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Black comic festival todayThe 10th annual event will be completely virtual this year.

Men seen beating woman in BronxThe police are looking for the suspects filmed.

Community mourns the victims of the Bronx fireA memorial has been erected nearby to remember the lives lost. John Dias of CBS2 has the latest.

Weather in New York: big improvementJohn Elliott of CBS2 has the latest weather forecast.

Weather in New York: CBS2 1/12 Night forecast at 11 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for January 12th at 11pm

Death of 16-year-old hockey player Teddy Balkind prompts neck protectorsThere is pressure to impose neck guards on young hockey players in Connecticut after a grade 10 boy was killed in an incident on the ice last week; CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon reports.

Americans will be eligible for reimbursement for COVID home testsStarting Saturday, Americans will be able to claim reimbursement for COVID home testing, but there are a few things you need to know if you are hoping to get your money back; CBS2’s Jessica Layton reports.

Governor Hochul Announces Plan to Address Truck Driver ShortageGovernor Kathy Hochul announced a new plan to address a critical shortage of truck and bus drivers.

Struggling tenants protest end of New York eviction moratoriumThe eviction moratorium that was put in place to help hundreds of thousands of troubled tenants during the pandemic is expected to expire on Saturday in New York. Crowds marched in Manhattan on Wednesday to protest the move as lawmakers say they work on ways to get more relief; CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.

Relatives of Bronx skyscraper fire victims share stories about those lostWe learn more about some of the 17 people who died in the Bronx skyscraper fire. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis has a few of their stories.

Officer injured in suspected car theft in MidtownPolice are looking for a suspected car thief involved in a violent Midtown jaunt. They say the armed suspect crashed into cars while driving in the wrong direction, and that a police officer was injured in the incident; Cory James of CBS2 reports.

Broadway Shows “To Kill A Mockingbird,” “Girl From The North Country” Announce ClosesTwo Broadway shows have announced plans to temporarily close and reopen later this year. These closings come as Broadway is experiencing a steep decline at the box office.

Handcuffed prisoner escapes custody at Brooklyn hospitalA prisoner is on the run after escaping from a Brooklyn hospital on Wednesday morning.

Search for gunman after shots at MTA bus in BronxShots were fired at an MTA bus on Wednesday.

Police search for suspect in Midtown carjackingA violent carjacking injured an officer in Midtown on Wednesday; Cory James of CBS2 reports.

Yankees hire Rachel Balkovec as first female minor league manager in baseball historyThe Yankees have hired the first female minor league manager in baseball history. Rachel Balkovec is the new manager of the Single A branch of the Yankees in Tampa; Reports from Steve Overmyer of CBS2.

Weather in New York: CBS2 evening forecast at 1/12 at 6:00 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for January 12 at 6 p.m.

Ceremony in honor of the retired FDNY head of departmentOn Wednesday there was a special farewell for an outgoing FDNY member.

Paterson Mayor urges residents to donate bloodThe country’s blood supply is dangerously low and for the first time the American Red Cross has announced a national blood crisis.

Take-out alcohol still faces challenges before being legalized in New YorkAs Governor Kathy Hochul again supports the idea of ​​letting bars and restaurants serve take out drinks and take out alcohol, it is far from a done deal; CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reporting.

Police investigate midtown Manhattan car hijackingPolice investigated a car theft in Midtown on Wednesday. Dan Rice reports from Chopper 2.

$ 20,000 reward for finding a suspect in the murder of a Burger King workerA reward of $ 20,000 is offered to help locate the gunman who shot dead a Burger King employee.

3 men arrested after allegedly posing as police and attempting to kidnap manThree men posing as police officers are in custody. NYPD says the trio attempted to kidnap and rob a man suspected of drug trafficking out of his apartment; CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.

Fire marshals preaching heater safety after fatal Bronx fireElectric heaters, the type that have malfunctioned in the Bronx, can be extremely dangerous when not operated with care, and area firefighters preach safety; CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.