Only On CBS2: New York State Traffic Court Planning To Stay VirtualAs most courts transition back to in-person hearings this month, New York state’s traffic court is planning to stay virtual. It’s a cost-cutting measure for the state, and some say it’s a money-grab from motorists; CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports.
95-Year-Old Long Island Woman Angry After Being Wrongly Assumed DeadA 95-year-old Long Island woman says she is very much alive and angry that she has to convince her tax assessor and her bank of the fact. Once declared, or assumed, dead, the process to prove otherwise is not always an easy fix; CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.
Some Critical Of NYC Public Schools’ Plan For Combined Italian Heritage/Indigenous People’s DayThe legacy of Christopher Columbus has drawn attention in recent years. New York City Public Schools just wiped his name from the holiday calendar. In its place is a combination Italian Heritage/Indigenous People’s Day, but critics say the day shouldn’t be shared; CBS2’s Alice Gainer reports.
FDNY: Charging Electric Scooter Caused Deadly Fire In The BronxFDNY says a charging electric scooter caused a fire that left one person dead and at least 10 others hurt in the Concourse section of the Bronx; CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.
Man Barricades Himself Inside Subway Operator’s Car, Shuts Down ServiceA man barricaded himself inside a train operator’s car Wednesday morning, shutting down subway service for an hour and a half; CBS2’s Jessica Moore reports.
Ban On Interstate Indoor Youth Sports Competitions Will Be Lifted In New JerseyIn New Jersey, some more normalcy is coming for children who play sports.
Yankee Stadium, Citi Field Will Allow Full Capacity In Certain Sections Starting May 19Baseball will soon be welcoming back even more fans. The capacity at both Yankee Stadium and Citi Field is expanding on May 19; CBS2’s Steve Overmyer reports.
Broadway Shows Can Reopen At Full Capacity In September, Gov. Cuomo SaysThe stage is set to open the curtain for Broadway’s return. Full capacity audiences will be allowed back in theaters beginning Sept. 14; CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reports.
Gov. Cuomo Announces New Rules For Baseball FansYankee Stadium and Citi Field to ease restrictions for vaccinated fans and offer free tickets with shots, Gov. Cuomo says.
New York Weather: 5/5 Wednesday Afternoon CBS2 Weather HeadlinesCBS2’s John Elliott has a look at the forecast.
Every Student In Bronx Charter School’s Senior Class Gets Accepted To CollegeA charter school in the Bronx is celebrating the graduating class of 2021. All 65 seniors have been accepted to colleges. CBS2’s Christina Fan reports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Makes Broadway And Baseball AnnouncementGov. Andrew Cuomo gives latest update on COVID restrictions and reopening in New York.
Mayor De Blasio’s Daily COVID BriefingMayor Bill de Blasio holds daily briefing on coronavirus recovery, vaccine rollout and more in New York City.
Peloton Recalling Treadmills After Child Dies, Others InjuredOne child died and 29 others were hurt after being pulled under the rear of the treadmill.
91-Year-Old Dead, More Injuries Reported After Bronx Building FireOne person was killed and at least 10 others were hurt after a fire tore through an apartment building in the Concourse section of the Bronx early Wednesday morning. CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.
Broadway Shows Can Resume At 100% Capacity Sept. 14, Gov. Cuomo SaysBroadway will be able to welcome back audiences this fall. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says theaters can reopen at 100% capacity starting on Sept. 14. Tickets go on sale Thursday. CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock reports.
Man Barricades Himself In J Train SubwayThere was a daring subway crime Wednesday morning when an emotionally disturbed person brought rail traffic to a standstill. CBS2’s Jessica Moore reports.
Police: Husband Stabbed, Wife Thrown Down Stairs After Argument With Man On SubwayThe search continues for a man who allegedly attacked a couple after following them off the subway in the Bronx. Katie Johnston reports.
NYPD: Asian Woman Told To ‘Get Off My Train’ Before Being Slapped On Brooklyn SubwayPolice are trying to track down a woman they say harassed and assaulted an Asian woman last month on the subway in Brooklyn. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: Long Island Man Fatally Struck By FedEx Truck After Fender BenderA 29-year-old man is dead after police say he stopped for a fender bender on the Long Island Expressway and was struck by a FedEx cargo truck. Katie Johnston reports.
CBS2’s Chris Wragge Visits Students In His HometownFor the first time in over a year, CBS2’s Chris Wragge had a chance to meet with third graders in Mahwah, New Jersey.
Police: Shots Fired By Dirt Bike RidersPolice are searching for two men seen firing a gun while riding a dirt bike through the streets of Brooklyn.
Several People Hurt In Bronx FireSeveral people were hurt when a three-alarm fire broke out early Wednesday morning in the Bronx.
Push To Combat Vaccine Hesitancy As Demand Slows DownThere is a push to make sure more people get the COVID vaccine and expand access for children. It comes as vaccine supply is up but the demand is slowing down. CBS2’s John Dias has the story.