The extreme heat is even forcing multiple schools in New Jersey and some in New York to close early. All Jersey City public schools will close at 12:45 p.m. due to the excessive heat. After school programs are also canceled. CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports.
Update: Long Island City Rallies For Return Of FDNY Engine Company 261Officials are pushing for the reinstatement of FDNY Engine Company 261 to support the growing population of Long Island City. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Update: Amazon Deal 'Cloaked In Secrecy'Update: CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports from outside City Hall where officials will hold a hearing today into why the Amazon HQ deal was done behind closed doors.
Update: Michael Cohen Awaits His FateUpdate: Michael Cohen faces sentencing today after telling federal prosecutors he made false statements to protect the president. CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports.
Update: Unprovoked Subway AttackUpdate: Police are searching for the suspect behind an unprovoked attack inside a subway station in the Bronx. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis is on the story.
Update: NYPD Officer Serious But Stable After ShootingUpdate: An NYPD officer is in serious but stable condition and a suspect is dead after a police-involved shooting late Sunday night on Staten Island. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis is on the story.
Update: Will Cardi B There?Update: Will Cardi B there? The Bronx rapper is due in court today after missing her arraignment Monday. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge is on the story. https://cbsloc.al/2QBQIga
Update: Bystanders Caught In CrossfireUpdate: CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports from the Bronx where two innocent bystanders – a woman and 12-year-old girl – were caught in the crossfire of a police shootout last night.
Update: Fire Leaves Families DisplacedNo one was seriously hurt but several people have been displaced by a fire late Tuesday night in Woodbridge, New Jersey. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis is on the story.
Update: NYCHA Water WoesUpdate: The Bronx borough president plans to hold a rally today after NYCHA residents were without water last night. @CityNatalie is on the story.
Update: Search For Peephole KillerUpdate: Police continue to search for the suspect who shot a Bronx mother to death through her peephole. @CityNatalie has the latest.
Update: School Worker Donates Kidney To Co-Worker's HusbandA coincidence, or perhaps a miracle, is underway at William Floyd School District's Tangier Smith Elementary School on Long Island where a man in urgent need of a new kidney found a match close to home. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Update: 3-Alarm Fire Rips Through New Jersey ChurchThe St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Carteret, New Jersey, has been deemed a total loss and will need to be gutted before being rebuilt. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Update: Cause Of Equinox Blast Under InvestigationWindows of an Equinox health club at Broadway and 92nd Street have been boarded up following an explosion in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
November Is Difficult Time For NYC HawksNovember is a particularly dangerous month for hawks in New York City. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Update: Ready, Set, Shop!Update: The frigid temperatures likely won’t stop Black Friday shoppers from scoring bargains today. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis is on the story.
Update: Extreme Cold Sticks AroundUpdate: Even though winter is still weeks away, Thanksgiving ended up being colder here than in Alaska or Iceland. But as CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports, that didn’t freeze the festivities.
Update: Shoppers Hit Stores On ThanksgivingUpdate: CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports from the Kmart in White Plains, where doors opened at 6 a.m. for Thanksgiving shoppers.
Prosecutors Vow To Retry Chanel LewisChanel Lewis is accused of sexually assaulting and murdering Queens jogger Katrina Vetrano. A judge declared a mistrial in the case after the jury couldn't reach a decision. Prosecutors are vowing to retry the case. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Update: Parade Balloon PrepsUpdate: The balloons for tomorrow’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be inflated later Wednesday in Manhattan. CBS2’s Janelle Burrell is on the story.
Update: Search For Rape SuspectHave you seen him? Police are searching for a man accused of raping and robbing a woman over the weekend near Prospect Park. CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reports.
Holiday Travelers Should Expect GridlockThe Thanksgiving travel push has begun, and experts say Tuesday night before the holiday is the worst time to hit the road. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Trees Still Cluttering NYC Streets After StormCity officials faced criticism over the slow storm response following the sudden wintry blast that halted traffic. Now residents are complaining not enough has been done to remove the hundreds of trees downed across the city. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Update: Carjacking Suspect Due In CourtUpdate: CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports from Brooklyn where a homeless woman is due in court after she allegedly stole a car with a toddler inside and went for a wild ride.
Update: Closing Arguments In Chanel Lewis TrialUpdate: After nearly two weeks of emotional and graphic testimony in the murder trial of Karina Vetrano’s alleged killer, prosecutors and the defense team will make their final case to jurors today. CBS2's Janelle Burrell reports.
Update: Stuck Students Sleep In SchoolsUpdate: CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reports from West Orange, New Jersey, where the storm forced to students to spend the night at school.
Update: Stuck Drivers Sleep In CarsUpdate: CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reports from the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, where the storm forced some drivers to sleep in their cars overnight.
Update: DA Says Deputy Police Chief Paid $1,000 Bribe For JobTwo Village of Hempstead officials have been indicted by a grand jury on bribery charges after prosecutors say the deputy chief of police bribed a trustee $1,000 in order to win his promotion within the department. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Update: Adoption Event Unites Dozens Of Forever FamiliesA lot of hearts were filled with joy Thursday at Brooklyn family court as dozens of families officially united, signing their names on adoption papers. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Update: Meet The Best Middle School Debate Team In NYCMeet the best middle school debaters in all of New York City, also the first Spanish language debate team. They need$30,000 to go to nationals in Texas. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.