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The Faithful Shopper: Luxe for Less

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days we fashionistas must watch our wallets as carefully as we watch our waistlines. That doesn't mean we have to sacrifice our love of luxury, however; New York offers a plethora of luxury discount shops.

Suspected Shoplifter Drowns Fleeing Police

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Crime

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Amid heavy downpours, two women suspected of shoplifting at a Charlotte coat store ran into a swollen, fast-moving stream. One...

Con Edison Can't Block Ground Zero Mosque | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- Con Edison said Monday that it cannot stop the planned 13-story mosque and community center from rising near Ground Zero, despite e...

Baby Slings Recall: More Than 1 Million Slings Pulled From The Market

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — More than 1 million baby slings made by Infantino were recalled Wednesday after claims linking them to three infant deaths. The Co...

Chelsea Explosion: Transformer Fire On Avenue Of Americas (VIDEO)

AP | MARCUS FRANKLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - An explosion in a transformer underneath a Manhattan sidewalk sent flames up the front of a landmark building Thursday, ...

Woman Pretends To Win Lottery, Causes Riot At Ohio Store

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A woman being driven around in a rented limousine pulled up at a coat store and announced she'd won the lottery and would pay f...

Down Fur the Count

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Last week New Jersey's state legislature approved a bill requiring the labeling of all animal fur garments, making it the fifth state to better protect consumers from fraudulent fur selling.