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Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jury Selection Underway In Malcolm Smith Corruption Trial

Prospective jurors in the corruption trial of state Sen. Malcolm Smith were asked Monday if they recognized any names on the witness list.

06/02/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino holds a news conference in White Plains, N.Y., on June 2, 2014. (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rob Astorino To Cuomo: Reveal Agreement With Working Families Party

Gov. Andrew Cuomo should “reveal the deal” that secured him the support of the Working Families Party, Cuomo’s Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, said Monday.

06/02/2014

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Elected Officials, Others Call For Change To NYC’s 911 System

Accusations of major delays in the city’s 911 emergency response system was the subject of a rally and two City Council hearings on Friday.

05/30/2014

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his teammates after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 to win the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lundqvist, Rangers 4 Wins Away From Bringing Home Lord Stanley’s Cup

When the final buzzer sounded Thursday night, the Broadway Blueshirts were in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since captain Mark Messier was in charge.

05/30/2014

People walk the grounds at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Museum Responds To Gift Shop Criticism

National September 11 Memorial Museum officials say victims’ families will continue to be consulted regarding merchandise on sale in its gift shop.

05/29/2014

Rat scurrying on a city street. (file/credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

NYC Launches New War Against Rats

The city will hire new inspectors and spend $600,000 for rat indexing to track and reduce the rat population.

05/28/2014

A Citi Bike user pedals off from a bicycle station in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Citi Bike Marks One Year Anniversary In New York City

Citi Bike said riders have pedaled over 14 million miles to date, but the bike-share program has had its share of issues, from controversy over the loss of parking spots to the cost for daily and hourly riders.

05/27/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Severe Storms Make For Miserable Memorial Day Commute For Tri-State Area Residents

People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.

05/23/2014

A man swipes his MetroCard at the Union Square.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Working On Plan To Phase Out MetroCards

The MTA is working on a plan to phase out the MetroCard over three years, replacing it with a new fare payment system.

05/20/2014

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

NYPD Holds 2-Day Speeding Enforcement Initiative

The latest 48-hour ticket blitz, which began at midnight on Tuesday, follows last week’s distracted driving initiative as part of Mayor Bill de Blaiso’s signature “Vision Zero” plan.

05/20/2014

Officer Rosa Rodriguez is released from the hospital on May 19, 2014. (credit: Don Champion/CBS 2)

Rosa Rodriguez, Cop Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire, Released From Hospital

Dozens of NYPD officers lined up outside Weill Cornell Medical Center clapped as Officer Rosa Rodriguez was released after spending six weeks in the hospital.

05/19/2014

The board at the New Haven station on May 16, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Downed Wire Makes Mess Of Morning Commute For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

Spokeswoman Marjorie Andres said service was suspended during Friday’s morning rush due to a downed overhead catenary electric line lying across three tracks in Cos Cob, Conn.

05/16/2014

A damaged phone booth is on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum (credit: Jin Lee)

President Obama To Attend Sept. 11 Museum Dedication Ceremony

The steel and glass museum houses more than 10,000 artifacts, 23,000 photographs, 1,900 oral histories and 500 hours of film and video. It opens to the public May 21.

05/14/2014

A general view of the atmosphere around the Bolshoy Ice Dome on Day 2 of the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Report: NYC May Make Another Pitch To Host Summer Olympics

While Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he would work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo if a bid is planned, he has previously expressed little interest in hosting the Olympics.

05/14/2014

Puerto Rican Day Parade

Revamped Puerto Rican Day Parade To Step Off On June 8

When the parade is held June 8, every float rolling down Fifth Avenue will be required to display a cultural theme. A community food drive is also being organized as part of the festivities and more money has been set aside for scholarships.

05/14/2014

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