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FILE -- People walk in the American Airlines/US Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport.  (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola Symptoms

Newark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.

08/01/2014

A skydiver was killed and another was seriously injured on Long Island on July 30, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Heartbroken Family Of NYC Correction Officer Killed In Skydiving Accident Speaks Out

Gary Messina was killed and his instructor critically injured during a tandem jump at Calverton’s Skydive Long Island on Wednesday.

07/31/2014

Police said a driver was killed after he drove off the Ashford Avenue Bridge in Dobbs Ferry, NY on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Drag Race May Have Led To Deadly Overnight Crash In Dobbs Ferry

Police believe drag racing may be what led to a deadly crash overnight on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry.

07/30/2014

Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

Friends, Family In Shock After Jersey City Couple Killed In Tornado At Virginia Campground

Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega were at the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort with their three children when the twister tore through the campground, toppling a tree onto their tent.

07/25/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a 5-alarm blaze in Williston Park, NY on July 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Spreads Through Row Of Storefronts On Long Island

Business owners are vowing to rebuild after a five-alarm fire ripped through a row of Long Island storefronts early Thursday morning.

07/24/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hands out fliers on water safety on the Coney Island boardwalk on July 23, 2014. (credit:  Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Officials Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and others spent the morning passing out fliers with water safety tips, not far from where Takara McDuffy drowned Tuesday.

07/23/2014

Hundreds of fellow officers line the street for the funeral of Waldwick Police Officer  Christopher Goodell. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Christopher Goodell, Waldwick, N.J. Police Officer Killed In Crash

Gov. Chris Christie was among the mourners paying their respects to Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell at St. Luke’s Church in Ho-Ho-Kus.

07/22/2014

Ryon Cumberbatch in court on July 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Truck Driver Charged In Waldwick Officer’s Death Pleads Not Guilty

Family and friends will gather at a wake to remember a New Jersey police officer killed in the line of duty as a truck driver accused in his death is set to make an initial court appearance.

07/21/2014

A major resurfacing project was set to begin on the Palisades Interstate Parkway on Monday, July 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Repaving Of Palisades Interstate Parkway Begins Monday

Crews will be milling and repaving from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes along an 11-mile stretch beginning at the George Washington Bridge.

07/21/2014

New Jersey-born Quinn Schansman, 19, was killed after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner he was on was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey Native

In remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

(Photo credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Cuomo: Strike Averted As Deal Reached Between MTA, LIRR Unions

There was handshaking and back-patting all around on Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped broker a deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a potentially crippling strike.

07/17/2014

Private bus crashes into scaffolding in Manhattan on July 17, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tour Bus Crashes Into Scaffolding In Midtown Manhattan

There was a rush to rescue dozens of teenagers after a bus crashed into scaffolding on the West Side on Thursday morning. One by one, the teens were helped out through a window.

07/17/2014

Authorities investigating a police-involved shooting in Jersey City on July 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Jersey City Police Shoot Man Who Attacked Cops With Fence Post

Two emergency services police officers were on patrol when they spotted a 25-year-old man carrying a six-foot long, wooden fence post with a sharpened end, authorities said.

07/15/2014

Thomas Prendergast addresses the media after talks with unions representing LIRR workers on July 14, 2014. (credit: CBSNewYork)

MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven’t Moved At All

Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.

07/14/2014

Marshae Anthony, left, and Jeffrey Ellerbee (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Hundreds Mourn Death Of 12-Year-Old Paterson Girl Hit By Stray Bullet; 3 Charged

Two more suspects were charged Friday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl, who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in Paterson, New Jersey.

07/11/2014

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