New Jersey artist Bisa Butler shines a light on the African American experience through quilt making
Mayor Eric Adams responds to his criticism of media coverageOn Tuesday, Mayor Eric Adams lambasted the media for covering up his attempt to get Albany state lawmakers to change bail reform laws. The mayor also blamed the lack of diversity in newsrooms as a reason he covered critically. On Wednesday, Adams had an exchange with New York Post reporter Nolan Hicks about what he said.
First Alert Forecast: CBS2 2/16 Night Weather at 11:00 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your first alert prediction for Feb. 16 at 11 p.m.
New Jersey artist Bisa Butler shines a light on the African American experience through quilt makingAs we continue to celebrate Black History Month, CBS2’s Maurice DuBois caught up with Bisa Butler, an artist who has elevated quiltmaking to the walls of some of our finest museums.
Memorial to woman killed in Chinatown vandalizedResidents of Chinatown gathered to clean up a memorial for the woman stabbed to death on Sunday after it was vandalized early Wednesday morning.
NYC tenants slam Governor Hochul’s budget as fight against evictions intensifiesSome tenants are criticizing Governor Kathy Hochul’s budget as the fight against evictions intensifies in New York. Many still struggle financially and fear losing their homes; Reporting by CBS2’s Dick Brennan.
Mayor Adams says city’s vaccination mandate is unfair to Kyrie IrvingBrooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving’s vaccination status became the topic of conversation at City Hall on Wednesday; CBS2’s Otis Livingston reports.
Biological parents, grandfather of Paislee Shultis facing the judgeThe biological parents and grandfather of Paislee Shultis, the missing girl found hiding under a stairwell in Ulster County, faced a judge on Wednesday. As CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports, the disturbing discovery brings back memories of a Long Island woman who survived a similar nightmare three decades ago.
Man shot dead by police in PlainsboroA man who was shot by an officer in Plainsboro, New Jersey, died Wednesday; Reporting by CBS2’s Nick Caloway.
Study shows COVID vaccine hesitancy drops faster among black Americans than white AmericansAs many states drop their mask mandates, experts say vaccines are what will really get us out of the COVID-19 pandemic, but many Americans are still hesitant to get vaccinated, especially in some parts of the country. As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, new research shows that vaccine hesitancy is declining much faster among black Americans than among white Americans.
Mayor Steven Fulop discusses the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust FundOver the past two decades, Jersey City has attracted a growing arts community, and now the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund provides financial support to local artists. Mayor Steven Fulop joined CBS2’s Dana Tyler to discuss the fund.
First Alert Forecast: CBS2 2/16 Evening Weather 6:00 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your first alert forecast for Feb. 16 at 6 p.m.
Fans cheer on Liverpool at Carragher’s In Lower ManhattanWith nine European Cups combined between them, Inter Milan and Liverpool treated fans to a clash of titans in Wednesday’s Champions League game. Liverpool came out with a foot in the quarter-finals and a 2-0 win on the road. As CBS2’s Kevin Rincon reports, being at Carragher’s in the Financial District isn’t the same as being in the stadium, but it’s pretty close.
Compression: some long-term tenants face unprecedented increasesMany people in New York are feeling the pressure on their rent. As pandemic offers end, even long-term tenants face unprecedented increases; Reporting by CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge.
Citywide mask mandate lifted in Stamford, ConnecticutMost Stamford residents will no longer need to wear masks.
Mayor Eric Adams unveils preliminary $98.5 billion spending planAfter just seven weeks in office, Mayor Eric Adams is giving New Yorkers a glimpse of how he plans to spend taxpayers’ money, saying he must put public safety first so the economy of the city is recovering from COVID; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
Discovery of missing girl Paislee Shultis brings back memories for Katie Beers, decades after she was held in an underground bunkerThree decades ago, the kidnapping of a little girl from Long Island captivated the nation. Katie Beers was imprisoned in an underground bunker for 17 days. On Wednesday, she sat down with CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff, who covered the Beers case, and then became the first reporter to tell her story in a book they co-wrote.
Queens woman attacked in bed during home invasionA Queens woman was attacked in her bed as she and her son slept. In a CBS2 exclusive, Natalie Duddridge spoke with the mother, who is still recovering.
Aiden Taylor, 12, writes a children’s book ‘Me and my afro’ to inspire children to love themselvesThis Black History Month, CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis spoke with a young boy from New York who has found a special way to celebrate all that makes him unique, hoping to inspire others to do the same.
Sea level continues to rise at alarming rate, new government report saysSea levels continue to rise at an alarming rate according to a report just released by the government. CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock tells us how badly the East Coast could be affected.
$106 million for Long Island sound improvementsLong Island Sound is getting a big boost to improve water quality.
New efforts are underway to combat drug addiction in Upper ManhattanNew efforts are underway to combat drug addiction in Upper Manhattan. CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell shows us what’s being done to fix the problem on the outside and get help for the people on the inside.
Investigation into police response to brawl at NJ MallAn investigation is underway to determine whether officers treated two teenagers differently because of their race while responding to a fight at a New Jersey mall.
Long Island Livery driver arrested for attempted rapeA Long Island livery driver is under arrest after police say he attempted to rape a 13-year-old girl.
Passenger shot and killed on LIRR trainA passenger was killed and a suspect remains at large after a shooting on a Long Island Rail Road train; Reporting by CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis.