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Weather in New York: CBS2 forecast at 11:00 p.m.CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock takes a look at what’s to come as we approach Christmas.

Store clerk subdues potential thief in New JerseyThe quick-witted employee shot dead a man who demanded money after claiming to be armed. CBS2’s Dick Brennan has the story.

NYC Deploys $ 100 Incentive To Get COVID-19 Booster ShotCBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reports.

President Biden sends aid to New York to cope with long test linesJessica Layton of CBS2 has the story.

NYPD officer dragged out after traffic stop in BronxCBS2’s Dana Tyler has the latest news on the officer’s condition and an arrest in the case.

Officials issue warning over fictitious donation cansCBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff has what you need to know to make sure you don’t get caught by impostors.

Attorney General James warns of falling prices for COVID-19 home test kitCBS2’s Dana Tyler has the story.

Mayor-elect Adams announces new hires for his administrationCBS2’s Kevin Rincon has the story.

Mount Vernon schools remote, other cities are thinking about moreTony Aiello of CBS2 reports.

Experts: think about the past year before making New Year’s resolutionsExperts suggest taking stock of the situation at the end of 2021 before making New Year resolutions. CBS2’s Mary Calvi reports.

Weather in New York: 12/21 CBS2 Tuesday night weather headlinesCBS2’s Vanessa Murdock takes a look at the forecast.

Respond to COVID questionsAs families begin to reunite for Christmas, some people are asking if loved ones should be tested for COVID before they reunite. On Wednesday, we’ll be answering more COVID questions live on CBS2 News at 5:30 p.m. and on CBSN New York.

Another round of Broadway closures due to COVIDIt was another day and another round of Broadway shutdowns. COVID-19 testing has found more positive results, with shutting down shows, in some cases by Christmas, and in at least one case, with shutting down for good. CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.

Laura Curran, outgoing Nassau County executive, discusses her accomplishmentsIn a county where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans 100,000, incumbent Laura Curran lost her candidacy for reelection for the leadership of Nassau County. CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.

The Mets introduce Buck Showalter as their new managerThe New York Mets officially introduced Buck Showalter as their new manager at a virtual press conference on Tuesday afternoon. CBS2’s Otis Livingston reports.

Scott Spina convicted of fraudulently purchasing Super Bowl ringsA man from New Jersey has pleaded guilty to posing as a former New England Patriots player and fraudulently purchasing Super Bowl rings.

Spike Lee receives the key to New YorkFilmmaker Spike Lee was honored by Mayor Bill de Blasio. De Blasio handed Lee the key to the city on Tuesday.

Governor Kathy Hochul announces additional food assistance for those in needHochul says $ 230 million will go to participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP.

Governor Phil Murphy Launches New Health Care Referral ProgramAfter collecting data, the project will eventually help residents understand how much health care costs are increasing and why, and make health care more affordable.

NYCHA Announces Minority-Led Businesses for Frederick Samuel Apartment RedevelopmentThe New York City Housing Authority has just announced the developers for a $ 260 million investment in the Frederick Samuel apartments, and the partnership marks a turning point in the prioritization of projects. CBS2’s Jessi Mitchell reports.

Deliberations continue in Ghislane Maxwell trialJurors deliberating in Ghislane Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial are asking for transcripts of testimony from three of his accusers.

Police: fake UPS delivery man robs Bronx family at gunpoint, ties up childrenPolice are looking for a man posing as a UPS employee and his accomplice who broke into an apartment, tied up the family and robbed them. CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.

FDA to approve 2 pills to treat COVIDThe pills have been called potential game changers in the pandemic. But as CBS2’s Dr Max Gomez reports, pills will not replace vaccines as the best weapon against the virus.

Stamford, Connecticut reinstates indoor mask mandateThe city’s mayor said face masks will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status.