Alice Gainer

Clothing donations will get shoppers a discount at Veda boutique in SoHo. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Retailers Offering Discounts For Donations To Charity

Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer consumers great deals, and now, some companies are going one better.

11/27/2014

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Rain, Snow Threatens Thanksgiving Getaway

Some Thanksgiving travelers along the East Coast were heading out early because of a forecast calling for a nor’easter that will bring rain and snow.

11/25/2014

Katniss Everdeen action figure (Photo: CBS 2)

Latest ‘Hunger Games’ Movie Renews Fascination With ‘Tough Girl’ Toys

Thanks in part to heroines like Katniss in “The Hunger Games,” a new trend in toys for girls has emerged. Move over Barbie. There’s a new gal on the shelves.

11/21/2014

World War I memorial wreath in Woodhaven, Queens (credit: CBS2)

Video Captures Vandalism Of World War II Memorial In Queens

A wreath adorned with small American flags are placed against the monument every Memorial Day — and usually stay put for the year without having to be secured.

11/20/2014

Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas.  (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby Declines To Comment On Rape Claims In Newly-Released Video

In an “Entertainment Tonight” interview that aired Tuesday, Dickinson said that the 1982 incident occurred in Lake Tahoe, California, where he was appearing.

11/19/2014

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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

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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

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