The Brooklyn District Attorney has dropped the charges against a man accused of importing illegal marijuana, which turned out to be legal hemp.

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Tropical Storm Isaias: NJ Communities Gearing Up For Potential Flooding, Strong Winds Along Jersey ShorePeople across New Jersey are preparing for Tropical Storm Isaias, which could deliver another blow to businesses. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Tropical Storm Isaias: New York City Preparing For Possible Flooding In South Street SeaportThe city's Office of Emergency Management deployed sandbags and so-called “Tiger Dams,” or large water-filled tubes, in the South Street Seaport area in case of storm surge. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
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Construction Resumes On Church Destroyed On 9/11Construction resumed Monday on an iconic church destroyed in the 9/11 terror attacks.
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