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A new bill would provide training for city parents who are trying to get back into the workforce. (Credit: CBS2)

Bill Could Provide Boost To City Parents Trying To Re-Enter The Work Force

Parents re-entering the work force may soon get help from New York City. A New bill introduced on Tuesday would provide free job training to parents trying to get back to work.

03/31/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city leaders announce a $3 billion FEMA grant for city public housing developments. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Officials Cheer $3 Billion Federal Grant For Superstorm Sandy Aid

The money will used at 33 developments damaged by the 2012 storm.

03/31/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer worries that new tolls on I-95 in Connecticut will cause traffic jams in towns such as Port Chester, seen here. (Credit: CBS2)

Schumer: New Tolls On I-95 In Connecticut Will Jam Up Westchester Streets

Lawmakers in Connecticut have been discussing bringing tolls back to Interstate 95. But residents across the state line in New York are worried that such a move could jam their local streets with traffic.

03/31/2015

Long Beach Police Officer Brian Eidens (Credit: CBS2)

Long Beach Police Officer Crashes Head-On Into Runaway Car To Save Others

A Long Beach police officer says he was just doing his job when he stopped an erratic driver on Sunday night by putting himself in the path of the runaway car.

03/31/2015

Courtroom sketch of Julie Patz, Etan Patz's mother, testifying at the murder trial of Pedro Hernandez (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Etan Patz’s Mother Returns To Witness Stand In Murder Trial

Etan Patz’s mother returned to the witness stand Tuesday, called to knock down a statement made by convicted child molester Jose Ramos to a jailhouse informant.

03/31/2015

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Woman Found Shot To Death In Her South Jamaica, Queens Apartment

A 71-year-old Queens grandmother was shot and killed in her own home as she answered a knock on her door in the middle of the night, and police said late Tuesday that it might have been a revenge killing.

03/31/2015

Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Manfred On WFAN: Anger Toward Mets Ownership Is Not ‘Fair’

“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”

03/31/2015

Latisha Fisher was taken into custody after the death of her son, Gavriel Ortiz, in a Midtown restaurant bathroom on Monday, March 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Death Of Toddler At Midtown Restaurant

Latisha Fisher faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of Gavriel Ortiz-Fisher, her 1-year-old son who was found unconscious in the bathroom of a midtown Manhattan restaurant Monday.

03/31/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on March 27 that the debris from the East Village building collapse may not be removed for a week. (Photo: CBS2)

Report: Residents Of East Village Building Told Gas Was Being Turned Off Prior To Explosion

Tenants in an East Village building that exploded may have been told not to tell Consolidated Edison inspectors they had gas service.

03/31/2015

Uber ride sharing service (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Woman Delivers Baby In Back Of Uber Car

David Horvitz got an Uber cab after his wife, Zanna Gilbert, woke up with contractions Monday morning. He said his wife did not realize she was in labor until they were close to the hospital.

03/31/2015

Derek Stepan #21, Kevin Hayes #13 and Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers celebrate the win over the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Some Rangers Fans Upset With Alleged NHL Playoff-WNBA Ticket Bundling

Some New York Rangers fans are giving the team a chilly reception after learning about a ticket pricing plan for the upcoming NHL playoffs. MSG says Rangers fans can purchase playoff tickets without any additional events.

03/31/2015

Christopher Plaskon in court on May 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christopher Plaskon, Teen Charged In Milford Prom Day Killing, Faces Another Psychiatric Review

A judge on Tuesday ordered a Connecticut teenager accused of fatally stabbing a classmate on the day of their prom to be examined by a psychiatrist hired by the state, after his lawyers announced they were pursuing an insanity defense.

03/31/2015

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Sen. Schumer Urges NY Have ‘Seat At The Table’ In Conn. Toll Planning Process

A possible toll on I-95 at the New York/Connecticut border has some concerned it could send traffic through suburban neighborhoods, causing traffic, safety and environmental concerns.

03/31/2015

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and other officials announce they will increase police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and other houses of worship for the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays. (credit: Nassau County Executive's Office)

Nassau County Increasing Police Patrols For Passover, Easter

Nassau County will increase police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and other houses of worship for the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays.

03/31/2015