A house went up in flames in Brooklyn on Thursday.
New York Weather: CBS2 5/13 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 13 at 6 p.m.
Metro-North Penn Station Access Project ResumesGov. Andrew Cuomo is allowing the Metro-North Penn Station Access Project to resume.
Mayor De Blasio Says He's Open To Requiring License Plates For BicyclesCyclists could one day need a license to ride around New York City. With more people using bike lanes and with cycling injuries on the rise, Mayor Bill de Blasio says he's open to the idea of license plates for bikes, but not everyone agrees; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
Met Opera Contract Disputes Threaten Reopening This FallThe Metropolitan Opera is in a bitter contract fight with two of its biggest unions that could threaten a planned reopening in the fall.
Basic Agreement Reached To Avert Connecticut Nursing Homes StrikeConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says a basic agreement has been reached to avert a strike at more than two dozen nursing homes across the state.
Long Island Man Accused Of Forging COVID Vaccination CardsA former drug store clerk on Long Island is charged with stealing and forging COVID-19 vaccination cards, something health officials say is not only illegal but dangerous; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Parents Warned Of Dangers Of Children Swallowing Lithium BatteriesFrom key fobs to remote for toys, lithium batteries are everywhere in our homes, but many parents are not aware of just how dangerous they can be for children; Chris Martinez reports for CBS2.
An Update About CBS2's Maurice DuBoisYou have probably noticed that Maurice DuBois has not been on the air for a couple of weeks. We want to share with you that his mother, Ramona Ursula DuBois, passed away after battling illness since earlier this year.
Chlorine Tablet Shortage Drives Increase In PricesPool season is almost here, but it may be harder to dive right in this summer.
NYC Parks Department Tells Bronx Man To Stop Unsanctioned LandscapingA Bronx man used his pandemic downtime to clean up a remote section of a New York City park, clearing brush, installing benches and drawing up plans for big improvements. Some neighbors applaud his efforts, but the city Parks Department? Not so much; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Advocates Concerned About Migrating Birds Crashing Into Glass In NYCFlocks of birds migrating through New York City face the threat of colliding with glass skyscrapers, and now a popular tourist spot is becoming a new trouble spot; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Some Critics Want COVID Restrictions For In-Person Graduations EasedIn-person graduations are back, but some critics say the COVID safety rules go too far, and they want to drop capacity and testing requirements; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Gov. Cuomo Under Fire Over Remarks About Sexual HarassmentGov. Andrew Cuomo is under fire again over remarks he made Thursday during his news briefing about what constitutes sexual harassment.
Restaurants Struggling To Find Job ApplicantsNew York City restaurants are hiring. A career fair was held Thursday in Manhattan to help people looking for work. Economists say U.S. job growth is moving much slower than expected, and among all sectors, restaurants seem to be having the hardest time finding applicants; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Medications Now Available That Can Prevent AIDS, Turn Disease Into Treatable ConditionWhile there is still no cure for AIDS, treatment has dramatically changed the prognosis for the immune disease. For many with AIDS and HIV, a combination of drugs has turned the disease into a treatable, chronic condition, and there are now medications that can actually prevent AIDS; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Ice Cream Truck Goes Over Cliff In Fort LeeAn ice cream truck went over a cliff in Fort Lee on Thursday; Dan Rice reports from Chopper 2.
Investigators Credit Bulletproof Vest With Saving NYPD Officer's LifeAn NYPD officer shot in the line of duty is now recovering at home. Investigators credit his bulletproof vest with saving his life; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Hostilities Escalate On Both Sides In Middle East CrisisThe fighting between Israel and Hamas intensifies with more airstrikes on both sides; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Suspect In Times Square Shooting Makes First Court AppearanceThe man accused of shooting three people in Times Square made his first court appearance before a judge in Florida on Thursday; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
AFT Calls For Schools To Fully Reopen This FallThe head of one of the country's largest teachers' unions says kids need to be back in classrooms come fall.
How Can You Still Test Positive For COVID After Being Fully Vaccinated?Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres has tested positive for the coronavirus. He joins seven coaches and staff members who tested positive Wednesday despite being vaccinated. A lot of people are wondering why and how that could happen. It's called breakthrough COVID; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
CDC Eases Mask-Wearing Guidance For Fully Vaccinated AmericansThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans can now go maskless indoors in most situations; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Press Conference: Gov. Cuomo's 5/13 COVID UpdateGov. Andrew Cuomo's 5/13/21 press conference.
Press Conference: Mayor Bill De Blasio's 5/13 COVID UpdateMayor Bill de Blasio's 5/13/21 press conference.