Tax season is underway, and every year, the IRS issues warnings about tax refund scams. Dan Goldberg, president and managing director of IKOR, offers advice on protection against such tricks.
New York Weather: CBS2 4/15 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's John Elliott has your weather forecast for April 15 at 6 p.m.
Environmental Officials Believe Bacteria Is To Blame For Dead Fish In New Jersey WatersThousands of dead fish have been spotted in Monmouth County, New Jersey, waters. Environmental officials believe a bacteria is to blame; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
COVID In The Tri-State Area: Hospitalizations At Lowest Point In Four MonthsCOVID hospitalizations in the Tri-State Area are now at their lowest point in four months.
NYPD Defends Use Of No-Knock WarrantsThe NYPD is defending no-knock warrants. They've been the subject of debate and criticism this past year, and top brass made their case Thursday; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Long Island Family Makes Goodie Bags For SeniorsA Long Island family is helping provide smiles for seniors one goodie bag at a time; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Long Island Family Hoping To Raise Money For Wheelchair Accessible VanThere's hope for a Long Island family, their children living with rare health conditions. Their community is coming to the rescue; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Announce BreakupIt's not officially over for Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.
Westfield High School Community Service Club Busier Than Ever Despite Pandemic's BarriersA high school community service club in Union County has been busier than ever despite the pandemic's barriers; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Major Runway Renovations Underway At Newark AirportRunway renovations are now getting underway at Newark Airport.
New Research Finds Risk Of CVT Is Higher After Being Infected With COVID-19 Than After Getting VaccinatedThere's new data regarding rare cases of blood clotting in COVID-19 patients and vaccine recipients; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Body Cam Video Shows Deadly Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Boy In ChicagoChicago police have released new body camera video in the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old boy who was killed in March, shot by a Chicago police officer; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
New York Lawmakers Stand Together To Launch Effort To Repeal SALT CapMomentum is building to repeal the SALT cap on deducting state and local taxes from income tax. Thursday, New York lawmakers on both sides of the aisle stood together to launch an effort to reverse the tax change; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
R. Kelly To Be Moved To NYC For Sex-Trafficking TrialAfter several delays because of the pandemic, R&B singer R. Kelly will go on trial in New York this summer.
Four Suspected MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Murder After Woman's Body Found In Car In QueensThe woman whose body was discovered in a car in Queens has been identified as 31-year-old Nazareth Claure.
Cuomo Impeachment Hotline Swamped With TipsThere's more trouble for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. CBS2 has learned the hotline set up as part of the state Assembly's impeachment process has been swamped with tips containing information about alleged wrong-doing by the state's chief executive; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
New York School Districts Crafting Tentative Plans For Graduation CeremoniesFlexibility is the keyword as New York school districts plan graduation ceremonies for the class of 2021. State guidance includes nine pages of restrictions, rules and regulations that superintendents know may change before June; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Construction Underway On Project To Protect East Side Neighborhoods From FloodingConstruction is underway on a major project in the city to protect East Side coastal neighborhoods from flooding.
Capitol Police Inspector General Presents Findings On Department's Lack Of Preparation Before January AttackIt's been nearly 100 days since the crisis at the U.S. Capitol that resulted in the arrest of more than 400 people. Thursday, the Capitol Police inspector general presented his findings on the department's lack of preparation leading up to the attack; Debra Alfarone reports for CBS2.
House Democrats Introduce Controversial Bill To Expand U.S. Supreme CourtIn Washington, House Democrats have introduced a controversial bill to expand the U.S. Supreme Court. The bill has its supporters and opponents, and passage is questionable; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Man Arrested In Sutton Place Bias Harassment IncidentThe NYPD has arrested a man accused of harassing a woman in Manhattan and making anti-Asian remarks.
Derek Chauvin Trial: Both Sides Rest Cases, Former Officer Chooses Not To TestifyBoth sides have rested their cases in the trial of Derek Chauvin. The former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd chose not to testify in this own defense; Skyler Henry reports for CBS2.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Announces Sweeping Legislation To Combat Gun ViolenceGov. Phil Murphy announced sweeping legislation to combat gun violence Thursday. The unveiling was in New Jersey's biggest city, which has seen an increase in crime recently; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Former Officer Kim Potter, Charged In Shooting Death Of Daunte Wright, Faces JudgeThe former Minnesota police officer charged in the shooting death of Daunte Wright faced a judge for the first time Thursday; Chris Martinez reports for CBS2.
Police Identify Gunman In Deadly Bronx ShootingPolice have identified the suspect in a deadly Bronx shooting as 66-year-old Geraldo Reyes.