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New York State Senator Daniel Squadron. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Squadron Calls For Clarity In Police Policy After ‘Shop-And-Frisk’ Incidents

New York State Sen. Daniel Squadron (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) announced legislation Monday that would require the NYPD to disclose the extra police services it provides to businesses, in light of allegations of racial profiling at department stores.

11/25/2013

Juliana Valdez nearly lost her foot in an accident on an escalator inside of the Macy's at the Garden State Plaza. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Girl Released From Hospital Months After Escalator Accident

An 11-year-old girl who had her foot and leg ripped apart on an escalator at the Macy’s inside of the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J. was released from the hospital on Thursday.

11/21/2013

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Holding Hearing On Allegations Of Racial Profiling At NYC Department Stores

A pair of City Council committees are holding a hearing Wednesday on allegations of racial bias in New York City department stores.

11/20/2013

Rendering of SeaWorld's "A Sea Of Surprises" float for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (credit: seaworldentertainment.com)

SeaWorld To Keep Float In Thanksgiving Day Parade Despite Protest From PETA

PETA charges that SeaWorld’s “A Sea Of Surprises” float with penguins, kelp and whales is part of its crisis management after the documentary “Blackfish” gave the theme park a black eye.

11/18/2013

The Hello Kitty balloon makes its way along Central Park West way during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade November 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Handlers Test Balloons For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A test run for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Saturday.

11/09/2013

A woman hangs clothes at a store. (credit: Thinkstock.com)

Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

Sharpton At Macy's

Sharpton Not Convinced That Racial Profiling Isn’t Happening At Macy’s, Barneys

The meeting follows an incident in which a leading actor on the HBO series “Treme” was detained nearly an hour by police after buying his mother an expensive watch.

11/04/2013

Al Sharpton

Report: Sharpton Set To Meet With Macy’s CEO Over Racial Profiling Claims

The Rev. Al Sharpton was set to meet with the chief executive officer of Macy’s Monday to talk about allegations of racial profiling, according to a published report.

11/03/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton meets with Barneys CEO Mark Lee on Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Al Sharpton)

Sharpton, Barneys CEO Discuss Racial Profiling During ‘Candid’ Meeting

Two black customers accused the luxury store of racial profiling last week after they said they were detained by police on suspicion of credit card fraud after lawfully purchasing expensive items.

10/29/2013

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Growing Calls For Investigation Into Alleged Racial Profiling At NYC Department Stores

Brooklyn State Sen. Eric Adams wants the New York City’s Commission on Human Rights to look into reports of unfair treatment of African-American shoppers.

10/28/2013

Art Palmer and attorney Norman Siegel appear at a news conference outside Macy's in Herald Square on Oct. 27, 2013. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

2nd Macy’s Shopper Says He Was Racially Profiled By Police

Art Palmer said purchased several hundred dollars of merchandise from Macy’s in April and then was stopped by four undercover police officers outside.

10/27/2013

Firefighters prepare to enter the Macy's Herald Square store on Oct. 25, 2013. Heavy smoke forced the store's evacuation, but no injuries were reported.

Investigators Probe Fire That Prompted Evacuation Of Macy’s Flagship

The iconic Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square reopened Saturday morning, as an investigation into a fire at the store continued.

10/26/2013

Macy's Herald Square (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out At Iconic Macy’s Herald Square

A busy Friday night of shopping at Macy’s in Herald Square was interrupted by blaring fire alarms. A basement fire at the flagship store forced everyone to evacuate.

10/25/2013

Actor Robert Brown (right) claims that he was racially profiled at the Herald Square Macy's. (Credit CBS 2)

Actor Rob Brown Wants Answers After Alleged Profiling Incident At Iconic Macy’s

An actor on a popular HBO series who says he was stopped buying sunglasses because of his race at a Macy’s department store in the city has filed a lawsuit against the company.

10/25/2013

Macy's as seen from the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Macy’s To Open On Thanksgiving Day This Year For First Time

For the first time ever, Macy’s will open most of its stores across the country on Thanksgiving Day this year.

10/14/2013

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