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Macy's Special Santa

Special African-American Santa Holds Court At Macy’s

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.

12/23/2013

Police: Man May Have Thrown Son From Roof Before Jumping

A man and his 3-year-old son died Sunday after plummeting from a building near Lincoln Center.

12/22/2013

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Video Goes Viral After Garden City Cop Threatens To Ticket Man Washing Car In Own Driveway

The 24-year-old said he was washing his 1997 Volkswagen in his driveway when a police officer told him he wasn’t allowed to do that.

12/20/2013

A smoker uses an e-cigarette, the battery-powered device designed as an alternative to cigarettes
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NYC Council Approves Ban On Indoor E-Cigarette Use

The New York City Council approved legislation Thursday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes from indoor public spaces where smoking is already prohibited.

12/19/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg’s Meddling Ways On Unions Don’t Sit Well With De Blasio

It’s the battle of the mayors. Michael Bloomberg has offered an unprecedented challenge to his successor to slash union benefits — for the good of the city — even if it means he doesn’t get re-elected.

12/18/2013

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Pleasantville Cop In Trouble For Alleged Racist Rant On Facebook

The Westchester County village of Pleasantville has placed a police officer on administrative leave, after he was allegedly caught making a racist rant — reportedly about President Barack Obama — on Facebook.

12/17/2013

George Washington Bridge

Lead Engineer: GWB Traffic Nightmare Could Happen Again And Again

There were epic traffic delays, yet again, Monday night, because of emergency repair work at the George Washington Bridge. And then on Tuesday the head engineer said we haven’t seen the end of this.

12/17/2013

Subway Rescue

Video Shows Man Being Rescued From Underneath Subway Train

A man was run over by a subway train Saturday and survived with only minor injuries.

12/16/2013

Keep Christ In Christmas

All Across Long Island, Movement Is On To ‘Keep Christ In Christmas’

There is more to Christmas than gifts and jingle bells, so say a growing number of people with lawn signs and bumper stickers.

12/16/2013

A student is wheeled to an ambulance following a fire extinguisher attack inside a New York City high school on Dec. 13, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police: Man Breaks Into Chelsea H.S., Goes Wild With Fire Extinguisher

It all took place at around 1:30 p.m. Friday. That’s when a man entered the school illegally, according to police, looking for a former teacher.

12/13/2013

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey headquarters in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Personal Information At Risk After Laptops Stolen From N.J. Health Insurance Company

Social security numbers, birth dates and other sensitive personal information of hundreds of thousands of people is in jeopardy after two laptops were stolen from a New Jersey insurance company.

12/10/2013

Exterior of MetLife Stadium (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

NYPD: Super Bowl Security Will Be High-Tech And Unprecedented

The NYPD is amassing its amazing arsenal of security initiatives to make sure the only bullets fired when the NFL comes to town are by the quarterbacks on the football field.

12/10/2013

Local officials criticize the new movie, "Out Of The Furnace," for what they call its offensive portrayal of the Ramapough Indian tribe.

Mahwah, Ramapough Indian Officials Blast New Movie For ‘Stereotypical’ Portrayal Of Tribe

Critics complain “Out Of The Furnace” depicts the Ramapough Indian tribe living in and around Mahwah, N.J. as violent, drug-using hillbillies.

12/06/2013

Al Sharpton

Sharpton, Other Civil Rights Leaders Launch Fight Against ‘Knockout Game’

The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders have launched a social media campaign in an effort to stop the violent “knockout game.”

12/04/2013

Knockout Game

Hasidic Man Victim Of Latest Possible ‘Knockout’ Assault In Williamsburg

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind said a pattern has emerged but stopped short of saying the Jewish community is being targeted in these types of attacks.

12/02/2013

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