First COVID Vaccine Mega Sites Open In New Jersey As Health Care Workers, Firefighters, Police Officers Become Eligible For InoculationThe old Sears at the Rockaway Town Square Mall has been turned into a vaccination hub for health care workers and, as of Friday, first responders like firefighters and police officers.
Psychologist Encourages Staying Connected, Looking For Bright Spots As 2021 Gets Off To A Stressful StartPsychologists say in every stressful, or even tragic, situation, we should look to the bright spots, the helpers, to give us hope.
Only On CBS2: Researchers Testing Samples For New UK COVID Variant At New Jersey LabThe technicians at the lab are processing up to 50 samples a day. Those samples are coming straight from patients who are hospitalized with COVID.
Exclusive: Victim In Wooden Weapon Rampage Speaks Out As Suspect Undergoes Psychiatric EvaluationA man wielding a wooden weapon terrorized Tribeca over the weekend, indiscriminately beating people he came across and their cars.
New Year's Eve Countdown: New Jersey Residents Find Ways To Welcome 2021 Despite COVID RestrictionsCOVID restrictions meant one restaurant celebrated with a ball drop at 9 p.m. because in New Jersey, the rule is all customers have to be out by 10 p.m., even on New Year's Eve.
Friends, Family Who Have Lost Loved Ones To COVID-19 Finding Comfort, Support With Others Amid 'Tsunami Of Grief'Any comfort in this year of crisis is appreciated by those who have felt the unimaginable loss.
New Yorkers Frustrated As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Blocks Vote On $2,000 Stimulus Checks: 'They Are Being Cheap'"When you have a 7-year-old child, $600 doesn't do anything for them," one mother from the Bronx said.
New York Attorney General Opens Investigation Into ParCare's COVID Vaccine Distribution As State's Positivity Rate ClimbsA post-Christmas spike in COVID cases is raising concern.  New York's statewide positivity rate is 8.3% - an increase from the 5.9% seven day average. 
JFK Airport Quieter Ahead Of Christmas As Fewer Travel For HolidaysThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has urged Americans not to travel for the holidays, but people who spoke to CBS2's Alice Gainer didn't have any hesitation about getting on a plane.
Local Health Officials Screening For New, More Contagious Strain Of COVID-19 Found In U.K.British scientists believe the new coronavirus strain is up to 70% more transmissible.
New Jersey Woman's Gift Drive Becomes A Christmas Godsend For Needy ChildrenWith just four days to go before Christmas, many people are pitching in to help others for the holidays.