Starting Friday, the city will close 22 streets to traffic on weekends, making way for pedestrians and outdoor dining. But, restaurants will have to adhere to certain safety guidelines. CBS2's John Dias reports.
New York Weather: CBS2 8/5 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for August 5 at 11 p.m.
Connecticut Governor Declares Emergency, Asks FEMA For HelpWith more than 600,000 power outages after Tropical Storm Isaias, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has declared a state of emergency.
Cleanup Underway On Staten Island After 2,000 Downed Trees ReportedCity officials say Staten Island had about 2,000 reports of downed trees after Tropical Storm Isaias.
Queens Residents Counting Their Blessings After Tropical Storm IsaiasNew York City certainly wasn't spared from Tropical Storm Isaias, but as residents in a Queens neighborhood are left picking up the pieces, they're also counting their blessings; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Tropical Storm Isaias Leaves Behind Dangerous Debris In New JerseyAlong with power outages, Tropical Storm Isaias left behind dangerous debris, and downed wires are being blamed for at least one deadly incident in New Jersey; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
1 Million Still Without Power Across Tri-State AreaOne million people across the area were still without power Wednesday.
New Yorkers Frustrated, Feel Utility Companies Dropped The Ball After Tropical Storm IsaiasResidents in one Westchester County neighborhood still don't know when their power will be restored. They're among the many New Yorkers who feel their utility companies totally dropped the ball; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Exclusive: Family Speaks Out About Murder Of Connecticut Teen Jose NunezIt's been one week since the body of 14-year-old Jose Nunez was found in a wooded area in Connecticut. Wednesday, his family spoke exclusively with CBS2's Cory James about the second suspect arrested days ago and why they believe more people may have been involved.
State Of Emergency Declared In Connecticut Due To Power OutagesA state of emergency is in effect in Connecticut in response to widespread power outages.
New York Weather: CBS2 8/5 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for August 5 at 6 p.m.
Mayor De Blasio Faces Backlash For Switching Health CommissionersThere's backlash over Mayor de Blasio's decision to switch health commissioners in the middle of a pandemic; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
Already Struggling Restaurants Now Work To Repair Damage From Tropical Storm IsaiasRestaurants, which are already struggling to survive the pandemic, are now being dealt another blow: Tropical Storm Isaias. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez spoke with owners trying to save their businesses damaged by the storm.
Doctor Reunites With Baby Girl He Helped Save After She Was Born 16 Weeks EarlyA baby girl born 16 weeks early in a hospital parking lot on Long Island was reunited Wednesday with the doctor who helped save her life; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
FDNY Rescues Two People From Disabled Boat In QueensTuesday's storm created dangerous conditions on land and in the water.
Police Search For Vandal Wanted For Smashing 7 Train WindowsPolice are asking for the public's help in the search for a suspect wanted for smashing subway windows.
Brooklyn Man Charged With Sabotage Of Police VehicleA man from Brooklyn is now facing charges, accused of sabotaging an NYPD van.
Max Minute: Doctors Testing Gout Drug As COVID-19 TreatmentThe search for a drug to treat COVID-19 has taken a turn you might find surprising. Doctors are testing an approved, age-old drug for gout to see if it stops some of the more severe COVID symptoms; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run That Hurt 11-Year-Old Boy On ScooterPolice on Long Island have made an arrest in a hit-and-run that critically hurt an 11-year-old boy on a scooter.
Over 100 Dead, 5,000 Injured In Beirut ExplosionsMore than 100 people have died and 5,000 hurt in massive explosions that rocked Beirut, Lebanon; Ian Lee reports for CBS2.
Rip Currents Seen In Sea Bright, Swimmers Urged To Use CautionWith the sun out again Wednesday, a lot of people headed back to the beach, but it wasn't exactly calm after the storm.
Legendary NYC Columnist Pete Hamill Dies At Age 85A giant in the newspaper world passed away Wednesday. Pete Hamill died at the age of 85. He was known as a columnist who covered life in New York City; CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
DeCamp Bus Lines In Northern New Jersey Suspending ServiceA major bus line for commuters in northern New Jersey says it's suspending service because of the pandemic.
NYC Cracks Down On Drivers To Enforce Mandatory Quarantine RulesNew York City is cracking down on drivers to stop the spread of the coronavirus. City agencies will start checking major bridges and tunnels to enforce mandatory quarantine rules; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Long Island Residents Frustrated With PSEG LI's Failure To Communicate With CustomersNearly 300,000 customers on Long Island are still in the dark, but that's not why so many of them are angry. There's frustration with PSEG LI for its failed communications with customers after the storm; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.