Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on February 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Asks Lawmakers For More State Funds, Control Of Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking state legislators for money for housing and other city needs.

02/25/2015

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Cuomo Administration Announces Plan To Raise Tipped Wage To $7.50

Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York state will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips.

02/24/2015

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Gov. Cuomo Sets Special Election Date To Replace Grimm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set a May 5 date for a congressional special election to replace Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congressman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

02/20/2015

Commuters wait at the Chappaqua Metro-North station on Feb. 5, 2015 after service was restored following a fatal train vs. SUV crash. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Metro-North Harlem Line Service Resumes Following Deadly Crash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority worked non-stop to rebuild the damaged section of track.

02/05/2015

A Metro-North Harlem Line train hit a car and caught fire in Valhalla on Tuesday, Feb. 3.  (Credit: bizzz23)

7 Dead When Metro-North Train Hits Car In Valhalla, Catches Fire

Six people were confirmed dead Tuesday evening, when a Metro-North struck a car and caught fire during the evening rush in Valhalla.

02/03/2015

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Cuomo Takes Hardline Stance: Ethics Overhaul Agreed To Or No New Budget

The audience at New York Law School probbaly didnt know it, but Gov. Cuomo drove from Albany in a snowstorm on Monday to lay down the law to Albany lawmakers — ethics reform … or else.

02/02/2015

A woman walks along a snow covered sidewalk in Brooklyn on a cold morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Moving Though Area Prompts Concern For Messy Morning Commute

A winter storm warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Monday for New York City, northern New Jersey, northern Nassau County, northwest Suffolk County and southeastern coastal Connecticut.

02/01/2015

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Wage Board Suggests $7.50 Wage For Tipped Workers In NY

Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board Friday

01/30/2015

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Teachers’ Union Blasts Plan To Increase Cap On Number Of N.Y. State Charter Schools

The head of the United Federation of Teachers spoke out Thursday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to add more charter schools.

01/29/2015

CBS2's Lonnie Quinn explains how a shift of 50 miles to the east changed the outcome of the Blizzard of 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn: Move Of 50 Miles Made Difference Between Paralyzing Blizzard And Mild Snowstorm

The Blizzard of 2015 turned out only to be a minor snowstorm for the boroughs of New York City and any other areas only because the storm system shifted 50 miles off its forecast path.

01/27/2015

Gov. Cuomo gives update on blizzard, declares state of emergency (CBS2)

NYC, Long Island, NJ, Connecticut All Ban Street Traffic As Blizzard Pounds Area

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.

01/26/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo offers update on Jan. 26, 2015 snowstorm (credit: CBS2)

New York City Subways Shut Down; Travel Ban In Effect On Local, State Roads

As a potentially historic blizzard swept the Tri-State Area Monday, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday afternoon that the entire New York City subway system and other MTA transportation will shut down at 11 p.m., and roads in 13 counties will be shut down to all but emergency vehicles.

01/26/2015

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VIDEOS: Governors, Officials Update On Blizzard Preparations

Officials have been trying to get the word out to the public about the upcoming storm.

01/26/2015

FILE -- Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York (Credit: Getty Images)

Bharara Lambasts ‘Three Men In A Room’ Culture In Albany, Says Voters Must Demand Change

One day after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested on corruption charges, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says now is the time for New Yorkers to demand more from politicians.

01/23/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget Plan

New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.

01/21/2015

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