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Brooklyn Man Regains Eyesight After Being Blind For Nearly 20 Years

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn man who was blind for nearly 20 years regained his eyesight, without the help of doctors or medicine.

For years, Kevin Coughlin needed his companion, Elias, to guide him around the city as his only eyes. 274 more words


How To Pick The Perfect Christmas Tree, And Keep It Alive Longer

YORKTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Randy Pratt runs Wilkens Farm in Yorktown Heights and recently welcomed Sarah and Charlie Shipman.

For Sarah, a Christmas tree from nature was something new. 222 more words


Home Invaders Disable Alarm, Hold Up Popular Singer Shobou, Wife In Elmont

ELMONT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An Elmont, Long Island man was pulled out of bed and robbed early Thursday, and the thieves got into his home even though it had an alarm system. 339 more words


Country's Second-Largest Cuban Community In Union City, N.J. Reacts To Fidel Castro's Death

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro prompted a wide range of reactions Saturday, with some world leaders, celebrities and many of the country’s exiles in Miami weighing in on his legacy. 2,022 more words


Coney Island Girl Recalls Fighting Off Mugger In Broad Daylight Attack

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New video of a 12-year-old girl — moments before she was forced into an alley and mugged — shows the suspect following close behind. 549 more words


Residents: Postal Service Said Bronx Building's Mailboxes Too High For Carrier

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Residents of a Bronx building say they haven’t been getting their mail lately, and they say were told it is all because the postal carrier is too short to reach the mailboxes. 386 more words


CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Victim Hopes Surveillance Video Will Lead To Arrest

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A hit-and-run victim who is unable to walk or work now hopes surveillance video will lead to an arrest.

Kernel Simon suffered a shattered right leg. 304 more words