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New York Weather: CBS2 7/23 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for July 23 at 11 p.m.
Olympic Athletes Prank Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant Before Opening CeremonyUSA Basketball members pranked Kevin Durant as all the U.S. athletes were headed into Japan's National Stadium for opening ceremonies Friday.
New Jersey Devils Select Defenseman Luke Hughes, Younger Brother Of Jack HughesThe New Jersey Devils kept it all in the family Friday for the NHL Draft.
Carrots Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella ContaminationThere is a carrot recall out of California.
Dozens Of New Jersey Residents Homeless After Fire Rips Through Apartment ComplexThere are collapse concerns after a fire ripped through a New Jersey apartment building Friday, leaving dozens of residents homeless; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Source: Suspect Arrested For Shooting Near Holland TunnelSources tell CBS2 a suspect is in custody after a road rage shooting near the Holland Tunnel.
Man Being Questioned For Inwood Park Sex AssaultsSources tell CBS2 an individual is being questioned in connection to a sexual assault investigation in Upper Manhattan.
Mayor De Blasio Urges Private Companies To Require COVID Vaccines For EmployeesMayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for private companies in New York City to require COVID vaccines for their employees; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
3 People Found Shot To Death In Farmingville HomePolice are investigating a triple homicide on Long Island.
Exclusive: Hero Police Officer Describes Saving Baby Struck By Out-Of-Control Car In YonkersA woman and her baby were struck by an out-of-control car in Yonkers on Friday. Both are expected to survive, thanks to some quick-thinking first responders. One of the hero police officers spoke to CBS2's Tony Aiello in an exclusive interview.
Nassau County Boosts Shark Patrols After Recent Sightings Off Long Island BeachesSummer is in full swing, and so is shark season. Nassau County is increasing patrols after two days of shark sightings off the coast of Long Island; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
New York Weather: CBS2 7/23 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for July 23 at 6 p.m.
Dog Tags Returned To Vietnam Vet From Long IslandA decorated Vietnam War veteran from Long Island finally has his dog tags back.
New Study Shows Staggering New Numbers Of Children Diagnosed With Type 2 DiabetesStaggering new numbers of children have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes during the pandemic. Cases have more than doubled; Danya Bacchus reports for CBS2.
August Martin High School Receives $20 Million For Athletic Field ImprovementsA multi-million dollar announcement means student-athletes at a Queens high school will soon have a place to compete. For years, City Council Member Adrienne Adams has been advocating for the funding; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Archdiocese Of Newark Hosts Faith & Family Fun DayNewark is one of the big cities hit hard by COVID-19, and Friday, many residents had the chance to have a day of fun, food and games.
Many New Yorkers Stuck In Passport PurgatoryPassport purgatory continues for so many Americans. The state department has temporarily shut down its online booking system for appointments; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Fire Destroys NJ Apartment Complex, Dozens DisplacedInvestigators say there were no sprinklers in key areas of a New Jersey apartment complex as a fire burned through Friday; CBS2's Kevin Rincon 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.

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