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CT receives home delivery of COVID-19 testsConnecticut Governor Ned Lamont said 465,000 rapid home COVID tests arrived on Friday and more are underway.

First federal COVID testing site opens in New JerseyNew Jersey reports more than 28,000 new cases of COVID. Governor Phil Murphy visited the state’s first federal COVID testing site on Friday; Reports from CBS2’s Meg Baker.

Revelers fill Times Square for New Years Eve celebration across the boardCrowds fill Times Square for the fall of the New Years Ball; CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports.

CBS2 2021 CreditsWe want to recognize and thank the people who work here at WCBS across the station.

New Year’s resolutions are not a priority for many New YorkersAs we look forward to 2022, some of you may be considering making a New Years resolution – or maybe not? CBS2’s Nick Caloway went to find out what people are committing to after the countdown.

Fire investigators warn of social media trend that burned boy in ConnecticutFire investigators warn of a new social media challenge that severely burned a Connecticut child.

Off-Broadway’s Theater 80 in danger of closingThe pandemic has hit the theater industry hard, and now a well-known East Village location with a rather long history is in danger of closure; CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.

Residents of NJ have been warned not to go to the emergency room for COVID testingResidents of New Jersey are being warned not to go to the emergency room to try to take COVID tests.

New Jersey deportation moratorium ends SaturdayThe moratorium on New Jersey deportations ends Saturday.

New Suffolk County Police Commissioner says he is engaged in the Gilgo Beach murder investigationThe Gilgo Beach murders on Long Island are still unsolved over 10 years later, but the new Suffolk County Police Commissioner on Friday said he was determined to get answers; CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reports.

Powerball jackpot reaches $ 500 million for Saturday drawLottery players are vying to start the new year with an extra $ 500 million.

Minimum wage increase in New York, New JerseySome workers in the tri-state minimum wage region will see their wages increase in the new year.

Tolls increase in New Jersey in 2022New Jersey drivers will pay more in 2022.

Governor Kathy Hochul unveils plan to stop COVID winter outbreakWith the Omicron variant spreading and New York breaking a new record of people testing positive, Governor Kathy Hochul has unveiled what she calls her “Winter Surge Plan 2.0”. CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.

Eric Adams to move into Gracie Mansion, part-time in BrooklynAt Gracie Mansion on Friday, crews were seen transporting boxes belonging to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Crowds start to gather in Times Square for New Years EveCrowds started gathering in Times Square on Friday afternoon for New Years Eve. It will be a scaled-down event this year due to the increase in the number of new COVID cases; CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports.

Beloved comic actress Betty White dies at 99Betty White, the beloved comic actress who has captured the hearts of generations of fans, has passed away; CBS2’s Dana Tyler reports.

Home invasion suspects caught on videoPolice said the suspects pulled out guns and whipped the owner of the house with a pistol to his head before tying him up with duct tape.

News conference: Governor Hochul’s December 31 update on COVID in New YorkGovernor Hochul announced that SUNY and CUNY students, when eligible, will need to undergo a booster injection in order to be on campus for the spring semester.

The Stolen Bronx PostmanThis happened at 11:45 a.m. on Monday at Grand Concourse and East Burnside Avenues. Police said a postal worker was delivering the mail when a man approached him and threatened to shoot him.

Police: Woman pulls knife after Bronx market shopliftingThis happened on December 15th at 7:35 p.m. at the Food Bazaar on Exterior Street near East 150th Street.

Experts take a look at the best face mask to protect against OmicronWith the number of COVID-19 infections jumping out of the Omicron variant, now is a good time to consider or perhaps reconsider what mask you are wearing to protect yourself and those around you; CBS2’s Thalia Perez reports.

Spotlight on CBS2: Our Favorite New Years TraditionsWe don’t just highlight the singers we love. We also focus on New Years traditions. Elise Finch of CBS2 has received suggestions from people who help keep you informed every day!

Filmed in video: A man bangs crates of milk on a woman leaving the storeNew police video shows a bizarre attack in Manhattan.

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