Helium Shortage Threatens To Inflate Prices For Party BalloonsThe cost of a canister of helium gas has risen from $120 to $240, and party suppliers are being forced to pass long the price hike to their customers. CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports.
Uber Goes Public, Closes Lower Than Initial Public Offering PriceAfter much hype leading up to the largest initial public offering in five years, Uber hit a few potholes on its first day of trading, closing down 8% and reflecting lingering doubts about its future prospects for profitability. CBS2’s Maurice DuBois reports.
Spas Increasingly Using CBD In Massages To Promote WellnessThe latest trend in wellness is CBD, a component of cannabis or marijuana, but it’s not psychoactive. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Wrongly Convicted Defendants In Central Park Five Case Speak OutThe men are the subject of “When They See Us,” an upcoming Netflix mini-series from filmmaker Ava DuVernay, which tells the story from the standpoint of the teenagers falsely accused of a brutal rape in 1989. CBS2’s Maurice DuBois reports.
Exclusive: Young Mother Shot In Head Recovering, Talks To CBS2Tytianna Sparks was shot in the head on Sept. 10, 2017, and has since survived numerous surgeries. She learned how to speak again, and no longer needs a wheelchair to get around. CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.
Town Installs Half-Dozen Recycling Receptacles To Fight Cigarette Butt TrashNot all smokers are going to give up the habit, but the habit of tossing what’s left over just anywhere is getting easier to kick in Port Washington, where cigarette butt receptacles now line Main Street in Port Washington, New York. CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.
MTA Worker Speaking Out After Attack In BrooklynAn MTA worker says a man punched her at random as she got off the F train Monday around 1:45 p.m. at the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue station. CBS2’s Reena Roy reports.
MTA Conductor Assaulted At Brooklyn Subway StationAn MTA conductor was assaulted on the (F) train at the Jay Street-MetroTech station in Brooklyn during the Friday evening commute. CBS2’s Dan Rice reports.
Judith Clark Released From Prison After Deadly 1981 Brinks RobberyJudith Clark played a major role in an infamous Brinks heist that killed the two police officers and a security guard in 1981. CBS2’s Maurice DuBois reports.
Elle Shares A Beloved Dog-Walker On CBS2’s The DigCBS2’s Maurice DuBois and Kristine Johnson talk with Elle McLogan about dog-walking service The Academy of Royal Wolves, where canine “cadets” dress in uniform.
NYPD Officials Renew Push For 9/11 Victim Compensation FundThe New York City Police commissioner issued another plea on Friday, calling for more funding for first responders, sickened as a result of the terror attacks on 9/11. CBS2’s Alice Gainer reports.
Hazmat Crew Responds To Chemical Situation In Long BeachOfficials said it was a precaution taken due to an overabundance of concern to keep everyone safe. A Hazmat crew responded to West Beech Street in Long Beach, where there was an active chemical situation in a garage after a male victim was discovered unconscious in his side yard. CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.
Exclusive: Young Mother Shot In Head Talks To CBS2Tytianna Sparks was shot in the head on Sept. 10, 2017, and has since survived numerous surgeries. She learned how to speak again, and no longer needs a wheelchair to get around. CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.
Woman Tries To Open Delta Plane Door In-Flight To New YorkA Delta flight operated by Republic Airways was forced to return to LaGuardia Airport on Friday after a passenger allegedly tried to open a door to the plane while in flight. CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.
Delta Flight Safe At LaGuardia After Passenger Tries To Open DoorA Delta flight operated by Republic Airways was forced to return to LaGuardia Airport after a passenger allegedly tried to open the door to the plane while in flight.
Brooklyn Cultural Center Facing Cash ConcernsA Brooklyn cultural center is going up against its biggest battle since it survived the Civil War. This one, though, is financial. CBSN New York’s John Dias reports
Police: Old Bridge Family’s Car FirebombedOld Bridge Police say video shot from across the street shows a shadowy figure throwing what appears to be a Molotov cocktail at a family’s car. CBSN New York’s Tara Jakeway reports
New York Weather: 5/10 CBS2 Afternoon Weather ForecastCBS2’s John Elliott has the forecast.
Molotov Cocktail Attack On NJ FamilyA family in Middlesex county in New Jersey say they were targeted in a fiery attack that left them shaken and damaged their property.
Hazmat Response On Long BeachPolice responded to a chemical situation on Long Beach, where a man was found unconscious next to chemicals in his garage. CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.