported Friday night when a fire broke out in a house in Orange, New Jersey.

02/20/2015

Ice in the Hudson River tunnels caused major delays for NJ TRANSIT customers at Penn Station on Friday, Feb. 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Commuters End Up Stranded At Penn Station As NJ TRANSIT Tracks Ice Over

Severe and bitter cold took a toll on transit systems around the Tri-State Area Friday, with track trouble leading to extended delays for thousands of commuters at Penn Station.

02/20/2015

A woman in a parka walks on a Manhattan street during frigidly cold weather on February 16, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officials Urge Caution As Potentially Record Low Temps Again Hit Tri-State Area

Another blast of Arctic air will move into the Tri-State area Thursday, bringing with it potentially record-breaking temperatures.

02/19/2015

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Seen At 11: ‘The Tingles’ Helping Millions Relax, Get Better Sleep

A new internet trend has millions of followers watching videos of strangers that leads to relaxation and even better sleep.

02/18/2015

Ashton Carter makes remarks after he was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense as his wife, Stephanie, and Vice President Joe Biden listen Feb. 17, 2015, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Joe Biden’s Shoulder Squeeze Sparks Debate Over Personal Boundaries

During the swearing-in ceremony for the new defense secretary, Ashton Carter, Biden got up close and, some say, too personal with Carter’s wife.

02/18/2015

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Rookie NYPD Officer Peter Liang Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Akai Gurley

The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.

02/10/2015

Smart TVs

Seen At 11: Your Smart TV Could Be Hearing Everything

When you watch television, your TV set might be watching back with new technology that can virtually see or hear what’s going on in your home.

02/09/2015

Heather Parker claims police gave her alleged cyberstalker her detailed personal information. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Woman Claims NYPD Gave Her Accused Stalker Her Personal Information

A horrible mistake led to an accused stalker getting the most personal information about the alleged victim—with both saying the police are to blame.

02/04/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

Police in Carteret are investigating the death of a husband and father of 2 inside of a vacant home. (Credit: CBS2)

Husband, Father Of Two Found Dead In Vacant Carteret House

A murder mystery was unfolding in Middlesex County on Friday night, after a husband and father of two was found dead inside of a house that he was renovating.

01/30/2015

A suspected shoplifted was chased down by a state senator and two sanitation workers, among others, in Midwood, Brooklyn on Thursday, Jan. 29. (Credit: CBS2)

State Senator, Sanitation Workers Help Nab Shoplifting Suspect In Midwood, Brooklyn

A wild pursuit ended in Midwood, Brooklyn ended with a shoplifting suspect in handcuffs Thursday afternoon – but it wasn’t police who caught him.

01/29/2015

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

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