Andrew Cuomo

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

Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting has chosen the vacant Fortunoff store at The Source mall in Westbury  as the site of a new gambling hall. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Gather To Speak Out Against Proposed Nassau County Gaming Parlor

Hundreds were expected to gather in Nassau County on Thursday night, to speak out against a proposed gaming parlor.

01/15/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes a $1.66 billion property tax credit program while speaking at at Hofstra University on Long Island on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes NY Property Tax Credit Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new plan that would bring property tax breaks to some New Yorkers.

01/14/2015

A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers: Proposal To Eliminate Overnight PATH Service Put On Hold

Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Port Authority Chairman John Degnan agreed to put the proposal on hold.

01/14/2015

An R train travels through Brooklyn. (credit: CBSNY)

Former MTA Bosses Unite To Endorse $32B Capital Plan

Five former heads of the MTA came together Tuesday to say it will be money well spent.

01/13/2015

Chris Cuomo (Back L) helps carry the casket of his father, former three-term governor Mario Cuomo, as it departs St. Ignatius Loyola Church on January 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Bid Final Farewell To Ex-Gov. Mario Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo eulogized his father by saying he was steadfast in his beliefs and sought a career in government to do good for New Yorkers who had been neglected by the system.

01/06/2015

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