Alice Gainer

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Federal Authorities In N.Y. Charge 7 In Georgia-Based Debt Collection Scam

Federal authorities in New York say they’ve brought criminal charges against seven people in a debt collection scam run out of Georgia.

11/18/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers Mull Private Surveillance Camera Registration Requirement

Video surveillance cameras are almost everywhere you look these days, and more and more people are installing them as security measures at their businesses and homes.

11/17/2014

Marion Winters

Woman, 83, Fights Back Against Robbers In Bronx Building

An 83-year-old Bronx woman came face-to-face with muggers this week, but she didn’t back down.

11/13/2014

Two window washers are seen trapped at One World Trade Center on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: @bedopas)

2 Window Washers Rescued From Scaffold At 1 World Trade Center

Two window washers, who became trapped on scaffolding near the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, have been rescued.

11/12/2014

FILE - A child sits in a stroller among shopping bags in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

DA: ‘Stroller Trolling’ Couple Targeted Unsuspecting Female Shoppers In Queens

Luis Chango, 45, and Rosa Jerez, 37, were arraigned Monday on multiple charges, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

11/11/2014

Zulma Solis' car was stolen in a North Bergen, New Jersey parking lot, with her dog, Rambo inside. (Credit: CBS2)

Dog Left In Stolen Car Tracked Down, Reunited With North Bergen Owner

There was new information on Monday, in the search for a stolen dog named Rambo.

11/10/2014

Zulma Solis' car was stolen in a North Bergen, New Jersey parking lot, with her dog, Rambo inside. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Begs For Safe Return Of Dog Stolen With Car In North Bergen, N.J.

A woman left her car running as she went into a store in North Bergen, New Jersey, and the car ended up being stolen with the woman’s dog inside.

11/07/2014

Benjamin Tucker (credit:CBS2)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Appoints Benjamin Tucker As New First Deputy Commissioner

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is expected to announce his new first deputy commissioner on Wednesday, following the abrupt resignation of Chief Philip Banks III.

11/05/2014

Darius Pokoj (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Man Accused Of Fighting Two Young Boys Over Halloween Candy

Police said Darius Pokoj took matters into his own hands when he told them his 11-year-old son got into a fight with two other neighborhood boys, ages 12 and 13, over candy.

11/04/2014

Brittany Boehm, left, and Shane Weber (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Marathon Runner Ends Up A Big Winner Despite Horrible Injury

Not far from the finish line a woman’s marathon dreams were dashed because she needed emergency surgery. In the end, she wound up wearing something better than a medal.

11/03/2014

Edward Meier (credit: CBS 2)

Award-Winning N.J. Guidance Counselor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 5-Year-Old

Meier has also been an NBA referee and the Ivy League coordinator of women’s basketball officials since 1990. He’s also been a professional magician. But on Wednesday he was behind bars.

10/29/2014

The view from the observatory at One World Trade Center. (Credit: CBS 2)

One World Trade Center Observatory To Feature Breathtaking Views

The observatory of One World Trade Center will offer a view from over 100 stories high starting next spring.

10/28/2014

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South Street Seaport Businesses Pick Up The Pieces After Superstorm Sandy

The three businesses are located on South Street, Peck Slip and Front Street and are part of a merchants’ alliance formed in the wake of Sandy called Old Seaport New York.

10/28/2014

Cuomo, Christie Ebola press conference

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.

10/24/2014

A hatchet-wielding man was shot and killed in a police-involved shooting in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hatchet-Wielding Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.

10/23/2014

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