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Joseph Nimmich (L), FEMA associate administrator for Response and Recovery, Joseph F. Bruno (C), commissioner, New York City Office of Emergency Management and Kathryn Sullivan (R), NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Administrator (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City OEM Commissioner Joseph Bruno Resigns

Mayoral spokeswoman Marti Adams said Joseph Bruno will be stepping down on June 27.

06/18/2014

Post-Disaster Housing

New Post-Disaster Apartment Prototype In One Night In Brooklyn

New York City is leading the drive to be ready in case of another housing emergency like the one that followed Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA Administrator, issues the initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference on May 22, 2014 at the New York City Office of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center in Brooklyn. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.

05/22/2014

FILE -- Children play in a fountain in Battery Park in New York City.  (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 400 Cooling Centers Open Monday Across New York City

Forecasters say it will be very warm and humid Monday with a high around 89 degrees. There is also a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m.

07/08/2013

Storm damage in Berkeley Heights, NJ on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Residents Cleaning Up After Tornado Hits NJ, Other Strong Storms Slam Tri-State

The tornado touched down at 9:17 a.m. in Berkeley Heights in Union County. Forecasters say the twister was on the ground for about 10 minutes and cut a path of about 50 yards wide and 4.8 miles long through New Providence and Summit.

07/02/2013

A man lays down next to the fountains at Columbus Circle to try and beat the heat.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Swelter Through Another Day Of Hot, Humid Weather

New Yorkers continue to back in the heat on day two of a summer scorcher.

06/25/2013

A man lays down next to the fountains at Columbus Circle to try and beat the heat.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweltering Temperatures Set To Persist In Tri-State Area

A heat advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday for New York City. Temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 95 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.

06/24/2013

Joseph Bruno (file / credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Tosses Conviction Against Former NY Senate Leader Joseph Bruno

He was convicted in 2009 of denying taxpayers honest services by concealing a deal with a business associate who paid him as a consultant.

11/16/2011

Justin Mudge walks through the muddy interior of his great uncle's gun shop which was destroyed by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on September 1, 2011 in Prattsville, NY.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

NYC Officials Kick Off National Preparedness Month; FEMA Offers Tips For Disaster Assistance

As families across the Tri-State continue to clean up from storm damage caused by Irene, officials in New York City are kicking off “National Preparedness Month” by urging residents to plan ahead for catastrophe.

09/01/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Report: NY Gov. Cuomo Flew Home In State Aircraft

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used state aircraft for more than a dozen flights to or from his home following statewide tours in which he called for belt-tightening and budget cuts for schools and other services, records show.

08/14/2011

Firefighters in Bensonhurst helping remove snow (credit: CBS 2)

City Council Blasts NYC Commissioners Over Blizzard Snafu

The hearings made it crystal clear — the city’s response to the Dec. 26 blizzard was too little, too late, and key decisions were simply not made by city leaders on autopilot.

01/10/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty (AP Photo/Office of the Mayor, Samantha Modell)

Bloomberg, Dept. Heads Prep For Blizzard Hearing

Members of the Bloomberg administration will finally be called on the carpet on Monday to publicly explain how they blew the blizzard response.

01/09/2011

Joseph Bruno (credit: AP)

Ex-NY Senate Leader Asks Court To Block Retrial

Joseph Bruno’s lawyers made the request with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The 81-year-old Bruno was sentenced in May to two years in prison for his conviction on two federal fraud counts.

12/25/2010

Joseph Bruno (credit: AP)

Prosecutors In N.Y. Still Pursuing Bruno Conviction

Federal prosecutors plan to pursue new fraud charges against former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of some other convictions for “honest services” fraud.

11/16/2010

New York City agencies prepare for potential storm damage. (Photo/CBS 2)

NYC Bracing For The Worst From Storm

New York City is preparing for a long night and lots of rain across the area as strong winds started to pick up.

09/30/2010