Millions remain out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic and later this morning the unemployment rate is expected to reach its highest point since the Great Depression. CBS2's John Dias reports.
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New York Weather: CBS2 12/3 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2's John Elliott has your weather forecast for December 3 at 11 p.m.
Kids Received Gifts At Jersey City's 25th Annual Toy DriveChristmas came early for hundreds of kids in New Jersey on Friday.
Police Searching For Parents Of 15-Year-Old Michigan School Shooting SuspectPolice are on the hunt for the parents of the 15-year-old boy accused in the deadly Michigan school shooting. They each face several charges for the shooting; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Columbia University Student Davide Giri Stabbed To Death Near Morningside Park; Suspected Gang Member In CustodyA suspect has been taken into custody for what police are calling a series of random attacks in Upper Manhattan. One man was stabbed to death and another was injured; CBS2's Thalia Perez reports.
Columbia University Community Shocked By Deadly Knife Attack On Graduate Student Davide GiriColumbia University is mourning the loss of a student who was stabbed to death near Morningside Park on Thursday night; CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
New Jersey Confirms First Case Of Omicron COVID-19 VariantThe new COVID variant is beginning to spread throughout the Tri-State Area with New Jersey confirming its first case of Omicron; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Fanalysis NFL Week 13: New York Jets & New York GiantsCBSN New York's Steve Overmyer looks at NFL Week 13 with Pickswise sports betting analyst Jared Smith in the latest edition of Fanalysis.
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Suspect In Custody In Connection To Deadly Upper Manhattan Knife AttackThe suspect accused of attacking two people with a knife in Upper Manhattan, killing one, is in custody and facing charges; CBS2's Thalia Perez reports.
First Case Of Omicron Variant Reported In New JerseyThe first case of the Omicron variant has been confirmed in New Jersey.
New York Weather: CBS2 12/3 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's John Elliott has your weather forecast for December 3 at 6 p.m.
Remains Of World War II Soldier From Upstate NY IdentifiedThe remains of a soldier from Binghamton killed during World War II have been identified.
Riverhead School District Officials Investigating 'Cyber Incident'The Riverhead School District on Long Island is trying to get its internet and email back.
Dozens Of Cars With Bogus Paper License Plates SeizedDozens of cars with bogus paper license plates are seized by police in Harlem.
Small Business Owners In Riverhead Hope Loyal Customers Will Shop Locally This Holiday SeasonFor some people, it may be easier to order a gift online or go to the mall, but small business owners are begging for a bit of shopping love this holiday season; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Sen. Gillibrand Introduces Legislation Expanding SNAP For College StudentsThere's a new effort to help college students who have trouble affording food.
US Attorney Announces Probe Into Mount Vernon Police DepartmentThe new U.S. Attorney has announced a probe into how Mount Vernon police officers treat Black residents. The DOJ is also looking into use of excessive force and how officers handle evidence, among other complaints; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
New York City Schools Experiencing Dramatic Increase In Weapons SeizuresUnannounced, random scanning at a Brooklyn high school dedicated to the study of law and justice turned up a cache of weapons; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns To Stage After Pandemic ShutdownThe Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is back on stage, performing in front of a live audience for the first time in a year and a half; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Research Suggests Physical Books May Be Better For Children Compared To TabletsReading to children is critical for their development, and in the digital age, many parents turn to technology, but research suggests that actual books may be better for young children; Bradley Blackburn reports for CBS2.
Honda Recalls SUVs Over Fears Hoods Could Pop Open While DrivingHonda is recalling hundreds of thousands of SUVs over fears hoods could pop open while drivers are behind the wheel.
FEMA Extends Assistance Deadline To January 5th In NJNew Jersey residents recovering from Hurricane Ida have more time to apply for federal assistance.
Ocean County Minister Urges People To Help Those Without Homes Ahead Of Winter SeasonThere's a call to remember people who are without homes as we enter the winter season. Volunteers in New Jersey are trying to help those who are staying outdoors; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Santa Claus Rides Holiday NJ TRANSIT Train With Children With Special NeedsSanta Claus left his reindeer at home Friday to ride the rails with 200 children with special needs. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge got to tag along as they boarded the holiday NJ TRANSIT train.