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Rising gun violence and threats to public safety dominate New York mayor’s first Democratic debateRising gun violence and threat to public safety dominated New York’s first mayoral debate between the top eight Democratic candidates on Thursday; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the highlights.

New York Weather: CBS2 5/13 Nightly forecast at 11 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 13 at 11 p.m.

CBS sports reporter AJ Ross is pushing for bill to require groomers to be licensed after dog diesHow did a trip to PetSmart become a death sentence for a 12-year-old poodle? The latest case highlights what animal advocates see as a growing problem with unauthorized pet groomers. The dog’s owner shared his pain and his efforts to protect pets with CBS2’s Jessica Layton.

Hate message left outside the Brooklyn Islamic CenterPolice are looking for vandals who spray painted hate messages outside an Islamic center in Brooklyn.

CDC announces updated mask guidelines as children become eligible for COVID vaccineFor the first time on Thursday, we saw children as young as 12 get vaccinated, the same day the CDC announced that if you were fully vaccinated, you can ditch the mask, most of the time; CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports.

Ferry crashes while trying to dock in BrooklynA ferry crashed into a Brooklyn construction barge on Thursday night.

Police release images of suspects in independent metro attacksPolice released images of two of the suspects in two separate subway attacks that took place on Wednesday.

New York Weather: CBS2 5/13 Evening forecast at 6 p.m.CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for May 13 at 6 p.m.

Resumption of the Metro-North Penn station access projectGovernor Andrew Cuomo authorizes the resumption of the access project to the Metro-North Penn station.

Mayor De Blasio says he is ready to demand license plates for bicyclesCyclists may one day need a permit to circulate in New York City. With more and more people using the cycle lanes and bicycle injuries on the rise, Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s open to the idea of ​​license plates for bicycles, but not everyone is from it. agreement; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.

Met Opera contract disputes threaten to reopen this fallThe Metropolitan Opera is in a bitter contract battle with two of its largest unions that could threaten a reopening scheduled for the fall.

Basic deal reached to avoid Connecticut nursing home strikeConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said a basic deal has been reached to prevent a strike at more than two dozen retirement homes across the state.

Long Island man accused of falsifying COVID vaccination cardsFormer Long Island pharmacy worker accused of stealing and tampering with COVID-19 vaccination cards, which health officials say is not only illegal but dangerous; CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.

Parents warned of dangers of children swallowing lithium batteriesFrom key chains to toy remotes, lithium batteries are everywhere in our homes, but many parents don’t know how dangerous they can be to children; Chris Martinez reports for CBS2.

An update on Maurice DuBois from CBS2You’ve probably noticed that Maurice DuBois hasn’t been on the air for a few weeks. We want to share with you that her mother, Ramona Ursula DuBois, has passed away after battling the disease since the start of this year.

Shortage of chlorine tablets drives up pricesPool season is almost here, but it can be more difficult to dive this summer.

New York Department of Parks tells Bronx man to stop unauthorized landscapingA Bronx man used his pandemic downtime to clean up a secluded section of a New York City park, clear brush, set up benches and make plans for big improvements. Some neighbors applaud his efforts, but the city’s parks department? Not really; CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports.

Advocates worry about migrating birds crashing into glass in New York CityFlocks of birds that migrate through New York face the threat of colliding with glass skyscrapers, and now a popular tourist spot is emerging as a new problem spot; CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reports.

Some critics want COVID restrictions for in-person degrees easedIn-person degrees are back, but some critics say COVID safety rules go too far and want to reduce testing capacity and requirements; CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.

Governor Cuomo under fire over sexual harassment commentsGovernor Andrew Cuomo is again criticized for his comments on Thursday during his press briefing on what constitutes sexual harassment.

Restaurants that have trouble finding candidatesNew York restaurants are hiring. A job fair was held in Manhattan on Thursday to help those looking for work. Economists say job growth in the US is moving much slower than expected, and of all industries, restaurants appear to have the hardest time finding candidates; CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports.

Medicines now available that can prevent AIDS and turn the disease into a treatable conditionAlthough there is still no cure for AIDS, the treatment has drastically changed the prognosis for the immune disease. For many people with AIDS and HIV, a combination of drugs has turned the disease into a chronic treatable disease, and now there are drugs that can actually prevent AIDS; Reports from Dr. Max Gomez of CBS2.

Ice cream truck crosses a cliff in Fort LeeAn ice cream truck rolled over a cliff in Fort Lee on Thursday; Dan Rice reports from Chopper 2.

Investigators credit bulletproof vest for saving life of NYPD officerAn NYPD officer shot dead in the line of duty is now recovering at home. Investigators attribute his bullet-proof vest to having saved his life; CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.