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Weijia Jiang

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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

Thousands line the streets on Staten Island for the funeral procession of Lt. Gordon “Matt” Ambelas on July 10, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Thousands Bid Emotional Farewell To FDNY Lt. Gordon ‘Matt’ Ambelas

Thousands of firefighters from as far away as St. Louis, Philadelphia, Boston and Providence came to honor Ambelas, the first FDNY firefighter to die in the line of duty in more than two years.

07/10/2014

FILE -- People dressed in various famous character costumes, who pose for photos with people for money, talk in Times Square. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers To Look At Regulating Costumed Characters In Times Square

The Times Square Alliance is meeting with elected officials Wednesday morning to talk about growing concerns and solutions, like requiring background checks on the so-called street performers.

07/09/2014

Children audition to sing "America the Beautiful" at the U.S. Open. (Credit: CBS 2)

Young Contestants Converge On Queens Hoping To Earn U.S. Open Singing Slot

Tryouts were held Tuesday for the U.S. Open — and they were quite a racket. There was a casting call for kids who dream of finding fame in Flushing.

07/08/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

Girl, 12, Taken Off Life Support After Being Struck By Stray Bullet In Paterson

Genesis Rincon was struck around 8:40 p.m. Saturday while riding her scooter on Rosa Parks Boulevard with two friends, police said.

07/07/2014

Furry Friend Finder (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Furry Friend Finder': Speedy And Lara

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Weijia Jiang introduce us to Speedy and Lara, who are looking for homes.

07/06/2014

No swimming flags are posted due to the heavy surf left by Hurricane Arthur, July 4, 2014 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina's outer banks overnight causing wide spead power outages, flooding and damage, and has since weakened to a Category 1 as of Friday morning. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hurricane Arthur Impacts Fourth Of July Beach Plans, Causes Rip Tide Concerns

The storm is churning up big waves all along the Atlantic coast as it travels northward.

07/04/2014

Lightning strikes in New Jersey, seen from Morningside Heights on Thursday, July 3. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Severe Storms Blast Tri-State For Second Night In A Row

Watches and warnings are in effect across the Tri-State area as severe weather moves in, a day after strong thunderstorms downed trees and power lines and flooded streets.

07/03/2014

Israeli security forces point their weapons toward Palestinian protestors during clashes in Shuafat neighborhood in Israeli-annexed Arab East Jerusalem, on July 2, 2014, after a Palestinian teenager was kidnapped and killed in an apparent act of revenge for the murder by militants of three Israeli youths.  (Photo credit AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspected Revenge Killing For Murder Of 3 Israeli Teens Sparks Jerusalem Clashes

Tensions have mounted between Israel and the Palestinians after the bodies of three Israeli teens were found in the West Bank more than two weeks after they went missing.

07/02/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Victims’ Family Members Crowd Courtroom As Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An ex-convict accused of viciously stabbing two children – leaving one dead – pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Brooklyn courtroom full of furious family members.

07/02/2014

Boujeke Kenmoe with his son, Jerry. (CBS 2)

Queens Father Charged With Murder After Boy, 8, Found Dead In Home

A Queens father has been charged with second-degree murder after police said his 8-year-old son was found dead inside their home Sunday night.

06/30/2014

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