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9/3 CBS2 Thursday Morning Weather H...

9/3 CBS2 Thursday Morning Weather Headlines

(Credit: CBS2)Another 90-plus degree day is in store for us all. We will have mild platform this morning to launch from, so expect some mid-90s possible for some communities inland.
As Host Of ?The Late Show,? Stephen...

As Host Of ?The Late Show,? Stephen Colbert Will Finally Get A Chance To Be Himself

Stephen ColbertFor close to a decade Colbert was best known for playing a faux pundit on Comedy Central's 'Colbert Report.'
Family Grateful To Transit Cop Who ...

Family Grateful To Transit Cop Who Saved Son?s Life On Sheepshead Bay Train Platform

An NYPD officer saves a 19-year-old man who collapsed on a Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn subway platform. (Credit: Auystine Perez)The breath of life was caught on camera when a teenager collapsed on a subway platform and a police officer rushed in to help.
Sanitation Worker Fired After Repor...

Sanitation Worker Fired After Reports Of Demanding Drinks For Pickup At Jersey City Bar

The owner of The Pint bar in Jersey City claims he was shaken down by members of the Jersey City Incinerator Authority, who allegedly demanded drinks for garbage pickup. (Credit: CBS2)A sanitation worker in Jersey City has been fired, after being accused of refusing to pick up the trash at a local bar unless the bartender served them free drinks, CBS2 has learned.
4 Legionnaires? Cases Reported At M...

4 Legionnaires? Cases Reported At Melrose Houses In The South Bronx

A cluster of Legionnaires' cases has cropped up at the Melrose Houses in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)A new cluster of Legionnaires? disease cases was recently diagnosed in the South Bronx, and city officials on Wednesday were investigating the water distribution system in one public housing development.
Frantic Search On For Man Who Vanis...

Frantic Search On For Man Who Vanished After Going Jogging In Massapequa Park

Michael Bryant Adragna, 27, has been missing since going jogging in Massapequa Park on Monday, Aug. 31. (Credit: CBS2)A jogger went for a run in Massapequa Park, Long Island and never returned, and a frantic family has been left to pass out posters and look for clues.

NY Times

N.Y.U. Removes Bill Cosby?s Name Fr...

N.Y.U. Removes Bill Cosby?s Name From Film Workshop, Joining Other Schools

As Mr. Cosby?s reputation has suffered amid sexual assault allegations, N.Y.U. has quietly changed the name of a program.
Manhattan School Damaged in Explosi...

Manhattan School Damaged in Explosion Will Open Next Week

City officials said that the building, John F. Kennedy High, is structurally sound, and that the areas affected by the blast last month have been sealed off.
A $1 Million Laptop Theft, and a St...

A $1 Million Laptop Theft, and a Story Prosecutors Say Did Not Add Up

Two brothers who had been hauling Apple computers destined for New Jersey public school students had claimed the shipment had been stolen from them in Yorktown, N.Y.
New York to Settle Suit Over Rikers...

New York to Settle Suit Over Rikers Inmate Whom Guards Attacked

The city agreed to pay to end the civil rights lawsuit filed by Robert Hinton, who was severely beaten and received a broken nose and a fractured vertebra.
Tears and Anger in Queens After Mot...

Tears and Anger in Queens After Mother Loses Another Son to Violence

NeShawn Plummer, 16, was shot in Far Rockaway, three blocks from where his brother Shawn, 17, was killed in 2012.
Power Failure Snarls Service on Lon...

Power Failure Snarls Service on Long Island Rail Road

Service was suspended for more than an hour, and the Port Washington branch was shut down, closing a main route to the United States Open tennis tournament in Queens.

ABC Local

5 people hurt in Flatbush fire

5 people hurt in Flatbush fire

Five people have been injured in a four-alarm fire burning through two homes in Brooklyn. The fire tore through homes on Glenwood Road just after 4:45 a.m. in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn. Firefighters were searching for three residents of one of the homes.
Police: Long Island Expressway wrec...

