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Carnegie Hall (Credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Autism To Take Center Stage At Carnegie Hall Benefit Concert

Autism will take center stage at Carnegie Hall on December 4 at an all-star concert of The American Christmas carol to benefit Kate Winslet’s Golden Hat Foundation.

11/29/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Lawmakers Discuss Police Shooting Of Unarmed Brooklyn Man With Prosecutors

The medical examiner’s office said Sunday that 28-year-old Akai Gurley died from a single bullet to the torso.

11/24/2014

Turkeys donated to the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey for Giving Tuesday (credit: Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey)

Stories From Main Street: Groups Look To Help Paterson’s Hungry On Giving Tuesday

In this age of rampant consumerism, some people are trying to reclaim the true spirit of the holidays. That is the thrust of Giving Tuesday, which started at the 92nd Street Y a few years back

11/24/2014

Greg Waters (L) tries to remove some of the five feet of snow from a driveway on November 20, 2014 in the Lakeview neighborhood of Buffalo, New York. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

FDNY Sends Team To Help With Snow Removal In Buffalo

The FDNY has sent a team to help with snow removal in western New York where snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area’s three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.

11/21/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Drones Spotted Near JFK Airport, Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge Raise Worry

The FBI and Federal Aviation Administration are continuing to investigate reports of drones flying near commercial aircraft on approach to John F. Kennedy International Airport this week.

11/20/2014

Green Dot Money Pak card

Clarkstown Police Warn Of ‘IRS’ Phone Scam

In the computer-generated calls, a female voice informs the person on the other end of the line that the IRS is planning to file a lawsuit for tax evasion — unless he or she pays up.

11/19/2014

School blackboard (credit: ClipArt.com)

Fiscal Monitor Calls For State Oversight Of East Ramapo Schools

Hank Greenberg said Monday that the Rockland County district’s finances “teeter on the edge of disaster.”

11/18/2014

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New York State Officials Want To Push Ahead With Bilingual Education

New York state officials said Monday that they are giving a fresh look at how bilingual classes are taught in the state.

11/17/2014

Eric Refvik

Dozens Protest Bail Set For White Plains Firefighter Accused Of Deadly DWI

Eric Refvik, 34, was stone-faced and said nothing as he left the courthouse. He is charged with felony criminally negligent homicide and misdemeanor DWI.

11/17/2014

This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

Stories From Main Street: What Should You Do If You Encounter A Black Bear?

It was an absolute shock when a black bear killed a hiker in West Milford in September.

11/17/2014

NJ State Legislature (credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Assembly Approves Assisted Suicide Bill

The New Jersey Assembly on Thursday voted 41-31 to approve the New Jersey Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act.

11/13/2014

FILE -- A man is outfitted with an exoskeleton device to walk in. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

White Plains Facility Offers Free Robotic Rehab To Veterans

At Burke Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, a robotic arm initiates and guides Army veteran and stroke victim Tom Kastner’s affected limb with the hope of retraining the nerves.

11/12/2014

FILE -- A coyote (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Mamaroneck Mayor Warns Residents After Cop Kills Coyote In Neighborhood

On Monday morning, a police officer fatally shot an aggressive coyote on Stanley Avenue, not far from downtown Mamaroneck.

11/12/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer, New York City's first Ebola patient, speaks to reporters as he is released from Bellevue Hospital on Nov. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Dr. Craig Spencer, NYC Ebola Patient, Released From Bellevue Hospital

Declaring “New York City is Ebola free,” Mayor Bill de Blasio hugged Dr. Craig Spencer after he walked out of Bellevue Hospital Tuesday as medical team members cheered and applauded.

11/11/2014

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