Your name and date of birth are required to book a flight, but soon, things might get even more personal before take-off. Now, airlines could ask you to step on the scale at the gate; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
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American Airlines Slated For Pilot Program That Would Ask Passengers For Their WeightYour name and date of birth are required to book a flight, but soon, things might get even more personal before take-off. Now, airlines could ask you to step on the scale at the gate; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Company Hopes To Fly Supersonic Jets In 2026Supersonic jets could be making a comeback nearly 20 years after the Concorde stopped flying.
Six Flags Great Adventure Preparing To Welcome Guests Back For Summer SeasonWith COVID cases dropping and restrictions loosening up, many are starting to think about their summer plans, and if you're in New Jersey, that might mean a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure; Meg Oliver reports for CBS2.
One Vanderbilt Tower To Open All New Glass Elevator RideOne of New York City's tallest skyscrapers is giving visitors a new way to get a view of the city, but they hope you don't mind heights.
'Returnships' Offer New Opportunities For Job Hunters Who Have Been Out Of The WorkforceA years-long gap on a resume is usually a red flag for potential employers, signaling someone who's been out of touch and may have rusty skills, but now, there are a growing number of corporate programs aimed specifically at this group. They're calling returnships; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Death Toll Climbs As Calls For An Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Go UnheededMore than 200 Palestinians are dead and about a dozen Israelis have been killed in the Middle East; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Paterson Police Respond To Rise In Crime At Local ParkThere are concerns about a rise in crime at one of Paterson's premiere parks. Just this week, two teens were shot close to where little kids were playing baseball; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
NYPD Celebrating Efforts To Increase Diversity In RecruitmentThe NYPD is celebrating efforts to recruit more diverse officers. They say their efforts are a response to the feedback they've received in communities; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
New CDC Indoor Mask Guidance Causing Some Anxiety, Confusion For New YorkersWhile fully vaccinated New Yorkers can take masks off indoors in most places starting Wednesday, they could still be required by individual business owners. On top of the confusion, the rules are also causing some anxiety; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
North Carolina Officers Will Not Be Charged In Andrew Brown Jr.'s DeathThere will be no charges against the officers who shot and killed a Black man in North Carolina in April. Prosecutors on Tuesday showed body camera footage and said the use of force was justified. We want to warn you the video is disturbing; Michael George reports for CBS2.
80-Year-Old Man Struck By Stray Bullet While Walking With Wife In New York CityAn 80-year-old Bronx man was hit by a stray bullet while out walking with his wife Monday night; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Man Accused Of Starting Condo Fire After Assaulting Girlfriend In Orange CountyPolice in Orange County say a domestic dispute ended with a devastating fire Tuesday. A man allegedly set the fire after assaulting his girlfriend; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
40-Year-Old Asian Man Attacked In Hell's KitchenA 40-year-old man was targeted in an anti-Asian attack in Hell's Kitchen on Tuesday morning; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Young Child Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive In Pool On Long IslandA young child was found unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool on Long Island on Tuesday; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Car Goes Off Embankment In NewarkA car plunged over an embankment in Newark on Tuesday; Dan Rice reports from Chopper 2.
West Orange, NJ School District To End Courtesy Busing In Cost-Cutting MoveA budget crunch has forced the West Orange School District to cut courtesy busing, but parents say that will create a major safety issue.
New York Weather: CBS2's 5/17 Monday Evening UpdateLonnie Quinn has the Tri-State Area's latest forecast on CBS2 News At 5.
MTA Chairman And Transit Workers Ring Opening BellTransit workers rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the return of 24-hour subway service.
New York City Nears Full Reopening, But Some Communities Say They're Not ReadyWhile the city pushes ahead with reopening, families in Corona, Queens say their recovery is still far from reach. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Fire At Recycling Facility In New Brunswick, NJChopper 2 was over the scene.
NYC Homeless Services Commissioner Steven Banks Speaks Exclusively With CBS2's Marcia KramerCBS2's Marcia Kramer asked Homeless Services Commissioner Steven Banks when the controversial practice of moving the homeless out of shelters and into hotels will end.
Proposal To Give Cash To Nassau County HomeownersThousands of Long Island homeowners could be getting financial help.
Gov. Lamont Using Federal Aid To Fund Connecticut SchoolsMore money is coming to Connecticut's public schools.
Exclusive: Whistleblower Alleges Company Diluted COVID Vaccine Doses In New York CityA lawsuit was filed against a company that runs several vaccination sites in New York City by an employee who was fired. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.