Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Several protests took place across New York City Thursday morning against Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to make big changes to the education system. (Credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Protests Held Across NYC Against Gov. Cuomo’s Education Reform Plan

From Queens, to Brooklyn, to Manhattan, protesters hit the streets chanting, “Save our schools” and “Say no to Cuomo.”

03/12/2015

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Mother Of Sean Bell, Unarmed Man Shot Dead By Police, Calls For State Special Prosecutor

The mother of Sean Bell – an unarmed man who was shot and killed by NYPD detectives in 2006 – called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursday to establish a special prosecutor’s office under the attorney general to investigate such cases.

03/11/2015

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Tri-State To Spring Forward For Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time officially starts Sunday at 2 a.m.

03/07/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

Cardinal Edward Egan Dead Of Cardiac Arrest At Age 82

Egan, 82, died at NYU Langone Medical Center at 2:20 p.m. of cardiac arrest.

03/05/2015

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NY Legislators Approve To Postpone Deadline For Electronic Prescriptions

New York legislators have voted to postpone until next year the deadline for doctors to issue only electronic drug prescriptions, saying many still lack the required federal approval to do that for painkillers and other addictive drugs on the government list of controlled substances.

02/28/2015

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

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