Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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Families Of Disabled New Yorkers Win Chance To Argue Against Relocations

Families of disabled adults claimed a victory Friday night, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill giving them a chance to go before a judge and plead their cases about why they should be allowed to stay in their current facilities.

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Snow in Buffalo, NY on Nov. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Bitter Cold Sweeps Across Tri-State Area As Upstate New York Deals With Massive Snow

The Tri-State area is facing a bitter cold day as a ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York.

11/19/2014

Israeli emergency personnel take out a body of an Israeli man outside a synagogue on November 18, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

5 People, Including Americans, Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the NYPD has stepped up patrols at synagogues and other key locations around the city.

11/18/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

State Unveils Winter Operations Plan For NYC Buses, Subways

As the Tri-State Area sank into wintry conditions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has activated its winter operations plan.

11/18/2014

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch (credit: Justice Dept.)

Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Emerges As Lead Attorney General Candidate

U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.

11/07/2014

Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

Four NYC Hospitals Damaged In Superstorm Sandy To Get $1.6 Billion

New York City is getting at least $1.6 billion in federal money to help public hospitals install floodwalls, flood proof elevators and otherwise become more storm-resilient.

11/06/2014

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Lt. Gov. Candidate Chris Moss Calls Tweet By Cuomo Supporter ‘Blatant Racist Smear’

One Westchester democrat is coming under fire for a tweet many are calling racist.

11/04/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Ramp Up Campaigning As Election Day Nears

Both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino spent the day trying to encourage people to get out and vote.

11/02/2014

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) arrives with New York State governor Andrew Cuomo (L) at a campaign event to support Cuomo's reelection October 30, 2014 in New York City. Citizens go to the polls next Tuesday, November 4. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton Stumps For Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Bill Clinton is throwing his political weight behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for re-election.

10/30/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I’ll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines Me

A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.

10/29/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Looking For Ways To Urge Medical Workers To Go To West Africa

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he is looking for ways to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.

10/29/2014

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm and Democratic opponent Domenic Recchia. (Credit: grimm.house.gov/Recchia for Congress)

Rep. Michael Grimm, Domenic Recchia Spar In Final Debate For House Seat

The candidates in a tight race to represent Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn in the House of Representatives faced off in a final contentious debate Tuesday night, sparring over who would be more effective in Congress and not shying away from taking shots at each other.

10/28/2014

Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant (Credit CBS 2)

NYS To Fund Major Water, Sewage Projects On Long Island

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will spend nearly half a billion dollars on Long Island for water and sewage projects, including $383 million to help get homes in Suffolk County hooked up to sewers.

10/28/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Environmentalists Sue New York Over Tappan Zee Funding

Environmental groups are suing New York state over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use federal clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge, saying that the idea would create a dangerous national precedent if it’s allowed to stand.

10/28/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In New Jersey Could Face More Isolation At Home In Maine

Nurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.

10/28/2014

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