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Marcia Kramer

Marcia KramerMarcia Kramer joined CBS 2 in 1990 as an investigative and political reporter. Prior to CBS 2, she was the City Hall bureau chief at the New York Daily News.

Her reports on the local, national, and international level have garnered her multiple honors, including two George Foster Peabody awards, two Edward R. Murrow awards, five Emmy awards, two New York Press Club Golden Typewriter awards, and a first-place award from the Associated Press for her investigative reports. Her work has been recognized in editorials in the New York Times and the New York Post, as well as in a piece entitled “Marcia Kramer: Journalism at its Best,” which ran in the New York Observer in March 1998.

Most recently, Kramer broke a story exposing the improper use of lights and sirens by city government officials. Her story led to Mayor Bloomberg’s crackdown resulting in the removal of lights and sirens from hundreds of vehicles. Other credits include a report on people stealing school supplies and selling them on the Black Market, a story on schools that served old food past its freshness date, and a film exposing school board members vacationing in Las Vegas on taxpayer dollars. She has also been cited for her reports on the Swiss Banks and Nazi Gold that culminated in a decision by the Swiss to finally give back the money. Kramer is also known for her 1992 interview with President Clinton in which he confessed he “never inhaled.”

FILE - A US soldier aims a Stinger missile launcher during a military exercise on February 27, 2004 in Yeonchun, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

NYPD Commish Kelly: Potential Attack Using Crop Dusting Planes ‘On Our Radar Screen’

There’s stunning new information about why the NYPD has the weapons and the training to shoot airplanes out of the sky. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly spoke out Wednesday about the city’s efforts to fight terror.

09/28/2011

A proposed task force could help cut down on the number of parking tickets given out in the Big Apple (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: More Than 100 Cops Involved In NYPD Ticket-Fixing Probe

Some 17 cops are expected to be indicted on charges said to include bribery, larceny, perjury and obstruction. Some 100 others will face non-criminal Police Department punishment.

09/27/2011

Gov. Chris Christie appears at a town hall meeting - Sayreville, NJ - Sep 21, 2011 (credit: NJ Office of Information Technology)

Republicans Coming Out Of Woodwork To Push For Christie Run At White House

Speculation about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie entering the 2012 presidential race was at a fever pitch Monday. Unhappiness with the rest of the candidates has Republicans telling Christie it’s time to run.

09/26/2011

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)/Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UN Security Council Meets To Discuss Palestinian Statehood, Lobbying Continues

The United Nations Security Council took the first steps in considering the Palestinian’s request for statehood, meeting behind closed doors on Monday on the controversial bid. The arm twisting has begun.

09/26/2011

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)/Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Blasts UN As ‘House Of Lies,’ Implores Abbas To Drop Application, Resume Talks

There was a dramatic and defiant move at the United Nations on Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sidestepped two decades of failed negotiations and surged ahead with demands for Palestinian statehood.

09/23/2011

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Abbas Backs Down, Won’t Call For Immediate Vote On Palestinian Statehood

President Obama said in public what he is also saying in private — that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.

09/21/2011

Flags of Israel, Palestine and U.S.

Israel Floats ‘Interim Solution’ Proposal At UN To Stem Palestinian Statehood Tension

The Israeli proposal would allow the Palestinians to establish a state within existing borders in Gaza and the West Bank and deal with all the tough stuff later.

09/20/2011

President Obama (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) ; Gov. Perry (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images))

Presidential Hopeful Perry Unleashes All-Out Assault On Obama’s Israel Policies

The United Nations confrontation over Palestinian statehood became a major issue in the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday. Leading GOP contender Rick Perry accused President Barack Obama of appeasing terrorists and betraying Israel.

09/20/2011

Sen. Schumer Expresses Reservations About President Obama’s Tax Plan

President Barack Obama headed to New York on Monday afternoon, just hours after rolling out his controversial plan to raise taxes. The battle is on over how to cut America’s staggering deficit.

09/19/2011

David Weprin  (L), Anthony Weiner (C), Bob Turner (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Turner Holds 6-Point Lead Heading Into Special Election For Weiner’s Seat

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani campaigned with Republican congressional candidate Bob Turner on Monday, trying to augment his surprising lead in the polls in Weiner’s heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District.

09/12/2011

Times Square

Sources: Authorities Concerned About Possible Dirty Bomb, Times Square Strike

The crossroads of the world came to a grinding halt at various times Friday because for police Times Square has become the ground zero of the latest terror threat.

09/09/2011

Surveillance Cameras (file / credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Exclusive: Elaborate New York City Post-9/11 Security

The latest terror threat has come out just as a brand new CBS/New York Times poll shows 1 out of 3 New Yorkers still thinks about the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks at least once a week. Here’s an exclusive look at the city’s post-9/11 security.

09/08/2011

David Weprin  (L), Anthony Weiner (C), Bob Turner (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Battle For Weiner’s Seat In Congress Turns Into Referendum On Obama Policies

The gloves are off. The special election to replace Congressman Anthony Weiner has turned downright nasty.

09/07/2011

Christie, Cuomo (credit: Associated Press)

Pundits Praise Christie’s Hands-On Irene Response, Call Cuomo ‘Very Distant’

If a picture was worth a thousand words, the images of New Jersey Governor Christie hugging, holding and consoling flooded-out Wayne homeowners are worth a whole lot more.

08/31/2011

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr.

Manhattan DA Vance Breaks Silence On Decision To Drop Strauss-Kahn Case

After essentially saying “see ya later, bye” to CBS 2 reporters trying to get him to personally explain the decision to drop the charges against French banker Strauss-Kahn, Manhattan DA Cy Vance explained himself Wednesday evening.

08/24/2011

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