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'Kinky Boots' Star Billy Porter Writes Play Based On Own Life

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He could be the busiest man on Broadway, changing in and out of wigs and gowns eight shows a week in “Kinky Boots” and writing an off-Broadway play that opened last month. 236 more words


New Jersey Couple Honored With Flag, Purple Heart For Service During World War II

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey couple received a special honor on Thursday, one that was decades in the making.

The husband and wife were celebrated for their heroism in serving in World War II. 344 more words


Family Relieved After Infant Undergoes Successful, Non-Invasive Heart Procedure

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Parents of an infant facing a life-threatening open heart surgery have found relief through a new, non-invasive procedure.

Michelle Ribisi was in much lighter spirits on Thursday with her 4-month-old daughter Johannah in her arms. 344 more words


Dow Sees Worst Drop Of The Year, Driven By Declines In Energy Companies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Dow Jones industrial average closed 334 points lower on Thursday than the day before, in what amounted to the worst drop of the year. 189 more words


Prosecutor: ID Theft Ring Used Stolen Info To Buy Designer Goods From Saks Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – An identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers’ stolen information to buy more than $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from… 461 more words


Norm Lewis, Broadway's First Black Phantom: I'm Just Happy To Be 'A Part Of That Journey'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Tony nominee Norm Lewis is making history at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre.

Lewis is the 14th actor to star in the title role of “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway — and the first African-American. 210 more words


‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ Builds A Legacy Out Of America’s Darkest Day

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The 13th annual ‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ will be held on Sunday. The event started as a grass-roots remembrance and fundraiser named for the FDNY firefighter. 385 more words