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An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

NTSB Recommends Metro-North Replace Bolts On Brand New Rail Cars

A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad train in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.

02/03/2015

A Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

No. 7 Train Loses Power In Queens; Service May Not Be Fully Restored For Morning Rush

The Tri-State area is starting the work week with a mixture of snow, rain and freezing rain.

02/02/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

FILE -- PSEG Long Island building in Melville (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials Concerned Ice, Wind Could Lead To Widespread Power Outages

Ice and wind are the biggest causes of outages, PSEG Long Island spokeswoman Elizabeth Flagler said.

02/02/2015

A woman walks along a snow covered sidewalk in Brooklyn on a cold morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Moving Though Area Prompts Concern For Messy Morning Commute

A winter storm warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Monday for New York City, northern New Jersey, northern Nassau County, northwest Suffolk County and southeastern coastal Connecticut.

02/01/2015

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Cold Snap Settles Over Tri-State As Another Snowstorm Threatens

It’s not easy being outside with the brutal wind gusts pushing the wind chill into the single digits.

01/31/2015

A suspect in the robbery of a bank in Greenwich, Connecticut who has been dubbed the 'Pixie Cut Bandit.' (Credit: CBS2)

Search On For Petite ‘Pixie Cut Bandit’ Who Robbed Greenwich, Conn. Bank

Police in Greenwich, Connecticut were on the hunt Friday night for an unusual bank robber.

01/30/2015

A man sells chilli paprika powder at an annual public fair in the village of Sakule, 40 kms (25 miles), north of the Serbian capital Belgrade on March 20, 2010.   AFP PHOTO/ ANDREJ ISAKOVIC (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Stop & Shop Stores Recall Paprika Product Due To Unlisted Peanuts

Stop & Shop supermarkets on Friday announced a recall of a brand of paprika, on the grounds that the label on the condiment fails to mention that it might contain peanuts and could be dangerous for those who are allergic.

01/30/2015

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Conn. Boarding School Accused Of Not Reporting Sexual Assaults Of Students

A federal lawsuit says officials at the exclusive Indian Mountain School in Salisbury did nothing as students were sexually assaulted and blackmailed into keeping silent.

01/30/2015

(Photo courtesy of anonymous passenger)

Schumer, Blumenthal Call On Metro-North To Fully Investigate Derailment At Grand Central Terminal

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are calling on Metro-North to fully investigate Wednesday night’s derailment of a train at Grand Central Terminal, saying more must be done to prevent similar incidents in the future.

01/29/2015

(Photo Credit: Tesla Motors, Inc.)

Connecticut Senator Looks To Change Law To Allow Tesla Sales

Connecticut law currently protects car dealerships by preventing car manufacturers from selling directly to customers.

01/29/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect -- seen in a black hat, black coat and red shirt -- in an unprovoked attack in Stamford, Connecticut. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Suspect Attacked Man For No Clear Reason In Stamford, Conn.

Police in Stamford, Connecticut were searching Wednesday for a suspect the said attacked a man for no apparent reason.

01/28/2015

State troopers watching I-95 in Connecticut as travel ban is partially lifted. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Plainfield Man Charged For Pulling Kids On Sled Through Snow By Truck

A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck.

01/27/2015

CBS2's Lonnie Quinn explains how a shift of 50 miles to the east changed the outcome of the Blizzard of 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn: Move Of 50 Miles Made Difference Between Paralyzing Blizzard And Mild Snowstorm

The Blizzard of 2015 turned out only to be a minor snowstorm for the boroughs of New York City and any other areas only because the storm system shifted 50 miles off its forecast path.

01/27/2015

An empty highway in Brooklyn is viewed the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Travel Bans Lifted For New York, New Jersey & Connecticut; Transit Services Resuming

Travel bans were lifted Tuesday morning, a day after officials barred drivers from streets throughout the Tri-State area.

01/27/2015