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Suspect Taken Into Custody After Allegedly Swinging Machete During Road Rage Incident In Westchester

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A road rage incident disrupted the morning commute Tuesday in northern Westchester County. The confrontation happened on I-684 in North Salem. An enraged driver was taken into custody after allegedly punching another man and swinging a machete at him, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported. New York State Police said there were multiple accidents involving at least ...

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The 5 Best Whiskey Bars In New York City

NEW YORK (Hoodline) – Looking to try the best whiskey bars in town? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top whiskey bars in New York City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges. 1. Whiskey Tavern |PHOTO: ANGELO L./YELP Topping the list is Whiskey Tavern. Located ...

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LI Day Care Owner Charged After Toddlers Found Wandering Alone

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Long Island day care owner is facing charges after toddlers in her care were found wandering alone in Nassau County. Police said a 44-year-old driver spotted the children around 10:50 a.m. Monday along Jerusalem Avenue near Eighth Street in Hicksville. A 3-year-old girl was standing in the right lane, while a 2-year-old boy was in the ...

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Thanksgiving Travel: AAA Expects Tuesday Night To Be The Busiest Time

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s Thanksgiving Thursday, Black Friday and Cyber Monday – but Travel Nightmare Tuesday? Sit back, relax and prepare for brake lights and bumper-to-bumper traffic. AAA says tonight is the worst time to travel. This holiday season, the group predicts the highest travel volume in over a decade. “If you leave any time in the evening over the ...

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Maxine, 48-Year-Old Elephant, Euthanized At Bronx Zoo After Illness

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Bronx Zoo announced that it euthanized an Asian elephant after an illness. Maxine was 48 years old. She had a “progressive illness,” suffered “neurologic deterioration and generalized muscle weakness,” the Bronx Zoo said in a statement. The decision was made to euthanize her after she was no longer able to eat. Maxine the Asian Elephant ...

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11/20 CBS2 Tuesday Morning Weather Headlines

By Giorgio Panetta CBS2 Chief Meteorologist/Weather Producer There are a few passing rain and snow showers north of NYC this morning. Some drops might make there way down to the city very early, but do not let it ruin your day. (Credit: CBS2) They will pass as fast as they came and the rest of your day is cold, but dry. Temps drop tomorrow ...

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NYPD: Woman Raped, Robbed Near Prospect Park In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man they say raped and robbed a woman around Prospect Park early Sunday morning in Brooklyn. The 59-year-old victim was on her way home from a family event when the suspect put her in a chokehold, police said. Police said the man, who allegedly claimed to have a gun and knife, pushed ...

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Chytil Scores Again, Rangers Beat Stars 2-1

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Filip Chytil is having quite the scoring run, and the New York Rangers could not be happier. Chytil scored the tie-breaking goal in the third period to rally the New York Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. The 21st overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft, Chytil scored for the fourth ...

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St. John’s Beats Cal In Legends Classic At Barclays Center

NEW YORK (AP) — Shamorie Ponds had 16 of his season-high 32 points in the final seven minutes to help St. John’s beat California 82-79 on Monday night in the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center. Ponds made 11 of 15 from the field, including three 3-pointers, and 7 of 7 from the free-throw line — including six in the ...

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NYC Food Banks Becoming Overwhelmed During The Holidays

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Food Bank for New York City released an analysis of the state of hunger in the city Monday. The “snapshot” was based on feedback from soup kitchens and food pantries across the five boroughs. According to the findings, nearly 80 percent of food pantries and soup kitchens across the city have seen increased traffic over ...

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