Dana Tyler

A selection of shoes and handbags fraudulently purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue as part of the scheme. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Prosecutor: ID Theft Ring Used Stolen Info To Buy Designer Goods From Saks Fifth Avenue

An identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers’ stolen information to buy over $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagship store, according to prosecutors.

10/06/2014

Norm Lewis, right, stars in "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway. (credit: CBS 2)

Norm Lewis, Broadway’s First Black Phantom: I’m Just Happy To Be ‘A Part Of That Journey’

He took over the role in May and recently announced he will star in the musical until early February.

10/05/2014

Firefighter Stephen Siller

‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ Builds A Legacy Out Of America’s Darkest Day

The 13th annual ‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ will be held on Sunday. The event started as a grass-roots remembrance and fundraiser named for the FDNY firefighter.

09/26/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo: Police, National Guard Patrols Stepped Up In NYC Area Amid Heightened Terror Threat

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.

09/19/2014

Tracey Lewis at FDNY promotion ceremony on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Tracy Lewis Becomes 2nd Black Female To Be Promoted To Lieutenant In FDNY History

Tracy Lewis was promoted during a ceremony Wednesday. “I worked very hard for this,” Lewis said. “I studied very hard for this.”

09/17/2014

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Vaughan (left) at the groundbreaking of his new home in North Merrick. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Groundbreaking Held For Marine Veteran’s New Long Island Home

A well-known charity for heroes is building a home for a U.S. Marine Corps veteran on Long Island.

09/09/2014

The cast of the Broadway comedy "It's Only a Play."

Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane Reunited In Broadway’s ‘It’s Only A Play’

The two-time Tony Award winners are part of an ensemble cast in the comedy “It’s Only a Play.”

08/31/2014

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Boaters Should Expect Big Crowds, Increased Water Hazards This Holiday Weekend

Boaters can expect big crowds for the last of the big summer holidays. That also means increased hazards on the water.

08/28/2014

Nathan Lane talks with CBS 2's Dana Tyler about the death of his onetime co-star, Robin Williams. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nathan Lane On Robin Williams: ‘Nobody Was More Kind Or Generous’

Nathan Lane and the late Robin Williams are remembered by many adoring fans for their roles in the 1996 movie “The Birdcage.” Lane recently talked with CBS 2’s Dana Tyler about his former co-star’s death.

08/19/2014

BAYSHORE, NY - AUGUST 13:    A car is abandoned on a flooded Brooke Ave following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore, New York. The south shore of Long Island along with the tri-state region saw record setting rain that caused roads to flood entrapping some motorists.  (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Buyer Beware! Shady Dealers Could Be Selling Water Damaged Cars With Clean Titles

Experts warn that some of the hundreds of cars that were flooded out on Long Island roadways this week could eventually show up back on the market with no evidence that they had been water-logged.

08/15/2014

Robin Williams attends The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Official: Actor Robin Williams Hanged Himself

Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Palcohol makes a variety of powdered alcohol products. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants To Ban Powdered Alcohol

Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban powdered alcohol and calling on retailers to boycott its sale when the product hits stores as early as next month.

08/11/2014

Zak Resnick stars in "Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story." (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Piece Of My Heart’ Brings Bert Berns’ Little-Known Story To The Stage

CBS 2’s Dana Tyler interviewed Zak Resnick, who plays the role of the successful yet struggling musician in “Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story.”

08/03/2014

Patti LuPone stars in "The Lady with the Torch" at 54 Below in Midtown. (Credit: CBS 2)

Patti LuPone Stars In Midtown Cabaret Show ‘The Lady With The Torch’

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone is back on a Midtown stage, but not in the bright lights of Broadway.

07/27/2014

FILE -- Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents To Sue Town Of Islip Over Toxic Dumping At Roberto Clemente Park

Residents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they’re worried about the health of their families.

07/23/2014

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