Emily Smith

An ATM was stolen from the Macy's at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove, Long Island, after the thieves smashed in with a dump truck, police said. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Thieves Crash Dump Truck Into Long Island Macy’s, Steal ATM Machine

Police said thieves used a dump truck to crash into a Macy’s on Long Island early Tuesday, before making off with an ATM.

12/30/2014

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Police: Brooklyn Woman Killed In Fall From Ski Lift

Olga Filkin, 44, was on a lift at Hunter Mountain in Greene County when she fell off around 2:15 p.m. Sunday, state police said.

12/29/2014

Aktarer Zaman on his Skiplagged airfare savings site. (Credit: CBS2)

Airlines Say They’re Being Cheated By Skiplagged Airfare Savings Site

Airfares seem to keep on climbing, but a 23-year-old computer whiz found a way to save you hundreds of dollars on airline tickets.

12/19/2014

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Holiday Gifts For $20 Or Less

You don’t have to spend a fortune to give a quality or memorable gift.

12/17/2014

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Teacher At P.S. 249 In Brooklyn Accused Of Groping 9 Young Students

According to the 22-count indictment, Carrasquillo allegedly groped or fondled nine female students who were between ages 8 and 11 years old on multiple occasions between Nov. 1, 2012 and Sept. 18, 2014.

12/08/2014

This jacket was left behind by a suspect in 11 burglaries of churches in southern Brooklyn, police say. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Looking For Suspect In Brooklyn Church Thefts

The targets in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Sunset Park included Our Lady of Angels, The Catholic Brothers Institute Residence and The Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church, police said.

11/27/2014

Burned pie (Credit: CBS2)

Tips On Salvaging Thanksgiving Dinner Disasters

CBS2’s Emily Smith got together with Sabrina Sexton, with the Institute of Culinary Education, to talk about tips on how to avoid a dinner disaster this holiday.

11/26/2014

Rep. Gregory Meeks appears with 94-year-old Vincentia Becker at a news conference in Belle Harbor, Queens, on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Proposal By Queens Congressman Targets FEMA Push For Sandy Repayments

A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.

11/24/2014

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Experts: ‘Heads-Up’ Smartphone Technology May Reduce Driver Distraction

We all know texting while driving is risky business, and now, technology once reserved for the cockpit is making its way onto the dashboard.

11/21/2014

The Deliv service offers purchase delivery at shopping malls. (Credit: CBS2/Deliv)

‘Deliv’ Purchase Delivery Service Makes Debut At New Jersey Malls

A brand new delivery service could make the holiday shopping season a little easier.

11/18/2014

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Experts Say Discarded Cell Phones Could Contain Loads Of Sensitive Information

You may want to think twice before tossing your old smartphone. Just because you deleted information, your old data may not be gone forever.

11/17/2014

Communities around the New York area paused to thank veterans on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS2)

Local Communities Pause To Thank Veterans With Parades And Ceremonies

America celebrates the day with pomp and circumstance, and the playing of Taps. In Bloomfield people of all ages gathered to honor every veteran from every war or conflict, living or dead.

11/11/2014

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Take A Tour Of The World’s Best Beauty Secrets

You can get in on some of these beauty secrets without a Passport, and for as little as $5.

11/10/2014

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, was abducted in Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Pleads For Safe Return Of Woman Kidnapped In Philadelphia

A woman’s brutal kidnapping on the streets of Philadelphia was caught on video this past weekend, and on Tuesday, there was a new clue having to do with her credit card.

11/04/2014

Surveillance image of masked burglary suspect in Wyckoff, New Jersey (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Warn Wyckoff Homeowners After 4 Burglaries In 10 Days

Police released seven photos from home surveillance cameras, hoping anyone can lead them to the burglary suspects.

10/28/2014

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