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John Montone

The 2015 Dodge Challenger is introduced during a media preview of the 2014 New York International Auto Show. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

International Auto Show Kicks Off In NYC

With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry.

04/18/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Radio Free Montone: A Trip Down Memory Lane Via The Pulaski Skyway

When I was a kid and my parents packed my brother and me into our ‘63 Dodge Dart with the push button transmission for a trip down the shore, the Skyway loomed large like a giant rusting Erector set.

04/18/2014

A photographer on an electric horseless carriage that animal advocates hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in the city during the second press preview day at the 2014 New York International Auto Show  April 17, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Center. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

‘E-Carriage’ Debuts At New York International Auto Show

New Yorkers will get the chance to see an electric vehicle some say should replace the city’s horse-drawn carriages when it debuts this week at the New York International Auto Show.

04/17/2014

Snow on a car in Morningside Heights on April 16, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Tri-State Area Gets Another Taste Of Winter

Parts of the Tri-State area got another taste of winter after snow fell overnight and temperatures plunged to at or below freezing.

04/16/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting that wounded Gama Droiville, 13 (inset) in Brooklyn on Monday, April 14. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD/Droiville Family)

Suspect Sought After Boy, 13, Shot In The Head In Brooklyn

Gama Droiville, 13, was waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin when police said a gunman opened fire on the sidewalk.

04/15/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Commuters Survive First Real Test Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.

04/14/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Braces For Gridlock As NYC-Bound Pulaski Skyway Closes For 2-Year Renovation

The skyway is scheduled to shut down just after midnight Saturday as part of a 24-month, $1 billion project to repair the 81-year-old span.

04/11/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

Dominique Ansel Bakery (credit: Siobhan Wallace/BlondieandBrownie.com)

Dominique Ansel Bakery To Reopen Tuesday After Being Cited For Mice

A Dominique Ansel spokeswoman said the Soho bakery was approved by the city Board of Health for reopening after an intense a three-hour inspection.

04/07/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Reunites With ‘Core Four’ For Final Yankees Home Opener

Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.

04/07/2014

David Letterman

Move ‘The Late Show’ To Los Angeles? New Yorkers Don’t Like The Idea

Less than a day after David Letterman announced his retirement, the mayor of Los Angeles declared that he wants the “Late Show” to move out of New York altogether.

04/04/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Play Ball!

In North America opening day was a night game. On the morning of the Mets opener at CitiField it was snowing. It was also still March.

04/04/2014

JFK Emergency Landing

FAA Investigating After Delta Jet Makes Emergency Landing At JFK

Delta Flight 886 went off the runway and into a grassy area after making the emergency landing around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

04/03/2014

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Police In N.J. Begin Distracted Driving Crackdown

Police departments are tapping into a special federal grant that will allow them to dedicate overtime officers specifically to distracted drivers.

04/01/2014

Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

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