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FILE -- Brian Williams (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Brian Williams Suspended For 6 Months Without Pay Following Skepticism Of His Credibility

NBC Nightly News Anchor and Managing Editor Brian Williams has been suspended without pay for six months, effective immediately, following questions about his credibility.

02/10/2015

A multi-vehicle pileup shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike on Monday, Feb. 9. (Credit: stevesywonder)

State Police: Icy Conditions Believed To Be Factor In Massive NJ Turnpike Pileup

Icy conditions are believed to have played a role in a massive pileup that left at least one person dead and dozens more injured on the New Jersey Turnpike, police said Tuesday.

02/10/2015

Officials inspect a Metro-North train crash with a sport utility vehicle that occurred on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train cars that killed six people, including the driver of the vehicle. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Just The Facts…

By John Montone, 1010 WINS There are mornings on this job when I swear I can hear the gravely voice and staccato delivery of Sgt. Joe Friday, “Just the facts…” And then I begin to […]

02/06/2015

The sport utility vehicle that was hit by a Metro-North train is removed from the site of the accident on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train car that killed seven people, including the driver of the vehicle.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NTSB: Train Was Within Speed Limit, All Warning Signs Worked At Time Of Metro-North Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has learned that signals and warning systems were working properly, and a Metro-North train was going below the speed limit, when it struck a sport-utility vehicle in an accident that left six people dead.

02/05/2015

An icy road in Montclair, NJ on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Icing May Cause Treacherous Travel Across Tri-State Area

Black ice and snow-covered roads may cause difficult travel conditions through the morning commute across the Tri-State area.

02/03/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

Workers clear the walkways in Times Square after a snow storm early in the morning of January 27, 2015.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Man Up Mayor, Governor

Are you listening Mayor de Blasio? Are you, Governor Cuomo?

01/30/2015

The Health Department said unsecured trash attracts rats. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Residents: Rats Running Wild In East Harlem

Along 104th Street by the George Washington Homes in East Harlem, the problem is so bad that neighbors have dubbed it “Rat City.”

01/28/2015

Embattled State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Speaker Silver Takes Leave Of Absence From NYC Law Firm

New York City-based Weitz & Luxenberg announced the separation Wednesday. President Perry Weitz says the firm was “shocked” to learn about the accusations against Silver.

01/28/2015

Donations for victims of a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey are seen on Jan. 23, 2015. (credit: Valerie Castro/CBS2)

Donations Pour In For Victims Of Massive Fire At Edgewater, NJ Apartment Complex

Everything from shoes to clothing and even children’s toys filled up a collection center Friday at the City Place shopping center on River Road in Edgewater.

01/23/2015

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110th New York Boat Show Opens At Javits Center

The New York Boat Show is celebrating its 110th anniversary. It opened its doors Wednesday at the Javits Center and will run through Sunday.

01/21/2015

Police swarmed John F. Kennedy International Airport due to a reported bomb threat directed at a plane on Monday, Jan. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI Working To Determine Source Of Bomb Threat At Kennedy Airport

The FBI is working to determine the source of telephone threats that prompted the evacuation and search of two planes at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

01/20/2015

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts a catch over Sam Shields #37 of the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Initially ruled a catch, the call was reversed upon review. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: What A Catch! Wait, What Catch?

As comic book fans will tell you the code of conduct in The Bizarro World is, “Us do opposite of all earthly things!” Welcome to the NFL.

01/16/2015

FILE -- Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

Probe Finds Rikers Island Jail Guards Hired Despite Arrests, Gang Ties

A city investigation into New York City jail hiring practices has found dozens of recently hired guards had gang ties, previous arrests and otherwise checkered histories.

01/15/2015

Todd Bowles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Todd Bowles Signs Contract, Officially Becomes Head Coach Of Jets

The 51-year-old Bowles replaces Rex Ryan, who was fired, along with general manager John Idzik, on Dec. 29 after six seasons. Bowles was a highly sought candidate after leading Arizona’s defense the last two seasons.

01/14/2015

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