Trial Begins Today For Bronx Teen Accused Of Stabbing Classmate To DeathProsecutors say Abel Cedeno killed 15-year-old Matthew McCree and critically injured 16-year-old Ariane Laboy at the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in September 2017.
New Jersey Man Becomes 8th American To Die In The Dominican Republic This YearJoseph Allen, 55, of Avenel, was found dead last Thursday inside his hotel room at the Terra Linda resort in Sosua.
Fare Evasion On The Rise, Costing MTA Hundreds Of Millions Of DollarsFare evasion isn’t just a nuisance, the MTA is losing hundreds of millions of dollars. Now, the governor is stepping in to help curb the growing problem.
Gov. Cuomo Signs 'Green Light Bill' Granting Undocumented Immigrants Access To Drivers' LicensesNew York is now the 13th state to authorize drivers’ licenses for immigrants who entered the United States illegally.
At Least 1 Hurt In Coney Island High-Rise FireFirefighters responded shortly before 4:30 a.m. to a 23-story building on Neptune Avenue in Coney Island.
New York Weather: 6/18 CBS2 Tuesday Morning HeadlinesToday is going to be another wet one, so make sure to grab your umbrella on your way out the door.
Long Island Priest Heads To Court To Fight Traffic Ticket 9 Years LaterThe priest says he is also a trained paralegal, ready with case law in-hand to have his day in court.
Drafted Legislation Proposes Creating Panel Of Monitors To Oversee Hempstead School DistrictUnprecedented state intervention could be coming to the troubled Hempstead School District on Long Island.
Off-Duty Police Officer Rescues Man Trapped Under Rubble After NJ House ExplosionWhen the sound of an explosion rocked the quiet neighborhood of Ridgefield, an off-duty police officer ran toward danger.
Lawmakers Reach Agreement To Make e-Bikes, Scooters Legal Across NYLawmakers managed to reach an agreement to make e-bikes and scooters legal across New York state.
Bill Giving Undocumented Immigrants The Right To A Driver's License Passes In NY SenateCheers erupted in the Senate chambers as the Driver's License Access and Privacy Act, also known as the Green Light Bill, passed.
Police: Man Hops In Uber After Robbing NJ Dunkin' DonutsPolice say a customer in the store wrote down the car's license plate number as the alleged robber was getting away.
Officials: Man Tries To Smuggle 34 Live Birds Into US In Carry-On LuggageThe man allegedly said he planned to sell the birds for about $3,000 each.
Mom Allegedly Bit One Police Officer, Punched Another At Elementary SchoolA Hackensack mother is facing charges for allegedly assaulting two police officers at her child's school.
Over 100 NJ Pharmacies Giving Out Free Naloxone TuesdayPharmacies across New Jersey will give out free naloxone, the overdose reversal drug, on Tuesday.
Trio Of Long Island Teens Earning National Recognition For Cancer FundraisingThree Long Island teens who have lost loved ones to cancer are taking action after tragedy and earning national recognition for their work.
Gov. Cuomo Blasts Rash Of Attacks On MTA Workers: 'Public Employees Must Be Protected'The latest assault raises concerns for the transit workers union, which has been calling for more protection.
Fmr. FDNY Employee Sentenced In Hit-And-Run Death Of Long Island College StudentTaranjit Parmar was days away from her 19th birthday when she was killed by Daniel Coppolo in Levittown.
House Explodes In Ridgefield, N.J.The blast was caused by a gas leak, authorities said.
Study: Children More Likely To Gain Weight During Summer MonthsThe study also found kids on school-assisted lunch programs are more susceptible to weight gain than those who aren't.
Vaccine Helps Body's Immune System Recognize, Kill Cancer CellsDoctors say cancer patients who have received the vaccine are getting partial and complete remissions.
Lawmaker: New Agreement With FAA Requires Air Travel Over Long Island At Higher Altitudes To Cut Down On NoiseThere is a possible solution to airplane flight problems over the skies of Long Island.
Court Appearance For Man Charged With 1986 Sexual Assault And Murder Of 11-Year-Old Conn. GirlMarc Karun, 53, was attentive and polite during a brief court appearance, CBS2's Tony Aiello reported. 
CBS2 Has Look At What Funding Is Part Of New York City's Newly Agreed To $92.8 Billion BudgetNew York City will become the first city to directly fund abortions. The new $92.8 billion budget agreement allocates $250,000 for abortion access for low-income women.
Parishioners Vow To Rebuild Queens Catholic Church That Burned Down On SundayA burnt shell is all that is left of a Queens church after fire destroyed the building on Sunday.
Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress Turned Jeans Designer, Dies At 95Vanderbilt was the great-great-granddaughter of financier Cornelius Vanderbilt. Her life was chronicled in sensational headlines from her childhood through four marriages and three divorces.
Mom: Autistic Boy's Wandering Met With Punishment From School Despite Federal LawThe mother of a Long Island boy with autism is livid after she says a school employee yelled at her son after he wandered out of school.
New York Marijuana Legalization: Last-Minute Push To Legalize Underway In AlbanyDespite meeting with members of the Senate and Assembly over the weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there still isn't a firm proposal in place.
Video: SUV Explodes In Hell's Kitchen, No One HurtAn SUV was engulfed in flames and caused a small explosion around 9 a.m. Monday morning near 57th Street and 10th Avenue.
Commuter Alert: Some NJ Transit Trains Not Traveling To NYC As Penn Station Renovations StartTwo tracks will be taken out of service to allow for repair work that will last all summer, affecting NJ Transit, Amtrak and LIRR.

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How Are Your Tax Dollars Spent In NYC?New York City will become the first city to directly fund abortions. The new $92.8 billion budget agreement allocates $250,000 for abortion access for low-income women; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Man Rescued After NJ House ExplosionAn off-duty police officer saved a man who was trapped underneath the rubble of his New Jersey home after an explosion Monday; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
House Explosion In Ridgefield, N.J.A house explosion in Ridgefield, N.J. left one person hurt and spread debris over three blocks. CBSN New York's Meg Baker reports.
Student With Autism Walks Away From School, Ends Up PunishedThe mother of a Long Island student with autism is livid after she says a school employee yelled at her son after he wandered out of school. The case is prompting calls for renewed awareness to protect children with autism, reports CBSN New York’s Carolyn Gusoff.
Relief Coming For Those Plagued By Plane Noise?Congressman Tom Suozzi announced a new deal with the FAA on Monday that should alleviate some of the airplane noise over Nassau County and parts of Suffolk County. CBSN New York's John Dias reports
VIDEO: Small SUV Explodes In Hell's KitchenAn SUV was engulfed in flames and caused a small explosion in Hell's Kitchen around 9 a.m. Monday morning near 57th Street and 10th Avenue. CBSN New York's Valerie Castro reports.
Web Extra: Gov. Cuomo's MTA AnnouncementNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes an announcement about the MTA, including public safety improvements, recent assaults on workers and fare evasion.
Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress Turned Iconic Jeans Designer, Dies At 95Gloria Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and ’80s, died on Monday at 95, according to her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.
New York Public Library Hits The Road With BookmobilesThe New York Public Library is expanding and hitting the road with three new bookmobiles. The mobile libraries will serve communities in the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island to provide access to more than 1,000 books. Gesille Dixon, borough director of the Bronx branches, explains.
MTA Worker Assaulted In HarlemPolice are searching for a man seen on video punching an MTA worker in the face in Harlem. CBSN New York's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Craig Carton Starts Prison Sentence TodayFormer WFAN radio host Craig Carton reports to federal prison today.
21-Year-Old Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Man In Nassau CountyPolice have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a man in Nassau County earlier this month.