Melinda Katz is the 53-year-old Queens borough president. She has also served as a New York City councilwoman and is a former member of the New York State assembly.
'Lightning Thief' Composer, Director Discuss Musical's Road To Broadway"The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical" is now on Broadway. CBS2 spoke with the show’s director about their social media campaign and the composer about writing the music.
Advocates Call For End To Homelessness In NYCPublic Advocate Jumaane Williams and other advocates call on the mayor's office to do more to curb homelessness in the city.
NYPD Update On Police-Involved Fatal ShootingNYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan gives an update on a fatal police shooting in the Bronx in which a suspect was killed on Oct. 17, 2019.
Speaker Corey Johnson, Officials Talk On Proposed Rikers Island Shutdown, New Local JailsNew York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and other officials talk about the proposed closure of Rikers Island and opening of five local jails across the city ahead of the Council's vote on the measure Oct. 17, 2019.
Tri-State Area Readies For Heavy RainFrom 4 p.m. Wednesday until 4 a.m. Thursday, there will be a Flash flood watch for five of the northeast counties in New Jersey. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Paterson, N.J., Announces Pilot Program To Combat Opioid AddictionMayor Andre Sayegh and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced grant funding to pilot a comprehensive opioid abuse program in Paterson, which will include the creation of an Opioid Response Team ("ORT").
911 Audio Released Of Woman Trapped In Peter Pan Bus Luggage CompartmentA New York woman was locked inside the compartment of a Peter Pan bus while retrieving items from her bag on a route to Boston through Connecticut on Aug. 4, 2019. Audio credit Connecticut State Police.
Murphy Welcomes New Group NJ TRANSIT EngineersNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy spoke to a group of new NJ TRANSIT engineers who just completed their classroom training.
NYPD Update On Bronx Police-Involved ShootingThe NYPD says officers opened fire on an armed suspect early this morning at a subway station in the Bronx.
CBS2 Speaks With National Grid President John BrucknerCBS2's Marcia Kramer speaks with National Grid President John Bruckner about the thousands of customers refused service due to a reported gas shortage.
Police Release New Photo Of Man Wanted For Questioning In Rape InvestigationPolice have released a new photo and video of a man wanted for questioning in connection to a rape investigation. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)
Police: 72-Year-Old Surrounded, Assaulted By Group In MidtownA man was surrounded by a group of individuals and attacked in Midtown early Monday morning, according to police. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)
3 Food Delivery Workers Robbed In The Bronx, Police InvestigatingPolice are investigating after three food delivery workers were robbed in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)
Pearl River Superintendent Gives Update On Students In CrashSuperintendent Marco Pochintesta speaks about a student who was killed and another who was seriously hurt in a crash on Route 304.
Police: 85-Year-Old Woman Pushed To Ground, Robbed On Upper West SidePolice say an 85-year-old woman was pushed the ground and robbed outside her Upper West Side home Saturday. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)
Shot Fired Inside Brooklyn Subway Station, Police InvestigatingPolice are investigating after a shot was fired inside a Brooklyn subway station Friday afternoon. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)
Officials Offer Details On Fatal Shooting In BrooklynOfficials provided an update on a fatal shooting that happened in Brooklyn early Saturday morning.
Lonnie Quinn Action Figure CommercialWatch Lonnie Quinn weeknights at 5, 6 and 11 on CBS2.
Watch: Reina Ozby Sings The Star-Spangled BannerThe rising star kicks off the day on CBS2, singing the national anthem before the start of the 4:30 a.m. newscast.
Web Extra: Dionne Monsanto On Suicide PreventionDionne Monsanto's daughter Siwe was disgnosed with depression and anxiety disorder. She died by suicide in 2011. Now Dionne gives suicide prevention workshops all over the world. She spoke with CBS2's Cindy Hsu.
DOT Lowering Speed Limit On West Side HighwayNYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg announces plan to lower the speed limit on the West Side Highway from 35 mph to 30 mph in an effort to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe.
New York Comic Con: Actress Felicia Day On A Star's Life At NYCCActress Felicia Day talks with CBS2 about her new book and her fondest memories from meeting fans at the annual New York Comic Con.
New York Comic Con: Mental Health In The Spotlight At NYCCActress Chase Masterson talks with CBS2 about mental health and anti-bullying messages taking the spotlight at this year's New York Comic Con.
New York Comic Con: Actor Joe Gatto Talks Fans, Mental HealthActor Joe Gatto of 'Impractical Jokers' talks with CBS2 about embracing the fans at the New York Comic Con and his work with the mental health and anti-bullying group Pop Culture Hero.