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Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome draws the No. 2 post for the Belmont Stakes. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown on June 7. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

History Not On California Chrome’s Side At Crowded Belmont

Since Affirmed became the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, three Belmont fields with the same history on the line also drew 11 horses in 1981, 1988 and 2002.

06/05/2014

California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado and assistant trainer Alan Sherman, leaves the track at Belmont Park on May 27, 2014. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

‘Tough Race’ Shaping Up For California Chrome’s Triple Crown Bid At Belmont

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner galloped his usual 2 miles at Belmont Park on Wednesday, and new horses are lining up to challenge his bid at history in the Belmont Stakes.

05/29/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome arrives at Belmont Park led by assistant trainer Alan Sherman on May 20, 2014 in Elmont, New York. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes.(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

California Chrome Trainer: Horse Racing Needs A Triple Crown Winner

California Chrome has arrived in New York to begin preparations for his bid to become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.

05/21/2014

A voter works up his ballot on Nov. 5, 2013 in Morningside Heights. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

DOI To Board Of Elections: Get Dead People Off Voter Rolls

The New York City Board of Elections has its work cut out for it, as the city Department of Investigations has asked the board to purge the dead and other ineligible voters from its rolls.

12/30/2013

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Bloomberg Appoints DOI Commissioner Hearn To Head Up Campaign Finance Board

On his penultimate day in office Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce3d outgoing City Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn will take over as chair of the city Campaign Finance Board.

12/30/2013

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Report: Kelly Declines Offer To Take Over Nassau County Police

A published report said NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly was offered the top position in the Nassau County Police Department on Long Island, but he politely said no thank you.

12/21/2013

Joe Torre (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Joe Torre Has ‘No Aspiration’ To Be Next MLB Commissioner

Former Yankees manager Joe Torre doesn’t see himself becoming the next commissioner of Major League Baseball. But he’d think about it.

10/07/2013

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

State Education Chief Says New Evaluation System Will Improve Teaching And Learning

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew both said they were pleased with the plan.

06/01/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who’s The NBA’s Biggest Villain? LeBron James Vs. David Stern

As the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?

05/23/2013

Roger Goodell (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Carton Blows A Gasket, Begs NFL Commish Roger Goodell To Come Out Of His Hole

Craig Carton has seen enough of the NFL’s replacement officials. He hasn’t seen enough of the league’s commissioner. And boy did he let Goodell know it.

09/26/2012

Jacob Tawil (credit: CBS 2)

Hero In Gunman Chase At Orange County Courthouse Speaks Out

“We had eye contact. Maybe it was the way I was dressed, maybe he thought I was a police officer, and that’s when he started running,” said Jacob Tawil.

02/09/2012

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NYPD May Use .50-Caliber Rifles As Part Of Anti-Terror Capabilities

It’s extreme security, for an extreme situation. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly may have been referring to the massive .50-caliber rifle when he spoke of the NYPD’s ability to take down an aircraft. It’s a weapon that can do the job.

09/26/2011

NYPD Counter Terrorism Team (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls For Wireless Network For First Responders

The 9/11 Commission Report pointed to shortcomings in the communications systems used by first responders during the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City in 2001.

05/19/2011

New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand, Commissioner Kelly Want Wireless Network For First Responders

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the NYPD needs a broadband network that would allow it to communicate with other agencies, including federal law enforcement

04/11/2011

Joe Torre (WFAN)

Torre Leaning Toward MLB Job

The former Yankees manager says he’s leaning toward accepting a job with Commissioner Bud Selig that would allow him to stay in Los Angeles.

WFAN–01/24/2011

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