CBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on the new bike lanes in Jersey City drawing criticism from residents who say they're actually causing more trouble.
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3 MTA Employees Suspended After Discovery Of Hidden 'Mancave' Under Grand Central TerminalA TV, a mattress and even alcohol were found in a hidden "mancave" under Grand Central Terminal. Three MTA employees are now suspended without pay, accused of setting it up in an underground storage room; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Body Found In Water At Harlem Meer In Central ParkParks Department workers found a body floating in the Harlem Meer in Central Park on Thursday.
Fire Destroys Small Businesses In Norwood, The Bronx OvernightA fire overnight in the Bronx destroyed multiple businesses.
Protesters Again Take To NYC Streets In Response To Breonna Taylor Grand Jury DecisionProtesters marched again Thursday in New York City. The demonstrations follow Wednesday's grand jury decision not to charge Louisville, Kentucky, police officers for the death of Breonna Taylor; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Record Number Of NYC Hotels Continue To CloseA record number of hotels in New York City continue to close. It's one of the hardest hit industries with 90% of hotel workers in the city being laid off, 250,000 without work for six months, and a total of 200 hotels completely shuttered; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Sisters In Queens Make See-Through Masks To Help Deaf, Hard-Of-Hearing IndividualsSisters in Queens have made it their mission to support the deaf and hard of hearing in a unique way during the coronavirus pandemic. They've created see-through masks and are now sharing them throughout their community; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Thursday Marks Five-Year Anniversary Of Pope Francis' Historic Visit To NYCFive years ago Thursday, New York City welcomed Pope Francis for a historic visit.
Queens Infrastructure Project Aims To Alleviate Flood ProblemsA big infrastructure project is underway in Queens to help alleviate flood problems. Crews are using advanced technology to complete one piece of it, and it's with minimal inconvenience to those who live and work nearby; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Ambulance Involved In Crash In Roselle, NJAn ambulance was involved in a crash in Roselle, New Jersey.
Major Developments In The Works For Rapid Coronavirus TestingMajor developments are in the works for rapid COVID testing, which experts say is crucial to reopening the economy safely. New tests promise to get results back within hours or even seconds; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
New Plan Aims To Allow NYC Performers To Use Outdoor SpacesTheaters have been dark since last spring, but now the spotlight is on a new plan that could allow shows to move outdoors; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Industry City CEO Says Timing Wasn't Right For Rezoning PlanIndustry City's CEO is speaking out a day after developers withdrew their rezoning proposal.
Report: Pompeo Says China Is Using NY Consulate As Spy HubSecretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is using its New York consulate as a major spy hub.
NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson Drops Out Of Race For Mayor, Says He's Been Suffering From DepressionNew York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson revealed he is dropping out of the race for mayor, and that he's been suffering from depression. CBS2's Alice Gainer has more on his decision and the importance of getting help.
As Winter Approaches, Nonprofits Gear Up For Coat Drives To Help Homeless IndividualsFall is here and the coming cold weather will be especially difficult for homeless individuals in the city, but a group of volunteers is gearing up to help provide basic gear, including coats; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Hispanic Heritage Month, Jewish High Holidays Highlight Intersection Of Two CulturesHispanic Heritage Month also coincides with the Jewish high holidays -- two cultures that might not seem to intersect. But as CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports, there is a complex history.
New Movement Encourages Drivers To Go Car Free For Just One DayA new report says traffic on Long Island wastes billions of dollars and millions of hours a year, but you can do something about it, at least for one day; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
MTA Adding Nearly 1,000 Weekday Bus Trips On Oct. 1The MTA will increase service when most New York City students head back to school.
Workers Injured After Partial House Collapse At Jersey ShoreA building collapse at the Jersey Shore left two men trapped inside Thursday morning.
Portrait Of RBG Now On Display At Met MuseumA photograph of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is now up on display at the Met Museum.
NJ Bag Ban Passed By LawmakersA major change for some New Jersey shoppers is one step closer to reality.
New Jersey Offers Free Naloxone To Residents In Effort To Combat Opioid OverdosesWith the overdose rate increasing in New Jersey during the pandemic, that state is taking action. For the next few days, residents can pick up a potentially life-saving kit; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Connecticut Set To Enter Phase 3 Of Reopening In OctoberIn Connecticut, Gov. Ned Lamont has announced plans for the state's next phase of reopening.
Cuomo: NY Panel Will Review Federally Authorized VaccinesGov. Andrew Cuomo weighed in on the pandemic Thursday, questioning whether the Trump administration will deliver a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine.