Alice Gainer

Wojciech Braszczok (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Undercover Detective Gets 2 Years In 2013 Motorcycle Melee Case

Wojciech Braszczok had faced up to seven years in prison after being acquitted of the most serious charges but convicted of lesser crimes.


Architect Yu Inamoto is charged in the deaths of his two dogs in a hot vehicle. (Credit: CBS2)

Manhattan Man Arraigned On Animal Cruelty Charges After Dogs Die In Hot SUV

Court was adjourned until next month because Yu Inamoto has yet to retain a lawyer


NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Travis Bassett talks about Legionnaire's outbreak in the Bronx. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Health Department: Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In South Bronx Sickens 31

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea. Symptoms appear between 2-10 days after exposure to Legionella bacteria.


A recent report found that some city sidewalks may be difficult for disabled New Yorkers to navigate. (Credit: CBS2)

Report: Some City Curbs Miss The Cut For People With Disabilities

A new report says parts of curbs in New York City aren’t up to code for people with disabilities.


A TJ Maxx retailer. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

TJ Maxx, Other Discount Retailers Face Class Action Suits Over Price Comparisons

A proposed class action lawsuit filed last week contends those ‘compare at’ prices are bogus, tantamount to deceptive advertising.


High-end watches like the Patek Philippe are more than an accessory, they can be an investment too, collectors say. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: High-End Watch Collectors Say ‘Time Is Money’

There are few things that are sure-fire investments, but there is one that might be very close at hand.


Bill collectors may now be looking to help you get out of debt. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: A Phone Call From Collectors That Can Actually Get You OUT Of Debt

No one wants to get that call from a bill collector looking for money. It can be frightening and intimidating. But there are actually collectors out there who are calling to get you out of debt.


New Jersey dads Michael Barbella (left) Michael Duffy are charged after getting into a fist fight outside a softball game in Maryland. (Credit: Kruddy Yoba)

N.J. Dads Caught On Video In Fist Fight Outside Youth Softball Game

Fists flew this week outside a youth softball game, but the players had no involvement.


Nail Salon Worker Protections

Gov. Cuomo Signs Legislation For Nail Salon Worker Protections

The legislation gives the Department of State power to shutter unlicensed salons.


(Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Experts Say Soda Can Be As Addictive As Cocaine

But CBS2’s Alice Gainer reports that experts say if you’re hooked, quitting may be a lot easier said than done.


Authorities are looking for a group of teens who allegedly rode around Brooklyn groping women on Friday. (Credit: CBS2)

Group Of Bike Riding Teens Allegedly Spent Friday Groping Their Way Through Brooklyn

Police are looking for some teens on bikes who allegedly spent Friday morning groping women on the street in Brooklyn.


USWNT ticker-tape parade kicks off on July 10, 2015. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

NYC Celebrates Women’s World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall Ceremony

The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.


A trader waits on a nearly empty trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) after trading was halted due to a "technical glitch" on July 8, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Stock Exchange Resumes Trading 3 1/2 Hours After Technical Glitch

The New York Stock Exchange posted on Twitter the problem was an internal technical issue and not the result of a cyberattack.


Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Residents: Port Authority Not Doing Enough To Compensate For Bayonne Bridge Project

The paint chips in Andy Reynolds’ backyard range from small, finely ground pieces to large chunks.



‘New Green Clean’ Suggests Cleaning Your Home With Only Water

Products on the market are designed to do just that — clean surfaces including kitchen counters and bathroom sinks with only water.