Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” died Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus, his attorney said. Katie Johnston reports.
Emmy-Winning Songwriter, Fountains Of Wayne Cofounder Adam Schlesinger Dies From CoronavirusEmmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” died Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus, his attorney said. Katie Johnston reports.
Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez Announces Coronavirus InfectionRep. Nydia Velazquez announced Monday she had all the common symptoms of a COVID-19 coronavirus infection, prompting her doctor to say she likely has the disease. Katie Johnston reports.
The Queensboro Hoping Takeout Cocktails Can Help It Survive CoronavirusThe Queensboro in Jackson Heights is one such place that required a sharp pivot in their way of doing business. Packaged beer was always available with a food order. But now additional alcoholic beverages, if ordered with food, can be picked up or brought to your door. Katie Johnston reports.
Rikers Island Rate Of Coronavirus Infection 7 Times Higher Than CitywideThe Coronavirus is spreading rapidly through New York City, even more so at Rikers Island and other jails, according to Legal Aid Society. The organization says the infection rate at local jails is more than seven times higher than the rate citywide and 87 times higher than the country at large. Katie Johnston reports.
'Knucklehead' Facing Terroristic Charges After Claiming Coronavirus And Coughing On Store ClerkGov. Phil Murphy says a man got into an argument at a Wegmans Food Store in Manalapan before claiming to be infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus and intentionally coughing on a store worker – and now he is facing terroristic charges.
Jon Bon Jovi Calls For Help Writing Song About The Coronavirus OutbreakJon Bon Jovi is writing a song about the coronavirus outbreak, but he wants your help to finish it. The singer posted a video on social media of the unfinished song called “Do What You Can” along with the same hashtag. Katie Johnston reports.
Coronavirus Will Not Stop Food Pantries' Mission Of AidThe city institution is affected by staff shortages like any other business confronting the coronavirus restrictions but continues to serve those most vulnerable even in the best of times. CBS2's Cory James reports.
New York Weather: 3/16 Monday Afternoon ForecastCBS2's Else Finch reports. We’re not expecting any threat of rain just yet. As for temperatures, they’ll be down from yesterday with high only in the mid-40s.
Coronavirus Update: Hoboken Curfew Goes Into Effect TonightA curfew imposed by the mayor goes into effect tonight that follows new restrictions on bars and restaurants. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Coronavirus: Some Stores Offering Special Shopping Hours For SeniorsStarting today, DeCicco & Sons in Larchmont is reserving special morning shopping times from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. just for seniors shoppers. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Coronavirus Update: New York City Nightlife Goes Dry, Dark And HungryVoluntary closure notices are plastered all over small businesses across the city due to coronavirus, and so are encouraging messages. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Coronavirus Concerns Spark Shopping FrenzyPlenty of shelves remain empty and shopping just feels different than it did even a week or two ago. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Positive COVID-19 Cases Tops 100Additional supplies such as face-masks, sanitizing wipes, and gloves are now available to the county's 71 fire departments. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Coronavirus Update: New York City Schools Taking Lesson Plans OnlineDespite suspending in-person instruction, schools across the city will be handing out boxed meals from 7:30 am to 1 p.m. so thousands of kids won't go hungry. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Coronavirus Update: Tri-State Area Governors Match COVID-19 Containment RulesNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont have coordinated state orders on closing business and following the same rules for COVID-19 coronavirus containment. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Coronavirus Update: Major Local Hospital Now Processing Test ResultsAs cases continue rising on Long Island, a major hospital lab will now be processing coronavirus test results much faster. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
New York Weather: CBS2 3/11 Afternoon Weather HeadlinesCBS2's Vanessa Murdock has a look at the forecast.
Woman Seen On Video Burning Flag Outside Hindu Temple In QueensPolice are searching for a woman seen on video setting a flag on fire outside a Hindu temple in Queens. CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
Long Island Woman Found Guilty In Death Of Anti-Gang Advocate Evelyn RodriguezProsecutors said Annmarie Drago, a registered nurse and former teacher, was a manipulative, unrepentant, callous thief who stole and destroyed memorial items honoring the second-anniversary vigil for Kayla Cuevas, the Brentwood teen whose body was discovered on the Drago property after being slain by MS-13 gangs.
Mayor De Blasio Says He Has 'Real Concerns' About St. Patrick's Day Parade Amid Coronavirus OutbreakMayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday morning he has "real concerns" about next week's St. Patrick's Day Parade amid the growing coronavirus outbreak.
New Rochelle Residents Prepare For Containment Area To Take EffectMore than 200 people in the Tri-State Area have now tested positive for the coronavirus. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison, Must Register As Sex OffenderHarvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison following his conviction on rape and criminal sexual act charges. CBS2's Reena Roy reports.
Broadway Still Open For BusinessOne of Broadway's biggest producers is reminding theater goers Broadway is open for business.
Police Seize Spray Sanitizer After Boy Suffers BurnsA sanitizer shortage due to the coronavirus has many people, including the state of New York, making their own. But police in New Jersey have a warning after one item sold at a popular convenience store burned a young boy. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.