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Matty's Toy Stop in Hewlett (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau Police Unions Send Families In Need On Christmas Shopping Spree

Some families were bused in from homeless shelters and even Santa made an appearance.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bans Fracking In New York Over Health Concerns

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration prohibited fracking in New York Wednesday citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.

12/17/2014

Russell Simmons was among the protesters at City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 10, calling for change in police policy after the Eric Garner grand jury ruling. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Protesters At City Hall Demand Change In Police Policies

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.

12/10/2014

Protesters rally against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner August 23, 2014 in Staten Island, New York. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Staten Island Business Owners Brace For Reaction To Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Local business owners on Staten Island are bracing for the reaction to a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

Kevin Darden (NYPD)

Judge Orders Suspect Charged In Deadly Bronx Subway Shove To Be Held Without Bail

Kevin Darden, 34, was arrested on a murder charge Tuesday in the death of 61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok, police said.

11/19/2014

People ride the New York City subway into Manhattan  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Altercation Between Man, Woman Over Subway Pole Caught On Camera

Video posted to LiveLeak.com shows yet another violent subway brawl caught on camera.

11/12/2014

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Study: Tapping Your Forehead Could Help Kill Cravings

Tests found that tapping the forehead was the most effective method and neutralized cravings by up to 10% more than the other exercises.

11/05/2014

Habitat for Humanity works to repair a Coney Island home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Marks Second Anniversary Of Superstorm Sandy

On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.

10/29/2014

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For Ebola

Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.

10/08/2014

FDNY personnel on the scene of a power outage at Rochdale Village in Jamaica, Queens on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

FDNY: 54 Workers Removed From Scaffolding After Power Outage Hits Rochdale Village In Jamaica

A power outage has impacted numerous buildings there, some of which are under construction.

10/01/2014

A surveillance image of two suspects who allegedly threatened a 1-year-old boy at gunpoint during a robbery on East 49th Street in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Held Gun To 1-Year-Old’s Head In Brooklyn Robbery

Police were searching Wednesday for two suspects who allegedly pointed a gun at a 1-year-old child’s head as they robbed the residents of a home in Brooklyn.

09/24/2014

The 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Friends Of 9/11 Victims Gather At Museum On Eve Of Anniversary

On the eve of the 13th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, people gathered at the 9/11 Museum to remember the horror and losses of that day.

09/10/2014

Animal rights advocates protest use of horse-drawn carriages at New York Fashion Week kickoff event (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Animal Rights Activists Protest Fashion Week Kickoff Featuring Horse-Drawn Carriages

Animal rights advocates are protesting the use of the horse-drawn carriages at the opening event for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Central Park.

09/03/2014

Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: CBS 2/Handout)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects’ Sister Accused In Harlem Bomb Threat

The sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzkokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in police custody Wednesday, on allegations that she issued a bomb threat.

08/27/2014

Little Boys playing soccer

Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/27/2014

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