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Family finally gets access to New Jersey storage unitHundreds of people were denied access to their storage units in Union County after the building was flooded by Hurricane Ida, but on Wednesday a family was finally able to search their belongings at public storage; Reports from CBS2’s Meg Baker.
Suspected human remains found in search of Brian LaundrieSuspected human remains were found in a reserve not far from Brian Laundrie’s home, and authorities also discovered personal items belonging to him; CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
COVID survivor wakes from coma with sudden passion for paintingA man in Rockland County who survived COVID-19 produces three or four works of art every day. Today, some of his creations are hung up in the hospital where he came out of a coma with a sudden passion for painting; Tony Aiello of CBS2 reports.
Some New Jersey residents will need to use the 10-digit numberingIn New Jersey, customers of area codes 908 and 856 will need to get used to the 10-digit dialing.
NYPD Game Truck Offers Police Chance To Connect With YouthA truck driving on some streets of New York City attracts the attention of children, and it doesn’t even offer ice cream. Instead, it’s operated by the NYPD and serves a different kind of treat; Reports from Steve Overmyer of CBS2.
FBI involved in horrific Long Island acid attack caseThe FBI is now involved in the case of Hofstra University student burned and blinded in horrific acid attack; CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.
19-year-old killed after driver of stolen truck crashed into vehicleOn Long Island, an innocent driver died after police said a man in a stolen truck led police in a 12-minute chase and crashed. The victim was only 19 years old; CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Officers seen in video urging subway driver to be disciplinedMayor Bill de Blasio says he is troubled by an incident in the subway involving two unmasked NYPD officers.
Candidate accepts apology from Democratic NYS presidentBuffalo mayoral candidate India Walton says she accepts the state’s Democratic Party chairman’s apology.
Task Force calls for end to Rikers detainee transfer planThere is a new call to end the plan to transfer women and transgender people from Rikers Island.
City taxi drivers go on hunger strike in debt rescue battleSome city taxi drivers are taking drastic action in a debt bailout battle they say is not doing enough; Cory James of CBS2 reports.
Shooter in Parkland school shooting pleads guiltyAlmost four years after 17 people were killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, the gunman has pleaded guilty; Mireya Villarreal is reporting for CBS2.
Syracuse creates scholarship in memory of Nina KapurA new scholarship has been created in honor of our late colleague and friend, Nina Kapur.
Students found with guns in 3 New York City high schoolsStudents were found with guns at three city high schools on Wednesday.
The thief who triggered the death of a friend of the firefighters pleads guiltyA guilty plea on Wednesday from the man who robbed a mobile phone store in Queens, causing the friendly fire death of an NYPD detective.
Deli worker fatally stabbed in East HarlemThe search is ongoing for a man who fatally stabbed a deli worker in East Harlem after an argument in the store; CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports.
White House details COVID vaccination plans for childrenChildren aged 5 to 11 should be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at schools, pediatrician offices and local pharmacies; CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.
New York Public Service Unions Push Back COVID Vaccine MandateMayor Bill de Blasio’s mandate on the COVID vaccine generates a major setback on the part of civil servants’ unions; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
COVID vaccine mandate extended for all New York workersThe COVID vaccine mandate extends to all workers in New York City. Testing will not be an option for police, firefighters, emergency medical workers, sanitation workers and more; CBS2’s Jessica Moore reports.
Some Breast Cancer Survivors Express Concern About “Pinkwashing”A group of survivors say their suffering fuels sales and not enough research. CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports.
New Jersey invests $ 100 million to improve outdoor spacesGov. Phil Murphy says the plan is working to tackle climate change.
Suspected human remains reportedly found in search of Brian LaundrieLaundrie is the only FBI person of interest in the disappearance and murder of 22-year-old Petito. His body was found in Wyoming on September 19.
Parkland school gunman Nikolas Cruz’s chilling apology to victims’ families after guilty pleaNikolas Cruz, the shooter behind the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Cruz subsequently apologized to the families of the victims. Mireya Villarreal reports.
White House presents plan to vaccinate 28 million children aged 5 to 11The FDA is meeting next week to discuss the authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 5 to 11, and the CDC is meeting the following week. The Biden administration says it is taking action now to be ready. CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.