Alice Gainer

3 law enforcement officers shot in the West Village (CBS 2)

2 US Marshals, NYPD Detective Injured, Suspect Killed In West Village Shooting

Police said a fugitive who was working in a West Village smoke shop shot and wounded three officers who were trying to arrest him Monday afternoon, before the officers returned fire and killed him.

07/28/2014

FILE - An illustration of some major United States credit cards (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Scammers Look To Cash-In On Tourists During Busy Summer Travel Season

The summer travel season is in full swing and scammers are busting out new tricks to take advantage of tourists.

07/23/2014

Emergency services officers remove a mysterious white flag from the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Massive NYPD Response Day After Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Incident

A massive police presence surrounded the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday – even with counterterrorism officers walking the beat – a day after unidentified vandals breached the security of the iconic span to replace the American flags with white flags.

07/23/2014

Some banks are offering smartphone apps that allow customers to "lock" their debit cards between uses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Smartphone Apps Serving As ‘Lock’ For Credit, Debit Cards

A growing number of banks are now offering a variety of the “credit lock” apps in an effort to combat the stealing and hacking of card numbers.

07/21/2014

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Seen At 11: Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

07/18/2014

Suspect wanted in alleged rape in Washington Heights. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Nearly 7-Foot-Tall Man Sought In Washington Heights Rape

Police are looking for a very tall man who they said forced his way into a Washington Heights apartment and raped a 20-year-old woman.

07/16/2014

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Seen At 11: Five Tests To Save Your Life

CBS 2 reveals five easy tests to help detect the early signs of several diseases.

07/11/2014

New Yorkers were surprised to find out that pieces of the Berlin Wall now reside on the East Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Even Lifelong New Yorkers Are Surprised By Some Of The Big Apple’s Hidden Secrets

There are enough secrets in the Big Apple to surprise even lifelong New Yorkers, you just need to know where to look.

07/07/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

Fans' mood turned sour Tuesday at the U.S. ended up losing its eliminating World Cup match to Belgium. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Fans Go Home With Heads Hanging As U.S. Loses To Belgium

Tim Howard did his best to keep the Belgians at bay, deflecting shot after shot. He kept the game scoreless until it went into extra time, but fans were dejected as Team USA went on to lose.

07/01/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about Iraq in the Brady Briefing room of the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama: ‘Battle-Hardened’ Militants Pose Threat To United States

The Obama administration is considering tighter security measures in airports amid worries that Islamic militants are creating a new arsenal of hard to detect weapons to target the U.S.

06/30/2014

First-ever sneaker pawn shop opens in Harlem (Credit: CBS 2)

Sneaker Pawn Shop Opens In Harlem

The father-son team have transformed their old Harlem apartment into a shop specializing in high-end sneakers, making it easier for the two who typically buy and sell online.

06/27/2014

Police Search East River For Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer (CBS 2)

Police Search East River For Body Of Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer

Police are searching for a man who apparently got swept away after going for an early morning swim with friends in the East River.

06/26/2014

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Temperatures Are Rising, But Home Cooling Costs Don’t Have To

With hot summer days now here, there is no better time to look at your home cooling system.

06/24/2014

Jeremy Meeks (Credit: CBS 2)

Man’s Mugshot Goes Viral

It’s the most talked about mugshot in quite some time and the man pictured isn’t even a celebrity.

06/20/2014

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