Gems and minerals are back at the American Museum of Natural History.
New York Weather: CBS2 7/28 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for July 28 at 6 p.m.
Bronx Students Paint Mural As Part Of 'Summer Rising'Some Bronx school kids teamed up with local artists Wednesday to brighten up their schoolyard.
Propane Tank Turns Into Projectile In Clifton, Damaging BuildingA propane tank turned into a projectile, damaging abuilding in Clifton.
Long Island Mom Fighting For Child Safety In Custody Battles Involving Abusive ParentsA mother's somber fight for child safety continues in Albany and beyond. Her Long Island community calls her efforts "the best gift" for children who are caught up in custody battles involving abusive parents; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
NYPD Investigating Anti-Asian Hate Crime On Upper West SideThe NYPD is investigating another possible Asian-American hate crime.
Exclusive: Widow Of Lyft Driver Killed In Queens Crash Begs Suspect To Turn Himself InQueens prosecutors are searching for an accused drunk driver who was arrested for killing a Lyft driver but jumped bail. The victim's grief-stricken wife is pleading with the suspect to turn himself in. She spoke exclusively with CBS2's Hazel Sanchez.
NYC Offering $100 Incentive For People To Get VaccinatedMayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new cash incentive to encourage people to get vaccinated.
NYC Comptroller Criticizes DOE's Distribution Of Remote Learning DevicesThe New York City comptroller is criticizing the Department of Education's distribution of remote learning devices, saying it forced thousands of students to fall behind. The DOE is pushing back, saying the numbers don't tell the full story; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Delta Variant Surge Leads To Changes In Tri-State AreaThe surge of the Delta variant is leading to change in the Tri-State Area. Indoor mask mandates are up for consideration, and all New York State workers are required to get vaccinated, some without the option of getting tested each week instead; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Officials Say Long Island Teen Helped Save Lives In House FireThe courage of a teenager helped save lives in a ferocious fire on Long Island; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
'Broadway Blooms' Sculpture Exhibit Debuts In ManhattanAn art installation is brightening one of Manhattan's busiest blocks; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Actor Wentworth Miller Re-Ignites Conversation Around Adults With AutismOne in 54 children in the United States is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and increasingly, more adults are realizing they too fall on the spectrum. An actor's public admission is re-igniting the conversation around autism; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Bear 211 Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle In Northern SuburbsA wild bear that had quite a following on social media has died. Thousands tracked his travels and exploits on Facebook as he roamed the northern suburbs; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Gov. Cuomo Announces Debt Forgiveness Program For CUNY StudentsHelp is on the way for tens of thousands of CUNY students who are having trouble paying tuition and fee balances racked up during the pandemic.
Delta Variant, Changing CDC Guidelines Spark Concerns About In-Person LearningThere's a tug of war between parents concerned about how COVID will affect New York City schools this September. Some are calling for a remote option while others want full-time in-person learning; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
New York Giants Preparing For New Season Under Latest COVID Safety ProtocolsNFL training camps have opened up, and teams like the New York Giants are game planning for the season, as well as preparing for the league's most potent enemy -- COVID; CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
New York Jets Hit The Field For Training Camp 2021The New York Jets hit the field at training camp Wednesday; CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
Brooklyn Man Facing Charges In January 6 Riot At U.S. CapitolA Brooklyn plumber is now under arrest, facing charges for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill.
Senate Democrats, Republicans Reach Agreement On InfrastructureSenate Democrats and Republicans say they've reached an agreement on infrastructure, but it's not quite a done deal; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Shark Spotted Near Hempstead Town BeachesSeveral beaches had to be shut down Wednesday after more shark sightings off Long Island; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
All New Jersey Residents Urged To Wear Masks Indoors When There Is Increased RiskMask mandates may be reinstated in New Jersey as COVID numbers rise; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Gov. Cuomo Issues COVID Vaccine Mandate For Some State-Owned Hospital WorkersGov. Andrew Cuomo has announced he's taking even more COVID-19 precautions than what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Press Conference: Gov. Cuomo Announces All State Employees Must Be Vaccinated Or Face Weekly COVID TestingGov. Cuomo announced vaccine requirements for the New York state workforce. In state hospitals, all patient-facing health workers will be required to be vaccinated.
Press Conference: Mayor De Blasio Gives Latest COVID UpdateMayor Bill de Blasio's Wednesday, July 28, 2021 update on COVID, vaccinations and more in New York City.