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Model/ Actress Beverly Johnson attends The 14th Annual Women's Image Network Awards at Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot on Dec. 12, 2012 in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for WIN)

Supermodel Johnson Alleges Cosby Drugged Her At His Manhattan Home

In the mid-1980s, Johnson was trying her hand at acting, and said Cosby invited her to his East Side townhouse to rehearse a scene for his top-rated television show. But Johnson said Cosby instead served her spiked cappuccino.

12/12/2014

Hempstead officials are looking for volunteers to help build dunes and fight erosion. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Town Seeks Volunteers To Help Build Up Coastal Dunes

This week’s nor’easter caused moderate beach erosion on Long Island’s south shore, but favorable winds kept it from being worse.

12/11/2014

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions from reporters during a press conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on Dec. 11, 2014. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CIA Director Defends Agents In Face Of Scathing 9/11 Torture Report

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency held an unusual news conference on Thursday, reacting to a report that blasted the agency over allegations of torturing suspected 9/11 terrorists.

12/11/2014

Protesters and police clash at the Staten Island ferry terminal. The protesters were demonstrating against the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Alleged Cop-Punching Demonstrator Arraigned, Held On Bond

A man accused of assaulting two police officers during separate protests in response to last week’s Eric Garner grand jury decision was ordered held on $20,000 bail Wednesday night.

12/10/2014

Sean Yetman (credit: CBS2)

Stolen Valor? Army Vet Calls Out ‘Phony’ Soldier In Videotaped Confrontation

Ryan Berk, an Army Ranger and Purple Heart recipient, spotted a man, Sean Yetman, wearing an Army Ranger uniform.

12/04/2014

Items allegedly taken from checked luggage by seven baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: $20,000 In Loot Allegedly Taken From Checked Luggage By JFK Bag Handlers

Seven baggage handlers who worked at Kennedy Airport have been charged with stealing electronics — including cell phones, iPads and laptops, jewelry and other items from travelers’ checked luggage, Queens DA Richard A. Brown said.

12/03/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles at his his daughters Sasha and Malia after he pardoned "Cheese" and his alternate Mac (not shown,) both 20-week old 48-pound Turkeys, during a ceremony at  the White House November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Presidential pardon of a turkey has been a long time Thanksgiving tradition that dates back to the Harry Truman administration.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Aide To Republican Congressman Resigns Over Comments About Obama’s Daughters

Lauten resigned, saying she judged the girls in a way that she would never would have wanted to be judged herself as a teenager.

12/01/2014

People protest in Times Square over the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown case November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: 10 Arrested During Protests Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The Rev. Al Sharpton held an event in Harlem Wednesday with the family of Michael Brown — a day after 10 people were arrested as during protests over the grand jury decision.

11/26/2014

Cyber Monday specials are seen on the Costo website. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Cyber Monday Deals Can Save You Cash, But They Won’t Stick Around Forever

A new survey by financial services company ‘Bankrate’ found just 28 percent of shoppers plan to be in stores on Black Friday.

11/24/2014

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter’s History Reviewed In New Report

A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history.

11/21/2014

Kevin Darden (NYPD)

Was Tragedy Preventable? Subway Push Suspect’s Mom Says He Has Mental Issues

Questions are being raised about subway push suspect Kevin Darden’s mental health and whether or not treatment could have prevented tragedy.

11/19/2014

Israeli emergency personnel take out a body of an Israeli man outside a synagogue on November 18, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

5 People, Including Americans, Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the NYPD has stepped up patrols at synagogues and other key locations around the city.

11/18/2014

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Barry Diller, Wife Diane Von Furstenberg Providing Over $100M For New Park In Meatpacking District

Billionaire Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, have agreed to provide over $100 million to build a 2.7-acre park on a West 14th Street pier through a family foundation.

11/17/2014

A Police officer stands guard at the front door of 471 Ridgewood Avenue in Eltingville where a man was fatally shot. (Staten Island Advance/ Bill Lyons)

Bill Requiring Cops To Get Consent For Some Searches Riles Up NYPD

A new bill to be introduced Thursday in the City Council has angered many in the NYPD. It calls for officers to get consent before they conduct some searches.

11/12/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 a week after suffering complications during a routine throat procedure at a doctor’s office. She was 81. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Report Claims Multiple Failures In Joan Rivers’ Treatment At Endoscopy Clinic

Joan Rivers did not consent to a laryngoscopy during which she lost consciousness due to lack of oxygen – and never regained consciousness before she died.

11/10/2014

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