Marcia Kramer

President Barack Obama (credit: CBS 2)

Obama: US ‘Underestimated’ Islamic State Threat

In an exclusive interview with “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama admits United States intelligence underestimated the threat from ISIS.

09/29/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on airstrikes against Islamic State and Khorasan Group targets in Syria from the White House South Lawn on Sept. 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Talks Airstrikes, Says U.S. Will ‘Do What’s Necessary’ To Stop Terrorists

Does the U.S.’s go-it-alone attack in Syria on the Khorasan Group, an al Qaeda offshoot, raise the terrorism threat to New York City?

09/23/2014

Jill Tarlov (credit: LinkedIn)

Jill Tarlov, Former 1010 WINS Employee Struck By Cyclist In Central Park, Dies

Mike Wittman, a senior vice president of finance at CBS, announced the death of his wife, Jill Tarlov, in an emailed statement Monday morning.

09/22/2014

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

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hold a news conference  on Sept. 15, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Christie, De Blasio Talk Counterterrorism With Homeland Security Chief

A preliminary analysis of the security in New York and New Jersey will be complied within 10 days.

09/15/2014

A sign at the Whitehall Street station announces the return of R train service between Manhattan and Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

R Train To Resume Service Between Brooklyn And Manhattan Monday

Commuters have been patiently waiting for the completion of the repairs after the Montegut Street tunnel, under the East River, sat in a saltwater days after Sandy hit in October 2012, corroding tracks and signals.

09/14/2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal  take questions after a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council and regional partners at King Abdulaziz International Airports Royal Terminal on September 11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US, Arab Allies Committed To Fighting ISIS

Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Thursday to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State group, promising to take action to stop the flow of fighters and funding to the insurgents and possibly to join military action.

09/11/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton’s Comments On Rev. Sharpton Meeting Raises Eyebrows

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked about being lectured by the Rev. Al Sharpton at City Hall back in July.

09/10/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Not Surprised By Bratton’s Request To Hire More Cops

At a City Council hearing Monday, Bratton said he wanted to hire 1,000 more police officers.

09/09/2014

New York Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Zephyr Teachout (credit: Getty Images and Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

As Democratic Primary Nears, Cuomo, Teachout Take Different Approaches

For his part, the governor is portraying himself as above the fray. He’s done little campaigning.

09/08/2014

A teacher wearing a pro-NYPD shirt. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Teachers Warned Not To Wear Pro-NYPD Shirts At School

Many teachers across the city wore pro-police t-shirts after their union president, Michael Mulgrew, attended the Rev. Al Sharpton’s march protesting the death of Eric Garner.

09/05/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Inner Force Early Childhood Learning Center at 1181 East New York Avenue on September 4, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Theodore Parisienne-Pool/Getty Images)

De Blasio Promises Better ‘Foundation’ With Pre-K As NYC Public School Students Head Back To Class

Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.

09/04/2014

FILE -- Kathy Hochul (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Endorses Kathy Hochul For Lieutenant Governor

The mayor announced his endorsement Wednesday at a City Hall appearance where Hochul vowed to support liberal priorities such as a higher minimum wage and the Dream Act for young immigrants.

09/03/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

Last Day Of Preparations For NYC Pre-K Rollout

Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.

09/03/2014

Anthony Jones

CBS 2 Exclusive: Rockaway Beachgoers Say Parks Department Guard Is A Bully

Beachgoers claim they are being harassed and threatened by a New York City Department of Parks and Recreation security officer, and new exclusive video shows a heated confrontation right on the shore.

08/29/2014

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