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Woman, 67, Dead Following Bronx Apartment Fire

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An apartment fire in the Bronx has killed one person dead, 1010 WINS’ Darius Radzius reported Friday evening.

“It’s very sad, we just found out about it,” one resident said. 160 more words


St. Bartholomew’s Church Dinner Pairs Haves, Have-Nots At Same Table

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Some well-off New York City residents have paid $100 each for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church. 286 more words


All Aboard! Reading Terminal Market's Annual Holiday Railroad Is Up And Running

By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Reading Terminal Market’s annual train display has been assembled for the holiday season.

“It is a 500 square foot model railroad display,” explains Reading Terminal marketing and event manager Sarah Levitsky. 185 more words


Former Philadelphia Police Captain Joins Ferguson Protestors -- Wearing Old Uniform

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A retired Philadelphia Police officer is spending the holiday weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, to join protestors demonstrating against police action in the Michael Brown case. 235 more words


Connecticut Senator Seeks Probe Of Outlet Pricing

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he’s asking the Federal Trade Commission to review the pricing practices of outlet stores.

Blumenthal said many shoppers don’t realize 85 percent of the merchandise at outlet malls is made specifically for the store and can be of lesser quality. 281 more words


Classic Vinyl Records Are Red Hot This Record Store Day

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Black Friday is an especially exciting day for music lovers and collectors.

On this particular Friday, they can sell limited amounts of vinyl and cassette music– but only on this day. 162 more words


Police: Long Island Man Struck, Killed By Own Car After Vehicle Stolen

BAY SHORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A gesture of goodwill turned into tragedy the morning after Thanksgiving on Long Island.

It happened when Dionel Ramirez, 69, of North Amityville stopped at a 7-Eleven on Pine Aire Drive in North Bay Shore around 5:45 a.m. 342 more words