Marcia Kramer

A city councilman wants to make it easier for drivers to find cars that have been towed for parades and TV shoots. (Credit: CBS2)

Councilman Wants City To Help Drivers Track Down Cars Towed For Parades, TV Shoots

Efforts are underway to end the game of hide and seek that occurs when cars are towed to make way for parades, and other events.

02/27/2015

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg; background: CBS2)

Sources: Fourth Suspect Questioned In Brooklyn ISIS Probe

After three Brooklyn men were arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group, authorities were looking for other New Yorkers who may have been part of their plot.

02/26/2015

Snow and ice in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Feb. 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Wednesday Warm-Up Allows For Some Snow And Ice Removal In New York City

Taking advantage of a brief “warm” spell, an army of sanitation workers spent all day Wednesday trying to clear city streets of ice and snow. But many residents were wondering why they had not seen trucks and plows sooner.

02/25/2015

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Residents Perplexed By New York City’s Lack Of Snow And Ice Removal

The city suspended alternate side parking again Tuesday for snow removal. But some drivers said they still had to maneuver around mounds of snow and ice.

02/24/2015

Rep. Peter King

Rep. King Calls On Republicans To Pass Homeland Security Bill

Congress has until Friday to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security or it will shut down.

02/23/2015

Three teenage British girls are seen in an image taken from security video at Gatwick Airport, south of London, Feb. 17, 2015, before boarding a flight to Istanbul, Turkey. (Credit: Metropolitan Police, via CBS News)

Calls Mount For Shutdown Of ISIS Propaganda Machine As London Girls Vanish

International investigators have been trying to use social media to prevent three missing London schoolgirls from joining ISIS in Syria, as President Barack Obama says it is crucial to shut down the propaganda machine that is attracting recruits.

02/20/2015

A man smokes a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Activist Groups Form Coalition To Push For Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana Use

A group of local prosecutors, civil rights leaders, medical experts and activists are seeking to legalize, tax and regulate the distribution and use of marijuana in the Garden State.

02/18/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan denounces the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS militants on his "Conversations with Cardinal Dolan" show on Sirius Satellite Radio. (Credit: CBS2)

Pope, Cardinal Dolan Horrified At Beheading Of 21 Coptic Christians By ISIS

Pope Francis and Cardinal Timothy Dolan have denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants, with Dolan saying the attacks threaten “civilization itself.”

02/17/2015

ISIS militants in Syria. (Credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Rep., Terror Expert Shocked At State Dept. Claim That Jobs Program Can Stop ISIS

After recent displays of almost unspeakable violence by Islamic State militants, a suggestion from the U.S. State Department about how to stop terrorists is raising eyebrows.

02/17/2015

The M79 bus is seen on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Confusion Over MTA Bus Fare Leaves Woman Slapped With $100 Fine

A Manhattan woman with an unlimited MetroCard has been penalized because of confusion over the city’s improved bus service.

02/16/2015

NJ Gov. Chris Christie delivers his state of the state address on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Christie’s Approval Ratings Plummet To All-Time Low In New Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

A poll released Friday morning indicated that New Jersey residents have soured on Gov. Chris Christie – with just 37 percent of registered voters saying they think favorably of him.

02/13/2015

The Barclays Center was in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Loses Bid To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention To Philadelphia

Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.

02/12/2015

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 29, 2014    (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Iran Speech In March Has Some New York Congressmen Seeing Red

There has been heated disagreement among some New York congressmen over whether to boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial address in Washington next month.

02/11/2015

Authorities in Manhattan announce the arrests of buildings inspectors, contractors and others in an alleged bribery scheme on Feb. 10, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Manhattan DA: Arrests Made In Widespread Building Inspector Bribery Scheme

Prosecutors say landlords handed out cash to try to make housing violations go away as part of a sweeping bribery case involving property owners and building inspectors.

02/10/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on February 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Hammers Out Conservative Budget Amid Fears Of State, Federal Cuts

On Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor’s new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.

02/09/2015

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