"I love cooking, and I didn't see any Iraqi restaurant here in New York," owner Mohammed Almandalawi told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Introduces Package Of Gun Safety BillsOn the heels of a deadly school shooting in Michigan, Gov. Phil Murphy introduced a package of gun safety bills; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea To Retire At End Of YearNew York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea has made it official -- he's retiring.
DOJ Launches Inquiry Into Cuomo On Multiple FrontsFederal authorities are now looking into sexual harassment claims leveled against former New York governor Andrew Cuomo.
Armed Man Outside United Nations Prompts Lockdown, Standoff With PoliceAn armed man outside the United Nations prompted a lockdown and a standoff with the NYPD on Thursday; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
NYPD Arrests Suspect That Stole School Bus, Several People HurtA wild police chase after a school bus in Brooklyn left at least a dozen vehicles damaged.
NJ Assembly Members Blocked From Chamber Over DisputeA group of Republican lawmakers in New Jersey were blocked from entering the State Assembly chambers in Trenton on Thursday.
President Biden Lays Out Plan For Tackling COVID-19 This WinterPresident Joe Biden visited the National Institutes of Health, where he laid out his plan for tackling COVID-19 this winter; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Minnesota Resident Who Recently Visited NYC Tests Positive For Omicron VariantOfficials are reporting that a Minnesota resident who recently attended an event at the Javits Center has tested positive for the Omicron variant; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
NYC Issues Vaccine Mandate For Religious Private School WorkersNew York City is issuing a vaccine mandate for employees of Catholic schools, yeshivas and other private schools.
Parents, Teachers Urge NYC Council To Pass Bill Lowering Maximum Class SizeCity Council Speaker Corey Johnson co-sponsored the bill at the end of July, but it hasn't been put up for a vote. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
NYPD Briefing On Armed Man Apprehended After Standoff Near United Nations BuildingThere was a heavy police presence outside the United Nations headquarters near East 42nd Street and First Avenue on Thursday morning.
NYPD: Man Knocked Out With Brick, Kicked And Robbed Inside Bronx LobbyThe NYPD is asking the public for help identifying the suspects involved in a robbery in the Bronx on Saturday. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Murphy Pushes Gun Safety PackageGov. Phil Murphy makes announcement on gun safety in Metuchen, New Jersey.
New York Weather: Unseasonably WarmCBS2's Elise Finch has the latest weather forecast.
NYPD On Scene Outside United NationsThere is a heavy police presence outside the United Nations headquarters, where officers are in a standoff with a man on the sidewalk with a weapon.
Gov. Murphy Turns Up Pressure For Gun Safety PackageNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is calling on state lawmakers to pass a package of gun safety bills he proposed back in April. CBS2's Meg Baker has more from his announcement.
President Biden Expected To Update Travel Rules In Face Of VariantCBS2's John Dias hears from travelers at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Person Tests Positive For Omicron After Attending Javits Center ConferenceCBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer has the very latest on this breaking news.
Watch: Gov. Hochul Update After Person Who Visited NYC Tests Positive For Omicron VariantA Minnesota resident who attended Anime NYC at the Javits Center tested positive for the Omicron variant.
NYPD On Hunt For Bronx Brick Attack And Robbery SuspectsThe incident happened on Nov. 27 inside a building on East 65th Street in Morrisania.
Federal Hearing On Rikers InvestigationA hearing will be held Thursday on conditions on Rikers Island.
U.S. Stepping Up Security Against Omicron VariantThe White House released a new plan early Thursday morning to fight the Omicron variant, as the U.S. joined about two dozen other countries with confirmed cases. CBS2's John Dias has the latest.
New York Weather: Warm But WetCBS2's Elise Finch has the latest weather forecast.
MLB Owners Impose Lockout After CBA ExpiresMajor League Baseball owners have imposed a lockout after failing to reach a new contract agreement with the players union.