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Vincent Rende, 9, saved his family from a Thanksgiving fire that destroyed their Ringwood, N.J. home. (Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 9, Saves Family From Devastating Thanksgiving Fire

A Ringwood, New Jersey home was destroyed by a fire but the family that it belonged to made it out safely thanks to a quick-thinking young boy.

12/05/2013

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Easy Ways to Save On Holiday Travel

From shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we’ve assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don’t have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!

12/02/2013

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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.

12/02/2013

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5 Reasons Being Solo During The Holidays Rocks

Alright, Singletons, it’s time to stop moping around feeling sorry for yourself for being single during the holidays. We have five reasons to celebrate your solo status!

12/02/2013

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Traffic Expert: ‘Be Calm’ When Returning From Thanksgiving Travels

After the mass-exodus of Tri-State Area residents for the Thanksgiving holiday, a traffic expert had a warning about the influx of return residents.

12/01/2013

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys"R"Us in Times Square on Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.  Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Analysts: Thanksgiving Retail Openings May Have Cut Into Black Friday Sales

A few retailers opened stores on Thanksgiving for the last few years. This year, at least a dozen major retailers did so, with some opening earlier in the day. That led some analysts to question whether the Thanksgiving openings would take away sales on Black Friday.

11/30/2013

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Report: N.J. Man Allegedly Threatened Family With Machete Over Thanksgiving Celebration

Authorities say a northern New Jersey man used a machete to threaten a family who excluded him and his son from their Thanksgiving Day celebrations.

11/30/2013

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Woman Accused Of Carrying Stun Gun In Linden, N.J. Wal-Mart Parking Lot

A woman was arrested this week, after another shopper said she pulled a stun gun on her during an argument over a shopping cart in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Linden, N.J.

11/30/2013

Paul Lewis (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Guest Stole Items From Several Vehicles On L.I. On Thanksgiving Morning

Paul Lewis, 20, of Holbrook got into four unlocked cars on Barker Drive and Barnwell Drive between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Thursday and stole items including electronics and jewelry, police said.

11/29/2013

A fire ravaged a townhouse in Edison, New Jersey on Thanksgiving night. (Credit CBS 2)

Thanksgiving Fire Destroys Edison, N.J. Townhouse

A family in New Jersey narrowly escaped a fire that broke out as they were about to put their Thanksgiving meal on the table.

11/28/2013

A fire rages at a Jersey City apartment building on Wednesday afternoon. (Credit CBS 2)

Fire Ravaged Buildings In Jersey City Set To Be Demolished

Two Jersey City buildings will be demolished after a fire that left more than twenty people homeless over the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/28/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Storm Battered L.I. Family Spends Third Thanksgiving Away From Home

Their home was gutted by Irene and rebuilt but Sandy filled it with 6 ft. of flood water. Now, Katie and Liam are struggling to rebuild.

11/28/2013

The Schabergers say Pathmark employees denied them a free turkey earned by their falled police officer son because May Schaberger is Vietnamese. (Credit CBS 2)

Family Of Fallen Cop Brings Discrimination Claim Against Local Pathmark

An honor turned into humiliation for the family of a fallen NYPD officer from East Islip.

11/28/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Volunteers To Serve Thanksgiving Meals In Albany

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined volunteers Thursday as they served thousands of Thanksgiving meals in Albany.

11/28/2013

Gray Thursday

Shoppers Rush Stores For ‘Gray Thursday’ On Thanksgiving Day

In a decision that has met with mixed reaction, more and more retailers have decided to open on Thanksgiving Day for pre-Black Friday sales.

11/28/2013

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