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Penn Station on May 18, 2015 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Feds Seek Meeting With Christie, Cuomo Over Hudson River Rail Tunnels

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a letter Monday to the two governors urging them to meet with him in the next two weeks to put together a strategy for building new crossings.

6 hours ago

Power was out along Norfolk Street between Delancey and Rivington streets during a heat wave on Tuesday, July 28. (Credit: CBS2)

Power Grid Faces Test As Heat, Humidity Rise; Outage Brings Misery, Danger

Power outages have become a major concern this week, as Tuesday marks the first in a series of hot days.

10 hours ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials call on the federal government to help Puerto Rico with its debt crisis. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Officials Implore Washington To Help Puerto Rico Through Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico’s governor said last month that the island’s $72 billion public debt is unpayable given the current level of economic growth.

12 hours ago

Sen. Charles Schumer (Credit: Getty Images)

Schumer Pushes For Funding For High-Tech Sensors That Prevent Drunken Driving

The New York Democrat said Sunday that he is supporting legislation that would increase funding for research and development of the new sensors.

07/26/2015

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Report: Suffolk County To Ask Court To Condemn Fire Island Properties To Clear Way For Dune Project

The 13-mile, $207 million dune project was designed by the Army Corps of Engineers, but Suffolk is responsible for acquiring the land.

07/26/2015

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein, left, and Hector Ballesteros talk July 24, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

After Reaching Settlement With City, Family Discusses Mixup With Woman’s Body

The family of 85-year-old Aura Ballesteros has reached a $115,000 settlement with the city.

07/24/2015

Workers on the scene of a ceiling collapse in Midtown that injured two on July 24, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Construction Workers Injured When Ceiling Collapses In Midtown

The incident took place at around 10:15 a.m. at Madison Avenue and 42nd Street.

07/24/2015

Garreth O'Connor started an elaborate recycling center at his Kips Bay co-op building. (credit: Penny Lane Co-Op)

Manhattan Superintendent Takes Recycling To A Whole New Level

A Manhattan co-op has gone the extra mile to help the environment with the help of a super who has made recycling fun.

07/24/2015

New York Police Department Commisioner Bill Bratton (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill Bratton Says He Won’t Serve As Police Commissioner If De Blasio Is Re-elected

If de Blasio is re-elected in 2017, or if a new mayor wanted to keep him, Bratton said he would probably not be able to do the job.

07/23/2015

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City Pledges Support As MTA Grapples To Fill Gaping Hole In Capital Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration wants the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to work with New York City to figure out how to fund a $14 billion gap in the transportation agency’s capital plan.

07/22/2015

Uber job tour in Queens on July 21, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Comptroller Stringer Sides With Uber On Day For-Hire Car Service Holds Job Fair

Uber kicked off a citywide jobs tour at Queensbridge Park in Long Island City on Tuesday.

07/21/2015

Nail Salon Worker Protections

Gov. Cuomo Signs Legislation For Nail Salon Worker Protections

The legislation gives the Department of State power to shutter unlicensed salons.

07/16/2015

Police say this is the man who opened fire at the City Diner on the Upper West Side on July 16, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Suspect In UWS Diner Shooting

A man has suffered a graze-wound to the head after police said he was shot point-blank at an Upper West Side diner.

07/16/2015

Children play on the Big Piano, made famous by the movie "Big," in FAO Schwarz on July 14, 2015. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Playtime Over At FAO Schwarz On Fifth Avenue

There have been rumblings that FAO Schwarz, owned by Toys R Us, is close to a deal for a new flagship store in Times Square.

07/15/2015

The NJ TRANSIT board votes on fare hikes and service cuts on July 15, 2015, in Newark. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Board Approves Fare Hikes

A monthly ticket will increase 9 percent, from $440 to $480.

07/15/2015

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