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MTA Says Fare Hike Is ‘Purely Hypothetical’ If Capital Plan Isn’t Funded

The MTA’s chief financial officer said fares and tolls could jump 15 percent unless New York state lawmakers provide funding for a five-year capital plan.

04/28/2015

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Onion Farmer Has High Hopes For This Season’s Crop

Spring brings a new planting season for local farmers and high hopes on the onion crop in what’s called the “black dirt” farming region of Orange County.

04/24/2015

CBS2's cameras caught a coyote running around in the area of Riverside Park on the Upper West Side, on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: CBS2 News Crew Comes Face To Face With Coyote Near Riverside Park

The coyote was spotted around 5 a.m. at Riverside Park along the Hudson River, between 96th and 79th streets, police said.

04/22/2015

Funeral Held For NYPD Officer Injured While Investigating Fire In High Rise

CBS2 Sources: NYPD Proposes New Training Materials For Police Academy Cadets

A 140-page recommendation was filed in federal court Monday, which includes new training for cadets about telling racist jokes and using offensive language, sources said.

04/21/2015

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Queens Lawmaker Looking To Clean Up ‘Salacious’ Outdoor Ads On State Property

A Queens lawmaker is now taking aim at sexy inappropriate outdoor ads.

04/21/2015

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Tractor-Trailer Strikes Overpass On Hutchinson River Parkway

Authorities say traffic is moving again on the Hutchinson River Parkway after a tractor-trailer struck an overpass in Westchester County.

04/17/2015

FILE -- Former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sources: N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Son Investigated After Allegations Of Corruption

“I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry,” Skelos said in a statement Thursday.

04/16/2015

Several shots were fired April 15, 2015, at the corner of North Division and Main streets in Peekskill, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Police: Shots Fired At Busy Peekskill Intersection; No One Injured

Police are looking for two suspects involved in the incident at North Division and Main streets, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.

04/15/2015

FILE - NJ TRANSIT station in Westwood (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: NJ TRANSIT To Propose 9 Percent Fare Hike

A legislative report says fare revenue for NJ TRANSIT will top $1 billion next year, but fare hikes could be on the rise.

04/15/2015

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino announces a deal on April 14, 2015, with Standard Amusements, which has agreed to run Playland amusement park in Rye. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Westchester County Picks Private Operator For Playland

Standard would also add new rides and restaurants and upgrade the park’s physical plant while trying to maintain Playland’s family-friendly feel.

04/14/2015

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Stamford Train Station Parking Garage Closed Due To Chunks Of Falling Concrete

Expect traffic delays around the Stamford Transportation Center Tuesday morning as a garage with hundreds of parking spaces was suddenly closed Monday.

04/14/2015

Marches demanding criminal justice reform cross the Outerbridge Bridge crossing on April 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Justice League NYC Begins March From Staten Island To Washington, D.C.

Justice League NYC’s March2Justice is scheduled to culminate April 21 with a rally and concert at the National Mall.

04/13/2015

FILE -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the EMILY's List 30th Anniversary Gala at Hilton Washington Hotel on March 3, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (credit: Leah Puttkammer/FilmMagic)

CBS News: Hillary Clinton To Announce Presidential Run On Sunday

Hillary Clinton will reportedly announce her run for president on Sunday and she could be running that campaign from a building in Brooklyn.

04/10/2015

Lacey Spears at her sentencing on April 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Lacey Spears Gets 20 Years To Life For Fatal Salt Poisoning Of Son

A woman convicted of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with a lethal dose of salt was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison Wednesday morning.

04/08/2015

Danroy 'DJ' Henry (credit: Personal Photo)

No Federal Charges For Cop Who Shot, Killed Pace Football Player Danroy Henry

No federal civil rights charges will be brought in the 2010 death of a college football player by a Pleasantville police officer, who said he shot the man in his moving car when he failed to stop.

04/07/2015

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