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New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cuomo, State Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders said Wednesday evening that they have reached a state budget agreement, which would include raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour over three years.

03/20/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force Holds First Hearing

The day the bridge opens for traffic, which is hoped for in 2018, bus commuters should notice faster rides.

02/22/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Aug 16, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Cashless Tolls May Be On The Horizon For New Tappan Zee Bridge

For those without E-ZPass, a picture of the license plate will be snapped and the car’s owner will be mailed a bill for the toll.

02/18/2013

Christopher Smidt (credit: CBS 2)

Hudson River Plane Crash Survivor: ‘We Realized We Were Going Down’

Christopher Smidt said what began as a sightseeing tour around Manhattan turned into a life-threatening situation.

01/29/2013

Gov. Chris Christie, House Rep. John Boehner (credit: Getty Images)

Furious & Fuming: Christie Blames House GOP, Boehner For Politicizing Sandy Aid

Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.

01/02/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Scrambles After Sandy Floods Evidence Warehouses

Two months after superstorm Sandy, we are continuing to find out about the extent of the damage. Two NYPD warehouses were flooded out and now the city is dealing with the consequences.

01/02/2013

Jesse Lewis, Lauren Rousseau, Allison Wyatt, Catherine Hubbard, Benjamin Wheeler and Anne Marie Murphy. (credit: CBS 2)

Mourners Remember 6 More Sandy Hook Victims At Services In Conn., N.Y.

Students Jesse Lewis, Catherine Hubbard, Benjamin Wheeler and Allison Wyatt will all be laid to rest. Teachers Lauren Rousseau and Anne Marie Murphy will also be remembered.

12/20/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Pvt. Danny Chen’s Family Speaks Out Against Military Hazing As Final Soldier Faces Punishment

Danny Chen’s former platoon leader was removed from the Army on Tuesday but will avoid a trial as part of an agreement with prosecutors, the Army announced.

12/18/2012

Flowers and balloons are viewed in front of the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nerves High As Tri-State Area Students Return To Class In Wake Of Newtown School Massacre

Teachers and parents across the country spent the weekend wrestling with how best to quell children’s fears about returning to school and answer painful questions about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

12/17/2012

Subway push suspect Naeem Davis (R) is seen on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. (credit: Fios1)

Police: Suspect In Fatal Subway Push Charged With Murder

Naeem Davis, 30, has been charged with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree depraved indifference murder, police said.

12/05/2012

Boats in downtown Piermont (credit: Moritz Eisold)

Deadline To Apply For Federal Storm Aid Extended In Rockland County

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be closing its main disaster recovery center at Provident Bank Park in Pomona on Friday, but FEMA officials will remain in the county to help residents apply for aid.

12/05/2012

Hostess driver Lou Piero in front of his delivery truck on his last day of work in Bridgeport - Nov. 16, 2012 (credit: John Metaxas / WCBS 880)

Hostess Going Out Of Business; Gov. Christie Refuses To Talk About Twinkies

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.

11/16/2012

A man goes fishing across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Riverkeeper Calls For Shutdown Of Indian Point In NRC Filing

Thursday marked yet another call for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power facility in Westchester County, citing possible danger to the area.

11/15/2012

Oakland beach in Rye, N.Y. as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: Michelle Fraioli via Facebook)

Police: ‘Blackout Bandits’ Charged In Rye For Burglaries Following Sandy

Smith and Trully have been charges with six counts of burglary or attempted burglary in Rye, but police have linked them to a total of 35 robberies from Westchester to Connecticut since Sandy hit.

11/07/2012

Vehicles enter the Holland Tunnel ahead of Sandy on October 29, 2012. (credit: Preston Rescigno/Getty Images)

Holland Tunnel Reopens To All Traffic

The tunnel had been closed to regular traffic since before Superstorm Sandy struck last week.

11/07/2012

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