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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Criminal Probe Of Cuomo Administration Urged In Wake Of NY Times Report On Moreland Commission

Cuomo’s office thwarted attempts by the special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him, according to the report.

6 hours ago

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hands out fliers on water safety on the Coney Island boardwalk on July 23, 2014. (credit:  Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Officials Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and others spent the morning passing out fliers with water safety tips, not far from where Takara McDuffy drowned Tuesday.

14 hours ago

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N.J. State Lawmakers To Probe Allegations About Holland Tunnel Traffic Stops

New Jersey state lawmakers have launched an investigation into allegations that Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop tried to tie up Holland Tunnel traffic top cause problems for the Port Authority.

07/21/2014

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Lyft Agrees To City’s Demand For TLC-Licensed Drivers

In a statement Lyft said it would work with the TLC toward finding a solution that would bring Lyft’s peer-to-peer model to New York City.

07/18/2014

UConn sign (Jenneen Lee/WTIC)

UConn Settles Sex Assault Handling Lawsuit

The University of Connecticut doesn’t admit wrongdoing, but has settled a sex discrimination case with five women for $1.3 million.

07/18/2014

FILE -- People dressed as Elmo from "Sesame Street" wait to pose for pictures with tourists in Times Square. (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: NYPD To Seek Regulation Of Costumed Characters In Times Square

The city’s top cop had a sitdown with members of the Times Square and Broadway communities Thursday to discuss quality-of-life concerns with a sharp focus on costumed characters.

07/17/2014

Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, Queens, hosts the US Open Tennis Championships. (Credit: Getty Images)

Police: Al Qaeda Magazine Suggesting Attack On US Open

Rebecca Weiner, the NYPD’s director of intelligence analysis, warned that Inspire magazine is instructing would-be terrorists on how to make bombs and where to set them off.

07/16/2014

Lenox Hill HealthPlex is a new stand-along emergency room in the West Village. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Stand-Alone Emergency Room Set To Open At Former St. Vincent’s Hospital Site

The former St. Vincent’s Hospital site in New York City’s West Village is slated to open as a stand-alone emergency room and medical care center.

07/15/2014

A memorial for Lawrence Campbell is seen in Jersey City. Campbell was killed in a shootout with police after he fatally shot Officer Melvin Santiago. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop: Memorial Honoring Cop Killer ‘Disgusting’

A temporary memorial was on display Monday in the neighborhood where Lawrence Campbell, 27, lived. It includes candles and balloons.

07/14/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

07/11/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train. (credit: CBS 2)

With 10 Days Before Potential Strike, Still No Deal For MTA, LIRR Unions

With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.

07/10/2014

MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast meets with members of the New York Congressional delegation on July 9, 2014 about a potential Long Island Rail Road strike. (credit: MTA/Twitter)

Congress Will Not Intervene In Contract Dispute To Prevent LIRR Strike

Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.

07/09/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA, LIRR Union Contract Talks Stall As Potential Strike Date Nears

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast will travel to Washington on Wednesday to ask Congress what its intentions are if an agreement is not reached by the July 20 deadline.

07/08/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Operation All Out’ Putting Additional Cops On City Streets To Combat Spike In Shootings

Most are believed headed to Brooklyn and the Bronx, which have seen three-quarters of the shootings reported so far this year.

07/07/2014

Robert Decarlo (credit: NYPD)

Suspect In Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Appears In Court

Robert Decarlo did not answer reporters’ questions as detectives escorted him out of the 62nd Precinct station house in Bath Beach on Thursday night on the way to his arraignment

07/03/2014

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