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A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

More Than $100-Million In Road Repairs Set To Begin On Long Island

Repairs will include removing the worn top layer of pavement from travel lanes and shoulders, repairing the base asphalt, improving drainage and installing new a new asphalt surface.

05/11/2014

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

As Case Count Rises, Gov. Cuomo Urges New Yorkers To Get Measles Vaccination

Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged all New Yorkers to get a measles vaccination. An outbreak of the highly contagious disease has continued to spread across the country.

04/26/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Siena Poll Shows Cuomo Holding Lead Over Astorino

The Siena College poll shows the Democrat leading Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino 58 percent to 28 percent.

04/22/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

NY State Police Target Aggressive Driving In Weeklong Crackdown

The campaign runs from April 17 through April 24 in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safety for drivers across the state.

04/17/2014

Frazier Glenn Cross, accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City, is seen in police custody, April 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas City Shooting At Jewish Center

Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.

04/14/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Charter School Supporters Praise Tentative Deal, But NY Budget Still Unresolved

Sources tell CBS 2 that part of the budget includes a tentative deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over charter schools in New York City.

03/28/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio reads to children in a prekindergarten class at P.S. 130 in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Spends Sunday In Brooklyn, Urges Families To Sign Up For Pre-K

The mayor reminded families to sign up for the program and said that it was time to work with Governor Cuomo to develop a five-year funding plan.

03/16/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Forges Ahead Despite Opposition To Pre-K Tax Plan

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support.

03/08/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Launches Statewide Campaign Tour For Governor

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino stood on the steps of the Bronx courthouse Thursday morning and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership.

03/06/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Westchester’s Astorino Believes He Has What It Takes To Unseat Cuomo

“I’m in! Let’s put New York in the winning column again,” Astorino tweeted Wednesday morning.

03/05/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Rob Astorino Says Announcement On Gubernatorial Bid Coming Wednesday

Astorino, 46, who was re-elected as county executive last year, has been working to line up donors.

03/04/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his inaugural address after being sworn in for his second term on January 21, 2014 at the War Memorial in Trenton, New Jersey. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Poll: 41 Percent Of Republicans Don’t Want Christie To Run In 2016

The poll asked the public whether they would like to see some prospective contenders as well as other party leaders run for president in 2016.

02/26/2014

A doorman removes snow from a sidewalk on February 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Winter Storm To Dump More Snow As It Enters Day 2

Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.

02/13/2014

Screen capture of New York State of Health website

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Agrees To Reimburse Customers After Probe Into Sign-Up, Billing Problems

Thousands of New Yorkers who had faced problems enrolling for plans through the state’s health care exchange and other issues will receive three weeks of free coverage, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday.

02/09/2014

Commuters walk through the MTA Subway at 42nd St/Times Square after there were delays with some of the trains due to inclement weather on February 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Robertson/Getty Images)

Commuters Stranded As Ice, Snow Wreaks Havoc On Mass Transit

Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.

02/05/2014

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