Tracee Carrasco

Jameson Lamb was blinded by a Roman candle. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts: Do-It-Yourself Fireworks Cause Thousands Of Serious Injuries Each Year

The Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks spectacular and other municipal shows are put on by professionals, but amateur attempts at fireworks displays leave thousands of people injured every year.

07/03/2015

Thomas Knox offers a 'Date While You Wait' in the subway. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Offers Speed Date While You Wait In Subway

In a city where time is of the essence and multitasking is a must, a Brooklyn man has found a way to look for a love connection while waiting for the subway.

07/02/2015

A mother and a child were killed in a crash in Bayside, Queens on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, Child Killed, 4 Others Injured In Crash In Bayside, In Queens

A mother and a child were killed Wednesday night, and four others were inured, in an accident in Bayside, Queens.

07/01/2015

Sanitation worker Curtis Jackson jumped into action to stop an attempted robbery at this 7-11 store on East 23rd Street and Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS2)

Rookie Sanitation Worker Hailed As Hero For Breaking Up Robbery At Gramercy 7-Eleven

After less than a year on the job, a rookie New York City sanitation worker is being called a hero after stopping a robbery in progress and tackling the suspect to the ground.

06/30/2015

A woman said she was robbed of her dog, Ginger, in Bayside, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Says Men Punched Her In Stomach, Stole Her Dog

She says the interaction with the two men happened in a matter of seconds, and after being punched, she didn’t even have time to react.

06/29/2015

Richard Matt and David Sweat

Escaped Prisoner Richard Matt Shot And Killed; David Sweat Still At Large

Matt and Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York on June 6.

06/26/2015

A suspect in a burglary in Midwood, Brooklyn on Monday, June 22. A family of 11 was asleep in the targeted house at the time. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Caught On Camera Breaking Into Brooklyn Home As Family Slept

A bold criminal was caught on camera breaking into a home in Midwood, Brooklyn, and a family of 11 inside had no idea what was happening as they slept.

06/22/2015

Paintball assailants have left property damaged and people injured in Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Paintball Assailants Have Damaged Property, Injured People In Queens

Paintball guns are supposed to be used for a game, but whoever has been leaving splatters on cars and homes in Queens is now pulling the trigger on people.

06/10/2015

Cecil Richardson, 55, is led out of the Midtown North Precinct after being charged in a string of robberies in Midtown and Central Park. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Police: Suspect Linked To 6 Robberies, 7th Attempt In Central Park, Midtown

Police on Friday apprehended a suspect in six robberies and a seventh robbery attempt in Central Park and Midtown.

06/05/2015

A data breach may have compromised personal information for some 4 million federal employees. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials: Data Breach May Have Affected Up To 4 Million Current, Former Federal Employees

China-based hackers were being blamed Thursday for a data breach that may have left personal information vulnerable for current and former federal employees around the country.

06/04/2015

Flooding left up to 30 vehicles partially submerged in Toms River, New Jersey on Thursday, May 28. (Credit: Martha Olansen)

As Many As 30 Cars Stranded, 6 Rescues Made As Storms Flood Roads In Toms River

As many as 30 vehicles were stuck in the water in Toms River Thursday evening, as severe storms brought on major flooding.

05/28/2015

A crowd at Penn Station after NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak trains were delayed due to a downed wire. (Credit: CBS2)

Downed Wire Leads To Hour-Long Delays For NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak Trains

NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak trains were delayed for up to an hour at Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after an overhead wire came down.

05/27/2015

A dog plays in the water at Fisherman's Cove in Manasquan (Credit: CBS2)

New Restrictions At Manasquan Waterfront Have Dog Owners Seeing Red

A new time restriction a Fisherman’s Cove in Manasquan, New Jersey will keep dogs off the beach from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Memorial Day through Labor Day.

05/25/2015

U.S. Marine Oscar Villarreal hugs a little girl in Times Square during Fleet Week on Friday, May 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Servicemembers Draw Thankful Crowds With Fleet Week In Full Swing

All around New York City this weekend, men and women in uniform were out and about as Fleet Week was in full swing.

05/22/2015

This Memorial Day travel period is expected to be the busiest in 10 years. (Credit: CBS2)

Busiest Memorial Day Travel Period In 10 Years Expected This Year

The long Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer driver season, and for many, the alternating open roads and traffic jams became a reality Thursday night.

05/21/2015

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