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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: Police, National Guard Patrols Stepped Up In NYC Area Amid Heightened Terror Threat

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.

09/19/2014

A toll plaza on the old Tappan Zee Bridge. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mystery Surrounds Tappan Zee Bridge Funding, Potential Toll Hike

The builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.

09/18/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver In Fatal Hudson River Crash Sentenced To 2 Years

Jojo John pleaded guilty in June to vehicular manslaughter and admitted that he was drunk at the time.

09/16/2014

Moving 9/11 exhibit arrives in Brewster, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mobile Exhibit Brings Story Of Sept. 11 Terror Attacks Across Nation

The moving exhibition has been on the road since Sept. 11, 2012, bringing the story of the terror attacks to all parts of the country.

09/15/2014

Mercedes Arias and her boyfriend Thomas Cascio visit the memorial for Mercedes's father Joseph Amatuccio, who worked at Emergency Squad 7 and lost  his life on September 11, 2001 at the site of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Chang W. Lee - Pool/Getty Images)

New York, Nation Pauses To Remember 9/11 13 Years Later

Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, at the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

09/11/2014

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice played at New Rochelle High School and Rutgers University. (credit: Getty Images)

New Rochelle Torn Amid Ray Rice Domestic Violence Saga

There are conflicted feelings in New Rochelle after Ray Rice, a local hero, has fallen from grace.

09/09/2014

A Socata TBM 700. A plane similar to this one took off from Rochester, N.Y. and crashed off Jamaica on Sept. 5, 2014. (credit:  Adrian Pingstone via Wikimedia Commons)

FAA: NY-Florida Plane With Unresponsive Pilot Crashes Off Jamaica

A private U.S. plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed into the ocean off the coast of Jamaica Friday after a journey of more than 1,400 miles.

09/05/2014

Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo, 4, Accused Of Dragging Police Officer

Franklin Reyes, 18, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving and unlicensed driving, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said.

09/03/2014

Instructor Charles Vacca is seen giving a lesson on using Uzi to a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona gun range on August 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Lawyer Says Family Of NJ Girl Who Killed Shooting Instructor With Uzi Is Devastated

The statement came as investigators released reports and 911 recordings from the Aug. 25 shooting of Charles Vacca, 39, at the Last Stop range in White Hills, Arizona.

09/02/2014

Peter and Vincenza Gialluisi (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Staten Island Homeowner

Peter Gialluisi, 67, and his wife were stabbed multiple times after they encountered an intruder when they returned to their home at 80 Venus Place shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday, police said.

09/01/2014

Obama Press Conference On Iraq, Ferguson (CBS 2)

Obama Visit Friday Will Snag Flights At Westchester County Airport

When many New Yorkers are heading out of town for Labor Day weekend, President Barack Obama is heading not to the city, but to Westchester County for a pair of events.

08/28/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Stop In Westchester Has Some Wondering Whether Obamas Are Mulling Move To New York

An upcoming visit to the area by President Obama has tongues wagging in Westchester, where some are wondering whether the president is considering a move to New York.

08/27/2014

Demonstrators rally against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner on August 23, 2014 in Staten Island, New York. (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Garner Rally, March Prompts Protesters To Remember Other Victims Of Alleged Police Brutality

As people from across the city and country gathered for Saturday’s march on Staten Island in support of Eric Garner and his family, they vowed never to forget all the victims of what they call, police brutality.

08/23/2014

(Credit: Shirley Lowell)

Out-Of-The-Ordinary Doe Captures Imaginations Of Danbury Residents

We’ve all seen deer, but the doe Shirley Lowell spotted in the woods near her yard in Danbury last weekend was something else.

08/22/2014

Members of the USA men's basketball team participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images)

Catholic Leaders Put A Chill On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Catholic leaders are worried about embryonic stem cell research using aborted human fetuses.

08/21/2014

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