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Atticus Finch was zapped twice by stray voltage on a block in the East Village. It took Con Edison a few days to correct the issue after it was detected. (credit: CBS 2)

Dogs Zapped By Stray Voltage In East Village

Atticus Finch, a 2-year-old Russian Wolfhound, is more cautious than usual these days after he was struck with an electrical current twice over the weekend.

12/24/2013

Construction workers and heavy machinery operate at the building site at

Court Rules Negligence Didn’t Cause World Trade Center 7 To Fall On 9/11

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said it was “simply incompatible with common sense and experience to hold that defendants were required to design and construct a building that would survive the events of September 11, 2001.”

12/04/2013

Menorah-lighting ceremony in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York Jews Embrace Thanksgivukkah

A Hanukkah celebration was held outside the site of Brooklyn’s largest menorah, which stands at 32 feet tall.

11/27/2013

SoHo Manhole Fires

Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHo

Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.

11/04/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Con Ed Needs To Own Up For Metro-North Power Failure

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) was pushing Saturday for Con Edison to take responsibility for the power failure on the Metro-North New Haven line last month.

11/02/2013

Flatiron Evacuations

Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of 9 Buildings In Flatiron District

Nine buildings in Chelsea were evacuated Tuesday, after a gas leak erupted.

10/29/2013

A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

Metro-North, Con Edison Vow To Prevent Outages

Con Edison President Craig Ivey and MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut testified Monday in Bridgeport during a congressional field hearing organized by Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal.

10/28/2013

Metro-North Train

Full Service On Metro-North New Haven Line Set To Resume Monday Morning

Crews were preparing this weekend for the full resumption of service on the Metro-North New Haven Line, nearly two weeks after a power meltdown caused a major service disruption.

10/05/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Light At The End Of The Tunnel: Full Service On New Haven Line Expected To Resume Monday

Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.

10/04/2013

Commuters board a train in Stamford, Conn. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Boosts Trains Running From Conn. To NYC

Metro North says trains will be operating at about 65 percent capacity beginning Wednesday with five additional peak trains. That’s up from 50 percent since the disruption began.

10/02/2013

Commuters wait on the platform at Metro-North's Stamford station, Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Board Approves Credit For Weekly, Monthly New Haven Line Ticket Holders

The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.

10/01/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Delays Snarl Metro-North Commuters For 6th Day

Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.

09/30/2013

Metro-North Work

Con Ed: Temporary Power Fix Could Alleviate Some Woes On Metro-North

It has been a mess for anyone trying to ride the New Haven Line on the Metro-North Railroad, with the massive power outage earlier this week.

09/28/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy Wants Plan To Compensate Metro-North Commuters

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he’s expecting a plan from the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Metro-North Railroad to reimburse Connecticut commuters for the lack of service caused by a failed high-voltage feeder cable.

09/27/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy: ‘Catastrophic Failure’ On Metro-North New Haven Line

Tens of thousands of commuters traveling into and out of New York City are scrambling to devise alternative routes after a power failure on Metro-North’s New Haven line brought service to a creep.

09/26/2013

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