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New York Weather: CBS2 10/21 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for October 21 at 6 p.m.
New MTA Map Shows Real-Time Train Arrival Times, AlertsThe MTA is launching a new app to help subway riders know when their train is arriving.
Some Colleges Slashing Tuition To Try To Lure Students During PandemicThe college experience has changed for most people because of the pandemic, and some families are questioning the value of a higher education. Some colleges are slashing tuition to try to lure students; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Helicopter Lands In Water Off Long Island, Pilot RescuedA helicopter pilot was rescued after landing in about a foot of water off Long Island on Wednesday.
NYC To Allow Outdoor Trick-Or-Treating This HalloweenHalloween will go on in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio says.
Suffolk County Doctor, Legislator Busted In Undercover Drug StingA well-known Suffolk County doctor and legislator was busted in an undercover drug sting, accused of paying a prostitute with pills. The doctor was once a passionate advocate for prevention of opioid addiction; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
5-Year-Old Queens Girl's Book Series Published During PandemicDuring the pandemic, we're all struggling to come up with constructive ways to spend time at home. A first grader from Queens decided to write a series of books that were published during the pandemic; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Escaped Parrot Rescued From Roof At Paterson City HallFirefighters in Paterson, New Jersey, used a ladder truck to help rescue a parrot named Chewy from atop City Hall.
Doctors Say More Patients Hospitalized With Coronavirus Are SurvivingDoctors say more patients hospitalized with the coronavirus are surviving and the number of deaths have dropped significantly. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explains why this is happening and warns the danger is still great.
NJ Fire Department Shut Down Due To COVID ExposureA Bergen County fire department has been temporarily shut down due to COVID-19.
Central Islip Park Where Bodies Were Found In 2017 Undergoing RenovationsA Central Islip park is undergoing renovations to make it more family friendly and deter criminal activity. It's a site on Long Island where multiple bodies were found several years ago; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Pope Francis Becomes First Pope To Endorse Same-Sex UnionsPope Francis has expressed his support for gay couples in a new documentary. Francis is the first pope to endorse same-sex unions; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Nonprofits Like Valerie Fund In Need Of Donations To Continue To Help OthersMany nonprofit groups have struggled during the pandemic as financial support has dropped, and at the same time, the need is growing. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock spoke to the Valerie Fund about the importance of giving.
One World Observatory To Reopen In NovemberYou'll soon be able to once again get a look at New York City from 100 stories up.
Bronx Man Finally Getting Kidney Transplant After Years Of WaitingA Bronx man is getting a second chance at life. His kidney transplant was abruptly canceled, and he suffered another devastating health diagnosis, but after years of waiting, his surgery is finally going forward; CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
Couple In Lindenhurst Crash Able To Share Hospital RoomThere's an update on the elderly couple whose car plunged into a canal in Lindenhurst on Monday.
Suspect Sought In Deadly Shooting Of 2 Children In TrentonTwo siblings in Trenton were murdered in their home by stray bullets.
Senate Democrats Block Slimmed-Down GOP Coronavirus Bill As Talks ContinueTalks continue in Washington on a coronavirus relief bill, but there's still no deal; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Mayor De Blasio Releases NYC's Plans For COVID Vaccine DistributionMayor Bill de Blasio released details Wednesday of the city's plans to distribute a coronavirus vaccine once it's approved.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Adjusts Maps Of New York's COVID Micro-ClustersGov. Andrew Cuomo has re-aligned his maps restricting New York's COVID micro-clusters. Some places in the city are reopening, but that's not the case in Rockland and Orange counties; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the details.
NJ Gov. Phil Murphy Self-Quarantining After Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy abruptly left the stage at an event Wednesday after hearing a senior member of his staff tested positive for COVID-19. To be safe, he's now self-quarantining; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Multiple Students Hurt After School Bus Crash In New WindsorTen people, including eight students, were hurt in a school bus crash in New Windsor on Wednesday morning; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
New York Weather: CBS2 Forecast At NoonJohn Elliott is calling for an unseasonably warm Wednesday, with a chance of some rain.
Loud Alarm At Manhattan Hostel RemovedThe building manager told CBS2 on Tuesday he installed it to keep the homeless away, but neighbors said the constant sound was unbearable. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports

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