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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

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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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Serious Respiratory Virus May Have Hit Westchester County

A handful of children have been hospitalized in Westchester County with what may be a respiratory virus that has sickened other children in a dozen states.

09/17/2014

A ride-sharing program exclusive to women was set to become available in New York City, Westchester County and on Long Island on Sept. 15, 2014. (Photo: CBS 2)

Ride-Sharing Service Exclusively For Women Begins Monday In NYC, Suburbs

There are so many options for car service these days — from taxis and livery cabs to the ride-sharing service Uber. And now there’s an option just for women launching next week.

09/12/2014

John Ottaunick (center) has been told he can no longer play football at Oyster Bay High School because he is now 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island High School Senior Cut From Football For Being Too Old

A high school senior had been excited for the upcoming football season, but was told on a day before the first practice that he cannot play because he is too old at 19.

09/11/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who allegedly groped three women and girls in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Neighbors On Alert After Reports Of Serial Groper In Elmhurst, Queens

Police in Elmhurst, Queens were in need of help Wednesday in identifying a serial groper who was caught on camera going up to women on the street and grabbing them.

09/10/2014

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