They are asking for an emergency hearing and a protest is planned for Monday morning. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports
New Jersey Festival Of Ballooning Prepares To Take FlightAfter being grounded by COVID, close to 100 balloons are ready to take flight this weekend for the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning; CBS2's John Elliott reports.
NYPD Officers Help Remove Possum From Home In QueensThere was quite a scare for a mother in Queens when an uninvited guest showed up in her living room.
Black Swans Abandoned In Suffolk County Are RescuedTwo rare black swans that were abandoned have been rescued in Southold, Long Island.
Facing Worker Shortage, Seaside Height Hosts Job FairIt's a busy summer at the Jersey Shore, but businesses are facing a worker shortage. Seaside Heights hosted a job fair Friday to help employers get some of the help they desperately need; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
New Law Requires Civics Instruction In NJ Middle SchoolsWith Gov. Phil Murphy's signature to make it official, New Jersey middle school students are now required to learn about voting.
New Medical Options Available For Women Suffering From FibroidsThis year, for the first time, July is being recognized as Fibroid Awareness Month with a new bill and funding in Congress. There are also new medical options available for the millions of women who suffer from this condition; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
President Biden Imposes New Sanctions On Cuban RegimePresident Joe Biden is imposing new sanctions on the Cuban regime after the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters earlier this month. The move comes as some people in Florida launched a flotilla of private vessels toward Cuba on Friday morning; Manuel Bojorquez reports for CBS2.
$600,000 Settlement Reached In Batali & Bastianich Harassment CaseA settlement has been reached in the sexual harassment and discrimination case at restaurants owned by famed chef Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich.
Group Of People Caught On Video Beating, Allegedly Robbing Woman With Walker In HarlemA disturbing attack was caught on video in Harlem. It shows several people beating and allegedly robbing a 61-year-old woman with a walker, but a relative of one of the suspects is telling a different story. CBS2's Alice Gainer spoke with the victim.
Cleveland Indians Announce Name Change To GuardiansCleveland's baseball team has finally come up with a new team name, ending months of deliberation. The change was sparked by a national reckoning for teams to permanently drop logos and names considered racist; CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
NYC Marriage Bureau Reopens For In-Person WeddingsNew York City's marriage bureau is saying "yes" to in-person weddings again; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Mayor De Blasio Calls On Private Companies To Mandate VaccinesMayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for private companies in New York City to require COVID vaccines for their employees.
Mayor De Blasio, 2 Former NYPD Commissioners Won't Have To Testify In Judicial Inquiry Into Eric Garner's DeathA judge has ruled Mayor Bill de Blasio and two former NYPD commissioners will not have to testify in a judicial inquiry into the city's handling of Eric Garner's death in 2014; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Sources: Shots Fired Near Holland Tunnel In New Jersey, Disrupting TrafficManhattan-bound traffic was stopped at the Holland Tunnel on Friday afternoon because of police activity.
3 People Fatally Shot Inside Home In FarmingvillePolice are investigating the deaths of three people on Long Island. A man and two women were found shot inside an apartment in Farmingville. A baby was also found inside, unharmed; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Mother, Baby Struck By Out-Of-Control Car In YonkersAn out-of-control car slammed into a parked vehicle in Yonkers on Friday, then struck a mother and her baby before crashing into a storefront; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Fire Destroys Apartment Complex In Carteret, New JerseyA fire burned through an apartment complex in Carteret, New Jersey, on Friday. Investigators say the building is now a total loss; CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
2 Abandoned Black Swans Rescued On Long IslandTwo black swans were rescued on the water after being abandoned in Southold. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Caught On Video: Gunpoint Robbery At Bronx Barber ShopPolice are investigating a robbery at a barber shop in the Bronx. Katie Johnston reports.
New York Weather: CBS2's 7/23 Friday Afternoon UpdateElise Finch has the Tri-State Area's latest forecast on CBS2 News At Noon.
New Jersey Festival Of Ballooning Takes FlightThe New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is taking flight this weekend. CBS2’s John Elliott got to take a ride Friday.
NYC Marriage Bureau Resumes In-Person WeddingsDespite COVID cases on the rise, New York City continues to reopen. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Police: Teens Were In Stolen SUV That Crashed On New Jersey HighwayPolice said the driver of the SUV nearly ran over a responding officer before losing control and hitting two other cars on Route 9W in Alpine.
2nd Arrest In Deadly Shooting Of Mother In The BronxPolice said a second suspect, 28-year-old Andrew Johnson, now faces murder charges in the death of 26-year-old Katherine Diop.