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New Book Tells NYC History Using 101 Objects

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s kind of tough to describe the history of New York City, but a new book aims to do that with some of the objects — including bagels and black-and-white cookies — that have made a lasting impression. 159 more words


Man Sentenced For Carjacking, High-Speed Pursuit

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man who carjacked a vehicle at knife point and then led police on a high-speed chase in southern New Jersey last year has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison. 150 more words


Wolf Holds Cash Edge With 7 Weeks Left In Campaign

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Tom Wolf is heading into the final seven weeks of Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial election with a $1.5 million cash advantage over the Republican he’s trying to unseat, Gov. 152 more words


Clementi Family Become Advocates After Suicide

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Tyler Clementi’s family could have stayed silent after he killed himself.

They could have, understandably, hid from the spotlight and attention thrust upon them when he jumped from the George Washington Bridge after his roommate’s webcam captured him with another man inside his Rutgers dorm room. 566 more words


Furry Friend Finder: Tina And Lila

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Tina and Lila, who are looking for homes. 160 more words


Prosecutors: 1 Teen Killed, 1 Wounded In Shooting

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old girl was killed and another teen was wounded when shots rang out in Paterson.

But further details on the shooting were not immediately disclosed, including when and where it happened or what type of weapon was used. 81 more words


Delaware State Police Searching For Missing Milford Man

MILFORD, Del. (CBS) — Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for a missing 19-year-old, and asking the public for help finding him.

Joshua Venable was last seen at his residence very early Sunday morning on the 17000 block of Deer Run, Milford. 120 more words