‘Lottery Lawyer’ Indicted In $107 Million Scheme To Extort WinnersA New York attorney known as the “Lottery Lawyer” is charged with extorting lottery winners in a $107 million scheme.
Revel Now Requires Safety Training, Helmet Selfies On AppThe moped ride sharing service Revel has announced new safety requirements after two deadly crashes in New York City, including one involving CBS2’s Nina Kapur.
New York Weather: CBS2 8/18 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for August 18 at 11 p.m.
New Jersey Restaurant Owners Wonder When Indoor Dining Will ReturnCiting COVID concerns, leaders in New York and New Jersey have not laid out a plan to restart indoor dining, but that puts the future for many restaurants at risk; CBS2’s Jessica Layton reports.
Police Investigating Santander Bank ATM Robberies Across Tri-State AreaPolice across the tri-state area have been responding to more than a dozen ATM robberies, including several on Staten Island; CBS2’s Nick Caloway reports.
Joe Biden Officially Nominated In Second Night Of Democratic National ConventionJoe Biden is officially the Democratic nominee for president. It was a virtual show of support during Tuesday’s Democratic National Convention, and some Republicans played a prominent role; CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
8 People Shot In 4 Separate Shootings Across NYCEight people were shot in four separate incidents across Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan on Tuesday, all within a matter of hours; CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports.
Trash Piling Up On NYC Streets Leads To Rise In Rat SightingsThere’s a warning that trash piling up on New York City’s streets could force more small businesses to close.
‘Lottery Lawyer’ Indicted In $107 Million Scheme To Extort WinnersA New York attorney known as the “Lottery Lawyer” is accused of scamming lottery winners out of millions of dollars.
Some Families Still Struggling To Access Internet, Wi-Fi As Remote Learning ContinuesAs students adjust to remote learning, many are still struggling to connect to the internet, and in many rural communities, families lack access to Wi-Fi; CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Volunteers Get Word Out On ‘Get Tested Tuesday’Volunteers hit the streets Tuesday to send a message: get tested for COVID-19.
Demanding Answers: When Will Indoor Dining Be Allowed In NYC?It’s still outside seating only when it comes to eating at New York City restaurants. So what’s the plan when the seasons change and temperatures drop? CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer is demanding answers from Mayor Bill de Blasio.
At Least 3 Shot In AstoriaMultiple people were shot in Astoria on Tuesday; CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports.
While Celebrating 100th Anniversary Of Women’s Vote, Experts Reflect On Its Failings For Women Of ColorTuesday marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women’s right to vote, but it still wasn’t a victory for women of color and female immigrants; CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports.
New York Weather: CBS2 8/18 Evening Forecast at 5PMCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for August 18 at 5 p.m.
President & CEO Of Northwell Health Discusses Lessons Learned During Coronavirus PandemicWith New York’s coronavirus infection rate now the lowest in the nation, experts are calling the state America’s success story, but it wasn’t easy and there were bumps along way. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez sat down with the president and CEO of Northwell Health to talk about important lessons learned during the pandemic.
Rally Held Against Plans To Turn Hotel In Jericho Into Homeless ShelterThere were more protests Tuesday on Long Island against plans to house homeless families in a hotel in Jericho.
MTA Bringing Back Front-Door Boarding, Eliminating Free RidesIf you’ve been riding the bus in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic, get ready for changes that will make your ride more like it was before the outbreak; CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reports.
NYPD Forms Task Force To Fight Asian-American Hate CrimesThe NYPD has formed a new task force to fight an increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans.
New York Suburbs Working On Reforming Police DepartmentsThe future of policing in New York State will take shape between now and next April. The state has released a 150-page document to guide municipalities as they set up police commissions for reform and reinvention. In some suburbs, the process is well underway; CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports.
Governor Cuomo To Release Book On Pandemic In OctoberNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is writing a new book about the pandemic.
Amazon Will Create 2,000 Jobs At Old Lord & Taylor On 5th AvenueAmazon says it will create 2,000 new jobs in Manhattan.
NYC Catholic Schools Announce Safety Measures For Fall ClassesNew…