The nation’s second-largest discount retailer said Tuesday that an unidentified number of gift cards sold over the holidays were not properly activated.
The problems are being blamed on overloaded systems and weather troubles in some parts of the country.
Crowds in the know have been drawn to Macy’s to see the “special Santa,” an African-American Santa Claus tucked away in Santaland at the Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square.
Purses and other valuables left out in plain sight have made women easy targets for crooks looking to make a quick score at fitness facilities.
The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.
A pileup involving at least 30 vehicles snagged the Gowanus Expressway in southern Brooklyn Tuesday evening, leaving at least eight people with minor injuries, authorities said.
In Far Rockaway, Queens, water has been collecting in the streets for months.
An annual bar crawl known as SantaCon that features people dressed as Santa Claus drinking their way through the city has been blamed for stopping traffic, clogging streets, and wreaking havoc around Manhattan.
For most people the holidays are the season of giving, but for burglars it is the season for taking.
Black Friday 2013 was so big it couldn’t fit into just one day. Holiday shoppers were out in full force Friday night. Some of the nation’s biggest stores have been open since Thursday night.
Thousands of die hard shoppers ran through the doors at Macy’s Herald Square store which opened on Thanksgiving for the first time in its 155 year history.
Forecasters say a storm system has the potential to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain from Tuesday night through Wednesday.
An unlikely guest recently barged into a New Jersey yogurt store, and the visit was all caught on surveillance video.
A Long Island man was hospitalized in September with dengue virus, believed to be contracted locally, Suffolk County health officials said Wednesday.
The blaze began Thursday afternoon in Tallman Mountain State Park in Orangeburg, near Greenbush Road and Route 303.