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DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.

09/30/2014

Lewis Zuchman

New Yorker Looks Back On Work As Freedom Rider On 50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights Act

Wednesday marked 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. New York City Freedom Rider Lewis Zuchman is looking back.

07/02/2014

The family of Victoria Wilcher, 3, said she was kicked out of a KFC in Jackson, Mississippi because of her appearance after a pit bull attack. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Victoria’s Victories:’ Mississippi Girl, Recovering From Pit Bull Attack, Kicked Out Of KFC

Outrage has erupted at a Mississippi KFC restaurant, after a 3-year-old girl and her grandmother said they were kicked out of because of how the girl looks.

06/15/2014

President Barack Obama, Sen. Roger Wicker (credit: Getty Images)

Elvis Impersonator Accused Of Mailing Ricin-Tainted Letters Released

An Elvis impersonator accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other elected officials was a free man Tuesday night.

04/23/2013

President Obama Makes Remarks On The Explosions At The Boston Marathon

Ricin Is Found In Letter Sent To President Obama, 1 Arrested

The Secret Service said the second letter was addressed to President Obama. This comes a day after a similar letter was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.

04/17/2013

Remnants of the Belmar boardwalk piled up against a pizzeria following superstorm Sandy - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Mayor Heads South To Seek Lessons Learned After Katrina

The road to recovery from Sandy for the Jersey Shore borough of Belmar is going through the gulf coast, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

12/27/2012

Rescued Puppy In Westchester

Puppies Rescued From Euthanasia Need Homes For The Holidays

Cute and cuddly puppies were brought to Westchester County Sunday, after narrowly escaping death in euthanasia chambers.

12/09/2012

A neigborhood flooded by Isaac - Manchac, LA - Aug 30, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Americares Workers Helping With Isaac Relief

Workers based in Connecticut are on the ground working to provide relief from the damage of Hurricane Isaac.

08/31/2012

In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Tropical Storm Isaac moves toward the Florida coast on August 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

North Shore Animal League Headed To Miss. To Help Evacuate Pets Ahead Of Tropical Storm Isaac

The potential for a landfall as a Category 1 hurricane as soon as Tuesday has prompted evacuations along a wide area of the Gulf Coast.

08/27/2012

A puppy that is one of 63 dogs rescued from St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown, MS. (credit: North Shore Animal League America/Facebook)

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued By North Shore Animal League From Miss. Up For Adoption

The pups were rescued from a shelter in Mississippi where a possible tornado destroyed and damaged buildings at the St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown on Aug. 9.

08/23/2012

vintage radio

Ode To Bobbie Gentry

The Mississippi-born singer and songwriter gave us two of the most iconic songs of the late 1960s. She turns 68 years old today.

07/27/2012

Anthony Davis (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Previewing The SEC-Big East Challenge

It will be interesting the see how the Red Storm respond against Kentucky without Steve Lavin on the bench.

WFAN–12/01/2011

Ernie Darby hugs his son Davis Darby as they salvage what they can from their house after it was destroyed by a massive tornado - Joplin, MO - May 24, 2011 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Natural Disasters Keep Stamford-Based AmeriCares Busy

While still providing aid to dozens of countries overseas, AmeriCares has been sending relief to flood and tornado stricken states in the south and Midwest.

05/24/2011

Gas Pump (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Lundberg Suvey: Gas Prices Down Nationwide

Locally, according to AAA, the average price for regular is $4.09 in New York, $3.81 in New Jersey, and $4.19 in Connecticut.

05/23/2011

Flu season

CDC Report: Widespread Flu Reports In New York

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says five states — including New York — had widespread reports of flu last week, up from zero two weeks earlier.

12/30/2010

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