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Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: 15 Hospitalized After Metro-North Train-SUV Crash

Officials say 15 people remain hospitalized after a Metro-North train smashed into an SUV stopped on the tracks in Valhalla, killing five train riders and the car’s driver.

02/04/2015

New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie of the Bronx. (File Photo; Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Picks Heastie As Speaker To Succeed Silver

Carl Heastie was elected speaker of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday, making him the first African-American to hold the powerful position.

02/03/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

Snow in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

01/28/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Eric Garner Case Fuels Debate Over Grand Jury Secrecy

Calls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.

01/28/2015

An empty highway in Brooklyn is viewed the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Travel Bans Lifted For New York, New Jersey & Connecticut; Transit Services Resuming

Travel bans were lifted Tuesday morning, a day after officials barred drivers from streets throughout the Tri-State area.

01/27/2015

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.

01/27/2015

Morning Snow

States Of Emergency Declared As Tri-State Area Braces For Massive Snowstorm

The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.

01/26/2015

LaGuarida Airport (credit:  Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

LaGuardia Travelers Back Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Rail Link Plan

LaGuardia is one of just a few airports in major American cities not served by some sort of rail service.

01/25/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment on January 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Silver Vows Vindication Following Arrest On Corruption Charges

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is vowing to clear his name after his arrest Thursday on conspiracy and bribery charges.

01/23/2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo To Push For Tax, Minimum Wage Initiatives In State Of The State Address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State address Wednesday, but he has already previewed much of his 2015 agenda, including a minimum wage hike and small-business tax cut.

01/20/2015

A crash is seen on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Jan. 18, 2015. (credit: @boblinknyc/Twitter)

Icy Roads Lead To Multi-Car Pileups, Closures Throughout Area

Winter weather made a mess of area roads and caused treacherous driving conditions Sunday morning, with hundreds of accidents reported, including several multi-car pileups.

01/18/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Calls For Small-Business Tax Cut, Student Loan Forgiveness

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday called for a 4 percent small-business tax cut and a student loan forgiveness program, the latest in a flurry of proposals as he unveils his 2015 agenda.

01/18/2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Backs Universal Sex Assault Policy For New York Colleges

The governor outlined a proposal that has already been adopted by state universities in New York.

01/17/2015

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