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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Under Pressure, Commissioner Bratton Puts New Faces On NYPD Training

In the aftermath of the Ferguson protests, Commissioner Bill Bratton is stepping up to the plate in order to restore trust in the NYPD, following an accidental shooting, a chokehold death and other questionable incidents.

11/25/2014

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. makes a one-handed touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on November 23, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Giants’ Beckham Felt ‘Zippy Strong’ The Night He Made ‘The Catch’

By now, most everyone has seen the catch, but you may not have noticed the green bracelets Beckham was wearing on that famous right hand.

11/25/2014

Diamonds created in a lab retail for far cheaper. (Credit: CBS2)

Developer Says Lab-Created Diamonds Are Like Real Thing, But Cheaper

Consumers can now save thousands of dollars on diamonds, with a technological breakthrough that allows them to be created in a lab.

11/25/2014

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Mayor De Blasio Won’t Spend First Thanksgiving In Office At Gracie Mansion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t be spending his first Thanksgiving in office at Gracie Mansion.

11/25/2014

Meghan Solomons (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Woman, 65, Chases Purse Snatcher, Gets Bag Back In Massapequa

A 65-year-old woman managed to chase down a purse snatcher and get her bag back over the weekend in Massapequa, police said.

11/25/2014

Michael Brown (left) was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: CBS2)

Legal Experts Weigh In On Evidence, Testimony Presented To Ferguson Grand Jury

A grand jury met on 25 separate days over three months before deciding not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Missouri.

11/25/2014

Popcorn is sold from the concession stand at a movie theater. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/file)

Calorie Content To Appear Alongside Many Prepared Foods By Nov. 2015

Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

11/25/2014

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem on Nov. 25, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Large Fire Tears Through Building In Harlem

The building at 139th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard broke out in flames at around 9:15 a.m.

11/25/2014

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.

11/25/2014

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.

11/25/2014

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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.

11/25/2014

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.

11/25/2014

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.

11/25/2014

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.

11/25/2014

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.

11/25/2014

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Macy's Stars and Thomas the Tank Engine balloons blown up the day before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 26, 2014 (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Preview

The 88th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is set to roll Thursday morning, but before the balloons take center stage someone has to blow them all up.

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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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