Ann Mercogliano

Bitter Cold Grips Tri-State, But Warmer Temperatures On The WayTemperatures are expected to hit a low of 27 Thursday night. Friday will be mostly sunny with a cold wind and a high of 36 degrees.
Tri-State Area Dries Out, Thaws After Wintry Blast Blankets RegionBy afternoon, there were no major problems on the roadways. Subway, bus and rail service also was normal.
Officials Inspecting Damage After Facade Collapse At Chelsea BuildingParts of some decorative pillars that stand between the building’s windows at 655 Sixth Avenue crumbled into a 4-to-5-foot-tall pile in the street.
Shoppers Flock To Stores In Last-Minute Dash For Deals, GiftsIt's an inadvertent annual tradition for some. Shoppers who may have promised last year they would get it all done before the last minute are once again back among the crowds.
Most Newtown Students Return To Class, But With ApprehensionUnder tight and extra security, thousands of Newtown students returned to the schools serving the widespread area on Tuesday after classes were canceled district-wide on Monday.
A Day Filled With Sorrow For Residents Of Newtown, Conn.It was a Sunday filled with sorrow at places of worship across Newtown, Conn., Sunday – two days after a lone gunman opened fire on an elementary school and killed 26 people.
Newtown Residents Fill Churches, Search For Answers In Friday's Shooting RampageAt Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, mourners gathered Saturday night to find comfort, while keeping the spirit of Christmas alive.
Music's Biggest Stars Turn Out For Sandy Relief; Millions Raised In Ticket Sales AloneThe sold-out show was televised live, streamed online, played on the radio and shown in theaters all over the world with up to 2 billion people experiencing the history-making event live.
Report: 39 Percent Of Seafood Sold In NYC MislabeledResearchers tested 142 samples of seafood from fish markets, sushi bars, restaurants and stores and found that 39 percent of the fish sold was mislabeled.
Lohan Arrested In NYC For Allegedly Hitting Woman At ClubThe alleged incident happened at Club Avenue in Chelsea. Investigators said an argument broke out between Lohan and another woman when the two bumped into each other.
Wintry Weather Hits Tri-State Area; Black Ice A Concern For Tuesday NightThe snow began early in the morning, and in parts of our area, roughly four inches fell, forcing some residents in New Jersey to break out their shovels in the afternoon.
It's A Science: Bargain Hunters Crowd Tri-State Stores For Black Friday DealsShoppers hungry for deals were filling stores across the region, hoping to score big ticket items at small prices.