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Report: Even After Millions In Payouts New York Holds $13.3-Billion In Unclaimed Funds

What do Madonna, Jerry Seinfeld, and Rupert Murdoch have in common? New York has money that it’s been trying to give them.

08/02/2014

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Below-Average Temperatures Leave Some With Summertime Sadness

We’re on track for our coolest summer since 2009, but that’s leaving some people with seasonal depression, CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported.

08/01/2014

A New Jersey attorney is making a push for Soju to be allowed in BYOB restaurants. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Bergen County, Controversy Brews Over Popular Korean Drink ‘Soju’

Palisades Park is home to one of the nation’s largest Korean populations. Inside some stores and restaurants on Broad Street many patrons can’t live without ‘soju’ a distilled liquor, traditionally made from wheat, rice, or barley.

07/29/2014

A beautiful day turned deadly when lightning struck a California beach. The incident left some in the New York area wondering what they would do in a similar situation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Day At The Beach Turns Deadly: What You Need To Know When Wild Weather Strikes

From out of nowhere on a beautiful day a freak storm hit Venice Beach and killed a 20-year-old man, injured more than a dozen people, and jolted others.

07/28/2014

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Research Firm: New York Will See Increase In High-Wealth Individuals Over Next Decade

New York City is already home to a lot of millionaires, but the Big Apple could soon play host to even more.

07/26/2014

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer calls for end to "poor doors." (credit: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer/Twitter)

Manhattan Borough President Pushes For Legislation To Ban ‘Poor Doors’

While some city council members have continued to fight a planned apartment complex with separate doors for luxury and affordable units, one official wants to change the law for the future.

07/26/2014

The bar business is booming on the Lower East Side. (Photo: CBS 2)

Revitalized Lower East Side Becoming Trendy, But Also Very Expensive

City neighborhoods change before our very eyes. It’s out with the old, and in with the new. But in some areas, like the Lower East Side, it can be tough for people who can barely afford to live there.

07/25/2014

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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

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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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