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Fans Excited To Pay Tribute To Mariano Rivera

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Sandman is taking another big step toward exiting baseball Sunday. The Yankees’ retiring closer is being honored before the game on “Mariano Rivera Day,” creating an energy and excitement among fans at Yankee Stadium, WCBS 880′s Peter Haskell reported. Peter Ponville made the trip from Huntsville, Ala., to say goodbye…

Police Investigating Deadly Head On Crash In Plymouth

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PLYMOUTH (CBS) — Police are investigating a deadly head on crash that killed a mother and daughter. Two cars collided on Federal Furnance Road early Sunday morning. Officials tell WBZ a 64-year-old Carver woman was driving with her 24-year-old daughter in the car when it appears she crossed the center line, striking another car head…

Reid’s Minute Roundup: 0-2? No Playoffs For You

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BOSTON (CBS) – This week Levan takes aim at teams that are 0-2 this September. Since 2009 30 teams have started 0-2 and none of them made the playoffs. His suggestion for the Jacksonvile Jaguars? Retire and play cricket. Levan Reid gives his take as only he can in “Reid’s Minute Roundup” on WBZ-TV’s Patriots…

Woman Wanted For Robbing Peabody Bank

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Police are looking for this woman. (Credit: Peabody Police) PEABODY (CBS) —Police say a woman entered Eastern Bank Friday afternoon and demanded money. (Credit: Peabody Police) The woman entered the bank on Lynn Street around 3:22 p.m. She exited in an older model gold Chevrolet Impala or Malibu onto County Street. There’s no word on…

Report: Tom Brady Texting Deion Branch, Brandon Lloyd To Gauge Availability

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FOXBORO (CBS) — The Patriots need some receiving help, and Tom Brady is apparently turning to some old friends. NFL.com’s Michael Silver and Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the quarterback has been “calling & texting Deion Branch and Brandon Lloyd, gauging their availability.” “Deion Branch has told Tom Brady he’s ready whenever, hanging in Kentucky,”…

Woman Dies After Hit-And-Run On Queens Boulevard

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A woman has died at a hospital after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Queens, police said. The driver left the scene after hitting the woman at around 10:20 p.m. Saturday at Queens Boulevard and 71st Avenue, authorities said. The woman died later at North Shore…

Phantom Gourmet: Mr. Bartley’s Gourmet Burgers, Cambridge

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s one of the most famous burger joints in America, and with just one bite, you’ll know why everybody knows about Bartley’s. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, for more than fifty years, Bartley’s is where brainiacs from Harvard, and burger lovers from everywhere come together to …read more Source: CBS…

Pet Parade: Last Hope K9 Rescue

BOSTON (CBS) — On this week’s Pet Parade, three dogs working on their training. Zeus is a 5-year-old who is trained and housebroken. Horatio is 10 years old and was surrendered due to his age. He is well-trained and does well with other dogs. Ladie is very playful and is working on being …read more…

Obama Set To Honor Navy Yard Victims

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday will memorialize the 12 victims who were gunned down last week at the Washington Navy Yard by a New York-born gunman. Sunday’s late-afternoon service is being held at the Marine Barracks Washington in southeast Washington, not far from where Aaron Alexis, 34, fatally …read more Source: CBS…

Bronx Teen Charged In Father’s Murder

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 16-year-old Bronx boy has been charged in the brutal slaying of his father. The body Ivan James Sr., 40, was discovered Thursday night by his daughter in a bathtub at his apartment on Grand Concourse, according to published reports. He had been stabbed 10 times in …read more Source: CBS…