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Brooklyn native Mia Love was elected Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Utah as the first black woman Republican ever in Congress. (Credit: Mia Love for Congress)

Brooklyn Native Elected In Utah As First Black Woman Republican Ever In Congress

A Brooklyn native was elected in Utah this week as the first black woman Republican in ever in Congress.

11/05/2014

CBS 2's Steve Overmyer talks with Jets wide receiver David Nelson on TV 10/55. (Credit: CBS 2)

Jets’ Nelson: Geno Smith’s Work Ethic Has Earned Him Team’s Support

Jets wide receiver David Nelson said Sunday that despite critics saying stats don’t make Geno Smith look like the franchise quarterback, Smith’s worth ethic has earned him the team’s support.

07/20/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

American Archaeologist Claims To Have Found Remnants Of Shipwrecked Santa Maria

An American archaeologist says he’s located what’s left of the famous vessel, lying in the ocean since 1492.

05/14/2014

Saint Augustine School in New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Saint Augustine School)

It’s Last Week For 26 Schools In New York Archdiocese

As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.

06/19/2013

AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.

06/10/2013

The Empire State Building is seen from West 34th Street - New York, NY - May 10, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Yankees Bring Smiles To Children Of Haiti’s Earthquake During HOPE Week

The New York Yankees may have lost to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, but some kids from Haiti who lost just about everything were big winners as HOPE Week continued.

07/28/2011

FILE - Children are stayhing at a orphanage that was destroyed during the earthquake in Fontamara close to Port au Prince. (Photo credit: JULIEN TACK/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 First Responders Heading To Haiti To Help Orphanage In Need

HEART 9/11, a group of New York City first responders, is continuing its effort to help others in need by leaving for Haiti on Sunday.

06/26/2011

Tsunami damage in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan - Apr 14, 2011 (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Keeps Helping Japan Through Stamford-Based AmeriCares

AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.

04/15/2011

An Iraqi child named Wa'ad (featured in the 60 Minutes story) in a wheelchair (credit: Global Medical Relief Fund)

Stories From Main Street: Donations Quadruple At S.I. Charity Following ’60 Minutes’ Profile

For fifteen years, Elissa Montanti has, in relative obscurity, run the Global Medical Relief Fund from a makeshift office in her walk-in closet.

04/11/2011

In this Nov. 12, 2010 file photo, a girl suffering cholera symptoms receives treatment at the Doctors Without Borders temporary hospital in Port-au-Prince. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)

Officials Confirm 3 Cases Of Cholera In NYC

New York City officials have confirmed that three New Yorkers contracted cholera while in the Dominican Republic for a wedding.

02/06/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

2 NYC Businesses Accused Of Bilking Immigrants

The companies have 45 days to close down and face fines of more than $25,000.

02/03/2011

Men bathe in the ruins of a house destroyed by the 2010 earthquake - Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Jan 11, 2011 - AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa

It’s Been A Year Since The Earthquake In Haiti

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010, killed more than 230,000.

01/12/2011

Empty packets of water widely throughout the country litter the ground near the Cuban-run Nicolas Armand hospital in Arcahaie, 48km north of Port-au-Prince, where several cholera victims are treated on October 26, 2010. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Schoolteacher Helps Haitian Community Rebuild

An orphanage in Haiti has a reason to be thankful this holiday, as it thrives thanks to the work of a Westchester County schoolteacher.

11/25/2010

People walk through a flooded Port-au-Prince market during rains caused by the remains of Hurricane Tomas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Councilman Calls For Relief Plan For Haiti

With Hurricane Tomas bearing down on Haiti, Brooklyn Councilman Mathieu Eugene was making plans for a long range effort to help the people in his native country.

11/05/2010

People make their regular purchases near the Artibonite River, which is believed to be the source of the Cholera outbreak - Pont-Sonde, Haiti - Oct 27, 2010 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Appeal For Help With Haiti Cholera Outbreak

At least 303 people have died and 4,722 been hospitalized.

10/28/2010

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