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Road To Reopening: Bars Reopen In NJ, Restaurant Capacity Up In NYCIn less than two weeks, capacity restrictions will be completely lifted for restaurants, salons and gyms across the Tri-State Area. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
New York Weather: CBS2's 5/8 Saturday Morning UpdateJohn Elliott has the Tri-State Area's latest forecast on CBS2 News This Morning.
New Jersey Mom Saves Son's Life By Donating KidneySunday will be an extra special Mother's Day for one New Jersey family. A little boy's life was saved thanks to a selfless gift from his mom; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
New York Weather: CBS2 5/7 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 7 at 11 p.m.
Demonstration In Queens Honors Those Killed In Colombia ProtestsA demonstration was held Friday night in Jackson Heights, Queens, to honor those killed during protests in Colombia.
16-Year-Old Killed In Rockland County Crash, 18-Year-Old Driver Accused Of Driving While IntoxicatedIn Rockland County, a teenager is accused of driving drunk, causing a crash and killing a young friend. This is the second deadly crash involving teenagers in less than two weeks; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
New York Bars, Restaurants Say There Are More Available Jobs Than Willing WorkersBars and restaurants are ready to toast to an increase in business, but some owners say finding help is proving difficult. They're wondering, where are the workers? CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Hundreds Of Bodies Still Lying In Temporary Morgues In BrooklynIt's been more than a year since the start of the pandemic, and the bodies of hundreds who lost their lives are still lying in temporary morgues; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Long Island Family Searching For Cure For FOXG1 SyndromeA Long Island family is racing against time to help their 2-year-old baby with a rare brain disorder. They've rolled out an ambitious plan to find a cure and, in the process, hope to help millions of others; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
New Jersey, New York Continue To Ease COVID Restrictions On Road To ReopeningOn the road to reopening, bar seating is back in New Jersey, and in New York, more people can eat indoors at restaurants; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
New York Weather: CBS2 5/7 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 7 at 6 p.m.
Broadway League Hires Equity, Diversity, Inclusion DirectorThe Broadway League has hired its first director of equity, diversity and inclusion.
Parents, Students Upset About Rutgers University's Decision To Cancel CommencementRutgers University is canceling commencement. The announcement is controversial because there are still plans for a spring football game this month; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Food Delivery Man In East HarlemThere's an arrest in the deadly shooting of a food service delivery worker in East Harlem.
NYC Gun Violence Reaches Another High With 10 Shootings In 24 HoursGun violence in New York City has reached another high with 10 shootings in 24 hours. People who live in these crime-riddled communities say they're fed up, and they want to know what's being done to keep them safe; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
COVID Survivor Celebrates First Mother's Day After Giving Birth While In A ComaA Middletown, New York, woman beat all odds to survive COVID-19. She gave birth while in a coma. Now, she is finally strong enough to share her story, just in time for Mother's Day; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
International Tuba Day: Local Players Discuss Instrument's Underserved ReputationFriday marks International Tuba Day. It was created in 1979 to honor all the hard-working musicians who handle the hassle of the mega-music maker. CBS2's John Elliott spoke with a pair of local tuba players about the instrument's underserved reputation.
New Commander Now In Place For Coast Guard Sector NYFor the first time, a woman is now in charge of the Coast Guard Sector New York.
Long Island Officials Pushing To Stop Water WasteIt's called Long Island's greatest natural resource -- water. Now, there's a big push to stop the waste as usage skyrockets; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Connecticut Launches Summer Marketing Campaign To Promote TourismConnecticut has launched a new summer marketing campaign on the road to reopening.
NYC Modifies COVID Vaccine Distribution StrategyThere's a new push to get COVID shots into the arms of New Yorkers. The city is modifying its vaccine distribution strategy as demand plummets; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
New Jersey Artist Burns PaintingsEvery artist wants to be appreciated for their work, but one frustrated artist took a different approach and destroyed his art; CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
Pentagon Will Not Shoot Down Chinese RocketThe U.S. military will not shoot down the Chinese rocket that is expected to fall back to Earth this weekend.
What You Should Know About Filing Your Taxes This YearIf you haven't filed your taxes yet, there are some changes you should be aware of; Chris Martinez reports for CBS2.

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