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Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump, Rev. Al Sharpton speak at a news conference in St. Louis on Nov. 25, 2014. (CBS 2)

Sharpton, Brown’s Attorneys Criticize Ferguson Grand Jury, Prosecutor

Attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news conference Tuesday that attorneys objected to St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s decision to call a grand jury and not appoint a special prosecutor.

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New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman warned parents to be on the lookout for toxic toys this holiday shopping season. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Schneiderman Warns Holiday Shoppers To Be Cautious About Toys, Personal Info

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent a letter to retailers reminding them of their legal obligation to ensure the safety of the toys they sell.

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Metropolitan Museum Of Art Given Major Gift Of African-American Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of 57 works by contemporary African-American artists from the South.

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Tudor Oaks tenants Desira Mack and Anthony Schiano with one of their three children. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Middle Island Residents Fear Eviction After Co-Op Goes Bankrupt

The Tudor Oaks co-op went bankrupt and was sold at auction. Some tenants received a letter saying they’d be evicted Friday.

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A cat is being checked-up by a veterinarian on August 12, 2014. (credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Program Aims To Protect Pets From Neglect

A new program aims to protect pets from neglect by helping people who can’t afford veterinary services.

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Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on Sept. 10, 2014. (credit: Pool)

Shia LaBeouf Appears In Court, Says He’s Keeping Sober

The “Transformers” star pleaded guilty in September to disorderly conduct charges stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.

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FILE - Winter coats sit in a warehouse at the annual New York Cares coat drive, on Dec. 16, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FDNY Firefighters Providing New Winter Coats To Children In Need

The Uniformed Fire Officers Association is partnering with Operation Warm to give free new winter coats to hundreds of children of the Boys and Girls Club.

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The Macys balloon makes its way down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on November 28, 2013. There was fear that the iconic balloons could have been grounded if windy conditions had picked up this morning.   (Credit: Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Hosts Kevin Frazier, Thea Andrews Preview Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

This year, Kevin Frazier from “Entertainment Tonight” and Thea Andrews of “The Insider” will be your hosts on CBS2.

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Thanksgiving dinner. (credit: Clip Art)

New Yorkers Share Their Thanksgiving Fails

1010 WINS’ John Montone went out in Tribeca to ask people to share their Thanksgiving disaster stories.

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New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Bill Would Allow New Yorkers To Identify Themselves As Multiracial

Legislation being introduced Tuesday would change dozens of official documents. They’d include applications for public housing and complaint forms with the city’s Commission on Human Rights.

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Rogelio Chavix-Tacen (credit: Hudson County Sheriff's Office)

Police Release Photo Of Driver Wanted In NJ Hit-And-Run That Injured Brothers

The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service are looking for Rogelio Chavix-Tacen, who was last seen in Fairview.

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Protesters in Manhattan after a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters Hit NYC Streets After Ferguson Decision; Arrests And Injuries To Officers Reported

The announcement in Ferguson, Missouri Monday night that a grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown sent protesters on the move in New York.

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Ferguson Grand Jury Declines To Indict In Michael Brown Case

A grand jury has decided not to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced Monday night.

11/24/2014

Assemblyman Troy Singleton has proposed legislation that would make 'rape by fraud' a crime in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Proposed Legislation Would Make ‘Rape By Fraud’ A Crime In New Jersey

A New Jersey lawmaker has a plan that would make it a crime to lie in order to sleep with someone.

11/24/2014

A surveillance image of an attempted robbery of a KFC in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Credit: Bridgeport Police)

Police: Men Tried To Rob KFC At Gunpoint In Bridgeport, Connecticut

Police in Bridgeport, Connecticut were asking for help from the public in finding two suspects who tried to rob a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant.

11/24/2014

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Tuesday Night Protests In NYC In Wake Of Ferguson Decision

Hundreds in NYC marched and protested after a grand jury declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.

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