Police: Long Island Expressway wreck leads to tractor-trailer theft, pedestrian hit

A crash on the Long Island Expressway led to a chaotic chain of events late Wednesday night.
Trump Advises Bush to 'Set the Exa...

Trump Advises Bush to 'Set the Example by Speaking English'

Trump and the Spanish-speaking Bush have been engaged in recent attacks.
Woman Charged With Falsifying Repor...

Woman Charged With Falsifying Report Amid Cop Killers Manhunt

A woman was charged this morning with falsifying a report about suspicious men near the Illinois town where a police officer was shot and killed, authorities said.
Another Gay Couple Denied Marriage ...

Another Gay Couple Denied Marriage License by Kentucky Clerk

Kentucky's Kim Davis has come under public and legal fire.
Reports: Cardale Jones expected to ...

Reports: Cardale Jones expected to be OK after headache scare

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to a hospital Wednesday night and treated for a severe headache, according to multiple media reports.

NY Village Voice

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to D...

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to Distract in the Risible United Passions

Update: On June 2, 2015, news broke that Sepp Blatter would resign as president of FIFA, as he became the target of a federal investigation. He said in a speech, "Although the members of FIFA have given me the new mandate, this mandate does not seem to be supported by everybody in the world o...
The Entourage Movie May Be a Brande...

The Entourage Movie May Be a Branded Romp But It's Easy Fun

The first line in Entourage is a good indication of what the next 104 minutes will bring. Peering through a pair of binoculars while a speedboat carries him toward a yacht in the dazzling waters of Ibiza, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon), the big brother of megastar Vincent Chase (Adrian...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Lo...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Love & Mercy Star John Cusack

When John Cusack was launching his career in the Eighties, Brian Wilson had gone from rock star to living lore — a brilliant Bigfoot. “People would have Brian Wilson encounters,” says Cusack, who plays Wilson in the new biopic Love & Mercy. “In L.A., people w...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs f...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs for the Susans Everywhere

The Melissa McCarthy of Spy is different from the one who rose to prominence by shitting in a sink. Bridesmaids scored her an Oscar nomination, and for the ceremony McCarthy donned a glamorous rose gown with a diamond collar and belt. But in the years since, Hollywood continu...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveal...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveals the Horror in Your Mind

Twenty years back, at the height of the UFO boom, the truest believers in alien abduction scenarios would argue that their most compelling evidence was the commonalities between regular people's stories of nighttime visitations. Even under hypnosis, “abductees” testified to rem...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of ...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of God Isn't All That Funny

If movies can be inspired by theme park rides, why not a Broadway play based on a Twitter feed? An Act of God, David Javerbaum's new comedy, emerged from a Twitter persona he created — @TheTweetOfGod, also available in book form ...

NY Daily News

Anti-hedge fund group calls on Cuom...

Anti-hedge fund group calls on Cuomo to return 'dirty money'

Before Cuomo heads to Puerto Rico, he should return more than $1.2 million from hedge funds linked to the island?s crisis, activists say.
Donald Trump fires back at Kareem A...

Donald Trump fires back at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

To White House hopeful Donald Trump, even Hall of Famer Kareem Adbul-Jabbar can be a total loser.
Obama?s Iran deal to move ahead aft...

Obama?s Iran deal to move ahead after winning Senate support

Obama?s nuclear deal with Iran received its crucial 34th vote of support, ensuring that it will prevail over fierce Republican opposition.
EXCLUSIVE: NYC'S plan to cut emissi...

EXCLUSIVE: NYC'S plan to cut emissions behind schedule

The city?s effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is likely behind schedule, an audit by City Controller Scott Stringer charges.
EXCLUSIVE: Faith groups rip NY bill...

EXCLUSIVE: Faith groups rip NY bill on school security

Liberal faith groups are pushing back against a bill that would require the city to fund safety officers for religious schools.
Drowned Syrian refugee reveals Euro...

Drowned Syrian refugee reveals Europe's migration crisis

A drowned boy washed up on a Turkish beach became the haunting image of an unfolding humanitarian crisis in Europe.

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