Alice Gainer

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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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Protest Held In Support Of Subway Musician Arrested In Williamsburg

Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it’s looking into the arrest.

10/21/2014

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Woman Caught On Camera Stealing Hundreds Of Dollars Of Clothes From L.I. Store

Security cameras at The Island, a Lilly Pulitzer clothing store in Garden City, Long Island, caught a woman stuffing item after item into her large handbag.

10/16/2014

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Seen At 11: Shopping As Easy As Point, Shoot, Buy

Shopping in a store or even online could soon be a thing of the past.

10/15/2014

Sunrise at 1 World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Proposes Bill To Make Trespassing On City Infrastructure A Crime

Sen. Charles Schumer announced legislation to make it a federal crime to trespass at places like the Statue of Liberty and Indian Point with the intent to commit a crime.

10/13/2014

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For Ebola

Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.

10/08/2014

Police investigate a home invasion in Bellmore, N.Y. on Oct. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents On Alert Following Home Invasion In Bellmore

Nassau County residents are being warned to be on alert following a home invasion in Bellmore.

10/03/2014

FDNY personnel on the scene of a power outage at Rochdale Village in Jamaica, Queens on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

FDNY: 54 Workers Removed From Scaffolding After Power Outage Hits Rochdale Village In Jamaica

A power outage has impacted numerous buildings there, some of which are under construction.

10/01/2014

A memorial to officers killed on 9/11 at the 13th Precinct. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Officer Killed On 9/11 Honored Once Again With Portrait At 13th Precinct

Patricia Smith was just 2-years-old when her mother Moira, an NYPD officer, was killed guiding dozens of people to safety.

09/26/2014

Joan Lunden People Magazine

Joan Lunden Graces Cover Of People Magazine With Bald Head As She Battles Cancer

Joan Lunden announced her breast cancer diagnosis back in June.

09/24/2014

A Ho-Ho-Kus resident has conducted her own traffic study (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Woman Conducts Her Own Neighborhood Traffic Study

A New Jersey woman has taken matters into her own hands by conducting her own traffic study, which local officials say is illegal.

09/23/2014

Protesters at the "Flood Wall Street" demonstrations on Sept. 22, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Over 100 Arrests As Protesters Flood Wall Street Over Global Climate Change

Police used pepper spray and arrested more than 100 people Monday, as activists flooded Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis.

09/22/2014

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National Study: N.J. Roads Ranked Among The Worst

When it comes to the condition of state roads, a new study ranks New Jersey as one of the lowest in the nation.

09/18/2014

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