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Tristan Lewis is ready to enjoy an apple he just picked at Masker Orchards in Warwick, on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Apple Picking Season Gets Into High Gear

With the Jewish New Year just one week away, it is a very sweet time for local apple orchards and honey makers.

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Bill de Blasio speaks as NY AG Eric Schneiderman looks on at press conference about reducing smartphone thefts, Oct. 21, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bill De Blasio Joins Fight Against ‘Apple Picking’ Smartphone Thefts

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the smartphone manufacturers must take swifter action against what he’s called an “epidemic” of thefts.

10/21/2013

A boy takes a bite out of an apple at Maskers Orchard in Warwick, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Going Apple Picking? Here Are Some Core Lessons

Do you know which variety of apples is ideal for baking pies, making sauce or simply eating as is?

10/03/2013

"Apple Picking" suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Subway ‘Apple Picker’

According to police, the suspect snatched a woman’s iPhone out of her hand around 8:30 p.m. on June 19 on an uptown R train.

06/23/2013

iPhone 5 (credit: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Schneiderman, San Francisco DA Announce Plan To Fight Smartphone Thefts

The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York have announced the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition to battle a surge in smartphone thefts.

06/13/2013

iPhone (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Schneiderman To Host ‘Smartphone Summit’ To Combat Rise In Thefts

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday announced the June 13 meeting with some of the nation’s largest smartphone makers. The meeting will be held in Schneiderman’s New York City office.

06/05/2013

iPhone 5 (credit: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Schneiderman Seeks Help To Curb Cell Phone Thefts

New York state’s attorney general asked smartphone makers on Monday to do more to protect consumers from violent street crimes known as “Apple picking,” or cellphone thefts.

05/13/2013

Apple iPhone

Stamford Police Warn iPhone Owners Of Increased ‘Apple Picking’

Officials urge iPhone owners to be aware of their surroundings and keep their devices tucked out of sight.

12/06/2012

iPhone 5 - 2012

Be Smart With Your Phone: iPhone Thefts Continue To Rise In NYC

Since the first iPhone was released in 2007, theft of Apple products in New York City has nearly tripled.

10/08/2012

Central Park (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Fun & Creative New York City Fall Date Ideas

Five fall date ideas, whether you’re looking for a perfect day or romantic night with your honey in the Big Apple.

CBS New York–10/04/2012

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Apple Picking Just Outside The Big Apple

Nothing says “fall” quite like apple picking. And hey, just because Central Park doesn’t offer much to New Yorkers in terms of orchards, it doesn’t mean city life has to stop you from indulging in […]

10/21/2010