New Jersey Hot Air Balloon Lottery Festival Now in OctoberHot air balloons that usually soar in New Jersey during the summer will need to do so in the fall of this year.
New York Weather: CBS2 5/20 Night Forecast 11pmCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 20 at 11 p.m.
Backyard popularity soars as coronavirus pandemic spreads into springAs summer approaches, the idea of staying cool while staying away from society has made the garden pool very popular this year; Nick Caloway reports from CBS2.
Health expert urges everyone to continue social distancingFor the past two months, we have been wearing masks and social distancing in hopes of stopping the spread of the coronavirus, but when will it be safe enough to hang around in large groups without masks? Report by Vanessa Murdock from CBS2.
Customers Return To Connecticut Restaurants And Retail StoresConnecticut took its first step toward reopening on Wednesday. Eager customers returned to restaurants and retail stores for the first time since mid-March; Report by Christina Fan from CBS2.
Relatives of coronavirus victims who died in nursing homes demand accountsWith so many deaths from coronaviruses in nursing homes, grieving loved ones demand accountability; Dick Brennan’s report from CBS2.
NYPD officer shot dead, armed suspect killed in HarlemPolice shot dead a suspect in a Harlem apartment on Wednesday evening, moments after he said he had taken one life and threatened another; Ali Bauman from CBS2 reports.
Patrol Leader Fausto Pichardo Updates on Harlem Police ShootingsNYPD patrol leader Fausto Pichardo reports on a shooting incident involving police that occurred in Harlem on May 20, 2020.
Brooklyn Business Helps Couples Host Virtual WeddingsMany spring and summer weddings have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, so a Brooklyn-based company comes to the rescue for couples who are virtually advancing with their ceremonies; Report by Kiran Dhillon from CBS2.
Fleet Week 2020 goes virtual amid a coronavirus pandemicFleet week begins Wednesday in New York, but the celebration will be very different this year; Charlie Cooper’s report from CBS2.
New York Weather: CBS2 Evening Forecast 5/20 at 5:00 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 20 at 5 p.m.
FDNY EMT that fought leukemia, other health issues continue to fight on the front linesAll of our first responders risk their lives to fight the coronavirus, but a young EMT in Queens is among the most vulnerable to infection and is still escalating; TBS Jakeway reports from CBS2.
Max Minute: will the warmer weather put an end to the coronavirus?Warmer weather usually means the end of the peak of the cold season. Will the coming higher temperatures have a similar impact on the coronavirus? Reports from Dr. Max Gomez of CBS2.
Mother and boyfriend accused of child abandonmentA mother and boyfriend were arrested Tuesday night for abandoning children after leaving the woman’s 6-year-old child on Queens Street.
Reinventing education: experts believe long-term distance learning could cause lasting damageWith restrictions still in place, it is increasingly likely that distance education will be part of the new standard for children, but health experts say doing it long term could leave lasting damage; Hazel Sanchez reports from CBS2.
NYPD stops meeting at Brooklyn Yeshiva SchoolMayor Bill de Blasio says he will do whatever it takes to prevent yeshivas from operating in violation of public health ordinances.
NYC Nonprofit tries to meet demand for healthy foodsAs the coronavirus pandemic continues, more and more New Yorkers are struggling to get healthy food, but at least one non-profit organization is trying to keep up with demand; Report by Vanessa Murdock from CBS2.
Retired NYPD Officer Returns Home After 60 Days In HospitalThere was a standing ovation on Wednesday for a retired NYPD officer released from the hospital after fighting coronavirus for two months.
Hundreds of New York Small Businesses Request to ReopenSmall businesses in the city are asking state officials to allow them to reopen.
Mayor De Blasio unveils plan to reduce deaths from COVID-19 in nursing homesMayor Bill de Blasio has unveiled a plan to help reduce the number of deaths in nursing homes, but some experts say this cannot prevent the death toll of elderly residents succumbing to COVID-19; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the details.
In memory of Ben Schaeffer and Rob RobertsWe continue to pay tribute to the deceased of COVID-19. Today, we pay tribute to two officials who are committed to helping others; Jessica Moore reports from CBS2.
Governor Phil Murphy warns of mobile phone contact scamIn New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy said the state was promising on the road to recovery.
Nassau County Communities To Open Beaches For Residents Only On Holiday WeekendsCommunities in Nassau County are taking action, fearing that their beaches will be invaded because the city’s beaches will be closed this holiday weekend; Carolyn Gusoff from CBS2 reports.
New York State is developing strategies to control COVID-19 in severely affected communitiesNew York State is developing strategies to control the coronavirus in severely affected communities.