Wendy Gillette

The NYPD says it has arrested more than 10 people for stealing scrap metal and other debris in areas of NYC heavily impacted by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD: Metal Thieves Plundering Areas Hardest Hit By Hurricane Sandy

Those who live in the Breezy Point section of Queens are picking through their burned out homes one more time, before the city takes a major step in the area’s recovery.


Baboons at Six Flags Great Adventure -- not the missing one! (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Baboon Said To Be Frightened And On The Move

Jackson Township Police Captain David Newman told 1010 WINS that the baboon was last seen near a golf course in Freehold, which is about 10 miles from where it was first spotted in Jackson.


Nassau County Police stand near a crime scene where they found additional remains during a search on Jones Beach Island on April 11 (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Find 2 Adult Teeth Off Ocean Parkway During Search For More Bodies

Police returned to a barrier island of Long Island to focus on an area where the most recent human bones were found.


Emergency personnel examine an object on the side of the road, center, near Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., Monday, April 11, 2011.  (credit: Seth Wenig/AP)

Cops Confirm New Remains Human; Skull Also Found Along Ocean Parkway

The remains discovered Monday by investigators looking for more possible victims of a serial killer at Jones Beach State Park are likely human, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell said citing a report from Newsday.


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Snow Is Gone, But Headaches Remain For Tri-State Residents

In Sparta Township, the steady spring snowfall meant several more inches of snow on grassy surfaces and driveways. This snow system brought about nine inches there.


Police Find Bodies In Nissan Altima (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Bodies Found In Brooklyn Are Missing N.J. Couple

Richmond police say a New Jersey couple who went missing last month during a trip to Virginia have been found dead in New York.


A car navigates a snowy street. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Roads OK Tuesday Night, But Fears Of Wednesday Persist

Many area residents took extra precautions Tuesday night and stayed off the roads, but those who did venture out saw a glimpse of what’s expected to come in time for the Wednesday morning commute.


Facebook Remembrance Page For Shakur Moore

L.I. Teen Dies After Collapsing While Playing Basketball

A statement by the Long Beach School District says 17-year-old Shakur Moore was taken from the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center to a nearby hospital on Thursday night, where he died.


Bobby Valentine

Ex-Mets Star Valentine At Work In I-95 Traffic Mess

In the thick of the massive traffic backup, CBS 2’s Wendy Gillette ran into baseball legend Bobby Valentine.



Parking Perks On The Way For NYC’s Pregnant Women?

Pregnant women could soon be enjoying some parking perks in New York City if one councilman has his way.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., left, tells a civil rights rally that his Southern Christian Leadership Conference plans to go all out to make Grenada, Mississippi a model city, Sept. 20, 1966. (AP Photo)

Tri-State Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

To mark the 25th anniversary of King’s birthday becoming a federal holiday, services, ceremonies and parades were held Monday.


Elderly woman mugged

Viewers Come To Aid Of Elderly Subway Attack Victim

On Wednesday we brought you an interview with a woman mugged in a New York City subway station. The attack was caught on surveillance video. On Thursday, New Yorkers came to her aid.


Elderly woman mugged

81-Year-Old Woman Bodyslammed, Mugged In Subway Station

She said it felt like she was flying. That’s how an elderly woman described a heartless attack inside a subway station. And it was at the hands of another woman.


Residents near Willoughby and Duffield Streets worry that Department of Transportation changes to traffic flows will only cause more congestion and confusion.

Impending Traffic Changes Leave Residents Wary

Communication is supposed to be a two-way street, but some residents in a Brooklyn neighborhood say they’ve hit a dead end with the Department of Transportation on traffic alterations.


Sujel Fernandez and Juan Rodriguez (credit: CBS 2)

Many Couples Tie The Knot On 10/10/10

There are just two more lucky number dates left: 11/11/11, and 12/12/12. Then that’s it until the year 3,000.