From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.
Google Inc. has released its 12th annual year-end “zeitgeist” report rounding up “the spirit of the times as seen through billions of web searches.”
The special, ‘We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute To Whitney Houston,’ features Celine Dion, Usher and Britney Spears.
Jordin Sparks will perform at opening night of the 2012 U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Whitney Houston’s new movie-musical, Sparkle, comes out in theaters August 17, but it might soon find a permanent home on the Broadway stage.
Producers of the 54th annual Grammy Awards have created a documentary showing how they adapted to the news of Whitney Houston’s death less than 24 hours before the live telecast.
It usually takes a celebrity death to grab the headlines, but there have been 100,000 fatal overdoses in this country in the past 10 years because to narcotic painkillers, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
On Wednesday, Eli Manning and the Giants received their Super Bowl rings. Turns out one Big Blue legend was preparing to sell his to the highest bidder.
Whether or not this is true I guess we will never know for sure, considering both parties have since passed away — but that didn’t stop Craig from running with it.
Whitney Houston’s funeral is costing the city of Newark tens of thousands of dollars in police overtime. And some taxpayers say as much as they loved the pop star they’re not happy about footing the high security costs.
The report released Wednesday shows that Houston had cocaine throughout her system.
A remake of the 1976 original, “Sparkle” stars Houston as the mother of three girls who form a singing group and struggle with fame and drug addiction.
The document states furnishings, clothing, jewelry and cars should go to her surviving children and the money will go into a trust.
Carolyn Whigham, of the Whigham Funeral Home, and two pastors say they do know who took the photo that ran in the National Enquirer, but aren’t identifying the person.
This time around, February leaves us as a month closer to July, with it’s sizzle and sparks and fireworks.