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A demonstration of a bracelet loaded with pepper spray that can be used in self-defense. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: New Devices Can Offer Personal Protection On The Go

A bracelet loaded with pepper spray is a fashion accessory that can come in handy during a life threatening emergency.

01/14/2015

A boy in Utah helped cops track down a car thief using his mother's phone. (Credit:CBS2)

Quick Thinking Toddler Uses Phone To Thwart Car Theft, Kidnapping

A boy was kidnapped when his mother left her car running, but what the boy did next has turned into a teachable moment.

01/14/2015

Karen Steele says this pressure device helps her relieve pain when she's on the go. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Some Swear By Homemade Pain Relief Devices

People claim they are healing themselves at home with devices so simple you can even make them on your own.

01/12/2015

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NJ Authorities Caution Drug Users About Highly Lethal Brands Of Heroin

State police are cautioning drug users that there are three highly lethal brands of heroin on the streets of New Jersey that have claimed six lives.

01/09/2015

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Brooklyn Environmentalist Refuses To Contribute To City’s Ubiquitous Trash Piles

Walk down many of New York’s sidewalks and you’re likely to see piles of trash bags awaiting pick up.

01/08/2015

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Flu Cases In New York Nearly Double In Just A Week

Cases of the flu in New York have almost doubled in just a week. It’s a national epidemic and the worst part of the season has yet to arrive.

01/02/2015

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Tips For Making—And Sticking—To Your New Year’s Resolutions

As we get ready to welcome in 2015, many have their resolutions in hand.

12/31/2014

Members of the New York bird watching community have been chirping about the sighting of a Couch's Kingbird. (Credit: Jacob Drucker)

Bird Watching Community Chirps With Excitement Over West Village Visitor

A rare find in Manhattan has the bird watching community chirping with excitement.

12/29/2014

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Dance, Music Help Start Week-Long Celebration Of Kwanzaa

Dance and music helped kick off the week-long festivities at the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan.

12/26/2014

'15' arrives in Times Square for New Year's Eve. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

New Yorkers Optimistic About The New Year As 2014 Winds Down

Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll.

12/26/2014

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Seen At 11: Can You Really Get The Perfect Body Without Hitting The Gym?

There is a new trend that claims to give men a more perfect body without working out.

12/23/2014

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When Does An Online Rant Become A Dangerous Threat?

Ismaaiyl Brinsley began his Saturday, by making anti-police threats online.

12/22/2014

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Still Looking For Holiday Gifts? CBS2’s Alex Denis Has The Ultimate Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Guide

Check out these suggestions for everyone from the fashionista to the techie in your life.

12/22/2014

Experts say plants can be good for your mental and physical health during the winter months. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Struggling To Get Through The Cold Weather? Experts Say Get A Plant

Experts say the winter is the best time to reap the benefits of house plants, when the days are shorter and we’re cooped up inside.

12/19/2014

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Leave Something Behind At Airport Security? It May Be At The TSA’s Lost And Found

Have you ever wondered what happens to that set of keys or the cellphone you accidentally left behind in the little bin at airport security checkpoints?

12/18/2014

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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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