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Gubernatorial candidates Rob Astorino, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Howie Hawkins and Michael McDermott debate in Buffalo on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Face Off In Buffalo Debate

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.

10/22/2014

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Palestinian Motorist Hits, Kills Baby Of Rockland County Mother At Jerusalem Train Station

Rabbi Yisroel Kahan, medical liaison at Bikur Cholim of Rockland County, told WCBS 880 the child’s mother was from Monsey, N.Y.

10/22/2014

This October 22, 2014 photo shows police and medical personnel moving a wounded Canadian soldier into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. (credit: MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ottawa Shootings Leave Soldier, Gunman Dead

You can expect to see a more visible show of force from the NYPD in the wake of a shooting at Canada’s Parliament building.

10/22/2014

This Apple 1 Computer sold for $905,000 at auction at Bonhams on Wednesday, Oct. 22, (Credit: Bonhams)

Prototype Apple Computer Sells For $950,000 At Auction

A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976 sold sold for $905,000 at auction on Madison Avenue Wednesday.

10/22/2014

Eva Block and Kerry Fitzsimons (credit: CBS 2)

Advocates Back Legislation To Improve Fire Safety On College Campuses

While college shopping, make sure that you take into account fire safety precautions and equipment in student housing.

10/22/2014

Taxis

City Council Backs Bill Requiring Warning Signs About Assaulting Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers’ advocates on Wednesday lauded the City Council for passing a bill requiring stickers in cabs warning of the penalties for assaults on drivers.

10/22/2014

FILE -- A view of the entrance to the Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Votes For Bills To Protect Jailed Immigrants From Feds

The measure, supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would prohibit correction officials and police from handing over detainees to immigration officials.

10/22/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Private Investigator, Ex-Cop Charged In Alleged Bribery Deal

A private investigator and a former NYPD officer were charged Wednesday in connection with an alleged bribery deal for confidential information from a law enforcement database.

10/22/2014

Man searching for a missing drone in White Plains (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Searching For Drone That Went Missing In White Plains

The 28-year-old photographer last saw the remote-controlled quad-copter on Sunday afternoon near downtown White Plains when it simply flew away.

10/22/2014

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Childhood Friends Carve Out A Business From A Halloween Tradition

As professional sculptors, Marc and Chris etch hundreds of pumpkins a season with logos, illusions and portraits—each one more elaborate than the last.

10/22/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Letter Demands Arrest Of High-Powered Lawyer Sanford Rubenstein

Attorney Kenneth Montgomery says in the letter that Sanford Rubenstein should be arrested and charged with third-degree rape.

10/22/2014

Jeida Torres (credit: @TheReal_Mariee/Twitter)

Man Arraigned In Beating Death Of 3-Year-Old Jeida Torres In Brooklyn

A New York City man accused of beating his 3-year-old stepdaughter to death has been arraigned at a hospital.

10/22/2014

Waters off coast of Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

New Data Shows Alarming Nitrogen Levels In Long Island’s Waterways

In a startling new study by Stony Brook scientists, more than two-thirds of the Island’s coastal waters this summer showed poor to lethal amounts of oxygen.

10/22/2014

FILE -- Customers wait at an MTA subway booth in Union Square. (credit: Getty Images)

NYS Comptroller Warns MTA Borrowing Could Mean More Fare Hikes

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to increase fares by four percent next year, but the hikes may have to be steeper, according to a new report.

10/22/2014

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CDC: 21-Day Monitoring For All Coming From Ebola Nations

The director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.

10/22/2014