Cuomo said schools must be in a Phase 4 region with an average daily COVID-19 infection rate lower than five percent (over a 14 day period) in order to hold in-person classes.
New York Weather: CBS2 5/18 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 18 at 6 p.m.
2 Hero NYPD Officers Talk About Saving Man From Subway TracksTwo police officers are speaking out after rescuing a man from the subway tracks in Manhattan.
Some Connecticut Residents Skeptical Of Governor's Attempts To Boost State's WorkforceConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is paying residents extra to try to boost the state's workforce, but some are skeptical if the bonuses will actually work; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
House Approves COVID-19 Hate Crimes ActIn response to the rise in attacks on Asian Americans since the start of the pandemic, late Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill, the House approved the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act.
NYC Health Commissioner Says He Will Not Follow CDC Indoor Mask GuidanceNew York City's health commissioner says he will continue to wear a mask indoors. His comments add to the confusion about the new mask guidelines; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
New Poll Says Public Safety Is The Top Concern For New York City VotersWith daily attacks on the subway and a surge in gun violence, a new poll shows public safety is the number one concern for New York City voters. CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer takes a look at how the candidates for mayor plan to combat crime.
Man Slashed On L Train Platform At Union Square Subway StationPolice say a man was slashed in the neck at the Union Square subway station Tuesday afternoon.
Arrests Made At Midtown Protest Over Crisis In Middle EastA protest over the crisis in the Middle East took place Tuesday afternoon in Midtown. Dan Rice reports from Chopper 2.
American Airlines Slated For Pilot Program That Would Ask Passengers For Their WeightYour name and date of birth are required to book a flight, but soon, things might get even more personal before take-off. Now, airlines could ask you to step on the scale at the gate; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Company Hopes To Fly Supersonic Jets In 2026Supersonic jets could be making a comeback nearly 20 years after the Concorde stopped flying.
Six Flags Great Adventure Preparing To Welcome Guests Back For Summer SeasonWith COVID cases dropping and restrictions loosening up, many are starting to think about their summer plans, and if you're in New Jersey, that might mean a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure; Meg Oliver reports for CBS2.
One Vanderbilt Tower To Open All New Glass Elevator RideOne of New York City's tallest skyscrapers is giving visitors a new way to get a view of the city, but they hope you don't mind heights.
'Returnships' Offer New Opportunities For Job Hunters Who Have Been Out Of The WorkforceA years-long gap on a resume is usually a red flag for potential employers, signaling someone who's been out of touch and may have rusty skills, but now, there are a growing number of corporate programs aimed specifically at this group. They're calling returnships; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Death Toll Climbs As Calls For An Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Go UnheededMore than 200 Palestinians are dead and about a dozen Israelis have been killed in the Middle East; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Paterson Police Respond To Rise In Crime At Local ParkThere are concerns about a rise in crime at one of Paterson's premiere parks. Just this week, two teens were shot close to where little kids were playing baseball; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
NYPD Celebrating Efforts To Increase Diversity In RecruitmentThe NYPD is celebrating efforts to recruit more diverse officers. They say their efforts are a response to the feedback they've received in communities; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
New CDC Indoor Mask Guidance Causing Some Anxiety, Confusion For New YorkersWhile fully vaccinated New Yorkers can take masks off indoors in most places starting Wednesday, they could still be required by individual business owners. On top of the confusion, the rules are also causing some anxiety; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
North Carolina Officers Will Not Be Charged In Andrew Brown Jr.'s DeathThere will be no charges against the officers who shot and killed a Black man in North Carolina in April. Prosecutors on Tuesday showed body camera footage and said the use of force was justified. We want to warn you the video is disturbing; Michael George reports for CBS2.
80-Year-Old Man Struck By Stray Bullet While Walking With Wife In New York CityAn 80-year-old Bronx man was hit by a stray bullet while out walking with his wife Monday night; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Man Accused Of Starting Condo Fire After Assaulting Girlfriend In Orange CountyPolice in Orange County say a domestic dispute ended with a devastating fire Tuesday. A man allegedly set the fire after assaulting his girlfriend; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
40-Year-Old Asian Man Attacked In Hell's KitchenA 40-year-old man was targeted in an anti-Asian attack in Hell's Kitchen on Tuesday morning; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Young Child Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive In Pool On Long IslandA young child was found unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool on Long Island on Tuesday; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Car Goes Off Embankment In NewarkA car plunged over an embankment in Newark on Tuesday; Dan Rice reports from Chopper 2.
Mayor De Blasio's Daily COVID BriefingMayor Bill de Blasio holds daily briefing on coronavirus response and recovery in New York City.