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Rochester Man Charged With Tweeting Threats Against Obama, Gov. Cuomo

A 30-year-old western New York man is charged with tweeting threats against President Barack Obama and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

08/06/2014

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

Gov. Cuomo’s Plan To Use Clean Water Funds For Tappan Zee Bridge OK’d

Gov. Cuomo’s plan to use clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge was approved Wednesday by a key state board despite objections from environmental groups that said the money should support drinking water and sewer treatment projects.

08/06/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Studies Options For Use Of $4.2 Billion Budget Surplus

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week was studying options for how to spend a $4.2 billion state budget surplus.

08/04/2014

Women are shocked and horrified by 'revenge porn,' in which intimate pictures are used without their permission. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Signs Amendment Strengthening Statewide Revenge Porn Ban

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an amendment Friday that expanded the definition of “revenge porn” punishable with fines and jail by adding another category of images that can’t be posted online without the subject’s consent.

08/01/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo May Face Federal Probe For Office’s Involvement With Moreland Commission

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has reportedly warned Cuomo about having contact with former members of the now-defunct Moreland Commission after some voiced their support for the governor’s handling of the anti-corruption panel.

07/31/2014

It's becoming a common sight to see homes being raised on Long Island's South Shore. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York To Spend Up To $300M To Raise Homes In Flood Zone

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday on Long Island that the state will pick up the tab to elevate homes for anyone who is in the 100-year flood zone and who wants to raise their house.

07/30/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Can’t Shake Questions About Moreland Commission

Meanwhile, Rob Astorino is demanding to know what the panel found and where the evidence has gone.

07/30/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Netanyahu Invites Gov. Cuomo To Israel; Hamas Absorbs Heavy Bombardment

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s considering a visit to Israel, despite that nation’s ongoing conflict with the militant group Hamas in Gaza.

07/29/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Astorino Takes Heat For ‘Mafia’ Comment About Cuomo Administration

Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was taken to task Monday for a quote that seemed to compare Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a “mafia boss.”

07/28/2014

FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Defends Handling Of Corruption Panel

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending his handling of an anti-corruption commission, dismissing reports that his administration interfered with its work.

07/28/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Political Issues Give Rise To New Party Lines

Political issues are increasingly leading to new ballot lines at the polls in New York.

07/27/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Report: 1,803 Public Workers Paid More Than Gov. Andrew Cuomo

According to a report by the Empire Center for Public Policy, 1,803 local government employees have been paid more than Cuomo’s $179,000 salary in the past year.

07/24/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Criminal Probe Of Cuomo Administration Urged In Wake Of NY Times Report On Moreland Commission

Cuomo’s office thwarted attempts by the special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him, according to the report.

07/23/2014

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‘Late Show’ With Stephen Colbert To Stay In New York

Good news New York! Late Show with Stephen Colbert isn’t going anywhere.

07/23/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino (Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images; CBS 2)

Christie On Astorino: I Don’t ‘Invest In Lost Causes’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he does not plan to campaign for Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino because he does not campaign for candidates he doesn’t think can win.

07/21/2014

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