Gene Michaels

St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

State Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Pub Crawls

While pub crawls might be great fun some, many neighbors find them to be enough of a nuisance that a New York State assemblyman has introduced legislation to ban them.

02/17/2013

Crews work to remove snow in Smithtown, NY on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Highway Official Resigns Over Botched Snow Removal; 5 Deaths Attributed To Storm

In Smithtown, 70 employees used two dozen vehicles to plow snow-covered streets overnight before loading the snow onto trucks and hauling it away.

02/13/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work To Clear Snow, Ice From L.I.E.

Heavy duty construction trucks have been deployed to try to break up the packed snow and ice that seems to be almost fused to the roadway.

02/10/2013

FILE - US Postal Service letter carrier Anthony Ow sorts through mail in the back of his delivery truck. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Postal Service To Cut Saturday Mail To Trim Costs

In an announcement Wednesday, postmaster general and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe said the Saturday mail cutback will begin the week of Aug. 5.

02/06/2013

A NJ TRANSIT train collided with a truck hauling paint in Little Falls, NJ on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Train Collides With Truck Hauling Paint In Little Falls

Several people were injured Wednesday morning when a NJ TRANSIT train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying buckets of paint.

01/30/2013

PATH train at Hoboken station (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

3 Months After Sandy, Hoboken-World Trade Center PATH Service Resumes

The resumption of the Hoboken to World Trade Center service means weekday PATH service has returned to its pre-Sandy schedule.

01/30/2013

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Off-Duty School Safety Agent Shot In Brooklyn

“It sounded like fire crackers, like pow pow pow, I looked out through the window. I think the lady was his mom, and he said oh they shot me, they shot me,” a neighbor said.

01/28/2013

FILE - Winter Jam NYC. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Snow Sport Lovers Turn Out For Winter Jam

The weather may not be so nice if you’re trying to walk from Wall Street to Times Square in a windbreaker, but it was perfect Saturday for the annual Winter Jam in Central Park.

01/26/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Relieved At More Than 9 Days Without A Homicide

A long streak of days without homicides in New York City may have been broken Friday morning, but many were still relieved at that the brutal cold coincided with less brutal behavior.

01/26/2013

Loew's Kings Theatre then and now. (credit: NYCEDC)

Work To Begin On Restoration Of Loew’s Kings Theatre In Brooklyn

The movie house which opened in 1929 was inspired by the Palace of Versailles and the Paris Opera House.

01/23/2013

FILE - White Castle employees cook slider burgers. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

White Castle To Go Upscale For Valentine’s Day

It’s time to make your reservations for Valentine’s Day. It may be a bit early, but you don’t want to forget – especially if you’re taking your special someone to the Love Castle.

01/20/2013

NEW YORK - JANUARY 13: A grocer arranges mangoes in the produce section at Whole Foods January 13, 2005 in New York City. (Photo Illustration by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Search On For Drive-By Fruit-Throwing Vandal Who Damaged Cars In New Rochelle

Police in New Rochelle on Sunday were searching for a vandal who has damaged numerous vehicles by hurling fruit at them.

01/20/2013

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New York Times Travel Show Underway

The New York Times Travel Show was underway at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Saturday.

01/19/2013

A Suffolk County police car is seen in front of a home in Amityville, NY on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 where police said a 4-year-old boy was found dead. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

ME: 4-Year-Old Amityville Boy’s Death Will Be Classified As Homicide

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday to determine how a 4-year-old boy died in an Amityville apartment Wednesday afternoon.

01/17/2013

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Crowd Turns Out For Brooklyn LGBTQ Wedding Expo

The second edition of the LGBTQ 2013 Wedding Expo was held Sunday in Brooklyn.

01/13/2013

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