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Cement Beams Fall Off Truck, Crush SUV In Waltham

WALTHAM (CBS) – A Lexington man is happy to be alive after cement beams fell off a truck and slammed into his SUV.

Vinod George’s Honda Pilot was demolished, but he calls himself a lucky man. 295 more words


Marlboro Family Not Home When Fire Destroys House

MARLBORO (CBS) — A Marlboro family was not home on Sunday when a fire destroyed their house.

No one was hurt, but one or more pets were inside when a fire ripped through the home on Parmenter Road. 98 more words


Assemblyman: City Reprogramming Muni-Meters To Accept Advance Payments

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s one of the little annoyances about life in New York City: The muni-meters won’t accept any money until they actually go into service for the day. 198 more words


Residents Hold Pro-Verrazano Bridge Bike Path Rally

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Protesters gathered at a rally on Saturday to push for a bike and pedestrian path on the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge.

As WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported, bicyclist Rabi Abonour said it’s a hassle getting from his home in Sunset Park, Brooklyn to Staten Island. 207 more words


Family Plans Vigil For Missing Staten Island Man

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The family of a missing Staten Island man is planning a vigil Friday night at the spot where he was last seen. 330 more words


Medical Examiner: Joan Rivers' Death 'Resulted From Predictable Complication'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Joan Rivers died after suffering a “predictable complication of medical therapy,” the New York City Medical Examiner’s office said Thursday.

The ME said Rivers’ cause of death was “anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest during laryngoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with propofol sedation for evaluation of voice changes and gastroesophageal reflux disease.” 379 more words


Firefighters Battle Early Morning House Fire In Carteret

CARTERET, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A quick-moving fire destroyed a house early Monday morning in New Jersey.

The blaze broke out at a home on Frederick Street in Carteret around 5:30 a.m. 154 more words