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NYPD: 3 Dead In Murder-Suicide At Apartment Fire In Harlem, Victims Shot In The Head By KillerOfficers found a 78-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head in a first floor hallway. That's when NYPD officers heard another man yell "come and get it" from a nearby first floor apartment.
Woman Falls Several Feet Through Hole In The Sidewalk In MidtownCBS2’s Ali Bauman reports the woman fell through the hole – that was partially being covered by a metal plate – on 35th Street and Eighth Avenue around 2:30 p.m.
Needleless Knitting Technique Getting Teens, Young Adults To Pick Up HobbyThe Craft Yarn Council of America reports that more than 38 million people, many under 35 years old, admit they love to knit.
Here's How The Plan To Close Rikers Island Is Supposed To WorkThe plan centers around the city's ability to drastically decrease the jail population from about 7,000 now to 3,300 inmates.
Postal Carrier Refuses To Deliver Man's Mail Because Of Noose Halloween DecorationThe homeowner says he doesn't see anything wrong with the skeleton hanging from a noose in his front yard.
Neighbors Lending Each Other A Helping Hand To Spruce Up Long IslandOn Friday, volunteers were painting, repairing porches and doing all they can to help fix-up homes in the area.
Subway Assault Victim Who Suffered A Cracked Skull After Sucker Punch Speaks To CBS2The victim and the suspect got into an argument, and then the suspect punched the victim in the face. The victim fell backward, hitting his head on the banister of the staircase. 
Family Sues Lincoln Hospital After Mother Dies Following Minor ProcedureThe victim's mother says the hospital never notified them of her daughter's death until she went to the hospital to check on her.

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Inspector General: MTA Can't Tell When Employees Are Actually Working OvertimeA new report from the MTA Inspector General says the agency is not equipped to verify if employees being paid overtime are actually working those extra hours. CBSN New York's Jessica Moore reports.
Leaders React To Controversial Plan To Close RikersCBSN New York's Marcia Kramer discusses what leaders told her about controversial plan and vote to close Rikers Island.
Publisher Restricts E Book Access At LibrariesMacmillan publishing is looking to restrict electronic book access library systems by only allowing them to purchase one e-copy at the work's initial release. CBSN New York's Mary Calvi reports.
Homeowner, Postal Service Battle Over Halloween DecorationsThe postal service and a Long Island homeowner are in a standoff over a Halloween decoration; CBSN New York's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Yankees Must Win Or Go Home TonightTonight it’s win or go home for the New York Yankees after losing Game 4 of the ALCS. CBSN New York's Reena Roy reports.
Three Killed In Crash On I-80 In ParsippanyAt least three people are dead following an early-morning crash on I-80 in Parsippany. CBSN New York's Christina Fan reports from the scene.
New York Puts On The Purple For Spirit DayThousands across the country are wearing purple in support of Spirit Day as a way to spread a message of compassion, specifically for LGBT youth. CBSN New York's Christina Fan reports.
Blue Pumpkin Candy Buckets Aim To Raise Awareness Of Autistic Trick-Or-TreatersTrick or treating can be a fun experience for some children, but not necessarily for those who have autism and trouble communicating. Now there's a new way of trick or treating that aims to help ease the process. CBSN New York's Meg Baker reports.
Injured Bald Eagle On The Mend In CTConnecticut State Troopers got a report of a bald eagle laying on the right shoulder near Exit 25 by Bethany. CBSN New York's Ali Bauman reports.
Gear Up For Windy Weather!The rain may have passed, but heavy winds whipped through the night leaving many Long Island residents waking up to a mess. CBSN New York's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
General Mattis Speaking At Al Smith DinnerThe 74th annual Al Smith dinner will be held at the New York Hilton tonight. Former Defense Secretary and retired Marine Gen. James "Mad Dog" Mattis will deliver the keynote address.
Crucial Council Vote To Replace RikersCouncil members are scheduled to vote today on the controversial plan to create borough-based jails. CBSN New York's Reena Roy reports.