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Seen At 11: Scammers Look To Cash-In On Tourists During Busy Summer Travel Season

The summer travel season is in full swing and scammers are busting out new tricks to take advantage of tourists.

07/23/2014

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Resentment Brews Among Some Williamsburg Residents As Starbucks Sets Up Shop

There is a new resident in Williamsburg, and not everyone is celebrating. A Starbucks opened on Union Ave and Ainslie Street, on Monday morning.

07/21/2014

Young people, ages 10 to 13, have been holed up inside at "Camp Kids 'n Comedy"  in the basement of the Gotham Comedy Club for two weeks -- four hours a day. (Photo: CBS 2)

Unique Summer Camp Offers Creative Kids A Chance To Do Stand-Up Comedy

There’s an unusual type of summer camp for kids underway right now, and, there’s definitely something funny going on.

07/18/2014

Utility trucks at the National Grid Hub Center in Melville, LI (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

National Grid Rolls Out New Pilot Program To Combat Scammers

Authorities said scam artists in Herricks, Syosset and Westbury posing as National Grid workers conned elderly residents.

07/18/2014

Devices like the iSwimband can connect to smartphone apps and make it easier for parents to monitor children while they swim. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potentially Life-Saving App Gives Parents Peace Of Mind During Summer Swimming Season

Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.

07/16/2014

Westchester artist Donald Robertson has taken his Andy Warholesque art to Instagram. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Artist Sees Popularity Skyrocket Thanks To Social Media

As a cosmetics company founder, Donald Robertson has a fashion sense, but it’s his keen eye for instant images that’s attracting attention.

07/14/2014

Researchers say Beta Amyloids could play a role in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. (Credit: CBS 2)

Researchers Report Breakthroughs In Diagnosis Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Two possible breakthroughs have been reported in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, one of them involves our sense of smell and the other involves our eyes.

07/13/2014

German fans watch the final game of the World Cup on a big screen TV near the East River. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

German Fans Celebrate Close Win Over Argentina In World Cup Title Game

Germany beat Argentina to win the world Cup with a lone goal in extra time on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Wi-Fi Hotspots Can Leave Users Vulnerable To Identity Theft

Free Wi-Fi can be found everywhere, from the airport to public parks, and even coffee shops.

07/13/2014

Eva Casale of Long Island has set out to run seven marathons in as many days. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Completes Self-Inflicted ‘7 Marathons In 7 Days’ Challenge

Eva Casale, 49, ended her self-inflicted foot challenge in her hometown of Glen Cove. She was followed by other runners who joined her along the way.

07/13/2014

Some dermatologists are now recommending probiotics for the treatment of acne. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: For Acne Sufferers Probiotics May Be A Skin Sensation

Many people are familiar with probiotics, the healthy bacteria that have been linked to a healthy digestive tract.

07/08/2014

Experts say parents can prevent 'summer brain drain' in their kids by making learning fun. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Fight ‘Summer Brain Drain’ By Making Learning Fun For Your Kids

The lazy, hazy days of summer have arrived, and experts warn that the dreaded ‘summer brain drain’ could affect your kids.

07/08/2014

New Yorkers were surprised to find out that pieces of the Berlin Wall now reside on the East Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Even Lifelong New Yorkers Are Surprised By Some Of The Big Apple’s Hidden Secrets

There are enough secrets in the Big Apple to surprise even lifelong New Yorkers, you just need to know where to look.

07/07/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors Release Detailed Report Of What Caused Fatal Jersey Shore Motel Fire

Surveillance video from inside the motel shows John Alberti rummaging through seat cushions in a lounge. He later is shown face down on the couch with a lit cigarette.

07/02/2014

A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine has questioned the effectiveness of epidural injections. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Questions The Effectiveness Of Epidural Injections

Researchers found that after six weeks, injections that combined both epidural steroids and the anesthetic lidocaine were no more effective than lidocaine alone. Even the effects of lidocaine did not last long.

07/02/2014

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Opening day of New York Comic Con 2013 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

New York Comic Con 2013

New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention.

WEST NEW YORK, NJ - JULY 04:  Spectators watch the 2012 Macy's Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River from Port Imperial on July 4, 2012 in West New York,  New Jersey. Every year the celebration takes place on Independence Day commemorating the 1776 adoption of the Declaration of Independence.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

New York City Celebrates The 4th Of July

A day of baseball, hot dogs, fireworks, patriotism, and fun.

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