Amy Dardashtian

Brian Ceballo, who waited outside the Fifth Avenue Apple store for two weeks, walks out of the store after being the first person to buy an iPhone 5S on September 20, 2013.(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The Wait Is Over: New iPhones Go On Sale

Some people began lining up at the Apple store on Fifth Avenue weeks ago. By this morning, hundreds of people were outside waiting for doors to open at 8 a.m.


Firefighters put out hot spots on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 a day after a massive fire ripped through the boardwalk in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Says Of Seaside Park Boardwalk Fire, We’re ‘Better Than The Blaze’

Gov. Chris Christie said the fire that raged for eight hours in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights was 95 percent contained by late morning Friday.


Police on the scene after a SUV jumped a curb in Queens on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Good Samaritans Rescue Students After SUV Jumps Curb In Queens

A group of students were walking out of a bodega on the corner of Grand Avenue and 71st Street when a Honda Pilot SUV jumped the curb, striking the students.


(Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Confront Or Carry On? What To Do When Your Spouse Embarrasses You

For some couples love knows no boundaries and that sentiment is especially true when a spouse acts in an embarrassing manner.


New York City School Bus (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Walcott Welcome NYC Students On First Day Of School

Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.


Casino (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Long Island Fire Department Feeling The Heat After State Audit

The accusations against the Lakeland fire district came to light during an audit by the New York State Comptroller’s Office and have triggered outrage.


Richard Pearson with lawyer in court (CBS 2)

Residents Beg Judge To Keep So-Called ‘SoHo Wild Man’ Behind Bars

Residents who live near Lafayette and Spring Street refused to back down. They flooded the judge with dozens of letters begging him to keep Pearson off of the street.


Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair (credit: Estee Lauder)

Legal Wrinkle: Anti-Aging Cream Faces Class-Action Lawsuit

At $92 a pop, Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair cream carries a big promise in a little bottle – the youth potion every woman is looking for.


Woman sitting on beach in NYC (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images News)

Sandy-Affected Areas Feeling Impact Of Gloomy Holiday Weekend

Shore communities all across the Tri-State Area were hoping for one last boost before the unofficial end of summer on Labor Day, but Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating.


Fast-food workers strike on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Aug. 29, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

NYC Fast Food Workers Join National Strike

Fast food workers nationwide are taking a stand and staging their largest strike to date, calling for higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation.


Emergency responders at the scene of a fire in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Aug. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

FDNY: Bedford-Stuyvesant Fire That Injured 11 Was Arson

Eleven people were trapped inside and injured, including some children. Four people – none of them children – are in critical condition due to smoke inhalation.


Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC during the "March on Washington". (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Nation Marks 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Organizers said sites in nearly every state rang their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his speech in Washington.


Maxwell Sherman

Exclusive: L.I. Murder Suspect Spoke To CBS 2 A Day Before Arrest

Maxwell Sherman, 18, of Long Beach is being held without bail until his next court appearance on Aug. 28.


Texting while driving (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers: Close Loophole For Texting At Red Lights

Texting while driving is against the law in New York, but texting while sitting at a red light is not.


NYPD Car  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Overrides Veto Of New NYPD Oversight Measures

Mayor Bloomberg blasts override: “Today’s vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly.”