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Recreational Drones Are A Hot Holiday Item, But They Could Land Users In Legal Trouble

Recreational drones are a hot ticket item this holiday season, but there are things you need to know to operate the unmanned aircraft without getting into legal trouble.

12/02/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

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Truck Drivers Spin And Fume In Snow With Interstate Closed To Commercial Traffic

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo restricted travel on three major interstates because of the winter storm that pounded the area Wednesday – including a ban on all commercial vehicles on Interstate 84.

11/26/2014

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Rain, Snow Threatens Thanksgiving Getaway

Some Thanksgiving travelers along the East Coast were heading out early because of a forecast calling for a nor’easter that will bring rain and snow.

11/25/2014

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Experts: Savvy Shoppers Can Get An Early Start On Black Friday Savings

Many shoppers are making a plan of attack for Black Friday, but you might not want to wait.

11/24/2014

Snow in Buffalo, NY on Nov. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Bitter Cold Sweeps Across Tri-State Area As Upstate New York Deals With Massive Snow

The Tri-State area is facing a bitter cold day as a ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York.

11/19/2014

Josephine Smith graduated from the FDNY academy on Tuesday. Her father was killed on 9/11. (Credit: CBS2)

Daughter Of Firefighter Killed On 9/11 Follows Father’s Footsteps, Graduates FDNY Academy

Josephine’s father Kevin was a 23 year veteran of the department. His Manhattan Hazmat company was called to the World trade Center on 9/11. Smith’s entire unit died that day.

11/18/2014

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New Survey Shows Bullying Of Children With Food Allergies On The Rise

The non-profit organization FARE, which stands for Food Allergy and Research Education, is launching a campaign to raise awareness about food allergy bullying, saying it’s not a joke.

11/11/2014

Metropolitan Museum of Art officials preview the 12-year restoration of Renaissance artist Tullio Lombardo's late 15th-century marble sculpture "Adam." (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

‘Adam’ Sculpture Returns To Metropolitan Museum Of Art After 12-Year Restoration Project

The late 15th-century marble sculpture by Renaissance artist Tullio Lombardo smashed to pieces when its pedestal collapsed on Oct. 6, 2002.

11/10/2014

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Jersey City Charter School Wins New Playground By Recycling Oral Hygiene Products

Children at a New Jersey charter school are showing off the benefits of brushing and flossing their teeth.

11/05/2014

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New Study Claims Crash Diets Aren’t As Bad For Weight Loss As Once Thought

For years we’ve been taught that when it comes to losing weight, crash diets are bad and that slow, steady weight loss is the best approach.

11/04/2014

Customers walks pass next to Macy's Herald Square as the store opened its doors at 8 pm Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City. Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

For Some, Holiday Shopping Season Has Already Begun

There’s a new push to jump start the shopping season that’s already underway.

11/03/2014

The Teal Pumpkin Project hopes to bring more options to kids with food allergies on Halloween (Credit: CBS 2)

Teal Pumpkin Project Highlights Food Allergy Awareness This Halloween

Teal is the color of food allergy awareness, and the grass roots initiative encourages people to provide non-food treats on Halloween.

10/27/2014

Gerard Dunne, left, and David Lonergan celebrate returning to their homes in Rockaway Park, Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockaway Park Friends Return To Homes Damaged In Superstorm Sandy

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, two friends in one Queens neighborhood are finally back in their own homes.

10/21/2014

Upper East Side residents held a die-in to protest a garbage transfer station. (Credit: CBS 2)

Upper East Side Residents Hold ‘Die-In’ To Protest Hotly Contested Garbage Transfer Station

Participants said they were symbolically dying on 91st Street and York because they believe the marine transfer station under construction there could kill them.

10/20/2014

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