Paul Murnane

Gov. Cuomo gives update on blizzard, declares state of emergency (CBS2)

NYC, Long Island, NJ, Connecticut All Ban Street Traffic As Blizzard Pounds Area

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.

2 hours ago

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Gov. Malloy Declares State Of Emergency, 9 P.M. Travel Ban In Effect

The National Weather Service is warning of a two-day snowfall of 20 to 30 inches and winds gusting more than 30 mph to as much as 75 mph.

4 hours ago

FILE -- Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York (Credit: Getty Images)

Bharara Lambasts ‘Three Men In A Room’ Culture In Albany, Says Voters Must Demand Change

One day after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested on corruption charges, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says now is the time for New Yorkers to demand more from politicians.

01/23/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment on January 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Silver Vows Vindication Following Arrest On Corruption Charges

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is vowing to clear his name after his arrest Thursday on conspiracy and bribery charges.

01/23/2015

The MTA board meets on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

MTA Board Votes To Raise Fares And Tolls

The cost of your commute is going up. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted Thursday to raise fares and tolls.

01/22/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget Plan

New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.

01/21/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo previews his 2015 infrastructure and transportation agenda at a breakfast meeting of the Association for a Better at the New York Grand Hyatt. (credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of the Governor)

Cuomo Pitches AirTrain For LaGuardia Airport, Ambitious Transit Upgrades

Cuomo spoke Tuesday to the business group Association for a Better New York in Manhattan. He offered a preview of his annual State of the State address scheduled for Wednesday.

01/20/2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo To Push For Tax, Minimum Wage Initiatives In State Of The State Address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State address Wednesday, but he has already previewed much of his 2015 agenda, including a minimum wage hike and small-business tax cut.

01/20/2015

Gov. Cuomo has proposed raising the minimum wage in New York and New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Raising Minimum Wage To $11.50 In New York City

It’s a two-part raise that would make the minimum wage in New York City $11.50 an hour — a full dollar more than the rest of the state.

01/18/2015

A series of earthquakes have recently occurred in eastern Connecticut. (credit: CBS2)

Connecticut Officials Address Community Worries In Wake Of Recent Earthquakes

After a dozen earthquakes in a week, representatives of state agencies are gathering for what is being called a briefing on Connecticut’s preparedness posture.

01/16/2015

Location of an earthquake in Connecticut on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: USGS)

Yet Again, Another Earthquake Rattles Eastern Connecticut

In what’s becoming a daily seismic event, the Weston Observatory of Boston College said the earthquake occurred at about 4:40 a.m. Thursday near Plainfield, where previous earthquakes were recorded.

01/15/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

NJ Emergency Officials Want More Info On Train Oil Shipments

Bergen County fire departments and local leaders met Sunday to discuss how to respond if a train carrying highly flammable crude oil happened to derail and catch fire in residential communities.

01/12/2015

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Snowy Friday Morning Commute To Follow Dangerously Deep Freeze

Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.

01/08/2015

Jason Polanco (left) is charged with shooting and wounding two NYPD officers in the Bronx on Monday, Jan. 5, while Joshua Kemp is charged with Polanco in a robbery before the shooting. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspects In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers Appear In Court

Two men charged in the shooting of two NYPD officers in the Bronx are due to face a judge on Wednesday as one of the wounded officers was released from the hospital.

01/07/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (2nd L) attends the wake of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos on December 26, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Commissioner Bratton Meets With Police Unions Over Rift With Mayor De Blasio

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will meet with the heads of the police unions Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

01/07/2015

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