Cindy Hsu

Revelers celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year on Feb. 19, 2015, in New York City. Depending on the translation in to English, the animal that marks the year 2015 is up for debate. Goat, sheep and ram have all been used.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New York City Celebrates Start Of Lunar New Year

The celebration is about family and food — fruits, nuts and fish are considered good luck.

02/19/2015

FILE -- A drone flies above trees in Pessac, France. (credit: Jean Pierre Muller/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Government Proposes Rules For Routine Commercial Use Of Drones

Among the chores that officials envision drones performing: aerial photography and mapping, crop monitoring, and inspections of cell towers, bridges and other tall structures.

02/15/2015

Schoolchildren in Somers have lost time off due to a string of snow days during winter 2014-15. (Credit: CBS2)

School Districts Forced To Sacrifice Vacation Time After String Of Snow Days

Some school districts have gone over their allotted number of snow days, and now, it is cutting into vacation time.

02/12/2015

Parents are concerned about a series of muggings targeting students on the UWS. (Credit:CBS2)

Parents, Children On Alert As Muggers Target Upper West Side Students

There was a warning Wednesday night, for parents and children on the Upper West Side where several students have been mugged walking to and from school.

02/11/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Makes Headlines For Stance On Spanking

Speaking an event at the Vatican this week, the pope said it’s acceptable for parents to spank their children, as long as it doesn’t demean them and is not done in the face.

02/06/2015

The ground may be covered in snow, but the hottest shoes for spring were on display in Midtown. (Credit: CBS)

The Latest Spring Footwear Styles Are On Display At The Shoe Show In Midtown

Anyone getting tired of trudging around in snow boots will be happy to hear that the latest styles for spring have been unveiled in Midtown.

02/05/2015

Burglars conned their way into a Glen Cove home before making off with a safe filled with $50,000. (Credit: CBS2)

Cops: Smooth Talking Burglars Made-Off With LI Couple’s Life Savings

Police are searching for two men who have been preying on the elderly in their own homes.

02/04/2015

Pedestrians walk through lower Manhattan on a cold and snowy morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stay Warm, Stay Fashionable: Expert Tips For Looking Good In Cold Weather

With freezing temperatures and more snow in the forecast it can be tough to dress for the cold and still look good.

01/29/2015

Joanne Biasi's parents are working to keep their daughter's killer locked up. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Say Fighting To Keep Daughter’s Killer Behind Bars Opens Old Wounds

Joanne Biasi was murdered on Halloween night in 1984. Her killer is up for parole and her parents fear he may strike again if he gets out.

01/23/2015

Police are looking for two people in connection with a deadly shooting in Hunts Point. (Credit: CBS2)

Cops Search For Killers As Bronx Neighborhood Mourns Beloved Fruit Peddler

Police are searching for two suspects in the shooting of a man who sold fruit out of a van.

01/22/2015

This coffee maker and coffee roaster can be set using a smartphone app. (credit: CBS2)

Hottest Houseware Gadgets, Gizmos Unveiled At Midtown Show

The latest and greatest in houseware gizmos and gadgets were unveiled in Midtown on Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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Furry Friend Finder: Maya And Pookie

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Cindy Hsu and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Maya and Pookie, who are looking for homes.

01/18/2015

Tabitha joined CBS2's Vanessa Murdock and Cindy Hsu in this morning's edition of Furry Friend Finder. (Credit: CBS2)

Furry Friend Finder: Davey And Tabitha

Every Sunday morning around 8:20 on the CBS 2 news, The Humane Society of New York features some of its many great pets up for adoption.

12/21/2014

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Rules For Tipping This Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing, now is the time to show thanks to all the people who help you out throughout the year and that holiday tip list can get pretty long– and costly.

12/10/2014

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Furry Friend Finder: Paris And Marcus

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Cindy Hsu introduce us to Paris and Marcus, who are looking for homes.

12/07/2014

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