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Strong Winds Topple Trees, Cause Other Damage Across Area

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fast-moving storm Wednesday left serious damage in its wake.

Emergency crews in the late afternoon were sent to the scene of a home in Bloomfield, New Jersey home after heavy winds and rain moved through the area, causing a tree to uproot and crash onto the house on Linden Avenue, CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported. 303 more words


Activist Plans To Swim Super-Polluted Gowanus Canal For Earth Day

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With Earth Day coming up Wednesday, an environmental activist plans to swim the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

As CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported, federal agencies and health experts warned that Christopher Swain’s swim could land him in the hospital. 551 more words


Officials Warn Against Synthetic Marijuana Use After Spike In Hospitalizations

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Health Department have issued a warning against smoking synthetic marijuana.

In the past week alone, more than 160 people have been hospitalized with bad reactions after using the drug, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported. 243 more words


Group Calls For Wider Emergency Response Zone Around Indian Point

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A disaster at the Indian Point nuclear plant could affect a much larger area than covered by current emergency response plans, a watchdog group claims. 343 more words


CBS2 Exclusive: Crooks Using Stolen Social Security Numbers In Tax Fraud Scam

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — As taxpayers rush to make Wednesday’s tax deadline, a new warning has been issued about crooks who are filing fake returns and stealing refunds… 346 more words


Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds Using Lifted Social Security Numbers

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Scammers are filing fraudulent income taxes and stealing refunds.

The key to the crime? Stolen Social Security numbers.

As CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported, a Westchester County woman, who asked to remain anonymous, went to electronically file her taxes, but a criminal beat her to it. 370 more words


TSA: Travelers Left Behind $675,000 In Loose Change At U.S. Airports In 2014

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — That’s no chump change.

Nearly $675,000 in loose change was left behind at airports across the country last year, according to the Transportation Security Administration. 367 more words