John Montone

A woman walks along a snow covered sidewalk in Brooklyn on a cold morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Slick Road Conditions After Snow Blankets Tri-State Area

The light snow showers hit just in time for the Friday morning rush. The greatest snow totals are expected mainly from the city on northward into the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.

01/09/2015

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Radio Free Montone: The Bullets That Tore A Hole In The Heart Of NYC

By John Montone, 1010 WINS The bullets that killed officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu tore a hole in the heart of this city’s holiday season. I wrote those words and spoke them on 1010 […]

01/09/2015

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

A woman tries to stay warm while waiting for a bus in Coney Island  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Under Big Chill As Temperatures Drop

Arctic air and wicked wind chills have followed the snow that fell across the Tri-State area, bringing bitter cold temperatures to much of the region.

01/07/2015

Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce says they got 29 tips on wanted poster, 10 ID'd Jason Polanco at news conference Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Arrested In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers

A massive manhunt had been under way for the suspects since Monday night’s shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tiebout Avenue.

01/06/2015

Twitter abuzz after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's hug with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on January 4, 2015 (Twitter via @ianbremmer)

Chris Christie On WFAN: I’ll Trade The ‘Abuse’ For Cowboys Playoff Wins

Christie has taken considerable ribbing about his allegiance to the Cowboys, who are bitter rivals of the Eagles and Giants, teams favored by most from N.J.

01/05/2015

A memorial of candles and flowers in front of the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn, NY on December 21, 2014. Police officers Wenjian Liu (L) and Rafael Ramos (R), from the 84th Precinct, were shot and killed execution style as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn on December 20, 2014. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Funeral Plans Set For Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

An NYPD baseball cap surrounded by flowers, teddy bears and candles marks the spot where two police officers were killed by a gunman in Brooklyn who was targeting law enforcement.

12/22/2014

A billboard for the movie 'The Interview' in Times Square. Sony has decided to call off the release of the movie following threats from cyberattackers. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS News: Sony Pictures Cyberattack Came From North Korea; Source Was Hidden

The cyberattack on Sony Pictures that led to the studio calling off the release of the comedy movie “The Interview” originated in North Korea and was routed through servers in other countries, sources said Thursday.

12/18/2014

Hackers have now used a 9/11-style threat in an effort to punish Sony for the movie 'The Interview.' (Credit: CBS2)

Sony Calls Off Release Of ‘The Interview’ After Threat; Has No Other Plans For Film

The hacker group calling themselves Guardians of Peace threatened moviegoers Tuesday and theaters showing the movie with violence reminiscent of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

12/17/2014

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Police Announce $12,000 Reward After 2 Lieutenants Assaulted During Garner Protest

A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.

12/16/2014

Postal employees working on 'Operation Santa.' (credit: United States Postal Service)

Help Make Christmas Dreams Come True: ‘Operation Santa’ Underway In New York City

Would you like to help make someone’s dreams come true this Christmas?

12/13/2014

Subway Delays

Subways Back On Track After Greenwich Village Manhole Fire, Other Problems

The fire near West 4th Street and Washington Square station damaged power cables, knocking out signals and causing major delays on multiple lines.

12/12/2014

A car slammed into a Forever 21 store in Herald Square on Wednesday, Dec. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Sources: Driver In Herald Square Crash Was Drunk, Had Crack Pipes In Car

A driver is facing seven serious charges, including DWI and criminal possession of a controlled substance, after her car jumped a curb in Herald Square Wednesday night, injuring six people.

12/11/2014

Police outside the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS2)

Security Stepped Up At Brooklyn Synagogue After Stabbing

Police are increasing security at a Brooklyn synagogue after authorities said a mentally ill man stabbed a student in the head before being shot and killed by police.

12/10/2014

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

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