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Schumer, Blumenthal Call On Metro-North To Fully Investigate Derailment At Grand Central Terminal

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are calling on Metro-North to fully investigate Wednesday night’s derailment of a train at Grand Central Terminal, saying more must be done to prevent similar incidents in the future.

3 hours ago

Snow in Suffolk County, Long Island on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

22 hours ago

State troopers watching I-95 in Connecticut as travel ban is partially lifted. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Some Parts Of Connecticut See More Than Foot Of Snow

A fierce nor’easter dropped a foot of snow or more over much of Connecticut, hitting hardest in the eastern part of the state.

01/27/2015

Mamaroneck school students were let out early Monday as a potentially historic blizzard was about to strike. (Credit: CBS2)

Major Blizzard Has An Upside For Students As Tri-State Schools Cancel Classes

Tri-State Area schoolchildren were guaranteed a snow day on Tuesday, with an added bonus of an early dismissal Monday afternoon.

01/26/2015

Darien YMCA

Thousands In Cash, Valuables Stolen From Cars In Suburban Connecticut

Suburban police are warning customers at a Connecticut health club to safeguard their valuables and stop making the criminal job so easy.

01/23/2015

The Town of Ramapo has filed suit demanding that this path between two houses be removed. (Credit: CBS2)

Town Of Ramapo Demands Removal Of Path Linking Two Homes

The asphalt path winds through the woods, traversing a stretch of parkland that is supposed to remain wild.

01/22/2015

Police say this house was demolished without permission in Middletown. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman In Shock After Husband Allegedly Bulldozed Middletown Home

James Rheim was arrested for criminal mischief and released on $300 bail, other charges could follow.

01/21/2015

Christopher Altro (left) and his mother, Christine Altro, have been charged separately with dealing drugs in New Paltz. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, Adult Son Charged Separately With Dealing Drugs In New Paltz

A mother and her adult son were arrested last week, both accused of selling drugs in Ulster County.

01/19/2015

A clergy-based group calls for the gun industry to embrace "smart gun" technology on Jan. 15, 2015, in Newtown, Conn. (credit: CBS2)

Clergy Gather Outside Gun Group’s Newtown Headquarters, Call For Safeguards

They descended upon the headquarters of a national gun group based in Connecticut, not far from the scene of the Sandy Hook massacre.

01/15/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes a $1.66 billion property tax credit program while speaking at at Hofstra University on Long Island on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes NY Property Tax Credit Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new plan that would bring property tax breaks to some New Yorkers.

01/14/2015

New York Mega Millions winner Harold Diamond and wife Carol (CBS2)

Retired School Principal Is $326M Mega Millions Winner, New York’s Biggest Jackpot Winner

Harol Diamond, 80, of Wurtsboro is the sole winner of the $326 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn on Nov. 4, lottery officials revealed Monday.

01/12/2015

Cougar

Experts Say Cougars Could Be Making A Return To Upstate New York

If and when the cougars return they will probably stay far north except for the occasional loner looking for a mate. Experts say they can’t survive around us.

01/02/2015

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New Rochelle Residents To Ring In The New Year With Family-Friendly Event

The final 12 hours of 2014 began with a balloon drop in suburbia– a new year’s warm up inside the atrium at the city entertainment complex in New Rochelle.

12/31/2014

Police are looking for three suspects who they said tied up a couple inside their Greenwich home and stole thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry on Dec. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 3 Masked Men Tie Up Homeowners In Greenwich, Make Off With Cash, Jewelry

Police are looking for three masked men who they said tied up a couple inside their Greenwich home and made off the contents of their safe.

12/30/2014

Lost ring returned (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Lost Ring Reunited With Owner More Than 25 Years Later

The Wallachs paid cash for the ring for the value of its gold, but refused to accept any payment from Hall. Under the circumstances, they said it didn’t seem right.

12/23/2014

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