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Edison Man Charged With Arson Following Fire At Rutgers’ Busch Campus

Prosecutors allege the Edison man set the fire last Saturday in the Allison Road classroom at Rutgers’ Busch Campus in Piscataway.

12/25/2014

Taylor Swift (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

A Look At The Biggest Entertainment Headlines Of 2014

2014 was the year of big celebrity weddings, late night shake ups and Hollywood cyber attacks.

12/25/2014

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Celebrate Christmas With Homemade Eggnog

Washington-based mixologist Derek Brown says you really haven’t tried eggnog until you’ve tried eggnog made from scratch.

12/25/2014

Duane Franzone and Jada (Credit: CBS2)

LI Veteran With PTSD Finds New Strength With Rescue Dog

So far, Guardians of Rescue’s Paws Of War program has placed 22 rescue dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD.

12/25/2014

Home damaged by fire in Setauket, New York (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Sparked By Christmas Tree Damages Long Island Home

On Christmas Day, neighbors helped with the cleanup and spoke on behalf of the family about what caused the Christmas Eve fire.

12/25/2014

ribbons tied to fence in Glendale, Queens as tribute to two slain NYPD officers (Credit: CBS2)

Glendale Community Pays Tribute To Fallen Officers Ramos, Liu

A sea of blue ribbons have washed over Glendale, Queens, tied to every pole for block and blocks along Myrtle Avenue, leading the way to Christ Tabernacle Church where wake and funeral services will be held for Officer Rafael Ramos.

12/25/2014

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Hot Holiday Toys Of 2014

Children around the world made a bee-line for their Christmas trees to unwrap their gifts Thursday morning. But this year, some of the traditional top toys like Barbie Dolls got the bump.

12/25/2014

St. Patrick's Cathedral on Christmas Day, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christians Across Tri-State, World Celebrate Christmas

At the Vatican, Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to tens of thousands in St. Peter’s Square. In his Urbi et Orbi address, the pontiff prayed for hope and peace.

12/25/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton was joined by the family of Eric Garner on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Family Of Eric Garner, Rev. Al Sharpton Hold Moment Of Silence For Fallen Officers Liu And Ramos

Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, and his wife Esaw Garner helped with the annual dinner for the homeless and senior citizens. They also gave out toys to children.

12/25/2014

Police say they recovered these items from Elvin Payamps' Queens home on Dec. 24, 2014.  (credit: NYPD)

Good Samaritan Calls 911 After Hearing NYPD Threat, Resulting In Arrest

Six New Yorkers have been arrested in connection with threats against the NYPD.

12/25/2014

Christmas at St. Patrick's Cathedral (Credit: CBS2)

Faithful Celebrate Midnight Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Timothy Dolan led the celebration, noting the presence of Mayor Bill de Blasio in the congregation.

12/25/2014

Vehicles in procession for Joseph Sanford, Jr. in Manhasset on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Procession Honors Long Island Firefighter Who Died Battling Woodmere House Fire

Dozens of vehicles lined Community Drive in Manhasset Wednesday to honor Joseph Sanford, Jr.

12/25/2014

Christmas At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Christmas Celebrations Underway In New York And Around The World

In Bethlehem, thousands from many religions attended midnight Mass inside the Church of the Nativity — the site where Christians believe Jesus was born.

12/24/2014

John Godzieba, holding the looking glass, plays the role of George Washington, before Washington became the first US President, during the annual re-enactment of George Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas day in 1776 at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania December 25, 2010.  AFP Photo / Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Historians Prepare To Mark Crossing Of The Delaware

The man who plays the lead role in the annual re-enactment is John Godzieba.

12/24/2014