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Timmy is up for adoption. (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Timmy

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock introduces us to Timmy, who is looking for a home.


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)

Black Friday Shoppers Flock To Stores To Snag Best Deals

With Thanksgiving here and gone and Chanukah in full effect, the mad rush of the holiday shopping season officially kicks off with Black Friday.


Snoopy At Macy's Parade

Balloons Fly For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Despite earlier concerns about the wind, the balloons flew as planned for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.


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NYPD Official Says Forecast Looks Promising For Macy’s Balloons

The iconic characters can’t lift off Thursday if sustained winds exceed 23 mph and gusts exceed 34 mph.


File Footage - SantaCon (Credit: CBS 2)

SantaCon Too Naughty For NYC?

Authorities are handing out a letter to several bars in the city, asking businesses to consider the negative impact that SantaCon has on the community.


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Expert Offers Tips To Teach Children About ‘Stranger Danger’

Experts say it’s important to remind your child that just because they’re with friends doesn’t mean their safe. They should never go with anywhere with a stranger even if armed with friends.


Kevin Chenais, 22, has been stranded in the U.S. since being denied boarding on a London bound plane. (Credit CBS 2)

Passenger Alleges Weight Discrimination Against British Airways

A French family finds themselves stuck in the United States after British Airways refused to let their sick son fly. The family says he was a victim of weight discrimination.



Furry Friend Finder: Mop And Speedy

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Mop and Speedy, who are looking for homes.


An asteroid flies through the sky in Chelyabinsk, Russia. (Credit CBS 2)

Research Shows More Asteroids Could Be Headed For Earth

The people of earth should prepare for more frequent encounters with asteroids, according to scientists.



Study: There’s Something To This ‘Happy Wife, Happy Life’ Thing

New research finds marital bliss may depend on who cools down quickest after a heated argument.


Parents say an improperly installed oodle swing is responsible for a number of injuries at the Slope Park playground. (Credit CBS 2)

Parents Blame Equipment For Rash Of Injuries At Brooklyn Playground

Several children have suffered broken bones at a Brooklyn playground and parents say faulty equipment is to blame.


A skeleton is spotted on 87th Street in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

The Spookiest Area Halloween Displays

CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock’s showcased some of spookiest decoration displays in the Tri-State area.


Emily Rosenfeld holds Ariel (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Pumpkin And Ginger

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock introduces us to Pumpkin and Ginger, who are looking for a new home.


Max is looking for a home. (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Boogie And Max

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Boogie and Max, who are looking for a new home.


Leaf Peeping

Leaf Peepers Search Out Most Spectacular Views In Tri-State Area

Leaves have begun to burst with color across the Tri-State Area, and people have been out in search of the most breathtaking views.