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Former FIT Student, Designer Sues Barnes & Noble Over Backpack Profits

Diana Rubio designed the “everything backpack” in 2010 while at Manhattan’s Fashion Institute of Technology.

08/19/2014

Kevin Edson in Boston Municipal Court on April 16, 2014. (credit: WBZ-TV/CBSBoston.com)

Kevin Edson, Man Charged In Boston Marathon Suspicious Backpack Hoax, Sent For Psychiatric Evaluation

Kevin “Kayvon” Edson had a court appearance Wednesday on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime and other charges.

04/16/2014

Boston Backpack

Suspicious Bags Found At Boston Marathon Finish Line After Solemn Tributes

Police in Boston detonated two unattended backpacks at the marathon finish line and arrested a man Tuesday night, on the one-year anniversary of the bombings that left three people dead and 260 injured during the marathon.

04/15/2014

Jose Martinez, left, is accused of killing Carmen Saldana in 2009. (credit: CBS 2/Handout)

Family Of Slain FIT Student Faces Alleged Killer In Court

Jose Martinez was arraigned on a 15-count indictment that includes charges of murder, kidnapping, predatory sexual assault and criminal sex act.

09/26/2013

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Homeless Man Arrested In 2009 Killing Of Fashion Student

A homeless man has been charged with the July 2009 murder of a 23-year-old student at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan, police said.

09/25/2013

Carolina Herrera show at Fashion Week - New York, NY - Feb 13, 2012 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fashion Week Continues In New York City As Mayor Lauds City’s Position In Industry

Fashion Week is continuing here in New York City and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is one happy man.

02/13/2012

Japanese fashion exhibit at FIT. (credit: CBS 2)

At The Museum: Japanese Fashion

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — From punk to gothic and everything in between, CBS 2HD’s Dana Tyler takes us to a funky and wild exhibition at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

10/03/2010

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‘Project Runway’ Finalists Take The Stage At Fashion Week

The applause died down and the lights came up, so did the music for the “Project Runway” program at fashion week Thursday, where gold and bronze were the colors of the day.

09/09/2010

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FIT Exhibit Looks At Clothing’s Environmental Impact

A new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology is providing proof that what you wear impacts the world around you using two centuries worth of trendy outfits.

08/18/2010