Paul Murnane

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Blumenthal: Air Bag Recall Should Be Expanded, Include Loaner Vehicles

Pointing to reports of incidents in regions outside the current air bag recall areas, the Connecticut Democrat said the evidence points to the need for nationwide action.

11/20/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB Adopts Proposals After Metro-North Accidents

The NTSB approved all the conclusions and recommendations in a staff report that examined five Metro-North Railroad accidents in New York and Connecticut in 2013 and 2014.

11/19/2014

Wai Kuen Kwok (inset) was killed when he was shoved onto the subway tracks in Midtown on Sunday, Nov. 16. Police are searching for the man in the surveillance image in connection with the incident. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Deadly Subway Incident

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a deadly shoving incident on the subway in the Bronx.

11/18/2014

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Barry Diller, Wife Diane Von Furstenberg Providing Over $100M For New Park In Meatpacking District

Billionaire Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, have agreed to provide over $100 million to build a 2.7-acre park on a West 14th Street pier through a family foundation.

11/17/2014

FILE -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Getty Images)

Astorino On Alleged Secret Deal Between Skelos, Cuomo: ‘I Guess That’s Politics’

The campaign manager for Rob Astorino, Andrew Cuomo’s Republican challenger in this month’s gubernatorial race, told the New York Post that the incumbent Democratic governor reached a political deal with Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos.

11/16/2014

New York City Subway and Bus Fares May Increase

Advocate: MTA Fare Hike May Be Fair And Necessary

Nobody likes a fare hike when it comes to public transportation, but a straphangers’ advocate said Saturday that a hike may be fair and necessary for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

11/15/2014

Snow in Hopatcong, New Jersey on Nov. 14, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Light Snow Falls Across Parts Of Tri-State Area

Fall is far from over, but some neighborhoods in the Tri-State woke up to snow this morning.

11/14/2014

Police are investigating a wrong-way crash on the FDR Drive that left four people hurt on Nov. 13, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

4 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On FDR Drive

Just after 4 a.m., police said a 33-year-old woman driving a Kia sedan entered the FDR at East 34th Street and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.

11/13/2014

Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Connecticut Man Charged In Death Of 15-Month-Old Son In Hot Car Appears In Court

Kyle Seitz turned himself in to Ridgefield town police on Tuesday after learning there was a warrant for his arrest, police said. He was charged with negligent homicide.

11/12/2014

86th and Lexington subway station. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: MTA Considering Potential Fare Increase For Subway And Bus Riders

New York City subway and bus fares could be on the rise once again.

11/11/2014

New Fulton Center in Lower Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Fulton Center Subway Hub Opens In Lower Manhattan

New York’s biggest subway hub has opened in Lower Manhattan, serving as a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.

11/10/2014

FILE -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Getty Images)

Westchester Executive Astorino Unveils $1.76 Billion Budget Plan

Astorino said he is open to discussion regarding the budget, but not outside of what he called the markers: a balanced budget, no increase in county taxes, and no borrowing.

11/10/2014

New 25 mph speed limit signs are seen at the Department of Transportation garage in Maspeth, Queens on Nov. 6, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s New 25 MPH Speed Limit Goes Into Effect On Most City Streets

Crews were out Friday putting up new signs to replace those showing higher speed limits.

11/07/2014

FILE -- MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast (credit: CBSNewYork)

MTA Chief Warns Capital Plan Budget Gap Could Grow

In a speech to the General Contractors Association of New York in Midtown, Thomas Prendergast said the need to invest in the system’s future is clear.

11/06/2014

Rats

Columbia Student’s Study Debunks One Rat Per New Yorker Theory

It’s been said that New York City has so many rats there is literally one for every person, but a new study claims those numbers are way off.

11/06/2014

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