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Vehicles travel on the Long Island Expressway on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

With Storm Approaching, Woman Gives Birth To Baby In Car On Long Island

Over the phone, an ambulance medical technician talked the father through the delivery and gave him instructions for drying and warming the baby, police said.

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Adults and children sled at Brooklyn's Prospect Park the morning after a major winter storm on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Make The Most Out Of The Snow Day

At Ewen Park in the RIverdale section of the Bronx, there was plenty of downhill fun to be had Tuesday.

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Although the Blizzard of 2015 did not strike New York City as expected, many businesses closed and were angry about their losses on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Business Owners Furious About Having To Close For Feared Blizzard

Earlier fears of an epic blizzard quickly turned to fury Tuesday, as businesses lost half a billion dollars in New York City alone because of the massive shutdown.

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FDNY Firefighter Reunites Dog Missing For 5 Months With Owner

About a month ago Kelly spotted what he thought was a scraggly-looking greyhound while working an overnight shift at the firefighting facility on the island.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio gives a winter storm update on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Blast Mayor For Slow Snow Plowing As De Blasio Defends Travel Ban

Mayor Bill de Blasio said there will be a review of the city’s storm procedures to see if anything can be done better the next time around.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Mayor De Blasio Sides With Patriots In ‘Deflate-Gate’ Investigation

The New England Patriots are receiving support at a time of controversy from an unlikely location: New York’s City Hall.

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Urgent Call For Blood Donations After Storm Cancels Tri-State Blood Drives

After the snow storm cancelled most blood drives in the Tri-State area, authorities are issuing an urgent call for donations.

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Traffic begins to move through Central Park on the morning of January 27, 2015 in New York City. New York, and much of the Northeast, was hit with heavy overnight snow from Winter Storm Juno. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

NYC Stirs Back To Life After Blizzard Warning, Travel Ban Lifted

During a late morning news conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that despite the less than predicted snow totals, the travel ban was effective in helping sanitation crews clear the roads efficiently.

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Suffolk County Investigating 2 Deaths During Snowstorm

A 17-year-old boy was killed in a tragic tubing accident in Elwood, while an 83-year-old man was found dead in his backyard in Bay Shore.

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CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn Delivers Blizzard ‘Top 10′ List On Late Show With David Letterman

Lonnie delivered the “Top 10 Things You Don’t Want To Hear From Your Weatherman During A Blizzard.”

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Mayor Bill de Blasio gives a winter storm update on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

The Show Must Go On: NYC Public Schools Reopen Wednesday; Broadway Performances Back On Tuesday Evening

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that New York City public schools will reopen on Wednesday, a day after a blizzard forecast left NYC with far less snow than predicted, and despite his son Dante’s efforts to convince him they should be closed.

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Snow is seen around a house in Yonkers on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Westchester, Rockland Officials Defend Travel Ban

But Rockland County Executive Ed Day said when he woke up to just 2 inches of snow at his house, he would have liked to have had the power to lift the travel ban locally.

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A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conditions Go Downhill As Blizzard Swoops Into North Suburban Counties

Westchester and Rockland counties have their emergency operations centers up and running and are in touch with the state, utilities and mass transit.

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Gov. Cuomo gives update on blizzard, declares state of emergency (CBS2)

NYC, Long Island, NJ, Connecticut All Ban Street Traffic As Blizzard Pounds Area

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to the media about a large snow storm on January 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Travel Ban In Effect; City Public Schools Closed Tuesday

New York City public schools will be closed Tuesday, and all nonemergency vehicles will be banned from the roads as of 11 p.m. Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

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