CBS2's Cory James visited area parks to talk to those who decided to come out on the holiday.

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New York Weather: CBS2's 7/6 Monday Afternoon ForecastElise Finch has the latest forecast for Monday, July 6, 2020 from CBS New York.
Illegal Barbecues Angering City ResidentsResidents in the Bronx are sounding the alarm after the makeshift barbecues were left behind, and are asking the city to crack down. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports
New York Weather: Good Luck Beating The Heat This WeekCBS2's Vanessa Murdock has your 11 p.m. forecast.
NYC Salons Among Businesses Ready For Phase 3 Reopening On MondayIn addition to salons and other similar businesses, the city will reopen some outdoor spaces, like dog parks and basketball courts. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez has the story.
Broadway Star Nick Cordero Dead At 41Cordero, who starred in "Bullets Over Broadway" and "A Bronx Tale," had been in a Los Angeles hospital for months battling coronavirus. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports
NYPD: 21 Shooting In NYC During 9-Hour Stretch On SundayIn all, nine people were killed by gun violence during the holiday weekend. CBS2's Cory James has the story.
New York Weather: Heatwave Possibly Coming This WeekCBS2's Vanessa Murdock says temperatures in the 90s are expected Wednesday through Friday. Here's your 6:30 p.m. forecast.
Tragedy Strikes Ulster CountyA man and his 7-year-old son were killed in a house fire in Shawangunk on Sunday. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports
Businesses Optimistic At The Jersey ShoreCBS2's Dave Carlin went to Asbury Park on Sunday and talked to enthusiastic business owners and patrons.
NYC Set To Begin Phase 3 Of Reopening On MondayNail salons among those businesses that will reopen, in addition to more outdoor spaces. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports
Gov. Murphy Calls For National Strategy To Battle CoronavirusThe governor said New Jersey simply cannot go through another wave of the virus. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports
Coronavirus Cases Continue To Increase By The Thousands Daily Around The CountryFlorida, Texas, Arizona, and California continue to see very high daly numbers. CBS2's Tom Hanson reports
Bullet Hits Windshield Of Police Cruiser In Mott HavenOne officer suffered minor injuries due to flying glass. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports
20 People Shot In NYC On SundayThere were nearly 40 victims from the gun violence that continues to plague the Big Apple. CBS2's Cory James reports
Google Maps Adds Feature To Navigate COVID-19 Hot SpotsGoogle Maps can now help users navigate coronavirus hot spots by alerting them to local restrictions along the route.
Macy's July 4th Fireworks Launch From Empire State BuildingThe grand display capped off a week of surprise fireworks shows around the city.
Beaches Fill Up Quickly On July 4th With Measures To Prevent OvercrowdingDay passes and wrist bands sold out on the Jersey Shore, while Lido Beach on Long Island reached capacity by noon.
Bronx Police Officer Hurt When Bullet Shot Through Car Window, NYPD SaysInvestigators said the officer was sitting in a marked car when the bullet went through the window, shattering the glass.
NYPD: Officers Opened Fire On Suspect Who Pulled Gun During Fight In QueensThe NYPD said two uniformed patrol officers approached two people who were fighting late Saturday night near Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue in Astoria.
Hoboken Mayor Confirms Highest 2-Day Total Of New COVID-19 Cases Since Mid-MayHoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced Saturday the city recently saw its highest two-day total of new COVID-19 cases since mid-May. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
New York Weather: CBS2's 7/5 Sunday Afternoon ForecastJohn Elliott has the forecast for Sunday, July 5, 2020 from CBS New York
New York Weather: CBS2 7/4 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2's Vanessa Murdock has your weather forecast for July 4 at 11 p.m.
President Trump Signs Bill Extending PPP Loan Application DeadlinePresident Donald Trump has signed legislation that extends the deadline for businesses to apply for a loan under the federal paycheck protection program, or PPP.
Hundreds Join 'Confronting July 4th' March In BrooklynWhile many spent July 4th at barbecues and picnics, others used the day to continue the fight for racial justice.

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