Gunman outside United Nations calls on lockdown, standoff with police

The Paley Center celebrates its grand reopening in MidtownMidtown’s Paley Center for Media will welcome visitors this weekend for the first time since it closed in March 2020.

The future of the fearless girl in limbo statueThe future of the Fearless Girl statue is again in limbo.

Scotch Plains Golf Course Renamed To Celebrate African American HistoryA public golf course in Scotch Plains was renamed this week just in time for a 100th anniversary gala on Friday night, celebrating its African-American history; CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reports.

New York Executives Celebrate Opening of Overdose Prevention SitesNew York City leaders continue to celebrate the opening of two overdose prevention sites in Upper Manhattan, saying services will reduce record number of deaths and reduce drug use on city streets; CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell reports.

Businesses having difficulty obtaining materials for tombstonesCompanies that make tombstones find it difficult to get their hands on materials; Naomi Ruchim reports for CBS2.

NYPD Arrests Suspect Charged with Stealing School BusA police chase involving a school bus in Brooklyn ended in a savage crash Thursday; CBS2’s Thalia Perez reports.

Parents and teachers in New York City eager for classroom capacity bill to become lawThere is pressure for smaller classes in New York City. Some parents and teachers are impatient for a classroom capacity bill to become law; CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.

A look at this year’s top food trends for the holiday seasonWith the holiday season in full swing, there are lots of celebrations with lots of food; Cindy Hsu of CBS2 reports.

11th edition of the Toys for Tots campaign at the Nassau Coliseum on SundayLong Island leaders are joining forces to make sure no child is deprived of a gift this holiday season.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Introduces Gun Safety BillsIn the wake of a deadly Michigan school shooting, Gov. Phil Murphy introduced a set of gun safety bills; Reports from CBS2’s Meg Baker.

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea to retire at year endNew York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea made it official: he is retiring.

DOJ launches investigation into Cuomo on multiple frontsFederal authorities are now reviewing sexual harassment complaints against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Gunman outside UN calls for lockdown, standoff with policeA gunman outside the United Nations caused a lockdown and standoff with the NYPD on Thursday; Tony Aiello of CBS2 reports.

NYPD Arrests Suspect Who Stole School Bus, Several InjuredA savage police chase after a school bus in Brooklyn damaged at least a dozen vehicles.

NJ Assembly members stranded from chamber over disputeA group of New Jersey Republican lawmakers were barred from entering state assembly chambers in Trenton on Thursday.

President Biden presents plan to fight COVID-19 this winterPresident Joe Biden visited the National Institutes of Health, where he presented his plan to fight COVID-19 this winter; Alice Gainer’s reports from CBS2.

Minnesota resident who recently visited NYC tests positive for Omicron variantAuthorities report that a Minnesota resident who recently attended an event at the Javits Center tested positive for the Omicron variant; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.

NYC issues vaccination warrant for religious workers in private schoolsNew York City issues a vaccination warrant for employees of Catholic schools, yeshivot and other private schools.

Parents and teachers urge New York council to pass bill lowering maximum class sizesCity Council Chairman Corey Johnson co-sponsored the bill in late July, but it was not put to a vote. CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.

NYPD briefing on gunman apprehended after deadlock near United Nations buildingThere was a heavy police presence outside the United Nations Headquarters near East 42nd Street and First Avenue Thursday morning.

NYPD: Man knocked out with bricks, kicked, robbed in Bronx lobbyThe NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying the suspects involved in a Bronx robbery on Saturday. Katie Johnston reports.

Governor Murphy pushes gun safety packageGovernor Phil Murphy makes a gun safety announcement in Metuchen, New Jersey.

Weather in New York: unusually hot for the seasonCBS2’s Elise Finch has the latest weather forecast.

NYPD on stage outside the United NationsThere is a heavy police presence outside the United Nations headquarters, where officers confront a man on the sidewalk with a gun.

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